MBA News Bites-Part II

Stacy Blackman’s Weekly Roundup of B-School Intelligence

Professors Michael Hay and John Mullins from London Business School have been awarded the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division Innovation in Teaching Award, sponsored by McGraw Hill.

An editorial by Inside Higher Ed’s Richard Veddar concedes that school rankings are useful–but urges going beyond U.S. News.

Top MBA offers a Scorecard Expert Chat with professor Ed Roberts, who introduced MIT Sloan’s entrepreneurship and innovation program. Known as E&I, this phenomenally popular element of the MBA program leverages the entrepreneurial ecosystem at MIT and brings the like-minded entrepreneurs together.

A sagging economy and a weak job market are providing a boost to B-school programs, BusinessWeek reports.

The University of Charleston in West Virginia will open a graduate school of business later this year, the Economist has learned. The three-year flagship program, called a Masters of Business Administration and Leadership (MBAL), will run from September and is open to students with no business experience. The school will also offer an executive MBA and an executive Masters of Forensic Accounting.

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