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Are Undergraduate Business Programs Too Narrow?

By - Jan 28, 00:37 AM   Comments [0]

There’s been a lot of talk and research recently about how to “revitalize the undergraduate business major, which is the nation’s most popular [degree],” reports The Chronicle. These students, who comprise about 20% of all college graduates, don’t seem to be receiving a very well-rounded...

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Duke University Continues to Expand Worldwide

By - Jan 27, 09:46 AM   Comments [0]

Duke University is once again expanding its global footprint, by forging two new partnerships in China. The new cooperative will create new educational and research opportunities. According to a press release by Duke University’s Office of News & Communications, a groundbreaking ceremony was held last Friday...

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Financial Times Global 2010 MBA Rankings

By - Jan 25, 09:51 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times published today its 2010 ranking of global MBA programs. Its ranking attempts to "assess the effect of the MBA on ... subsequent career progression and salary growth." Consequently it draws its data from the schools themselves and from surveys of graduates...

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Another College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - Jan 22, 02:21 AM   Comments [0]

Here are some news tidbits from last week: BusinessWeek reported some good news last week regarding the job market, particularly for new college graduates. The National Association of Colleges and Employers reported a turnaround in college hiring. Surveys show that the recent economic recession hit college...

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GMAC: MBA Employers Express Job Market Optimism

By - Jan 22, 02:14 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent GMAC press release, MBA employers predict an upswing in company hiring for recent MBA graduates this coming year. While the business climate of 2009 brought cut backs in MBA hiring, the GMAC poll, conducted in November 2009 and including feedback from 317...

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Where are 2009 B-School Graduates Now?

By - Jan 21, 02:10 AM   Comments [0]

The results of GMAC’s 2010 Alumni Perspective Survey are out! Let’s see how 2009 MBA graduates did. 84% of 2009 b-school graduates had secured jobs by graduation. While that is 4% lower than the last four years, it’s still impressive considering today’s market. For their first post-grad...

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HBS Launches International Seminar Program

By - Jan 21, 01:58 AM   Comments [0]

Following the lead of other top MBA programs, reports a recent article in The Financial Times, Harvard Business School will be expanding its international immersion programs this year by holding small, intensive seminars across the globe. According to the FT, HBS has been “slow to initiate...

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Chicago’s Ted Snyder To Become Dean of Yale SOM in 2011

By - Jan 20, 14:00 PM   Comments [0]

President Richard Levin announced today that Edward A. Snyder, currently the dean of Chicago's Booth School of Business, will become the dean of Yale's School of Management on July 1, 2011. According to Yale's announcement: Last month, he announced his decision to step down as Dean...

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Stanford Wins First Place for Forbes’ “The Most Satisfied MBAs”

By - Jan 20, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

Forbes took its survey findings from “The Best Business Schools” and compiled a second rankings report: “The Most Satisfied MBAs.” Stanford won top slot for both rankings. It is #1 for providing the best return on investment for its graduates, as well as for churning out...

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The New “Liberal Arts MBA” Curriculum

By - Jan 13, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Learning how to think creatively and critically, according to Roger Martin, dean of University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, should be just as important to MBA students as learning finance or accounting. These skills are crucial to approaching problems head-on and to creating innovative...

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