Business Education

Orr Fellowship helps students develop careers // The Observer

The Orr Fellowship is a post-graduate professional opportunity in which selected graduates are placed with host companies in Indianapolis. Fellows work with their company for two years, participate in a curriculum meant to further develop their business education, according to the Orr Fellowship website. Emily Rompola, a 2017 alumna, is one of many former Saint Mary’s students who entered the Fellowship after ...

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Business students, others compete in 3 Day Startup event

The university hosted its first-ever 3 Day Startup program from Sept. 22 – 24. The event, which spanned three days, was an open call for students of all majors to apply and “activate entrepreneurial potential” through “experiential education and a global entrepreneurship ecosystem,” according to the company’s website. On Friday students and 3DS facilitators gathered in Mabee Ballroom and came up ...

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Can business schools find the light?

REGENESYS BUSINESS SCHOOL Futureproofing MBA graduates Why would a global company fire top MBA graduates who come from some of the most prestigious international business schools? According to a panellist at Leaderex 2017 in Johannesburg in early …

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China leads the march of women learning business

In her early 20s Cindy Mi preferred long pencil skirts and severe blazers. She was managing her family education business and she projected authority by dressing conservatively. “You would think I was 40,” says Ms Mi, laughing. She has since traded in the button-down blouses for hoodies and T-shirts. A high school dropout, Ms Mi, now 34, decided to go ...

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China’s business education evolves to meet local needs

As the world’s second-largest national economy, China is no longer an emerging market. It has also come of age in terms of business education. To meet this growing demand, more institutions are seeking accreditation. Twenty schools across China, Taiwan and Hong Kong are now certified by the AACSB, the global business school accreditation body, compared with just two a decade ...

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China’s EMBA programmes: under government scrutiny

After a decade of stellar growth, China’s executive MBA programmes are under pressure. Recent government regulations target the courses which many in authority have dismissed as networking clubs offering little in the way of education. After their introduction about 15 years ago, the number of EMBA programmes has ballooned to more than 60. Until recently they have been taking some ...

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Lower cost courses attract foreigners from Brics and Africa

Miatta Momoh believes in miracles. At least that is how the Londoner describes the unlikely way she wound up on the MBA course at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management. Ms Momoh had been made redundant from a UK digital publishing house, where she had been a client services manager, and travelled to Beijing to visit her mother, who works ...

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70th Anniversary | Valley Life

Irvin and Eleanor (Warren) Topliff, of Nyssa, celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary this month. The couple married Oct. 4, 1947, at First Methodist Church in Boise. Eleanor graduated from Roswell High School in 1939, and completed her business education at Link’s School of Business in Boise. She then worked in Boise as a secretary. Irvin graduated from Nyssa High School in 1941, and farmed ...

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ACBSP President & CEO Jeffrey Alderman to Judge the Opening and Semifinal Rounds of the 2017 Enactus World Cup in London

OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA, Sept. 27, 2017 — The 2017 Enactus World Cup takes place this week in London, England, bringing together a select group of 3,500 student, business and academic leaders from around the globe to showcase the entrepreneurial action and shared innovation that transforms lives and creates a better future. Jeffery Alderman, President/CEO of the Accreditation Council for ...

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Canadian MBA programs take advantage of surging international applications

Canada’s popularity as a destination for MBA studies took off this year, fuelled in part by anti-immigrant politics in the United States, according to new survey of applications to business schools worldwide. But Canadian officials warned that the jump in applications reported this month by the Graduate Management Admission Council leaves no room for complacency. “This is our opportunity,” says ...

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