Mess is Good for Business: Some Companies Would do Better If They Embraced Disorganization

Organization is big business. Whether our lives—all those inboxes and calendars—or how companies are structured, a multi-billion dollar industry helps to meet this need. We have more strategies for time management, project management, self-organization than at any other time in human history. We are told that we ought to organize our company, our home life, … Continue reading Mess is Good for Business: Some Companies Would do Better If They Embraced Disorganization

What Business Students Look for When Searching School Websites

The cost of a degree and a school’s international ranking are of top interest to candidates searching a business school’s website for information, according to a new global survey. The findings suggest schools need to tell their story well if they hope to stand out in a competitive international field. Of 600 undergraduate and postgraduate … Continue reading What Business Students Look for When Searching School Websites

The Business of Branding: Share Best Practices for Marketing Your Business School or Program

The ACBSP Marketing Committee is offering  an opportunity for ACBSP members to highlight “Best Practices” in marketing your business school and/or programs, providing results on ways in which these efforts impacted outcomes  in terms of generating new students, retaining existing students, or creating greater awareness of your business programs. In creating your posters, the Committee … Continue reading The Business of Branding: Share Best Practices for Marketing Your Business School or Program

Members in the News: SunTrust Foundation to Support Financial Literacy Program at Lee University

Lee University recently received a $20,000 grant from SunTrust Foundation to support and expand Lee’s financial literacy program. The check was presented to Lee University on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Financial literacy education will become a key component of Lee University’s LEAP (Learn Engage Achieve Program) and its new Student Success Center. Both programs support students … Continue reading Members in the News: SunTrust Foundation to Support Financial Literacy Program at Lee University

A Strategy For Steady Leadership in an Unsteady World

Management is tough enough in normal times. But what are leaders to do when their companies are buffeted by global uncertainty? Bill George explains charting a course True North. The world’s uncertainties can feel like a tsunami washing over your business.  Bill George recommends navigating with a compass pointing to your own True North. Source: … Continue reading A Strategy For Steady Leadership in an Unsteady World

Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Most Business Schools Integrate Data Science Courses Into Curriculum, Meeting Market Demand, But Are Cool to Coding, So Far

As global brands increase their hiring of graduates with in-demand tech skills, Kaplan Test Prep’s most recent business school admissions officers survey finds that MBA programs across the United States are integrating data science, big data and coding courses into their curriculum*. Of the 209 business schools who participated in Kaplan’s annual survey, 72 percent … Continue reading Kaplan Test Prep Survey: Most Business Schools Integrate Data Science Courses Into Curriculum, Meeting Market Demand, But Are Cool to Coding, So Far

100 Ways Colleges are Sowing Seeds for a Sustainable Future

In 2014, author and TEDx speaker Giselle Weybrecht posted one short idea a day for 100 days exploring how we could rethink business education to produce the leaders that our business and the planet need. The ideas were compiled in a book, The Future MBA: 100 Ideas for Making Sustainability the Business of Business Educations. As a companion to the … Continue reading 100 Ways Colleges are Sowing Seeds for a Sustainable Future

Submit Your Nomination for the ACBSP Chair’s Award — Deadline is Feb. 28

The ACBSP Board of Directors is pleased to announce the establishment of the Chair’s Award. This award will recognize exceptional service to ACBSP during the past year. The award comes with a $250 cash honorarium and will be presented during one of the member luncheons during ACBSP Conference 2017 in Anaheim, California. In order to … Continue reading Submit Your Nomination for the ACBSP Chair’s Award — Deadline is Feb. 28

Rapid Technological Change Is The Biggest Threat To Global Business

It may seem as though the world is in meltdown, but it’s not Donald Trump that’s the biggest threat to business, or Brexit, or even global warming. Instead, changes in technology represent the main challenge facing tomorrow’s business leaders, according to a new survey. Despite the uncertainty following Trumps election, and the U.K.’s decision to … Continue reading Rapid Technological Change Is The Biggest Threat To Global Business

Breakthrough Pathways to Student Success

If the United States is to meet former President Obama’s 2020 goal of having “the highest proportion of college graduates in the world,” the nation’s college campuses will have to significantly up their game. How can colleges and universities get more Americans to academic and professional success? Certain answers are obvious. Colleges and universities need to adopt: … Continue reading Breakthrough Pathways to Student Success