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Change Your Mind with Systems Thinking

Change Your Mind with Systems Thinking

Systems thinking is an effective, holistic way to view any problem you may have in business and personal relations. But don’t take our word for it! Our online and corporate graduate students are raving about WPI’s Intro to Systems Thinking course, and how it has positively affected different aspects of their lives.     SYSTEMS THINKING […]

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Congratulations, Class of 2016!

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Congratulations, Class of 2016!

We’ve crunched the numbers. We’ve checked them twice. It’s official: over 25% of the Master’s degrees awarded by WPI this spring went to working professionals. That’s right; 187 of the newly minted WPI masters came from our online and corporate education programs. To celebrate this momentous occasion, WPI CPE hosted a reception for its graduates on Thursday, […]

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Ariel Karolinski: MBA with Engineering Focus is a Perfect Fit

Ariel Karolinski: MBA with Engineering Focus is a Perfect Fit

Ariel Karolinski, a Business Unit Controller for Global Supply Chain Finance at UTC, decided to pursue her MBA as a way to differentiate her skills in a changing work environment and uncertain economy. “I wanted an MBA to help my future career potential and to gain more management experience. Undergraduate studies really don’t cover this.” […]

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Bradford Fleming: WPI’s MBA Helped this Chemical Engineer Climb Higher

Bradford Fleming: WPI’s MBA Helped this Chemical Engineer Climb Higher

Bradford Fleming knows firsthand how daunting it can be to consider a part-time MBA program while working full time. “At the time I was a project engineer at UTC, and was afraid I wouldn’t be able to do the schoolwork and my job.” But a desire for more career opportunities convinced him he needed to […]

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Adam Payne: Convenience Was the Key

Adam Payne: Convenience Was the Key

Adam Payne found a match for his skills as a lead engineer and systems architect with the WPI Master of Science in Systems Engineering. As Principal System Engineer at General Dynamics C4 Systems, serving as a Deputy Program Manager for Engineering (DPME), and System Architect on a research and development project for the US Air Force, […]

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Kimberly Hood: Making Confident Decisions

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Kimberly Hood: Making Confident Decisions

Kimberly Hood worked 10 years as a programmer and analyst before changing gears to stay at home and raise her two children. During her professional absence, cyber security concerns in the corporate world grew nearly as quickly as her children. “I then re-entered the work force and felt like I had to play catch-up for […]

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David Stec: Time is of the Essence

David Stec: Time is of the Essence

When David Stec was asked when the right time is to start an advanced degree program, he said: “Now!” A Senior Manufacturing Tech II at AbbVie, responsible for the downstream fine purification of commercial drug substances, David took advantage of the opportunity to earn his Master of Science in Bioscience Administration when his employer partnered with WPI […]

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