Written by: George Siedel Published by: The Conversation on 6/27/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: In this article, Professor Siedel points out the good that professors are doing. The article and his book are worth reading. I recommend both. Extracted Content: There is no shortage of books critical of business schools. The titles leave little doubt about how much disdain the authors have for the … [Read more...] about Business schools get a bad rap – but a closer look shows they’re often a force for good
Written by: Bluffton University Published by: Bluffton ICON 6/6/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: What a great way to reward alumni and to stay connected with them. And create a great recruiting pathway. Extracted Content: In recognition of the contributions Bluffton alumni make to the institution and in their respective communities, Bluffton University is helping graduates continue their education … [Read more...] about Alumni discount available for master’s degrees at Bluffton University
Written by: Rodney Alsup Published by: LinkedIn on 5/31/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: Are you communicating with applicants, students, and graduates the costs and benefits of your program to them individually? Or are you letting others provide them with ROI numbers that may or may not represent their individual ROI? The following article will help you answer these questions. Extracted … [Read more...] about Do You Know Your Graduate Program’s Return on Investment (ROI) for Your Graduates?
Written by: John Byrne Published by: Poets&Quants on 4/27/2022 MBA News Digest Comment: Why do the top MBA programs get all of the attention if not all that many students are enrolled in them? Limited admissions? Exclusivity? Quality? Placement? Brand management? Extracted Content: The MBA has been the most popular graduate degree in America since 2010-2011 when it surpassed a master’s in … [Read more...] about By The Numbers: How Rare Is Your MBA Degree?
Written by: Kate Murphy Published by: The News & Observer MBA News Digest Comment: The article emphasizes undergraduate education without referencing graduate education. Does the funding model apply to graduate education? Extracted Content: Universities in the UNC System will now be funded based on performance and student success, with a focus on North Carolina students, rather than relying … [Read more...] about UNC System adopts new budget model based on student success and not enrollment numbers
Written by: Lindsay Ellis Published by: The Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: It will be interesting to see how long this will last. Extracted Content: Plenty of M.B.A.s finish business school with a hot startup pitch for investors. The latest breed of student-entrepreneur is skipping the startup part and pitching themselves as the investment. Consider the model a SPAC of sorts—akin … [Read more...] about M.B.A.s’ Latest Pitch to Investors: Skip the Startup, Invest in Me