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Last Updated Mar 21, 2019 by

INSEAD Offers 10 Tips for Creating (and Sustaining) Successful Partnerships

Corporate partnerships are vital to success, and the number of companies forming these alliances is growing all the time. Between 2002 and 2011, companies formed nearly 42,000 partnerships, according to Greve Rowley and Shipilov. The reason behind this growth is the fact that partnerships offer significant cost and speed advantages... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 21, 2019 by

Columbia Professor Offers Advice on #MeToo Fallout for Female Leadership

The #MeToo movement has been a good thing, bringing to light many gender issues regarding sexual harassment and assault. And, it’s been particularly valuable for women in the workplace. Unfortunately, while most of the response to the #MeToo movement has been positive, it has triggered a few unexpected negative consequences.... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 18, 2019 by

Rochester Simon School of Business Leads the Way with STEM-Designated MBA Program

As international applications at U.S. business schools drop, there’s more demand than ever for science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines in MBA curriculum. Why? The new STEM designation program. Created by the federal government to help with the shortage of qualified workers in the STEM fields, the program makes H1b visas far more attractive. If... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 18, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 33: Keith Bevans of Bain & Company Discusses Consulting, Recruiting and More

Keith Bevans, Partner and Leader of Corporate Recruiting, Bain & Co. Bain & Company—widely considered one of the most elite consulting firms in the world—is a coveted post-MBA destination for students at top business schools in every part of the globe.  Our guest today, Keith Bevans, is a partner in... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 15, 2019 by

Fridays from the Frontline: What is it like to be a woman in one of today’s top global business schools?

In light of International Women’s Day last week and the ongoing Women’s History Month, this edition of Fridays from the Frontline features two Forté Foundation scholars from Cambridge / Judge. Forté Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to empowering women in business, offers a Fellows Program, which provides fellowships to “women pursuing... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 14, 2019 by

Will the UK Avoid Chaos After Brexit? Wharton Podcast Discusses

With the Brexit deadline looming on March 29, and chaos after Brexit almost expected, there are a lot of unknowns. But thanks to a possible extension and guarantees from the EU to help British Prime Minister Theresa May push her proposal through Parliament, new possibilities are starting to open up.... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 14, 2019 by

Can IKEA and the Instant Pot Teach Us About Competition? MIT Sloan Thinks So

People purchase IKEA furniture because it’s easy to put together. They don’t want to have to buy a drill; they want holes and pieces that easily fit together like Legos. In fact, according to Harvard professor Theodore Levitt, when someone buys a drill, what they want is what the drill... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 12, 2019 by

Wharton Tops the U.S. News 2020 MBA Ranking And More

As reported here this morning, the Wharton School has claimed the number one spot—for the first time on its own—of the U.S. News and World Report 2020 rankings of full-time MBA programs. Before we get to other noteworthy shifts and positions, here’s a quick rundown of this year’s top 10,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 12, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 32: Key Takeaways from the U.S. News 2020 MBA Ranking

The 2020 rankings of full-time MBA programs are out from U.S. News & World Report, and our admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, have once again been kind enough to help make sense of them. Before they dig into the rankings, here’s a quick rundown of this year’s top 10,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 8, 2019 by

International Women’s Day in the Business School Community

Each year, the business school community takes extra time on International Women’s Day to promote gender parity and celebrate women.  Given the plethora of events and related research, we’re rounding up what the top business schools are doing as shared on Twitter. A picture from Cornell / Johnson summarized International... Read more »

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