Poets & Quants
MBA Double-Degrees On The Upswing – 10/27/14
Article reports on the increase in joint degree programs at b-schools. Article highlights joint or dual degree programs at Stanford, Sloan, Wharton, Harvard, Kellogg and Ross. Chart includes complete list of programs at these schools plus Columbia and Booth.
U.S. News & World Report
Build Basic Business Skills With a Management Degree – 10/23/14
Article reports on the increasing popularity of Master in Management programs. Quotes Betsy Ziegler, associate dean of MBA programs and dean of students, who said that unlike most programs, Kellogg’s teaches students how to do business in another country.
Branding pro talks reinvention – 10/21/14
Financial news contributor Herb Greenberg mentions Professor Lloyd Shefsky and his book, “Invent, Reinvent, Thrive.” Greenberg talks about IBM’s current earnings and how Shefsky’s book argues the need for constant reinvention and explains how IBM did that in the past. Segment begins around 1:30.
Move up or move on – 10/19/14
Article reports that companies are funding fewer EMBA candidates as long-term employment becomes less common and that students feel freer to change employers if they haven’t been financially sponsored. Mentions Kellogg’s program with HKUST and quotes Wharton’s vice-dean of EMBA.