The B-School Route to Career Change

Experts agree that a good program can be a big help for making the leap to a new life -- especially for budding entrepreneurs

Michael Guerrieri, 35 and a 2005 graduate of the evening/weekend MBA program at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, was a senior management executive in sales. But he longed to be an entrepreneur and build something from the bottom up. He decided B-school would provide him with a network of people who could offer advice and funding -- as well as give him the necessary quantitative skills to launch a startup.

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