Wall Street Journal: Coveted Job Title for M.B.A.s: Product Manager

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Source: The Wall Street Journal By Lindsay Gellman, March 2, 2016 Business schools are adding courses and programs to set students on a path to product-management jobs in tech companies So much for buyout titans. The current crop of M.B.A. students has a new dream job: Product manager. More business-school students are setting their sights on tech company product-management roles, …

Washington Post: Where to go to business school if you want the highest salary

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Source: The Washington Post by Jonnelle Marte Oct 22, 2015 There’s more to choosing a business school than its name. Unless your primary goal is to make as much money as possible. Unlike undergraduate programs, where the schools producing the highest earners are often relatively unknown, the graduate schools with the highest-earning MBA grads are usually the ones with the …

Harvard Business School finally ranks #1

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For the first time since BusinessWeek started ranking MBA programs 27 years ago, Harvard Business School has been ranked number 1 by the influential ranking published today. HBS rose seven spots to grab the top spot. The ranking shuffle is the result of a methodology change, which the publication says “now focuses on what most people hope to get after …

New York Times: M.B.A. Programs Start to Follow Silicon Valley Into the Data Age

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Source: The New York Times by Steve Lohr, December 25, 2014. Greg Pass, the former chief technology officer of Twitter, put the matter succinctly. The M.B.A., he observed, is “a challenged brand.” That’s because the degree suggests a person steeped in finance and corporate strategy rather than in the digital-age arts of speed and constant experimentation — and in skills …

New York Times: Time Management – One-Year M.B.A.s

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Source: The New York Times By Samantha Stainburn Aug. 1, 2014 Streamline, accelerate, graduate. Educators have been scurrying to figure out how to cut short just about every field of professional study, be it law, medicine or business. Graduate business programs were first truncated in Europe in the late 1950s, half a century after the two-year degree was introduced by …

THE: The Schools That Make CEOs

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Source: Times Higher Education by David Matthews September 5, 2013 In most global university league tables, the UK comes a comfortable second, having more institutions in the elite lists than any country except the US. But in a new index that ranks universities by how many degrees they have awarded to the chief executives of the world’s biggest companies, UK …