Did you know that the first post-secondary education organization to earn a Baldrige Award—the nation’s highest honor for U.S. organizations that achieve excellence—is a four-year state university in the Midwest? The University of Wisconsin–Stout (see profile in this PDF) won the Baldrige Award in 2001. The second and third Baldrige Award recipients in post-secondary education … Continue reading 11 Examples of How the Baldrige Excellence Framework Strengthens Colleges and Universities
Launched today, the OECD and EU report praises Ireland's approach to entrepreneurship but calls for better supports for student entrepreneurs. A new international report into entrepreneurship education in Ireland has called on colleges and the government to continue supporting startups, and asked universities to be “innovative” themselves as they look to engage with businesses across … Continue reading Improve Links Between Business and Higher Education, Says New International Report
Good education design [is] key to growing our future leaders. Educating our future leaders on shared value creation and the shared economy is key to our success. Most people think educating people is easy, but it is one of the most challenging areas to succeed in. To design learning that is useful, has real outputs … Continue reading Is a Good Business Education Key to Growing our Future Leaders?
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?
Some MBA students are cheating to get ahead Academia is a pressure cooker. Each new crop of students is expected to burn brighter than the last—and that’s to say nothing of the increased demands placed on the faculty. Particularly at the post-graduate level, students absorb and metabolize a dizzying array of information in an attempt … Continue reading Is There A Cheating Epidemic At Business School?
Business schools have a dual mission: to educate students and to create knowledge through rigorous scientific research. Research in business schools plays a major role because it affects not only what we teach, but also how we teach. Knowledge itself changes and it’s not only in disciplines such as science and technology where change is … Continue reading Academic Research Plays a Crucial Role in Business Innovation
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
Prospective students are less likely to consider US and UK following political instability Brexit and Donald Trump are damaging the reputation of the world’s most popular business education markets. A new study by CarringtonCrisp revealed that 40% and 28% of students in the US and the UK respectively are less likely to consider studying in … Continue reading How Brexit And Trump Are Damaging The World’s Most Popular MBA Market
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?