With a Full-Time MBA from D'Amore-McKim, you'll learn to lead with an entrepreneurial mindset and make smart decisions by harnessing data and technology. In addition to broad business coursework, you'll choose from a wide-ranging list of in-demand electives and concentrations, including their signature MBA x concentrations, which can help you develop a unique non-business skillset such as artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, or data science.

The live webinar panel will include Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Kate Klepper, Assistant Dean of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Evelyn Tate, and Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy Todd Alessandri; Poets&Quants' Editor-in-Chief John Byrne will moderate. 

You'll have a chance to:

  • Hear from the school's leadership about how a D'Amore-McKim MBA will set you up for success in a global business world forever changed by the merging of digital tools and daily routines.
  • Discuss with D'Amore-McKim faculty how their Full-Time MBA program and its interdisciplinary MBA x concentrations produce leaders ready to make a difference.
  • Ask about the intensive work experience you'll gain through a corporate residency at a leading firm or startup, where you'll have an intensive work experience with significant responsibilities.
  • Talk with D'Amore-McKim Admissions about what they look for in an MBA application.


John A. Byrne is chairman and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media Inc., a digital media startup focusing on the higher education market. Among the company's top properties is PoetsandQuants.com, the number one destination for applicants to the world's best business schools. As editor of PoetsandQuants.com and six other websites serving the business, law and social enterprise communities, With more than 656,000 followers on LinkedIn alone, his views on management education are widely sought and highly respected. Together with other social media followers on Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Google+, Reddit and Instagram, nearly 1 million people all over the globe regularly read and engage with him and his staff writers. Byrne has become the most influential writer and speaker on business education in the world.

Todd M. Alessandri is Associate Professor in International Business and Strategy at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business. As the Faculty Director of the Full-Time MBA program in 2019, he led the faculty to reimagine the Full-Time MBA program and develop the one-of-a-kind, interdisciplinary MBA x concentrations. Professor Alessandri's primary research interests focus on the intersection of strategy and financial theory, including corporate strategy, real options, and strategic investment decisions. He teaches courses in strategic management, strategic decision-making, and international business in the Full-time and Part-time MBA programs, as well as at the undergraduate level. Professor Alessandri jointed Northeastern in 2009 after 7 years on the faculties of Syracuse University and Providence College. Previously, he also taught courses in finance and accounting at Babson College.

Kate Klepper has served as the Associate Dean since 2005 overseeing the graduate portfolio at the D'Amore-McKim School. Kate is a member of the D'Amore-McKim leadership team and also sits on the Graduate Programs and Assessment Committee within the School and the Graduate Dean's Council for the University. She has been the primary representative to the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) throughout her career in higher education. She is currently serving as the Vice Chair of GMAC Board of Directors. Kate is also a member of the Board of the MBA Roundtable, and The Washington Campus. Prior to her current role at Northeastern Kate was the Dean of Graduate Admission at Babson College.

Evelyn Tate

Evelyn Tate oversees recruiting and admissions for the Full-time MBA, Part-time MBA, specialized masters and graduate certificate programs. She joined the D'Amore-McKim School of Business in April 2005. She returned to Northeastern University after having served four years as Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid at Boston University's School of Management and nearly four years as Assistant Director of Admissions for Northeastern University's School of Law. Ms. Tate earned her MBA from Bentley College and her Bachelor's degree in History and Sociology from Brandeis University.