• JP del Carmen, MBA

    Associate Marketing Manager, General Mills

    Based in: Toronto, ON

    Hometown: Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Graduation Year: 2016

    Areas of Specialization: Marketing, Strategic Management

    “I specifically chose Schulich because of its preeminent status as one of the top graduate business programs in Canada. For me, the MBA was a door opener.”

  • Relive JP's MBA Experience

One thing I learned about myself during my MBA:

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On exchange in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

Self-imposed limits can (and should) be pushed.

One stand-out Schulich memory:

Meeting Richard Branson at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland was an incredible highlight!

One skill that I admire in a business leader:

Knowing how to translate strategic vision into action.

Three words that describe my Schulich MBA colleagues:

Passionate, hilarious, driven.

One piece of advice to students considering the MBA:

Push yourself beyond that which you think you are capable of. The MBA is the best low-risk testing ground for your career, and the rewards are boundless.

  • During my time at Schulich I...

    • Led 16 executives and 60 volunteers to host 600 MBA students from across Canada during the 2016 MBA Games
    • Went on exchange to Paris, France. It added a completely different dimension to my MBA
    • Developed a passion for Brand Management through my Marketing specialization