MBA program leads alum to career in big data and organizational effectiveness

MBA program leads alum to career in big data and organizational effectiveness
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Scott McGregor

Crain’s Detroit Business features seven local business executives who returned to school mid-career for new skills, including Oakland University MBA alum Scott McGregor, organizational effectiveness and adaptive analytics for Kelly Services.

From the article:

Diversification might be an understatement for what Scott McGregor has been doing the past four years.

After his seventh academic year working for Huron Valley Public Schools in Oakland County, he didn't really see his high school math teacher job as a long-term prospect. So he looked to Oakland University for a second graduate degree, this time a masters in business administration — but he also started taking real estate classes and spent about a year as an agent.

His MBA focus changed over time, from finance to human resources and big data.

Read the full story by Chad Halcom.