Student Voices

Kwesi Adarkwa

Kwesi Adarkwa

MBA'18, Supply Chain Management Track

"One of the most valuable experiences in the MBA has been working in learning teams. It has been truly incredible and humbling to be able to learn from my peers and to access their work experiences and knowledge in working towards solving problems."


Q:Where is your hometown?

A:I come from a small city in southern Ghana called Tema, about an hour from Accra, the capital city.

Q:What are you studying at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and what is your graduation year?

A:I will graduate in 2018, and am pursuing a concentration in Supply Chain Management.

Q:What do/did you do in your corporate residency? What are/were your responsibilities? How did you impact the business?

A:I will begin my corporate residency at State Street in June 2017 with responsibilities in the Enterprise Business Services division.

Q:What skills are you building at D’Amore-McKim that you are using in your corporate residency or will use in your future career?

A:The opportunity to look at problems in a multifaceted way, developed in class by the case study method, has been a great addition to my skillset. I am better able to approach business problems with frameworks that make it easier to tackle the problems and develop solutions.

Q:What has been the biggest take-away from working toward your MBA at Northeastern? What can you do today that you couldn't do before you started your MBA?

A:The sheer talent and diversity of experience within the MBA program is remarkable. I’ve learned a lot from my peers in learning teams, classes, and outside the classroom.

Q:What has been your most valuable experience so far?

A:One of the most valuable experiences in the MBA has been working in learning teams. It has been truly incredible and humbling to be able to learn from my peers and to access their work experiences and knowledge in working towards solving problems.


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