MBA & Business Headlines
Earning your MBA online can expose you to compelling courses on wide-ranging topics, such as financial fraud.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bloomberg Businessweek recently released its rankings of the best business schools for 2012, including MBA programs that excel in international business.
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.
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.
A Bloomberg Businessweek article discusses the trends and changes that U.S. business school administrators are making to have their programs stay relevant and meaningful.
Four experts weigh in on what business schools really want in an applicant, and offer a valuable inside look into the admissions process at top MBA programs.
An upcoming online business course is expected to reach new heights, with enrollment of up to 50,000 students. The free course is offered through the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and Coursera, an online education start-up company founded by two Stanford University professors.
Deciding which business schools to apply to and how many to select can be tough choices for MBA hopefuls. A recent article in US News and World Report discusses five important issues for applicants to consider before applying to business schools.
A number of graduate business school programs are using virtual technology to teach students. The Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Illinois will soon launch its iMBA, which will utilize Second Life, an online virtual world, to train students.
For finance-driven business schools such as NYU's Stern School of Business and Columbia Business School, admissions have dropped significantly as a result of an uncertain future on Wall Street. As interest in financial careers continues to wane, the silver lining may be better opportunities for MBA hopefuls with an interest in finance.
A new crop of online MBA programs will appear this fall, as many business schools introduce online MBA degrees or expand their existing offerings.
A new fellowship program at George Washington University's School of Business seeks to increase the numbers of women on corporate boards. A handpicked number of female candidates will be chosen each year for training to help them excel in leadership roles in the business community.
A recently published study finds that employers are warming to the idea of hiring online MBA grads. As more online degree holders achieve success in the marketplace, both employers and recruiters are updating their views regarding online education in the business community.
The new Global Network for Advanced Management at the Yale School of Management will form alliances between the school and 21 other internationally-diverse institutions. The school's dean, Edward A. Snyder, explains his vision of a wider and more diverse international reach for the school.
Data from the past 10 years shows an increasing move toward entrepreneurship among Stanford Graduate School of Business alums. Today's grads make entrepreneurial values a priority in their career choices and business ideals.
A team of students from Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business were recently awarded first place in the GBSN Annual MBA Challenge Video Contest for their work relating to low-income housing solutions in Haiti. The GBSN contest seeks to acknowledge and reward MBAs who use their business skills to help developing countries.
Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business recently introduced video lectures and other online tools as part of its core MBA coursework. The new program allows students to review material at their own pace and deepen their learning experience both in and out of the classroom.
As both a graduate school and business school admissions dean, Dr. Don Martin has seen applicants with low GPAs or test scores gain admittance despite the numbers. In a recent article for U.S. News & World Report, Martin reveals several tips for grad school applicants whose grades may not reflect their true potential.
More than $7 million in funding was recently awarded to business schools and organizations having winning ideas for improving management education.
As business schools prepare students for leadership positions, one expert finds that social media education is sorely neglected, with 36 percent of the top 25 U.S. business schools offering no coursework relating to social media or social business.
At the Farmer School of Business at Miami University, one company takes its relationships with students a step further by setting up a physical office on campus.
Some business schools are adopting the practices of Buddhist mindfulness to help students achieve greater focus and awareness. One proponent describes the pracitce of work as exactly that -- giving something your attention.
The ultimate goal of most MBA degree-seekers is finding a job after graduation. Read about the business schools that had 95 percent of 2011 graduates with jobs three months after graduating, according to a recent article by U.S. News and World Report.
A well-crafted resumé can help MBAs showcase their skills and open the door to their dream careers. In a recent article for U.S. News & World Report, career experts share their top six tips for resumé writing success.
Business opportunities relating to sustainability are on the rise, and business schools are responding to the need by offering MBA programs with that focus. A recent article for Bloomberg Businessweek looks at six of the most promising MBA sustainability programs available in the U.S.
As engineers increasingly find unique career opportunities in the field of business, two distinguished schools have joined forces to offer a dual-degree graduate program in business and engineering.
Which MBA?, a virtual fair hosted by The Economist, connects prospective students with business schools from around the world.