MBA News Bites
Darden signs a deal With ZÃ¼rich B-school HWZ to provide tailored one-week learning experiences for students through the School’s Executive Education programs, which hold the Financial Times rankings for best faculty and curriculum design in the world.
Top researchers from Yale SOM and the Technion in Israel will explore strategic, tactical, and operational problems arising in the areas of homeland security and counterterrorism.
Deans from business schools in Eastern Europe, Spain, and the United States recently gathered to discuss the differences in international models of business education and the impact of globalization on their industry.
The Financial Times reports that increasing numbers of professionals are seeking niche masters programs that fit their specific industry interests. To cater to the demand, universities are diversifying, rather than offering only conventional MBAs.
UCLA Anderson School of Management and the Indian School of Business (ISB) will jointly launch a “first of its kind” executive program in Financial Engineering, starting July 2008. The six-month program has been specifically designed for financial experts managing large assets for individuals and companies to widen their domain of knowledge in the discipline of financial engineering.