Business Education

Teacher adds ‘Dress for Success’ to curr

Walk the halls of most middle schools, and if boys are wearing ties, and girls are decked out in dresses, that usually means it’s picture day – unless you drop by Flat Rock Middle in Tyrone. Every Wednesday, the sixth, seventh and eighth graders in the school’s business education computer science classes practice what employers call a “soft skill:” dressing ...

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: A Public-Private Partnership

By Mary Margaret Frank and Maggie Morse Public-Private Partnerships That Are Changing the World Newswise — The Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society partners with Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships to present the annual P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This year’s ...

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Senior Lecturer John Macomber Wins Prize for Excellence in Sustainable Business Education – News

Senior Lecturer John Macomber Wins Prize for Excellence in Sustainable Business Education John Macomber Photo: Russ Campbell BOSTON—Harvard Business School senior lecturer John Macomber has been named co-winner of the 2016 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Excellence in Sustainable Business Education for his second-year MBA elective course Building Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure. Now in its ...

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UVA Darden School Announces Admissions Meet-up Sessions in India

(MENAFN Editorial) New Delhi, September 18, 2017: The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has announced its annual Admissions meet-up sessions in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai on 25, 26 and 27 September, respectively. The Darden School admissions sessions will give prospective students and their families the opportunity to network with current students, alumni and admissions officers to gain ...

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Loon: Tackling workforce shortage on multiple fronts

Every conversation we have with employers includes their urgent concerns about workforce needs. It’s the No. 1 priority shared during our Grow Minnesota! Visits. For the past year, the percentage of businesses adding jobs has remained steady, but 75 percent of businesses statewide reported difficulty finding workers. Fixing the problem demands new approaches. The Minnesota Chamber is doing as much ...

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Do workers prefer older or younger leaders?

The Globe’s latest report on research from business schools. With baby boomers stalling retirement past 65 and millennials streaming into the work force, many companies are facing a generational clash as people of all ages struggle to adjust to working with each other. Leadership is top among the concerns, says Arran Caza, an associate professor at the University of Manitoba’s ...

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Accountant to lead business and enterprise school

Professor Chris Pyke A professionally qualified accountant has been chosen to lead the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise. The University of Central Lancashire has appointed Professor Chris Pyke as dean of the school, which has been created from the merging of the School Management and the School of Business. He has previously held senior roles at Manchester Metropolitan University ...

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Top-Ranked Business Schools Launch Dual Degree Master’s Programs To Rival The MBA

Specialized master’s degrees have risen in popularity over recent years. Today, they’re touted as potential challengers to the traditional MBA. With younger professionals looking to get a global business education fast, b-schools around the world are joining forces to offer dual-degrees that can the maximize student experience. This month, five top-ranked business schools launched the M2M—a portfolio of double degrees ...

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Largest, Most Popular Business School Programs Worldwide See Application Growth While Smaller Programs Experience Declines

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2017 — Nearly 3 in 4 (73 percent) graduate business programs with 201 or more class seats report increased application volumes this year compared to 39 percent of the smallest programs (50 or fewer class seats), according to a new application trends survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The growth among the larger U.S. ...

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