Source: Knowledge@Wharton 09.20.2018 There was plenty of blame to assign to the actors responsible for the Great Recession. The global economic slide was the result of rampant greed in the financial sector, with individuals and institutions complicit in finding creative ways to make as much money as possible with little regard to the risks or… Read more about Knowledge@Wharton: How Did the Recession Change the Way B-Schools Teach Ethics?
Source: Forbes by John Byrne, 02.20.2018. More people than ever are enrolling in online MBA degree programs. In fact, in the past year alone, the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business boosted enrollment in its online MBA program by 151% to 369 students from only 147 a year ago. The University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler… Read more about Forbes: Is Getting An Online MBA Worth It?
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… Read more about Harvard Business School finally ranks #1
Source: The Wall Street Journal by Lindsay Gellman Sep 30, 2015 Business-school admissions officers are staying busy. The number of applicants seeking admission to M.B.A. programs grew at 57% of schools world-wide offering full-time, two-year programs, according to the latest data from the Graduate Management Admission Council, which tracks business-school data. And, after years in… Read more about Wall Street Journal: Why More People Want an M.B.A.
Source: Poets & Quants by John A. Byrne Sep 4, 2015 One in ten students Harvard Business School enrolled this year got into the school’s prestigious MBA program after initially being rejected by the admissions office. Dee Leopold, managing director of MBA admissions and financial aid, said that this year’s class of 937 students includes… Read more about P&Q: Re-applicants are accepted at lower rates
Source: Financial Times Adam PalinMarch 8, 2015 5:22 pm The fallout of the global economic crisis has meant lean times for many business schools, but despite this the number of MBAs being delivered online is expanding. Since 2009-10, the number of schools offering online MBAs has increased by a quarter, according to figures from AACSB… Read more about Financial Times: Online MBAs: changing student profiles
Source: The Economist Oct 12, 2013 The master of business administration is one of the success stories of our time. Since it was first offered by Harvard Business School (HBS) in 1908, the MBA’s rise has seemed unstoppable. Having conquered America, it reached Europe’s shores in 1957 when INSEAD, a French school, launched a programme.… Read more about The Economist: The MBA is being transformed, for better and for worse