SDA Bocconi has risen eight places in the 2013 Financial Times Executive Education Ranking, and is now 15th in the world and 10th in Europe. Thanks to the positive feedback of participants and companies, SDA Bocconi School of Management was able to make the jump in the Executive Education ranking.
The rankings measure the quality of Open and Custom Programs offered by Business Schools from all over the world using a combination of parameters that are put together from data provided by participants, companies and schools themselves. The final ranking achieved is determined by the average score (not the average place) obtained in each of the two rankings, for open and custom programs. These programs are designed by the schools to meet the companies’ needs for management-level training.
“In an increasingly competitive scenario, we are very pleased to continue with the positive trend of the past few years, which saw us climb 13 places in the last three rankings and sees...
Financial Times Executive Education Ranking 2013 for Custom Programs and Open Enrollment have been released. The two rankings feature IMD, HEC, IESE, Stanford, and ESADE in the top 10 list. Customized Programs are created in close collaboration between the Business School Staff, and the organization's leadership team, creating a curriculum that addresses the needs of the firm, with special emphasis on peer based learning. Open enrollment executive programs are created with the purpose of developing skills in specific functional areas.
Financial Times Executive Education Ranking 2013 – Open Enrollment
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INSEAD Business School had announced the Abu Dhabi Module in Sep 2012. However, the first class of the Module began in Jan 2013. The program gives students in France and Singapore the opportunity to work with the government, and Businesses in UAE.The Module has 10.5 elective credits. It is divided into three parts: Doing Business in the UAE and the Middle East, Negotiation Dynamics and field-based project with a local company. For the Module, 35 Students from 22 nationalities have been selected from over 1000 student INSEAD MBA Class.
Students learn through lectures, interaction with local and regional Business Experts, and field-based projects on actual cases. Some of the local partners for the Field-based projects include Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), Masdar, Mubadala Development Company, and MBC Group. In addition to local companies, Global companies such as Standard Chartered Bank, Booz, and McKinsey & Co. are also part of the Abu Dhabi INSEAD Module. From the Govt. side, Ministry of Sound is a key partner in the program. The primary goal of the Module is to deepen the understanding of Middle East, especially UAE as a destination for doing Business.
ISB, one of India's top B-schools has just announced a new management program - Management Program for Family Business (MFAB). This is equivalent to a top-class Masters in Management program, aimed at creating next generation of leaders, who will take over their family businesses. The program was launched on 10 December 2012, by eminent family business leaders, Adi Godrej and Sunil Kant Munjal.
The program is taught in the context of an extremely competitive, global business environment. The curriculum stresses on analytical and functional skills, as well as on strategic and leadership attributes with regard to this segment.
The 15-month program will be held at ISB's Hyderabad as well as Mohali campuses. It is based on a modular model - one classroom module of 7 days, held every six weeks. This format is meant to enable participants to take part in the program regardless of their home base, while still working on their businesses. The program presents diverse learning opportunities, which include global immersions in USA, China & Africa, interaction with faculty from top Business Schools, industry interventions and opportunities for experiential learning.
The inaugural class will begin in August 2013. The...
On Dec 19th 2012, Medesk Project won Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO’s Investors Day startup competition. Vladimir Kovalsky, SKOLKOVO Start-up Academy student and Founder of Medesk, was selected as the winner from 13 contenders. The start-ups represented a wide range of industries including Food & Beverage, Finance, Social Media, Education, Tourism, Infrastructure and IT.
Investors Day Format: During the Investors day, each project was given 2 minutes to provide an overview of the project, followed by another five minutes for Q&A. The winner was selected based on the commercial viability of the project and the performance in the presentation.
For 2012 Investor Day, the jury consisted of eminent Investors, Entrepreneurs and Business Angels that included Vitaly Polekhin: Head of the SKOLKOVO business school Investors Club, Andrei Vakulenko: Director at Sberbank CIB Venture Fund, Kirill Veselov: Director at Mint Capital Investment , Dmitry Agarunov: CEO at Gameland, Kendrick White: Managing Principal at Marchmont Capital Partners , Lyubov Simonova: Pre-partner at Almaz Capital Partners, Nikolay Dmitriev,:Investment Director at Prostor Capital, Dmitry...
The Tepper School, which has over 20 years of experience in distance learning MBA programs, has recently launched its new FlexMBA program. It blends online and onsite formats to offer high flexibility but offers the same rigor of the Full-time and Part-time MBA programs. The program is a unique mix of bi-monthly campus visits and self-paced learning with interactive lectures.
The 32-month FlexMBA program gives students the chance to give their careers a jump-start without disrupting their earnings, or leaving their jobs. The format also allows professionals anywhere in North America to participate in the program. The program will admit two classes of 20-30 students each, and the weekend interactive sessions allow close bonding between peers, as well as with the professors. What's more, students will even interact with each other during the high-definition interactive video online classes. They are held in real time, once a week to facilitate interaction and peer learning. This hi-tech classroom will allow questions to the professor, discussions with classmates, group tasks, and annotation of each other’s work.
This long-distance interactive mode has two advantages. First students can apply what they have learned, immediately in the workplace. Second, this helps collaboration in the global workplace with companies...
Categories : Posted On: Dec 2012
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Students who wish to graduate in Social Entrepreneurship now have a new option – A Dual Degree from the Boston College’s (BC) Carroll School of Management and Tuft University’s Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP).
While each degree on its own takes 2 years or 4 years in total, the Dual Degree takes just 3 years to complete. By the end of the program, students will have a Master of Arts degree from UEP, and a Master of Business Administration from the Carroll School of Management.
The program teaches environmental planning and policy with business management principles, giving Dual Degree graduates an in depth perspective of both fields. Students can then choose a career in either of the fields, or ideally, use their cross-disciplinary education to forge a career that touches both areas. Social Entrepreneurship and Public Policy formulation & analysis, are two fast developing areas with immense potential. In fact, a major motivation for this program is the increasing interest in the field of social entrepreneurship.
The tentative schedule involves 2 years at Tuft’s to earn the MA from UEP, followed by one year at Carroll School for the MBA degree. The program was on the anvil for the last 2 years. Given UEP’s environmental science and sustainability courses with the Carroll School’s business,...
According to the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, SDA Bocconi has earned a 3-Year average rank of 36, becoming the only Business School from Italy to be featured in the top 40 Global MBA programs.
To prove the international appeal of the program, Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s ranking for the Best International Business School 2012-13 featured SDA Bocconi at 16th place in the world.
The international Business School ranking was based on Student Survey Rank, Employer Survey Rank, Intellectual Capital Rank, Teaching Quality, Career Services, Leadership Skills, Caliber of Classmates and Critical Thinking.
Reflecting on SDA Bocconi’s ranking, Alberto Grando, Dean of SDA Bocconi said “It is a great achievement that rewards the efforts we put into our program and our School. We hope that the innovations that we are introducing will allow our students to succeed in the always competitive global marketplace.”
SDA Bocconi School of Management has just invited applications to their pioneering executive masters program in Marketing & Sales, EMMS. Announcing the launch of the 7th edition in January, Alessandro Arbore, Director, stated that this course gave students a competitive edge in our times of great economic turbulence. He summed up the main objective as, “Managing the present, imagining the future. This is the skill we need to teach our students: the ability to manage the present and, at the same time, the courage to question it in order to imagine and create a different future.”
This Executive Masters in Marketing & Sales program is a combination of classroom education and distance learning. The face-to-face interaction takes place at SDA Bocconi, Milan, and at ESADE – a leading Spanish business school - in Barcelona & Madrid.
The course lasts 14 months, and has one week of intense residential learning and tests, followed by 6 weeks of just as intense online learning. This does away with the traditional model of learning, and not just allows executives to work; it also permits them to immediately apply the lessons learnt.
What makes this course especially unique is the diversity of the students. The last batch had students from 18 countries across Europe, America and Asia. This multicultural melting pot...
The Financial Times Global EMBA Rankings has been released. SDA Bocconi EMBA program has earned 28th position in Europe making it the only Italian Business School to feature in this prestigious ranking. Financial Times EMBA ranking is different from other rankings. It takes into consideration the percentage increase in salary, effectiveness of the curriculum, international faculty and improvement in career after the EMBA course. The program is ranked 66th in the world.
Paolo Morosetti, Director of the Executive MBA, responding to the ranking improvement said “We are proud of this result which further qualifies and gives visibility to the Executive MBA SDA Bocconi in the national and international context, confirming that the only Executive MBA in Italy for managers who want to develop and characterize their management style and skills leadership in different organizational contexts with efficiency and integrity.”
SDA Bocconi Executive MBA is a program taught over 21 months in Italian. The program starts in March and divided into four stages: Online Tutorials, Fundamentals of Management, Advanced Managerial Topics, Electives & Exchanges. The curriculum is divided into 6 weekly class modules totalling 60 days (9 long weekends).
Candidates applying to the Executive MBA program in Italian should ideally...
Posted On: May 2012
The Fletcher School has announced a new Dual Degree program in partnership with CEIBS (China Europe International Business School). The dual degree program will bring together The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (The Fletcher School) and China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).
The goal of the dual degree program is to provide opportunity for students pursuing studies in International affairs and Business to receive both Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) from The Fletcher School and MBA from CEIBS. As part of the program, students will spend first 12 months in CEIBS’s shanghai campus and 18 months at The Fletcher School in Medford, Massachusetts.
Students are required to complete the appropriate course in each program including language requirements that include competency in at least two languages. An added advantage of the MALD-MBA Dual Degree program is that students can start the program either at CEIBS or Fletcher. With the dual degree program, students will save one year, as it would take three and half years to complete each degree, separately.
About CEIBS Full-time MBA Program
CEIBS MBA program is an 18-month full-time MBA program conducted in Shanghai, China. CEIBS gives emphasis on...
Financial Times Business School Rankings for the year 2012 has been announced. Stanford Graduate School of Business has retained the top spot, ending the three year dominance of London Business School. Harvard Business School took the 2nd place and Wharton the 3rd.
A common trend in Financial Times 2012 Global MBA ranking has been the rise of Asian Business Schools especially from China. Chinese Business Schools to feature in the top 100 Global MBA Ranking include:
1) Chinese University of Hong Kong (28th Rank)
2) University of Hong Kong (37th Rank)
3) Peking University: Guanghua (54th Rank)
Apart from China, two Business Schools from South America have also featured in the top 100 list: Coppead from Brazil (51st Rank) and Incae Business School (76th Rank) from Costa Rica.
Business Schools from US that made...
US News MBA Ranking for 2012/13 has been published. With an evaluation of over 441 MBA Programs, US News has created a comprehensive ranking of MBA programs based on specialties that include Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Executive MBA, Finance, Information Systems, International MBA, General Management, Marketing, Non-Profit, Part-time MBA, Operations and Supply Chain Management.
Harvard has finally caught up with Stanford to share the top spot in the latest US News Business School ranking. The third position is taken by Wharton. An interesting development in the 2012-13 ranking is the number of schools that have tied in the fourth position. MIT Sloan, Kellogg and Chicago Booth have shared this position.
1. Harvard University
1. Stanford University
3. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
4. Northwestern University (Kellogg)
4. University of Chicago (Booth)
US News Business School Ranking by specialties give us insight on programs that excel in specific focus areas. Notable top spots are:...