Where are Our Graduates?

Katherine Shaffer
MBA, 2016

Katherine ShafferMidway through the MBA curriculum I had earned a graduate certificate in Business Process Management. I started to share ideas with my boss and mentor about how our organization could benefit from becoming more process-centric.  I then presented these concepts during strategic planning meetings which resulted in establishment of a Business Process Improvement program that I now manage.

As a member of the senior management team at the University of Illinois Chicago, Division of Specialized Care for Children, I find it invaluable to have the broad base of business knowledge built up through my MBA coursework. It has given me the tools I need to work collaboratively with my colleagues and meaningfully contribute to the mission of my organization.