Written by: Andrew Jack Published by: Financial Times MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Harvard tops the list of the world’s most influential business schools based on teaching power — a new measure of how much their academics’ work is used on other business courses. Other institutions with a faculty whose books on business, accounting, marketing and economics are widely … [Read more...] about Teaching power ranked: an alternative way to judge the reach of business schools
Written by: Simon Lovick Published by: BusinessBecause MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The Financial Times (FT) has decided to temporarily halt its annual Executive Education ranking for 2021. In its place, the FT has published two directories of open-enrolment and custom executive education programs. These two directories—collecting information on over 100 schools—include … [Read more...] about Financial Times Scraps 2021 Executive Education Ranking
Written by: Scott Jaschik Published by: Inside Higher Ed MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: International rankings of universities raise numerous questions. How can you fairly compare universities that operate in different countries, with different sources of funds and different missions? Despite the obstacles, several players do such comparisons: Times Higher Education, U.S. … [Read more...] about Buying Progress in Rankings?
Written by: John Byrne Published by: Poets&Quants MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Does the world really need more MBA rankings? Fortune, the old, venerable media brand, apparently thinks so. Today (April 26), Fortune entered the rankings game with a list of online MBA programs, part of an ambitious effort to expand coverage in the higher ed space, a field … [Read more...] about Fortune Enters The MBA Rankings Game, Trying To Reinvent The Mouse Trap
Written by: John Byrne Published by: Poets&Quants MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The former dean of Temple University’s business school has been indicted on federal conspiracy and fraud charges in one of the biggest rankings scandals that involved fraudulent data submissions to U.S. News to boost the school’s standing. Moshe Porat, fired from his job as dean in 2018 yet … [Read more...] about Former B-School Dean Indicted On Fraud Charges In MBA Rankings Scandal
Written by: Marc Ethier Published by: Poets&Quants MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Debt is the foremost concern for MBAs and MBA candidates, exacerbated and reinforced by widely shared horror stories of six-figure debt that takes decades to pay off. The bottom line is that the cost of a two-year, residential, full-time MBA program keeps rising, and as long as that is the … [Read more...] about MBA Debt Burden: The Embarrassing Data Point That B-Schools Stopped Reporting