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The Case Method: Alive and Thriving or On its Way Out?

By - Oct 15, 13:13 PM   Comments [0]

The case method approach has come under increased scrutiny of late. Established by Harvard Business School more than a century ago, it is still widely used at top MBA programs worldwide.  Harvard relies on the case method for approximately 80 percent of its instruction, and...

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INSEAD, Wharton School Continue Their Educational Alliance

By - Oct 15, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and INSEAD have signed an agreement to continue their educational alliance for another three years, the schools announced Tuesday. Since 2001, students from both schools have participated in an exchange program which enables MBA and PhD students...

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Chicago Booth Nabs Top Spot in Latest Economist Rankings

By - Oct 8, 20:05 PM   Comments [0]

The Economist recently announced its 2012 full-time MBA rankings, and the Chicago Booth School of Business came out way ahead in one area the MBA students polled believe is most important:  Booth is a program that opens an array of new career opportunities. Despite Booth's reputation...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Offers Workshops on Cross-Cultural Business Skills

By - Oct 8, 19:57 PM   Comments [0]

As the business world continues to shrink, having knowledge of and sensitivity toward other cultures' ways of doing business is imperative for today's professionals. But managing and leading across cultures remains challenging, as language, communication styles, and business practices vary widely across the globe. To...

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Kellogg School Launches Executive Career Acceleration

By - Oct 2, 20:10 PM   Comments [0]

Employees who have been assessed on their leadership competencies are eight times more likely to receive a promotion than those who have not. With this well-documented fact in mind, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management has just announced a new partnership that will facilitate a...

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New Courses Underway at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

By - Oct 2, 20:07 PM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has a lot of exciting things going on this fall, from new courses covering social networks, online learning, and women in business, to a slew of industry leaders coming in to speak both inside the classrooms and out. Here’s...

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2012 Top 10 Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurship

By - Oct 2, 20:05 PM   Comments [0]

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine have announced the results of the Princeton Review's annual survey of the top entrepreneurship programs in the nation. From more than 2,000 schools reviewed, Babson College in Massachusetts captured the #1 spot on both the undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship...

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GMAC Gears Up for Global Online MBA Fair

By - Sep 24, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for a way to learn about dozens of leading MBA programs from the comfort of your computer? Through the upcoming GMATCH virtual fair,  sponsored by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), prospective students can connect with admissions officials, ask questions of current students and...

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Important Reminders from Harvard Business School

By - Sep 24, 12:12 PM   Comments [0]

For anyone planning to apply to Harvard Business School this year, director of admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold recently offered a roundup of answers to common questions she's been hearing from Round 1 applicants. Although some candidates may be tempted to submit a lengthy resume...

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Wharton School Receives $11M to Establish Public Policy Initiative

By - Sep 24, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced Thursday it will establish the Wharton Public Policy Initiative using lead contributions totaling $11 million the school has received. This initiative will offer independent, practical, timely, nonpartisan research and resources to government policymakers and key decision-makers and...

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