Minnesota Plays Up Its Strengths

Access to several local blue chip companies, plus strong brand management, marketing, and management information system programs are selling points

As an undergraduate alumnus of the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, Jeff Bieganek has an insider's view of the Twin Cities business school. It's a perspective that has come in handy for Bieganek, who now serves as the school's director of admission and business development for MBA programs and executive education. He describes himself as "quite the champion" for his alma mater, which he said is ideally situated among a cluster of blue chip companies in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

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