New Alumni Program
New Alumni Program for Class of 2021 and Class of 2020
In recognition of the effect the pandemic has had on your MBA and Master of Accounting experience, we are happy to introduce to you a new alumni programs for recent graduates. This dedicated initiative is designed to narrow your Rice Business experience gap and facilitate continued networking, learning and professional development.
Highlights of this program include complimentary executive education courses, audits of Rice Business MBA elective courses and more. The alumni office will offer additional professional and social networking events along with complimentary memberships to Rice Business Partners, the Rice University Faculty Club and the Petroleum Club of Houston.
Key Program Overview:
The differences in benefits within the new alumni programming reflect the level of disruption to the MBA and Master of Accounting program that occurred in 2020 and 2021. The greater the disruption, the greater the benefits.
Our faculty-led executive education courses will enable you to build upon your Rice Business experience, explore the latest challenges in business and continue to engage with executives across industries. You can choose to enroll in select open enrollment programs. You will also have priority and complimentary registration to various Rice Business short courses designed with you in mind.
Rice Business has partnered with the Doerr Institute for New Leaders (DINL) to offer you opportunities to continue your development as a business leader. You will have access to Doerr Institute leader development programs including Activation 1:1 coaching, Catalyst workshops, and CoachRICE coach training.
Alumni international immersion programming is offered for the MBA Class of 2021 only and will include several days in-country focused on the cultural context of business along with social activities throughout the week.
The program will include hotel accommodations, in-country transportation, some meals, cultural activities and social/networking opportunities.
In addition to the standard alumni offerings, eligible alumni will have:
- Exclusive and enhanced professional and social networking opportunities
- A complimentary membership to Rice Business Partners
- A complimentary membership to the Rice University Faculty Club
- A complimentary membership to the Petroleum Club of Houston
- Complimentary auditing of eligible MBA courses