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Many universities are adjusting their MBA programs to meet the needs of a changing business world and the lives of individuals. Changes in curriculum design include more collaborative work in the classroom and pairing students with companies to generate solutions. Changes in programs include a shorter finish time, more concentrations, and online courses. Universities with MBA programs profiled include UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Wilmington, and East Carolina University.
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Revolution Mill, representing the mill district, was once an economic powerhouse in Greensboro. Currently, there’s the potential to offer an economic boost to the community. Businesses with this potential include Self Help, a Durham based credit union; apartments; and the New York based LT Apparel Group. Revolution Mills and its community also offers a synthesis of old and new. Revolution Mills’ structure is maintaining its architectural integrity, while the surrounding area caters to modern tastes such as bicycling and hiking trails.
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The advantages of a community college education, in addition to comparatively lower cost, include programs that can offer additional job skills for current career advancement and skills for success in prospective careers. Among the fifty-eight community colleges in North Carolina profiled were Fayetteville Technical, Guilford, Edgecombe, and Pitt.
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Also called “business incubators,” projects are introduced to light the creative spark of entrepreneurs, which in turn can generate profits, serve the common good, and spur job growth. Examples of profiled businesses offering a combination of these three factors include North Carolina Arts Incubator, Siler City; Flywheel, Winston-Salem; Blue Ridge Food Ventures, Candler; Technology Enterprise Center of Eastern Carolina, Greenville; and North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis.