Deputy and Director, Lockheed Martin, Integrated Fighter Group Product Development
“I’m focused on aerospace and defense in my day-to-day job. The University of Tennessee Aerospace & Defense MBA is also focused on aerospace and defense, and that’s what makes it outstanding.“
General Manager of Aircraft Acquisition and Sales, Delta Air Lines
“The subject matter becomes real, understandable, and long-lived through exciting and relevant simulations, in-class projects, group projects and other innovative techniques. I’ve already found myself thinking differently.“
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the F-35 Program
"As I have progressed in my career I have taken on roles with greater responsibilities. I recognized that, not only do I need to make the right technical decisions, but I also need to make cost-effective ones. I needed to understand how engineering decisions impact a company’s profit and loss. Engineers typically don’t get a lot of exposure to the business side of things. It was clear to me that, in order to advance and make better decisions, I needed to understand that side of the business."
Marketing Manager, Smiths Aerospace Components
"One of the biggest things that I have gained from the Haslam ADMBA experience is a much broader understanding of the aerospace industry as a whole. My interactions with the other students have allowed me to see the big picture instead of just my little piece of the puzzle."
Retired President of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
"Haslam’s Aerospace & Defense MBA has been a critical part of our portfolio of leadership development programs since 2004."
“I learned tools that I can use and apply every day, things that have been extremely beneficial. I highly recommend the Haslam ADMBA to anyone wishing to apply financial skills to high-technology business.“
Vice President, Technology and Development, Standard Aero
“The unique scheduling allowed me to attend residence periods from San Antonio and to keep my work and family life on track. The UT calendar is very student friendly.“