Business School and MBA News

Categories : IE Business School Posted On: Sep 2016

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Categories : Apr 2015, IMD, Mar 2015, May 2015, Tuck School of Business Posted On: Oct 2014

Tuck School of Business in partnership with Switzerland’s leading Business School IMD (International Institute for Management Development) will launch a new 4-week leadership development program during the spring of 2015. The program is targeted for experienced Managers with more than 10 years of experience, transitioning into Business leadership roles.

Course Structure

The four-week program will be divided into two modules with participants receiving Dual Certification from IMD and Tuck. The program includes two projects; one a personal leadership project where participants will be coached on developing their personal leadership through action plans and executive coaching. The second project will be related to the participants chosen field of expertise.

First Module: IMD, March 2015 (Understanding Role of the Business Leader)

Second Module: Tuck, April 20th to May 1st 2015 (On Leading Change)

Class Size: 30

Nationalities: 20

Average Age: 41

Total Work Experience: 10 Years Management + More than 15 years of Total Experience

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Categories : Haas School of Business Posted On: Nov 2013

Haas Institute of Business & Social ImpactHaas has launched the Institute of Business & Social Impact on Nov 6th 2013 with the generous donation of two Haas Alumni: Allan Holt & Wife ($1 million) & Margo Alexander ($100,000). Lara Tyson - former Dean at Haas School of Business, heads the Institute.

The focus of the institute will be primarily on creating an environment for an inclusive society across for-profit and non-profit sectors. The course work, projects, and research activities have been developed to fulfil this goal.


Although the institute has been launched in Nov 6th 2013, Social Impact was part of the MBA curriculum right from the 1960s. It all began with the effort of former Berkeley Executive Vice Chancellor, Earl F. Cheit, and late Professor Dow Votaw, who launched the first course in corporate social responsibility and business environment.

Later, Social and Political Environment of Business was introduced as a capstone course with the intention of providing insight on the complex social and policy issues facing Businesses in a public environment.



Categories : Big Data, HEC Paris Posted On: Oct 2013

HEC IBM Partnership Big DataHEC Paris is partnering with IBM and revamping its Business Analytics course for the MBA program. Students who are part of the Strategy specialization will benefit from IBM’s proprietary technologies and work with data scientists and Engineers.

The revamped courses in Business Analytics will commence in 2013-14. This is part of HEC’s ambitious goal to be a leader in Business Analytics Graduate program and incorporate data oriented decision making in all managerial processes.

By setting a foundation in Big Data and Strong analytical skills, MBA students will learn to navigate the complex Business decisions with ease and apply their skills in competitor research, healthcare, retail, marketing and campaign monitoring.

The revamped curriculum will be developed in the next few years with courses in Big Data, Strategy Simulation Modeling and Decision Models, Data Mining, Strategy Analytics, Prediction, Social Media Analytical Tools, and Data Visualization. Professor Pacheco de Almeida, coordinator of the MBA. Strategy Specialization will lead this initiative.

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Wharton MBA Foundation Course CourseraThe University of Pennsylvania Wharton School will include four MBA core courses in Coursera, a non-profit online platform founded with the vision of educating millions of students. The MBA Foundation Series consists of courses in — corporate finance, marketing, operation management, and financial accounting.

This is a great opportunity for MBA Aspirants to experience what it is like to be part of a top MBA program. We expect other top Business Schools to contribute through Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) format. 

Four Foundation Courses in Coursera – From Wharton Business School

An Introduction to Corporate Finance

Topics Covered

• Analyses of Financial Decisions made by corporations
• Present Value Technique
• Capital Budgeting Principles
• Asset valuation
• The operation and efficiency of financial markets
• The financial decisions of firms
• Derivatives

Instructor: Franklin Allen, University of Pennsylvania

Workload: 6-8 hours/week

Start Date: Oct 28th 2013 (6 weeks long)


Categories : MIT Sloan School of Management Posted On: Sep 2013

MIT Sloan Mentor ProgramMIT Sloan School of Management has unveiled the Online Mentoring program. With the platform, students and alumni can interact and build mutually beneficial relationship, and current students get the chance to connect with alumni from different years, programs, and industries.

Mentors have the power to set communication guidelines and pick students who need the support the most. To start the mentoring program, mentors are required to fill in their professional details through LinkedIn data and provide details about their career interest, path until now, and other interests. They can also stay in touch with current students and learn about the innovation that is emerging from the campus. This is another opportunity for mentors to collaborate or invest in some of the emerging technology.

Students get valuable one on one advice about a chosen area of interest, and the program opens up connection to a larger alumni network and executives across industries, location, and job functions.

The process starts when both mentor and student fills
out their online profile. Based on profile information, students can see a list of relevant mentors. The mentor-mentee relationship starts when the...

Categories : MBA Energy Management, UW College of Business Posted On: Jul 2013

UW College of BusinessIn 2013 fall, the inaugural Energy MBA Courses will commence at the University Of Wyoming College Of Business. The program is offered in collaboration between College of Business, Energy Industry Leaders, and the School of Energy Resources. There are two energy MBA tracks: an MBA with an energy concentration and an MBA in energy management.

MBA with an Energy Concentration
can be completed in 16-Months. Students will require to complete 9 hours of energy related courses during the final semester. They will also be part of the energy related summer project.

MBA in Energy Management can be completed in 21 Months, and require 24 additional credit hours, in addition to the core MBA curriculum. This concentration is more comprehensive with two semesters of energy management courses, and a summer project.

Students in Energy concentration
will learn about Energy Trading and Securities, Supply Chain Management, and Policies and Economics in Energy Industry. Whereas, students opting for the MBA in Energy Management track will be part of the same course, and also complete courses in Energy marketing, Energy Accounting, Energy Finance, Energy Policy and Regulation, and a project...

Categories : Olin Business School Posted On: Jun 2013

Masters in Cyber Security Olin Business SchoolSt. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, in partnership with Olin Business School, is launching a Master’s degree in Cyber Security Management for Fall 2013. The course is designed to offer professionals in Cyber Security and System Administrators with the skills to identify address and fix security issues in the workplace. The course will be administered by the Henry Edwin Sever Institute. It is designed for Chief Information Security Officers, CTOs, Cyber Security Experts, and senior system administrators.

The partnership with Olin Business School
would provide participants with insights on managing processes for security and in understanding the importance of intellectual property, and data for Businesses around the world.

Participants have to complete 36 units of graduate-level credits
from the Engineering School and Olin Business School. The applicants should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. Students will analyze and discuss various executive level case studies, and will be responsible for the management of an Information Security System that involve tasks such as planning, creating, testing and supporting the system....

Categories : SDA Bocconi School of Management Posted On: May 2013

SDA Bocconi Executive Education RankingSDA Bocconi School of Management Executive MBA 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...

Categories : Business School Ranking Posted On: May 2013

Financial Times Executive Education Ranking 2013Financial 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

Rank in 2013      Rank in 2012             School
        1                       1                        IMD
        2          ...

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