Archives: September 2011

Wharton Launches New Innovation Fund

Posted by: Alison Damast on September 28

The concept of innovation has been especially trendy at business school over the last decade, with business schools launching everything from design labs to classes devoted to the topic. The...

Thunderbird Expands to Kazakhstan

Posted by: Alison Damast on September 26

The Thunderbird School of Global Management will be planting its flag in Kazakhstan this fall, hoping to tap a growing market of oil and gas executives in need of more...

Wake Forest Masters Program Attracts Athletes

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on September 23

College athletes may miss out on a number of career-shaping experiences that their classmates take for granted. Study-abroad opportunities, internships and the typical career exploration that goes on at college...

ForumWatch: Business School Niche Programs

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on September 22

Every once in a while, someone joins the conversations happening on the Bloomberg Businessweek Business School Forums to ask very specific questions about niche programs that would serve them -...

Wall Street's Image Problem

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on September 21

There's a new survey out that doesn't bode well for MBAs, at least the large number of them who end up on Wall Street. The nationwide survey of 526 people...

Stanford Tops Green MBA Ranking

Posted by: Alison Damast on September 21

Stanford Graduate School of Business has bounced back to its number one slot as the greenest school on the block, according to the Aspen Institute's Beyond Grey Pinstripes Survey. The...

London B-School Offers Job Guarantee

Posted by: Alison Damast on September 20

It is the stuff of dreams for many B-schoolers, a business school that guarantees undergraduate students a job upon graduation. This golden guarantee was dreamed up by the London School...

MBAs Reach for the Summit

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on September 19

On Sept. 20, a group of women will set off on an adventure that may be one of the most unique for a business school course: a seven-day trek to...

ForumWatch: Ethics and Recommendation Letters

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on September 16

The business school application is top of mind with participants on the Bloomberg Businessweek Business School Forums. And one of the subjects they often discuss is the recommendation letter. Admissions...

Miami U. Shutters Its Accelerated MBA Program

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on September 13

After just six years of operation, one of the most highly regarded accelerated MBA programs in the U.S. is shutting its doors, the victim of state budget cuts. The suspension...

MBA Applications Down

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on September 13

You wouldn't know it from looking at MBA programs at schools such as Stanford, where selectivity is typically in the single digits, but this year may have been one of...

Who's Looking to Hire the First Grads of Johns Hopkins' New MBA Program?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on September 12

Johns Hopkins University's Carey Business School will graduate its first class of full-time MBAs at the end of this school year. So when it came to lining up potential employers...

ForumWatch: MBA Students Offer Application Advice

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on September 09

Applicants to MBA programs are always looking for current students to answer their questions about the application process, life on campus, and the internship and job hunt. Often, they have...

How to Address a Layoff in an Interview

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on September 06

MBA program admissions committees and MBA recruiters have come to expect their fair share of candidates who have experienced layoffs in recent years. A layoff is not a deal breaker,...

ForumWatch: The Search for an EMBA Program

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on September 02

Full-time MBA programs require a one or two year commitment and prevent students from working and earning a salary. They also tend to attract those who range in age from...

Quelch's Bold Vision for CEIBS

Posted by: Alison Damast on September 01

When John Quelch became dean of the China Europe International Business School last February, China had recently finished celebrating the Chinese New Year, a time of rebirth and new beginnings...

About

Read daily reports from BusinessWeek editors and reporters Louis Lavelle, Geoff Gloeckler, Alison Damast and Francesca Di Meglio and boost your chances of getting into your best-fit B-school.

BW Mall - Sponsored Links

Buy a link now!