UPCOMING EXCLUSIVE ALUMNI EVENTS
Register today to reserve your space for the upcoming exclusive alumni events—sponsored in full by your SHU Luxembourg Alumni Association! Register below!
SHU welcomes all individuals to benefit from our Asian experience. In 2015 we had students, alumni and partners join the 2-week adventure and this year we hope to again! Students will have first priority and can take the course for credit (3 CH elective) or non-credit.
|Depart from Luxembourg:||Friday, July 14, 2017|
|Return to Luxembourg:||Sunday, July 30, 2017|
|2017 Asia Trip Total Duration:||16 Days|
*Costs will be determined based on the final number of participants
|€3,499 Shared Room
€4,389 Single Room
Lunch & Dinner NOT Included
If you’d like to request SHU attempt to arrange a certain type of corporate visit, please contact Alexandra Lewis (email@example.com)
If you’re interested in joining the 2017 Asia Trip, please complete the REGISTRATION FORM or contact Alexandra Lewis (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
Looking for a new challenge? Join us for SHU Luxembourg’s Information Session on TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017. Find out how Luxembourg’s only AACSB accredited MBA can help you to reach your new career heights! Register below!
Meet with MBA Admissions representatives for an on-campus information session to learn about what makes the SHU Jack Welch College of Business MBA program unique, the flexible nature of the program, and the ins-and-outs of the application process. Learn more about our Part-Time MBA — MBA with internship — Certificate — 1-week seminar programs in a presentation given by the Administrative Director. Admissions staff will be available to discuss admission requirements and procedures, as well as financial options for each of our academic programs. Register above!
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Celebrating 25 years of excellence in business education in Luxembourg, the MBA Programs at SHU boast over 35,000 alumni in approximately 50 countries around the globe.
If you have a passion for business, consider the MBA Programs at the SHU Jack Welch College of Business. Keep your days free for a job or other commitments and attend classes in the evening. The MBA programs offer a rigorous, cross-functional curriculum, experienced faculty, and hands-on learning opportunities designed to enhance team-building and leadership skills. Career experience and maturity of peers create a dynamic environment in which students learn as much from each other as they do from the faculty. The MBA Programs offer a highly effective way to enhance your knowledge and skills and revitalize your career potential.
Growing up I considered myself blessed. Over the years, I witnessed my beloved parents overcome adversity and become successful entrepreneurs out of sheer hard work and perseverance. I was born in Czestochowa, Poland, 24 years ago, to two young parents living in a small village with in difficult financial situation. Just a few years before, communism had ended in our country and everyone faced a challenging time.
Early in my student life, my plans for the future always tended to revolve around Science. I loved to read encyclopedias and searched for every science program available on TV. Everything about science interested me, but most of all it was the logic and creativity behind it that fulfilled my curiosity. For a long time I thought I wanted to pursue a career in medicine and in fact I earned my first degree in nutrition from a medical university in Poland.
When I turned 17, my parents ventured into the business of owning grocery stores. It was a challenging start in this new initiative. However, I rapidly attained knowledge and developed involvement in our new direction. From the very beginning I participated and helped my family as much as possible.
My parents were never discouraged and soon the business began to turn more and more prosperous. In a short time, I came to know everything about our family business from ground zero. Three years later, we decided to join a franchise grocery chain and with this merger I moved up internally once more and became an official manager. As our store’s popularity increased, my job became even more challenging. Enlarging our company spending, selling, and a larger employee team all brought on new requirements to our organization.
My increasing inspiration from my parents and my thirst for more knowledge also contributed to my new ideas. Today I realize the valuable experience I gained. In my situation I acquired the opportunity to apply what I learned each day directly into practice. It was during these changing times, and with the turn in success and progress, that I realized my growing passion for entrepreneurship.
After deciding to pursue my degree in Business Administration, I began researching programs, initially in the United States. I took entrance exams and started applying to schools.
One sunny day during spring vacation, after I had taken my exams, I was yachting with a group of friends on the lakes of the beautiful region of Masuria in the North East of Poland, when my phone rang and an unrecognized number popped up on my screen.
A Sacred Heart University, Jack Welch College of Business representative was calling and I was informed of all details about the MBA with internship program in Luxembourg. A bonus was the fact that Sacred Heart is an American University with a campus in Luxembourg, one of the wealthiest country in Europe. This meant I could gain experiences from both continents. The idea of doing an internship while studying really appealed to me because it meant practicing what I learned right away.
After carefully considering and comparing SHU with all the schools I’d applied to, I felt this program offered exactly what I was looking for; it suited my needs and especially caught my attention with the quality internship program. Overall I was looking for a highly professional school with a world-wide accreditation that would provide me with great academic courses and real work experience at the same time.
My admission went smoothly, and the staff extended support and assistance through the entire process. From application to graduation the administration and professors at SHU are there for me. The university helps coach and mentor students into getting a quality internship. Prior to the Master’s program, the only professional background I had was the experience working at the family store and I was not sure how to approach and enter the workforce on my own.
What I value in SHU Luxembourg is the large diversity in my classes, the personal contact and guidance, and a fantastic relationship with our teachers and staff. Luxembourg is one of the most culturally diverse places on earth which not only adds to my experience, but also feeds my soul.
Imagine a situation where you are settled with a great paid job and vacations on time; then you decide to venture into your own business. Sound scary and challenging?
To stay ahead or a change in career; to get a promotion, these are some of the main goals for pursuing an MBA. But Lene Pedersen, decided to take a distinctive turn in her career to become an entrepreneur.
Lene was Head of Marketing & Communication at CIP Group while she was pursuing her MBA at SHU. After graduating in 2013, Lene took a chance and started a new journey as an entrepreneur.
Today Lene is the Owner and Managing Director of LeneLife, a service that gives customers a balanced lifestyle based on a healthy body, soul and mind. Lene shares that she is happy to be in a business which helps define herself.
Watch to learn more about her experience at SHU!