Business Education

Applications extended for Atlanta women’s business incubator pro

The Atlanta Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, the nation’s only city-funded incubator for women business owners, has extended the application process for choosing its next 15-member group of promising women entrepreneurs. Building on the success of its first class, WEI will accept applications through Sept. 22 from women entrepreneurs in the city of Atlanta. The 15-month program – running Jan. 2018 through ...

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Research Scholars to Present Findings at Daylong Symposium | Manhattan College

After a summer of brainstorming, research and preparation, Manhattan College’s 75 research scholars will present their work to a group of classmates and faculty members on Friday, Sept. 29 on campus in the Kelly Commons. Students from the College’s Schools of Liberal Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering and Science will present on topics that include exposing the Saw Mill ...

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WLDS

By Blake Schnitker on September 20 at 12:36pm It was announced recently that nearly three dozen Illinois counties are in-line for grants from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. These state emergency grants are being awarded to emergency management Read More By Blake Schnitker on September 20 at 11:13am Two local organizations are joining forces at a press conference at Passavant ...

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MSU’s New Pavilion Creates “New Front Door” for Broad College

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Earlier this month, construction broke ground on Michigan State University’s (MSU) 100,000-square-foot Broad College of Business Pavilion. The project will transform the decades-old existing facility into a next-generation complex for business education. The new three-story pavilion will feature collaborative learning environments for both undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty, corporate partners and alumni who ...

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Tackling workforce shortage on multiple fronts

By Doug Loon, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce The new school year has started, placing renewed attention by the business community to attracting and retaining qualified employees. We view Minnesota’s talented workforce as the secret sauce that drives the economy. Every conversation with employers of all types and sizes includes their urgent concerns about workforce needs. It’s the No. 1 priority shared ...

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A Positive Look at Accounting Education

As the demands placed on professionals in all fields continue to change rapidly, particular attention has been paid to accounting education programs. There has been much debate as to their effectiveness, and this month, The CPA Journal examines the issue. In this article, a counterpoint to the preceding, the author argues that the state of accounting education is strong, citing ...

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What’s Going On in Business Schools? Part II

In 1990, William Weiss wrote “What’s Going On in Business Schools?” (Management Accounting, May 1990), a critical look at a business and accounting academic environment that did not value individuals with practical knowledge or experience, emphasized academic research on topics disconnected from actual problems, and did not require individuals to spend the majority of their time on teaching activities. He also pointed ...

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SPJIMR Announces Collaboration With Babson College for an Exclusive Programme for Family Business /PR Newswire India/

MUMBAI, September 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) in collaboration with Babson College, USA has launched an exclusive leadership programme ‘Lead to Transform’ for India’s family business owner-leaders.         (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160817/398834 ) The programme is designed for owners, successors, and promoters of family businesses who are the job creators, wealth creators, capability builders ...

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