Written by: Patrick Thomas Published by: Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Business schools in the U.S. and abroad are bracing for a decline in enrollment for the rest of 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic upends higher education and threatens already-fragile graduate programs. Click Here to Read More Via Original Source … [Read more...] about M.B.A. Programs Across the Globe Anticipate Drop in Fall Enrollment
Written by: John Byrne Published by: Forbes MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The former dean of the Yale School of Management, Edward Snyder, believes this is the single biggest issue holding many would-be candidates from applying to business school. “Many of the schools have collectively marched off the cliff with these tuition increases,” believes Snyder. “That has … [Read more...] about You Can Really Blame The Business Schools Themselves For The Decline Of The MBA
Written by: Richard Price Published by: Clayton Christensen Institute MBA News Digest Comment: What happens to future graduate enrollments when undergraduate programs shrink? Extracted Content: The bachelor’s degree has long been accepted as a signal of specialized skills and suitability for positions with more responsibilities or higher cognitive demands. But as the job market reconsiders … [Read more...] about A degree decline is on the horizon. How universities can respond before it’s too late.
Written by: Max Brantley Published by: Arkansas Times MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: UALR (at about 20%) continues to surpass the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (at about 15%) in the percentage of its student body made up of graduate students, although this week University of Arkansas System trustees voted to allow UA to start offering master’s degrees out of its … [Read more...] about UA Little Rock’s enrollment decline continues
Written by: Michael Pelly Published by: Financial Review MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Full-time MBAs are on borrowed time and could be obsolete within five years as more undergraduate students studying combined degrees, including business or commerce, are unable to afford the high fees and fewer employers subsidise the cost. Professor Julie Cogin of RMIT University … [Read more...] about Full-time MBAs obsolete ‘within five years’
Content written by Richard Vedder and published by Forbes. MBA News Digest Comment: A thought provoking article. Extracted Content: A thoughtful young professorial colleague of mine bitterly denounced business schools in a conversation with me last week, suggesting that they promote a vocational orientation to college that is excessive and unhealthy. Colleges, when they evolved in colonial … [Read more...] about Decline Of The M.B.A., Fall Of The Humanities: What’s Left?