Bschool Life

Minor Shifts Reported in Stanford GSB Class of 2014

By - Nov 12, 21:26 PM   Comments [0]

More international students, fewer with undergrad business degrees, and a slight dip in diversity over the previous class were just a few of the changes recently reported by the Stanford Graduate School of Business when it released the MBA Class of 2014 profile. While no two...

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Spotlight On: Kellogg Alums Shine at the Chicago Innovation Awards

By - Oct 29, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

Three innovations from Northwestern with strong ties to Kellogg School of Management received “Up and Comer” awards at the Chicago Innovation Awards, held on October 22. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, these awards recognize the most innovative new products or services brought to market or...

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New Program Funds Current, Future Entrepreneurs at UT McCombs

By - Oct 29, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

The launch of their Big Idea doesn’t have to wait until after graduation for entrepreneurially minded MBA students at UT McCombs School of Business. Recently, the school’s entrepreneur initiative Texas Venture Labs announced a new scholar program which will award scholarships for students to pursue...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Oct 23, 20:35 PM   Comments [0]

Hello GMAT Club blog readers! We're back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman's B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately. From thoughts on the new team-based application component at Wharton to the state of diversity at b-schools to how exactly does...

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MBA Programs with an Entrepreneurial Focus

By - Oct 23, 20:27 PM   Comments [0]

With entrepreneurship becoming the fifth most popular concentration at business schools today, we thought we'd share the Graduate Management Admission Council's recently published list of dozens of  b-schools that offer innovation and entrepreneurship concentrations. If you'll remember from a few weeks ago, Princeton Review and...

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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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