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
- Taj Hotels and Orient-Express: Disorientation
One of the jewels in Taj’s crown INDIA and Orient-Express have never rubbed along. The luxury hotel firm’s buccaneering founder, James Sherwood, visited the country in the early 1990s and had “a nightmare”. His private jet was delayed for an age in Mumbai while officials checked that the bottles in its on-board bar were sealed correctly. He signed a deal to run the Lake Palace Hotel in Rajasthan (pictured), owned by local royalty. The deal collapsed when lawyers discovered that Mr Sherwood’s interlocutor was not the real Maharana of Udaipur, but his brother.The Lake Palace was run then, and still is, by Taj Hotels. It is part of Tata Sons, India’s biggest conglomerate. For the past half-decade Taj has fantasised about swallowing its American-listed rival. In 2007 it took a stake in Orient; it owns 6.9% today. In 2012 it made a takeover bid valuing Orient’s equity at $1.3 billion. Orient dismissed this as one of its guests might a bell hop, arguing it was too low. On November 8th the Indian firm abandoned its pursuit.Orient has 45 trophy properties including the Hotel Cipriani in Venice and the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro. Most...
- Bombardier Names New Commercial Aircraft Sales Chief
Bombardier replaced its sales chief for commercial aircraft, as the Canadian manufacturer tries to gain market traction for its new flagship jetliner while rivals Boeing and Airbus have rapidly expanded their order books.
- Donors like to show support for causes – just don’t ask them for money
UBC studies suggest all those ribbon campaigns might not be that effective in raising cash
- Female MBA grads earn less at career outset, struggle to catch up: study
Catalyst survey shows pay gap in Canada far larger than other countries
- MBA Diary: Journey for Sauder student begins with soul-searching
MBA program offers Jay Rhind a rare opportunity to step back and assess what motivates him
- The customer is always right
Entrepreneurs taught that an innovative product can be doomed unless it answers a consumer concern or need
- Employers snapping up MBA grads
According to global survey, nine in 10 graduates of two-year programs find work as companies seek experienced employees