April 2012, Volume 16, Number 2

Academics

Emilio Estefan Offers Business Insights

MDC alumnus Emilio Estefan
Entertainment mogul and MDC alumnus Emilio Estefan recently offered business wisdom to students in MDC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management degree program.

Business students at Miami Dade College learned vital lessons in leadership and success from entertainment mogul and MDC alumnus Emilio Estefan. The 19-time Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter who created Miami Sound Machine recently visited the College to speak to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management degree program.

“It’s an honor to have a person of his experience to come to speak to Dr. Rolando Ochoa’s leadership class,” said Dr. Ana Cruz, chair of Wolfson Campus’ School of Business. “His presence has really motivated the students to continue and be persistent in obtaining their goals.”

Focusing on a variety of topics vital to helping aspiring entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, Estefan discussed leadership characteristics, ways to deal with difficult people, managing a business and finding the elusive balance between professional and personal life. Shaping the next generation of leaders in a wide range of industries, MDC’s School of Business frequently invites outstanding corporate movers and shakers to speak with students about the realities of the business world.

Located in the epicenter of international trade and tourism, MDC’s School of Business has an award-winning faculty and delivers a top-notch education in bachelor’s, associateand certificate degree programs. The school helps students attain academic excellence while building the practical skills they will need for a demanding business career.

— Staff Report


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