U.S. News: 3 Reasons Future Entrepreneurs Need an MBA, and 1 Exception

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Source: U.S. News by Stacy Blackman, Aug. 26, 2016. B-school can equip budding entrepreneurs with the necessary skills for running and growing a business. f you’re planning on launching your own company, you don’t need to go to business school, right? Many would-be entrepreneurs think that a brilliant idea alone will take them to the top, just as it did …

U.S. News: What Employers Think of Your Online MBA Degree

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Source: U.S. News By Jordan Friedman, May 9, 2016. Most employers are receptive to reputable degrees, but some still need to learn more about online education, experts say. hen Michael Urtiaga goes on job interviews, he regularly gets asked the question, “How were you able to balance an MBA education at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business with your previous …

Fortune: The Hottest New MBA Is Not an MBA at All

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Source: Fortune by Ethan Baron Dec 8, 2015 or many mid-tier business schools, the last few years have been tough. The hyper growth of the MBA degree, making it the most popular graduate degree in the U.S., has stalled. Some schools, including Wake Forest University and Simmons College, have recently pulled out of the full-time, on-campus MBA market after years …

Fortune:The crazy things companies are doing to recruit business school students

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Source: Fortune by Nathan Allen Oct 26, 2015 rom virtual reality tours, to food trucks, to sports car test drives, MBA recruiters are stepping up their game to lure talented business school students. As Juhyun Kwon walked through a September recruitment event on the campus of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, the General Mills table caught her eye. A box …

Harvard Business School finally ranks #1

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or the first time since BusinessWeek started ranking MBA programs 27 years ago, Harvard Business School has been ranked number 1 by the influential ranking published today. HBS rose seven spots to grab the top spot. The ranking shuffle is the result of a methodology change, which the publication says “now focuses on what most people hope to get after …

New York Times: M.B.A. Programs That Get You Where You Want to Go

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Source: The New York Times By Duff McDonaldApril 7, 2015 ith some 13,000 graduate schools of business across the globe, the M.B.A. degree has clearly become a commodity. Even among elite schools, courses and case studies are pretty much water from the same well (i.e., finance, operations, marketing, accounting). So how do you choose? By using the rankings? Which ones? The Economist’s? …

Financial Times: Online MBAs: changing student profiles

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Source: Financial Times Adam PalinMarch 8, 2015 5:22 pm he fallout of the global economic crisis has meant lean times for many business schools, but despite this the number of MBAs being delivered online is expanding. Since 2009-10, the number of schools offering online MBAs has increased by a quarter, according to figures from AACSB International, the accreditation body. By …