Harvard Business School
students can now spend half their second year at a New York research center dubbed "Silicon Alley," and the conservative school lists as many as 11 Internet-related classes.
application levels surged in 2006, according to a survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council(R) (GMAC(R)).
Many enterprises work with business schools
to set up such programs when they are facing a shift--say, in a product or service line--and want to educate their management quickly, and then pass along the information to others in the company.
Phanish Puranam, Assistant Professor at London Business School
and co-author of the survey, commented on the findings: "The survey highlights that financial services companies are finally adopting what can truly be described as a Global Services Sourcing Model.
One driver of change in business schools
is demographics: The average MBA student is now in his late 20s or early 30s.
Our students tell us that the co-ops make them better business school
students, and the businesses that recruit here tell us that the hands-on business experience makes our graduates more successful business leaders," said Thomas Moore, Dean of Northeastern University College of Business Administration.
Instead, companies stash the best and brightest MBA graduates in the wrong places--accounting and finance departments--because business schools
don't prepare them to work in the wealth-producing areas.
To reach the finals, the teams had previously bested students from Columbia Business School
; The Lubin School of Business at Pace University; Rutgers Business School
- Newark and New Brunswick; The Peter J.
The UC Davis Graduate School of Management is one of only 35 business schools
to be ranked in the top 50 for 11 consecutive years.
the supervising professor of the strategic consulting project at Said Business School
is a non-profit education organization of leading graduate business schools
worldwide, dedicated to creating access to and disseminating information about graduate management education.
We are delighted to welcome Hyperion as a corporate member," said John Fernandes, president and chief executive officer of Tampa-based AACSB International, which accredits 506 business schools
in 28 countries.