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Graduate Students : MBA + MSA Required Workshops

First Semester requirement

The Career and Communications workshops are mandatory for incoming MBA and MSA students and must be completed in the first semester of the program.

Please contact the Graduate Business Programs office if you have any questions.


Your name is automatically placed on the class rosters. The spring semester workshops are held in February and March at the SF State Downtown Campus, 5th floor. There is no need to RSVP. You must attend all four workshops.

Career Skills Workshop

Pursuing an MBA is more than just obtaining a graduate degree, it's about enhancing your career prospects! Learn advanced job search skills necessary to put yourself ahead of the pack and strategically manage your career.

Career Workshop I

Taking Charge: Create a Marketing Plan to Manage Your Career

  • Saturday, February 9, 2013, 10 a.m.- Noon

Career Workshop II

Successful Interviewing & Practice Using Optimal Interview Prep

  • Saturday, March 2, 2013, 10 a.m. - Noon.

Communications Workshop

Another key to business success is effective communications, the business skill required most in today's competitive world, ahead of financial and business acumen. Learn and practice effective presentation and communications skills.

Communications Workshop I

Critical Communication Skills

  • Saturday, February 23, 2013, 10 a.m. - Noon

Communications Workshop II

Powerful Presentations

  • Saturday, March 23, 2013, 10 a.m. - Noon


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