Following an extensive career in the private sector, Allan Filipowicz decided to enter academia. Going so far as to attain a Ph.D. at Harvard, he developed over the last 15 years a course on the psychology of leadership, which now is being offered as an online certificate program offered at eCornell. Filipowicz's course looks into ways leaders, … Continue reading How Can School Leaders Practice Effective Leadership?
The demand for accountants with data analytics skills is growing rapidly, providing for exceptional career opportunities. A recent McKinsey Global Institute study asserted that, even with additional university programs in data analytics becoming available, companies will need to train employees internally for many years to overcome the current skills shortage (“The Age of Analytics: Competing … Continue reading How Business Schools Can Integrate Data Analytics into the Accounting Curriculum
Experts say MBA applicants should highlight their ability to overcome adversity and their career progression. Stories of overcoming adversity and achieving success in difficult circumstances are excellent fodder for an MBA application. MBA admissions experts and students say the reason these stories of challenge and resilience are so important is because they provide proof that … Continue reading Show Emotional IQ, Leadership in MBA Applications
The application of the scientific method has contributed more to human well-being and the advancement of civilization than any other invention. It has helped us understand the universe and our place in it. It has provided spectacular modes of transportation and communication. It has helped us develop methods of agricultural production and food distribution that … Continue reading Can the Scientific Method Help Make Ethical Business Decisions?
The majority of graduate business programs in the U.S. reported declines in international applications this year compared to last year, even as the majority of programs in Canada and Europe reported increases, according to a survey of 965 graduate business programs in 45 countries conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council, which owns and administers the GMAT … Continue reading Business Programs See Drops in Non-U.S. Applicants
Traditional finance students are perhaps the most sceptical when it comes to sustainability, often failing to see the relevance to them and to their careers. But this is changing significantly. Impact investing is now not only a tool that business students around the world are learning about, but a growing number of opportunities are being … Continue reading PRiMEtime Feature: Impact Investing at Business Schools, What’s happening and why you should be taking note
Three out of four college and university students think technology has had a positive impact on their academic success, according to a recent survey. Their preferred tech tools are laptops and smartphones, and they look to their institutions to provide the software applications and resources they need. And most are satisfied with the variety of … Continue reading Survey: Most Students Say Technology Boosts Academic Success
We are proud to introduce our first keynote speaker for the Global Conference & Accreditation Forum in Toronto next month: Dr. Narendra K. Rustagi, Director of the Center for Global Business Studies, School of Business, Howard University. Dr. Rustagi is professionally active both at Howard and at professional organizations. He was a co-author of the … Continue reading Keynote Speaker Just Announced for #ACBSPToronto
Many higher ed institutions across the globe are boosting their social budgets to keep up with a new generation of students who rely primarily on social media for their news and information about a variety of topics, according to a new report from Hootsuite, a social media monitoring company. These results and others are found … Continue reading Higher Ed Leaders are 10% More Likely to Use Social Media Than Their Corporate Counterparts
The gaps in relevance, delivery and policy need to be addressed to ensure an MBA programme is effective. Over the course of the last hundred years, business has transformed the world. It has been a driving force in shaping society and the catalyst behind extraordinary economic growth and opportunity. Effective management of business has spurred … Continue reading Need for Strong Academic-Industry Nexus