Posts Tagged ‘business’

A B-School Professor on Main Street, USA

By - Aug 21, 12:06 PM   Comments [0]

Dr. Scott Schaefer escaped an economics conference and ended up in a fortuitous encounter that changed his life. Listen to the recording of our conversation with Dr. Shaefer, Kendall D. Garff Chair in Business Administration and Professor of Finance at the University of Utah’s David Eccles...

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Wearing My Military Uniform in the Business World

By - Jul 24, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Ben Faw, a combat veteran and former Army Captain, shares his thoughts on how prior members of the military can use their unique skill sets to battle the dangerously high young-veteran unemployment rate of 21.4%. Rank never equaled respect in the military, and neither will your...

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Specialized Master’s Degrees in Business Gain Popularity

By - Apr 30, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

GMAC’s recent mba.com Prospective Students Survey reveals that even though MBA degrees still come in first as the most sought-after graduate business degree, close to half of prospective business graduate students are considering non-MBA business master’s programs, and one in five prospective students isn’t considering...

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Business, Law and Beyond: An Interview with John Engelman

By - Nov 7, 15:27 PM   Comments [0]

Want to start a business? Partner in a law firm? Go into private equity? Run a media and entertainment company? How about all of the above? Learn from someone who has done it all. And doesn’t normally give interviews. Listen to the full recording of our interview...

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Specialized Business MS Degrees on the Rise

By - Dec 9, 02:11 AM   Comments [0]

A Bloomberg Businessweek article talks about the increase in Master’s programs in specialized business fields. With Maryland’s Smith School of Business as a pioneer (about to open its fifth specialized MS program in 20013), other b-schools are quickly following suit and “riding on the wave...

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Europe Loses Appeal Among B-School Students

By - Oct 29, 03:51 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Economist article talks about the changing face of Europe’s business school scene. While many of the advantages of attending a European b-school still hold true – shorter and cheaper programs, more diverse student bodies, and often higher salaries for graduates – data from...

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Accepted is a Leading Mom-Owned Business

By - May 5, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

I received an early Mother's Day present this year. Yesterday Start-Up Nation announced that I am one of the Leading Moms in Business. Rich Sloan, head of Startup Nation described the competition as follows: In an effort to celebrate the triumphs, tribulations, and incredible capabilities and...

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The number of schools to apply to, Sales and Trading, Upenn Wharton campus pictures – GMAT Club forum

By - Nov 26, 17:30 PM   Comments [0]

How many schools are you applying to? What is the best number of business schools to apply to? Read opinions of our members in the forum. Sales and Trading job opportunities and recent changes in the sphere are discussed in this thread. Some very good UPenn Wharton...

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