MBA News Articles

  • Harvard Pitching MBA Admits at Rival Schools

    Harvard Pitching MBA Admits at Rival Schools

    by on March 4th, 2015

    Harvard Business School is now positioning its online program of business basics to MBA admits at rival schools as a pre-MBA boot camp experience. The 11-week-long program called CORe (Credential of Readiness) is a deep … Read More

  • Harvard’s Online HBX Program in Biz Basics Goes Global

    Harvard’s Online HBX Program in Biz Basics Goes Global

    by on March 3rd, 2015

    After a pair of highly successful pilot runs, Harvard Business School is now opening its online program in business basics to students worldwide. The school also is inviting admitted MBA students to enroll in the … Read More

  • Wharton Names MBA Admissions Director

    Wharton Names MBA Admissions Director

    by on March 2nd, 2015

    The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business named Frank DeVecchis its new director of MBA admissions. For DeVecchis, who joined Wharton in late 2009 as associate director of the Wharton Fund, it will be … Read More

  • The ROI of B-School: Reach, Opportunities, and Income

    The ROI of B-School: Reach, Opportunities, and Income

    by on March 1st, 2015

    There’s no shortage of predictions about the bleak future of business education. Rising costs, disruptive technology, issues with staffing, and market competition rank high on the list of issues faced by business … Read More

  • Harvard MBA Put in Charge of University’s Innovation Lab

    Harvard MBA Put in Charge of University’s Innovation Lab

    by on February 28th, 2015

    Jodi Goldstein will become managing director of the Harvard innovation lab, a university-wide facility that fosters team-based and entrepreneurial activities, Harvard University said recently. Goldstein will assume her … Read More

  • McCombs Dean Leaving for Hoover Institution

    McCombs Dean Leaving for Hoover Institution

    by on February 27th, 2015

    The dean of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin is moving to Stanford University’s conservative think tank as the next director of the Hoover Institution. After a seven-year stint as … Read More

  • Wharton Remains No. 1 in Research Rankings

    Wharton Remains No. 1 in Research Rankings

    by on February 26th, 2015

    For business school administrators in the U.S., the U.S. News rankings are the academic equivalent to the Super Bowl. It is a winner-takes-all event where the movers gain prestige, gain pats on the back, and can see … Read More

  • MBAs for Music Industry Managers: Your Dream B-School Experience

    MBAs for Music Industry Managers: Your Dream B-School Experience

    by on February 25th, 2015

    Love the music industry? Choose an MBA program in an area with a lively music scene and this could be your dream school experience. You use only the highest quality headphones, you’re the go-to friend for new music … Read More

  • Schools Report Heavier MBA Recruiting

    Schools Report Heavier MBA Recruiting

    by on February 24th, 2015

    Nobody goes to business school for the reason George Mallory cited for climbing Everest: because it’s there. People get MBAs to advance their careers, and although increasing numbers use the education to launch … Read More

  • MBA Applications Way Up at Yale, Ross

    MBA Applications Way Up at Yale, Ross

    by on February 23rd, 2015

    While it’s too early to tell for sure, it looks like applications to the best full-time MBA programs will be up again this year. Yale School of Management says its unofficial numbers show a 36% increase in Round 2 … Read More

  • A Conscious Capitalist’s Vision for B-School

    A Conscious Capitalist’s Vision for B-School

    by on February 22nd, 2015

    In business schools across the U.S., students are increasingly demanding education in social enterprise. And institutions are responding with an ever-broadening array of courses, contests, and programs designed to allow … Read More

  • London Incubator Fuels European Silicon Valley

    London Incubator Fuels European Silicon Valley

    by on February 21st, 2015

    In 2010, two events occurred in London that fueled entrepreneurship. First, the U.K. government founded “Tech City.” The tech hub, also known as Silicon Roundabout, is a publicly funded organization focused on … Read More

  • The MBA Behind That Teenie Weenie SI Bikini

    The MBA Behind That Teenie Weenie SI Bikini

    by on February 20th, 2015

    Enrique Sanchez-Rivera was born to be an entrepreneur, even if he had to get an MBA to figure out how to best run a company. Scrappy business tactics were instilled in him from a young age. The Colombia native’s … Read More

  • You Won’t Believe Who HBS Just Rejected

    You Won’t Believe Who HBS Just Rejected

    by on February 19th, 2015

    At the most elite levels, admissions can be remarkably cruel and impersonal process. The talent pool for any top MBA program is so deep and rich in outstanding candidates who at first glance seem like shoo-in. Yet, they … Read More