Author Archive - stacyblackman

Harvard Business School Enters Online Learning

By - Mar 25, 11:46 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School has announced the official launch of HBX, an innovative digital platform to support the delivery of online business-focused offerings, including HBX CORe, a primer on the fundamentals of business. “The HBX launch marks an important milestone in our ongoing efforts to educate leaders...

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USC Marshall Offers New Degree in Entrepreneurship

By - Mar 25, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

The USC Marshall School of Business will offer a new Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MSEI) through its Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, USC Marshall announced today. This degree will expand opportunities for students interested in careers in entrepreneurship, corporate venturing and innovation or technology...

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3 Surprising Application Mistakes Prospective MBAs Make

By - Mar 24, 05:26 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com When it comes to making mistakes on a business school application, there are many places where candidates can run afoul and ruin their chances at admission. The road to an MBA contains countless potential pitfalls, including writing...

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UV Darden School Launches New Business Knowledge Website

By - Mar 21, 05:01 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has launched a new website for sharing business knowledge. Darden Ideas to Action covers a broad range of subjects, including accounting, finance, leadership, strategy, operations, entrepreneurship, innovation, growth and global markets, offering business leaders ideas they can...

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B-School Opens Doors to Entrepreneurship, New Survey Shows

By - Mar 20, 05:36 AM   Comments [0]

More than 1 in 10 business school alumni are self-employed, and the longer they’ve been out of business school the more likely they are to have taken an entrepreneurial career path, says a worldwide survey of nearly 21,000 business school alumni from the classes of...

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Martoma: a Lesson for MBA Applicants on Owning Up to Mistakes

By - Mar 18, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Earlier this month, Stanford Graduate School of Business made the unprecedented move of nullifying the MBA degree of Mathew Martoma, the SAC Capital Advisors LP employee convicted of insider trading. For those unfamiliar with the education angle of the story, Martoma was expelled from Harvard Law School...

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Wharton School Names New Dean

By - Mar 17, 09:57 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School will welcome distinguished political economist Geoffrey Garrett as its newest dean, effective July 1st, the university announced today. A former faculty member in Wharton’s management department, Garrett is currently dean and professor of business in the Australian School of...

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The Truth Behind 3 Common MBA Rankings Myths

By - Mar 17, 09:37 AM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com One of the very first places a business school hopeful begins the school selection process is by looking at annual or biannual MBA rankings. The most frequently consulted lists include those published by U.S. News, Bloomberg BusinessWeek,...

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$50M Innovation Challenge at Cornell’s Johnson School

By - Mar 14, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

Galvanized by Dean Soumitra Dutta‘s vision for Cornell’s Johnson School of Management as a leader in business education, five alumni committed $27 million to support Johnson programs, faculty, research, and scholarships, the school announced last week. These alumni have invited the Johnson community to participate in...

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Chicago Booth Update on Round 2 Decisions

By - Mar 12, 17:22 PM   Comments [0]

The admissions team at Chicago Booth School of Business recently updated the Booth Insider blog to let applicants know what’s going on behind the scenes as the department moves into the final stage of the application evaluation process. The interview period is now over, and the...

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