The program is considered medium in size and is known for its social and supportive atmosphere as well as for encouraging teamwork and collaboration. The Kenan-Flagler School was the first program to use the idea of study groups, a main method in which most courses and projects are implemented. The program is consistently rated as one of the top twenty MBA programs in the US.
Different styles of teaching such as analysis of cases and theories in study groups and through practical learning are encouraged at the program. Most students are integrated in marketing and strategic projects with domestic and international companies. The students are also encouraged to actively participate in managing CDs, real estate funds, and venture capital funds. As a way to prepare for different managing situations, the program focuses on teaching strategies for team leading, leadership development, administrative couching and skills for speaking in front of an audience.
The University of North Carolina is located in Chapel Hill, a small yet lively college town with beautiful weather and a considerably low cost of living.
The school’s alumni include the following prominent individuals, with current or past positions in parentheses: Brent Callinicos (Vice President and Treasurer at Google), Dwight Smith (Vice President at Procter & Gamble), Jorge Goldsmit (President for Eat, Inc.), and Charles Sullivan (COO at ProLogis).