Monthly Archives February 2014

Horwitz steps down at Cranfield

Phil  -  Feb 28, 2014  -  Comments Off on Horwitz steps down at Cranfield
The UK business school appoints a search firm as Frank Horwitz, director of Cranfield for five years, steps down from the top job via Business Education http://ift.tt/NCjzfz

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Carnegie Mellon receives $10m gift

Phil  -  Feb 28, 2014  -  Comments Off on Carnegie Mellon receives $10m gift
Alumnus James Swartz, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, gives $10m to his alma mater to help build a new home for the business school via Business Education http://ift.tt/1fvF9IK

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All change at French business school TEM

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2014  -  Comments Off on All change at French business school TEM
For the third time in a year, France’s Telecom Ecole de Management has appointed a new director, following the retirement of Denis Lapert via Business Education http://ift.tt/1cMg3sH

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Avatars replaced by reality on campus

Phil  -  Feb 23, 2014  -  Comments Off on Avatars replaced by reality on campus
The early enthusiasm for Second Life as a teaching tool has cooled and business schools are switching to other immersive technologies via Business Education http://ift.tt/1nZ7NHt

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Male, single, MBA would like to meet . . .

Phil  -  Feb 23, 2014  -  Comments Off on Male, single, MBA would like to meet . . .
While graduates are finding that their business degree does not guarantee them a well-paid job, it gives them a boost in India’s marriage market via Business Education http://ift.tt/1bZDG2N

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Moocs may force business school closures

Phil  -  Feb 23, 2014  -  Comments Off on Moocs may force business school closures
Unless business schools adapt there may well be legions of unemployed teaching faculty. Lower-ranked institutions need a different strategy via Business Education http://ift.tt/1nZ7M6x

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At the top of his Games

Phil  -  Feb 23, 2014  -  Comments Off on At the top of his Games
An EMBA from Warwick Business School has helped Dmitry Godunov in his role at the Sochi Winter Olympics where he co-ordinates Games-wide planning via Business Education http://ift.tt/1bZDIrG

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Women at business school – Maeve Richard, career adviser

Phil  -  Feb 23, 2014  -  Comments Off on Women at business school – Maeve Richard, career adviser
The adviser believes the right mentor can have a significant impact on careers, but one needs to be discriminating before agreeing to help someone via Business Education http://ift.tt/1nZ7Nr9

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University of Florida receives $75m gift

Phil  -  Feb 23, 2014  -  Comments Off on University of Florida receives $75m gift
Al Warrington becomes the largest donor to the University of Florida with two gifts totalling $100m for business school research and teaching via Business Education http://ift.tt/1bZDFMp

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The Academic Week Ahead

Phil  -  Feb 23, 2014  -  Comments Off on The Academic Week Ahead
Key events taking place at business schools Feb 24 – 28 via Business Education http://ift.tt/1nZ7NqZ

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