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Ritika Hardie

Degree earned: Full-time MBA
Graduation: 2017
Current Title/Organization: Product Manager / GEP Worldwide
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Q: What did you enjoy most about your time in the Jenkins MBA program?

The social network and hands-on consulting and entrepreneurship experience.

Q: What are a few of the most impactful classes/lessons you learned during your time in the program?

Consumer behavior consortium has great courses to offer. The innovation classes are great even for people not looking to get into entrepreneurship but looking for consulting or product management experience. Collaboration with other organizations like CIMS (Center for Innovation Management Studies) is good for networking and experience.

Q: What advice would you give for prospective and current students who are interested in your industry/profession?

Take innovation management and marketing classes. Get hands on data analytics experience and consulting experience.

Q: Could you give a brief explanation of your current line of work, and what has led you to it?

I work on data analytics on Salesforce, creating dashboards for customer facing projects. I also do project management. My IT background along with my Jenkins MBA degree helped me get here.

Q: What do you believe is your most interesting accomplishment since graduation?

Converting a contract position to a full time position and getting a H1B sponsorship from my employer.

Q: What are your goals and plans for the future?

Growth in current role and getting back into entrepreneurship in the future.