From Application to Boardroom: Developing and Utilizing Metrics for Employability in the Admissions Process

Friday | June 26 | 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 PM
Governor's Square 10

How do you gauge the professional potential of MBA candidates beyond GPA, GMAT, and resume? To what extent can and should this be assessed in the admissions process to ensure long term success? This session will explore the results of GMAC research on global b-school alumni, including the skills, behaviors, and attributes that make them successful. It will also feature a panel of schools that have developed metrics and methods to calibrate employment potential during the admissions process. From mining graduate data to develop statistically significant metrics to utilizing competency-based information, you will walk away from this session armed with new ideas to measure candidates more effectively.

Kevin Frey, Managing Director, Full-time MBA, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Gregg Schoenfeld, Director, Management Education Research, GMAC
Moderator: Cliff McCormick, Executive Director, MBA and MS Admissions, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland