MBA & Business Headlines
- 8 MBA programs for Studying Abroad in Dubai
Eight global MBA programs allow participants to study abroad in Dubai, where they can explore the challenges of fast growth and cross-cultural communication in business.
Aug 23, 2013
- 10 MBA Programs for Studying Abroad in China
Ten global MBA programs place students in cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, where they can learn about international business leadership.
Jun 21, 2013
- 10 Online MBA Finance Courses
Earning your MBA online can expose you to compelling courses on wide-ranging topics, such as financial fraud.
Apr 22, 2013
- 10 Student Startup Ventures Win $5,000 Awards from Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School announced the second-round winners of its annual Rock Accelerator Award program in February 2013, granting 10 teams of student entrepreneurs $5,000 in startup funding.
Mar 27, 2013
- Real Estate Making a Comeback at U.S. Business Schools
Real estate is regaining some of its former popularity at business schools, according to U.S. News and World Report. MBAs who bet early on a real estate comeback may see the greatest opportunities.
Mar 14, 2013
- College of William & Mary Introduces Blended Online MBA Program
The College of William & Mary's Mason School of Business recently unveiled plans for a new, blended online MBA program to allow students to earn an MBA online, with a few visits to campus for face-to-face interaction.
Mar 4, 2013
- Business School Admissions Go Interactive
Interactive components such as group and video interviews may be the wave of the future for business school admissions, offering a more dynamic view of applicants and how they could fit into the MBA community.
Feb 20, 2013
- Businessweek's Best MBA Programs for International Business
Bloomberg Businessweek recently released its rankings of the best business schools for 2012, including MBA programs that excel in international business.
Jan 28, 2013
- Elite MBA Programs' Record-Breaking Costs
Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has broken the record for most expensive MBA program in the world, reports Poets and Quants. The full-time two-year MBA program at this prestigious school may cost more than any other, but graduates may also see high starting salaries, according to the site.
Jan 22, 2013
- Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance in Business School
The demands of business school can make it difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A recent article offers techniques and tips from business school insiders on how to achieve a work-life balance while completing an MBA program.
Dec 20, 2012
- Q&A: Meet Adam Pervez, the Happy Nomad
Pervez gave up his post-MBA dream job to travel the globe working with small businesses. His goal: to change the world, one village at a time
- Principals Go Back to School
A Darden program offers management training to school administrators
- B-School Applicants Getting Younger, Pickier
New research suggests that business school applicants are more likely to forsake the MBA for other graduate business programs
- Tyra Banks Talks About Attending Harvard Business School
The host of America's Next Top Model says she is using lessons learned at a Harvard Business School executive program in her own business
- An MBA Alternative: MIT Sloan's Master of Finance Program
For would-be MBAs with a desire to work in finance, Sloan's increasingly popular one-year MFin program may be a good fit, says MIT's Andrew Lo
- General Motors’ woes: What do you recall?
Barra’s embarrassment WHEN Mary Barra took the wheel at General Motors in January she inherited a company in good shape. Five years after bankruptcy, its profits were exceeding expectations and its share price was rising. But the new boss’s to-do list was long: fixing GM’s loss-making European arm, keeping up momentum in China amid signs of a slowdown and rejuvenating the product line. Ms Barra’s predecessor, Dan Akerson, warned her that she would also face “curve balls”. The first has arrived sooner than she might have expected.What appeared to be a routine recall in mid-February of about 800,000 older models, linked to a faulty ignition switch, has turned out to be anything but. The number of cars recalled has leapt to more than 2.6m. The company’s inept handling of a safety problem that first became apparent a decade ago is now linked to the deaths of at least 13 motorists. Called before Congress on April 1st to answer for GM’s failings Ms Barra said she was “deeply sorry” but insisted that the post-bankruptcy “new GM” was not like the “old GM”, which had failed to deal with the ignition switches for years. Politicians and the...
- Cheating said to be on rise in North American B-schools
Revisiting a study that shows 56 per cent are dishonest, expert believes there are even ‘more’ violators now as a win-at-all-cost attitude becomes the norm
- MBA also stands for ‘must be accountable’
For this Telfer student, ethics is ingrained into every business course
- Canada among top options for overseas students
While a distant third in popularity to U.S. and Europe, country holds appeal as a B-school destination because of its ‘welcoming’ policies, reports find
- Is B-school any place for an introvert?
Environment and teaching style favour extroverts, but quiet students can find their niche – and excel
- In some MBA classes, women still need to speak up
Gender inequality remains, challenging female students to come forward and be heard