B-Schools Should Do More To Teach Students Global Politics — This Is Why

Understanding the geopolitical climate will give MBAs an edge in the recruitment process Given the current mass, global political instability now is good time to launch a public policy degree. And it is no coincidence that with the global political order destabilized by Brexit, the election of U.S. president Donald Trump and the rise of … Continue reading B-Schools Should Do More To Teach Students Global Politics — This Is Why

Members in the News: Students Represent LaGrange College at ACBSP Conference

Two accountancy students were recently selected to present at the represent LaGrange College at the Accreditation College of Business Schools and Programs Conference. Students Amy Webb and Abbey Brown showed their presentation, entitled “Using Simulations, Skills Classes and Internships to Prepare for Career Success,” at the international conference in Anaheim, California on June 26. Business … Continue reading Members in the News: Students Represent LaGrange College at ACBSP Conference

Graduation Rates at Minority-Serving Institutions

A new analysis from the American Council on Education found higher graduation rates at minority-serving institutions than federal data suggests. The report from ACE, which is higher education's umbrella group, was based on data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, which can give more detail than is often found in federal data sets. Colleges … Continue reading Graduation Rates at Minority-Serving Institutions

Registration is Now Open for the 2017 ACBSP Deans Symposium

As a leader in business education, you face an ever-increasing list of responsibilities, often combined with decreasing resources. The demands being placed on you are greater than ever. How can we redefine ourselves and move from good to great? Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Deans Symposium to be held September 8-10, 2017, … Continue reading Registration is Now Open for the 2017 ACBSP Deans Symposium

Thank You to All Who Attended ACBSP Conference 2017

More than 700 individuals from around the world traveled to Anaheim last week to attend the 29th ACBSP Annual Conference. Final numbers are still being confirmed and will be included, along with other conference details in the summer issue of ACBSP Update, available for download the last week of July. Mary Vaughan Appointed Chair of … Continue reading Thank You to All Who Attended ACBSP Conference 2017

Business Schools are Loving the Case Study that is Uber

If there is an upside to Uber’s months of upheaval, it may be in the lecture halls of business schools. Uber was already a popular subject — highly familiar to students, with a rapid trajectory from scrappy startup disrupting the taxi industry to global transportation behemoth. Its latest challenges make the 8-year-old company even more … Continue reading Business Schools are Loving the Case Study that is Uber

3 Common Online Learning Concerns Raised by Faculty — And How to Tackle Them

Online learning programs can leave some faculty feeling uncertain about their place within their institution. As education becomes more accessible with advanced technology, more and more students are opting to enroll in online schools or take some of their traditional college courses online. But as this trend grows, institutions are finding it necessary to address … Continue reading 3 Common Online Learning Concerns Raised by Faculty — And How to Tackle Them

ACBSP Travels to Anaheim Next Week for ACBSP Conference 2017

We look forward to seeing many of you next week in Anaheim for ACBSP Conference 2017. To date, around 700 people have registered for this exciting event. While you're checking off that to-do list, make sure to download the ACBSP event app so you can make the most of the conference. Search for "ACBSP" in the App … Continue reading ACBSP Travels to Anaheim Next Week for ACBSP Conference 2017

Are Business Schools Really the Best Place to Learn Management?

'Conventional MBA programmes train the wrong people in the wrong ways with the wrong consequences,' wrote Henry Mintzberg in the classic tome, Managers not MBAs. No one has done more to remove the bogus mystique surrounding self-styled elite business school graduates than Henry Mintzberg. His long-established, strongly held views are based on observation and critical … Continue reading Are Business Schools Really the Best Place to Learn Management?

Members in the News: Cal State Business School Receives Accreditation

The Martin V. Smith School of Business and Economics at California State University – Channel Islands in Camarillo has received national accreditation from an independent organization. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, which has accredited nearly 3,000 business programs, evaluates universities on specific quality and excellence standards, including teaching, student learning outcomes and … Continue reading Members in the News: Cal State Business School Receives Accreditation