“I see myself as a strategist, a creative, and a storyteller, so branding and marketing were the perfect fit. The MBA program offers me the flexibility I need to pursue my interests while working full-time and launching a business. My MBA is developing me as a consultant, an entrepreneur, and a marketer.” says Kerrian Johnson, Part-Time MBA'25
After realizing there wasn't a student org combining entrepreneurship and sustainability, Izabella Pivo, DMSB'25, and Rohan Surana, DMSB'25 brought the Hult Prize competition to Northeastern. The program asks students to pitch startup ideas around a sustainable development goal, this year's theme was sustainable fashion.
The first meeting of industry leaders and regional influencers in New York marked the beginning of a national strategy to deepen alumni engagement and expand D'Amore-McKim's sphere of influence in key regions.
“When I saw that this 15-month program included a corporate residency where I could work in a leading accounting firm for three months and build my skills, I was sold.” says Brennan McIntyre, MS in Accounting/MBA'23
Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor's in Psychology and Business and Management
“During my corporate residency, I learned about PwC as a whole and how to use their systems. I truly felt like a first-year staff member at the firm and knew the work I completed was meaningful. I was treated with respect and had countless opportunities to build my knowledge and experience.” says Jenna Sanders, MS in Accounting/MBA'23
Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor's in Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy
Global brands increasingly set sustainability standards for their first-tier suppliers in emerging market countries and expect them to ensure that similar standards are met by their lower-tier suppliers. This cascading approach encourages sustainability practices to be adopted throughout the supply chain.
We're celebrating Veterans Day by showcasing Veteran voices at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business. We thank all veterans, especially those in the D'Amore-McKim community, for their service.
Ravi Sarathy offers his thoughts on the ongoing trial between the U.S. Government and JetBlue after the airline announced a merger with the ultra-budget carrier, Spirit.
International Business Club hosts inaugural International Business & Emerging Markets case competition
Sponsored by the Center for Emerging Markets, the International Business Club (IBC) held its inaugural International Business & Emerging Markets Case Competition on campus on Saturday, October 28, 2023.
Unlocking Sustainable Business in China: Leveraging Cross-Sector Collaborations in Global Supply Chains Between Multinationals and NGOs
In China, NGOs often collaborate with multinational companies to promote sustainability among their suppliers. This “two-step influence model” allows NGOs to indirectly influence local firms. The success of these collaborations depends on alignment with government priorities, with stronger impacts where the environment is a lower priority. Multinationals benefit from local knowledge and networks through these partnerships but must carefully manage trust and expectations. Moreover, collaboration with NGOs can help achieve sustainability goals but also invites scrutiny.