Archives: January 2011

A New Freebie for UC Berkeley Haas MBA Alumni

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 31

Two months after Wharton announced a curriculum overhaul that included free executive education courses for life for MBA alumni, the UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business today unveiled a similar program....

Harvard Launches Program to Fund Startups

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 25

Sometimes all you need to get started is a small push. That's the idea for a new program at Harvard Business School designed to give budding entrepreneurs the financial wherewithal...

Curriculum Reform at Harvard Business School

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 24

It's not every day that that the West Point of Capitalism decides to up and change its curriculum, so it's news when it does. Last week, with little fanfare, the...

Horseplay: B-School Takes Students to the Barn

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 19

Anybody who has worked in an office knows that co-workers can sometimes seem less like colleagues and more like, well, barnyard animals. So it was probably only a matter of...

2011 MBA Job Outlook Bright

Posted by: Alison Damast on January 13

The summer internship hiring season is just beginning at many business schools and already things are looking up for first-year MBA students, according to the latest survey from the MBA...

Rating Agency Begins Grading Business Schools

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 11

With the Dec. 1, 2009 sale of Businessweek to Bloomberg LP, the magazine's former owner, the McGraw-Hill Companies, officially exited the b-school ranking business. It now appears that the company...

Yale Alum Who Made $50 Million B-School Gift Dies

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 10

The Yale Daily News is reporting that the donor who contributed $50 million to help fund construction of a new campus for the Yale School of Management (Yale Full-Time MBA...

For MBAs, Faculty Research Pays Off

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 07

About five years ago, Warren Bennis and James O'Toole penned an article for the Harvard Business Review called "How Business Schools Lost Their Way." It was, in many ways, the...

Harvard, Columbia, Penn Claim Most Fortune 500 CEOs

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on January 04

U.S. News and World Report recently studied the educational credentials of Fortune 500 CEOs and concluded that (1) Ivy League schools produce a disproportionate share, (2) big state schools aren't...


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