In this profile, Corey Shrider shares his experiences as an online student. Shrider earned his online MBA in Project Management from LSU Shreveport in 2020. He now works as a Senior Drilling Engineer for Precision Drilling. Read further to discover how earning an MBA has helped his career and his advice for current students.
I wanted to expand my knowledge and learn business best practices. As I looked to become a leader in my organization, I knew it was important to gain additional insight into managing a team of people and other management skills.
Being out of school for nine years, I thought it would be extremely difficult to get back in the flow of things. I jumped in on day one and felt like I was at ease. I would say to make sure and use all resources available at your disposal to help pursue your degree. You can do it!
My degree has helped put me on a better career path that will allow me to be where I want to be in the future.
I am able to apply the skills I learned in day-to-day life, not only at work.
Not having a strict order of taking classes. If I needed to take a semester off I knew I could do that without disrupting my progress.
Prioritize your tasks. If furthering your education is a priority, make it one!
Like Corey, you can earn your MBA to advance your career prospects. The right fit for Corey's goals was to focus on project management by pursuing the Online MBA in Project Management from LSUS. Interested students have multiple online MBA options from the LSU family of institutions. Check out all Online MBAs.
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