MCLA MBA Program Presents ‘Friday Focus’ Panel April 9

NORTH ADAMS, MASS. —At noon on April 9, MCLA’s Master of Business Administration Program will present a free virtual panel on entrepreneurship and small business in the time of COVID-19, as part of its “Friday Focus” panel series examining the pandemic’s impact on business and economic development. 

Moderated by MCLA Director of Corporate Engagement and Strategic Partnerships Dr. Joshua Mendel, this series features local business leaders, MBA program alumni, and faculty from MCLA’s Business Department.  

To register, visit All events will take place virtually, and are free and open to the public. This event will also be streamed to the MCLA Facebook page and will be archived on the MCLA YouTube channel for later viewing.   

MCLA’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is a part-time accelerated program designed to meet the needs of the working adult learner. Most courses meet through a combination of online and face-to-face instruction and blend classroom experience with practical, hands-on fieldwork. In addition, the program offers diverse academic programming and provides a high return on investment. MCLA’s MBA program accepts applications throughout the year, and new students may begin the program in the fall, spring, and summer. Learn more at