April 30, 2016
Leo Casado '14 earned his Global MBA with SNHU. He shares what led him to an online MBA program and the impact it has had on his career.
I wanted to take the time to reflect about larger business issues. My undergrad architecture degree was a good specialization that got me a great start in my early career, but I felt that an MBA was a requirement for advancement into a management career.
It allowed me to articulate with confidence marketing strategies for the company that I currently work for. It also gave a much better understanding of concepts and terminology used by other teams, including finance, sales or corporate strategy, so I could see the bigger picture of how the company operates.
It was a good way to step back, get away from the day-to-day routine, and see the world from a larger perspective. As a result, most of the projects that I now work on have expanded to include a global perspective.
Where can an MBA with SNHU take you?
Digital technologies are ubiquitous in the modern world. That's part of the reason the idea of a digitally transformed business has become the focus of so many executives and business owners.
From early roles as a project director to chief strategy officer, alumni Heather Staples Lavoie's SNHU MBA education has proved beneficial throughout.
As the Official Education Partner of Major League Soccer (MLS), SNHU was able to send three of its online communication students to the 2016 MLS Cup in Toronto, Canada to cover the game.