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LAUNCH is an innovative orientation program designed to transform the mindsets of MBA students – to open minds to the potential for business to transform challenges of the 21st century into opportunities to create value.

Please hold Monday, August 22 through Tuesday, August 30 as the dates for LAUNCH 2016. Final LAUNCH dates and registration information will be shared with incoming students in the spring.

Please note that successful completion of LAUNCH in its entirety is a pre-requisite for enrollment into the Full-time MBA program. Therefore, attendance for the entire schedule of LAUNCH is mandatory.

LAUNCH 2015 Notable Speakers

  • John Sexton, President of New York University
  • Ajay Banga, President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterCard
  • Andrew Chang, Chief Operating Officer at itBit
  • Bill Gajda, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Visa Inc.
  • Alison Melville, Director of Operations at Loeffler Randall
  • Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Executive Chairman of Econet
  • Stefan Happ, Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer of Enterprise Growth at American Express
  • Ed Brandt, EVP, Managing Director of Government Services & Solutions at MasterCard