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Chicago Booth Tweaks EMBA Program

By - Jan 28, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business recently announced changes to the curriculum for its Executive MBA Program. The changes include the addition of new courses; increasing the international exchange component of the program from four to five weeks; and restructuring its elective offerings...

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Stacy Blackman Consulting, Glocap Search Join Forces

By - Jan 11, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

Stacy Blackman Consulting has entered into a strategic partnership with New York-based Glocap Search, a leading executive search firm. The new venture will enable Glocap and SBC to add continuous value to high-caliber business professionals as they transition from the workplace to school and back. Brian...

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Bob Sutton’s Reading List for Business Leaders

By - Dec 31, 11:05 AM   Comments [0]

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post for US News which explains how reading can help you get into business school. Just to recap, I firmly believe that increasing the amount of time you spend reading directly---and almost immediately---gives a boost to your MBA...

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The Power in Knowing Your Career Goals

By - Dec 19, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

There is tremendous power in knowing what you really want to accomplish in life. The minute you become clear about what your career goal is, you can make it happen. I had the honor of taking Peter Drucker’s management course years ago and remember...

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Brighter Job Market for 2013 MBAs

By - Dec 13, 22:25 PM   Comments [0]

Uncertainty hangs above many of the world’s economies, but the job market for 2013 graduates, particularly those with graduate-level degrees, may be looking up, according to a survey of 201 employers conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council. The 2012 Year-End Poll of Employers finds 76...

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CMU Tepper to Launch Online MBA Format

By - Dec 13, 22:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced this week that it will launch a new program model next fall called the FlexMBA, which combines in-person sessions, online classes and self-paced learning to deliver the same coursework, faculty, team interaction, personal leadership coaching...

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How Reading Can Help You Get Into Business School

By - Dec 13, 22:03 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Setting aside time to read over the next few months is one of the smartest things you can do to enhance your candidacy for top-flight MBA programs. The broader your knowledge base, the more...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Dec 13, 22:01 PM   Comments [0]

Once again, we’re back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately as we roll full-steam ahead into the holiday season, round two deadlines, and, for some applicants, the dreaded waitlist. From thoughts on conquering essays...

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Wharton School Releases Annual MBA Career Report

By - Nov 29, 21:38 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania recently released its 2012 MBA Career Management Career Statistics report offering an informative snapshot on graduates’ industry choices, compensation and geographic preferences. For the class of 2012, 95.5 percent of students seeking employment had job offers in hand...

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The Global Challange of Interlinking Business and Society

By - Nov 29, 21:25 PM   Comments [0]

Business will play a key role in solving the most pressing global problems of our times: population growth, resource shortages, struggling economies. In fact, “Never before, have companies and society been so closely connected,” says Pierre Tapie, President of the ESSEC Business School. Together with Tuck...

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