Save the Date!
Posted 1.31.06The Moving Forward Fund Faculty Auction in in the works and promises to be better than ever before
Developing the Microfinancing Business Case
Posted 1.24.06It began when the founder of Janalakshmi, a microfinance institution based in Bangalore, India, read Dr. Sayan Chatterjee's book Failsafe Strategies: Profit and Grow From Risks that others Avoid (Wharton School Publishers 2004) and called him for feedback on the risk in microfinance models. Since then Chatterjee, a professor in the MAPS department at Case's Weatherhead School of Management, has written a business case about Hindustan Lever's Project Shakti, joined with Professor C.N.V. Krishnan, also of Weatherhead's MAPS department, to create the Institute for Studies in Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation housed within The Center for B·A·W·B, and traveled to India to find out more about MFI's.
Companies Scheduled to Recruit On-Campus
Posted 1.23.06The following companies have confirmed that they will be coming to Weatherhead to recruit for internships and career positions. If you would like to schedule an on-campus recruiting event, please call Lamont Davis at 216-368-1820.
Companies Extending Offers to Date
Posted 1.23.06Over 12% of our full-time students in the Class of 2006 have already been offered career positions. If you would like to see resumes of our graduate students, or speak to our recruiting manager, please call Lamont Davis at 216-368-1820.
Feb 1 Executive MBA Open House
Posted 1.23.06Find out why the Weatherhead Executive MBA is ranked #9 in the U.S. and #21 in the world by the Financial Times by attending an Open House.
Weatherhead School Launches Health Management Scholars Program
Posted 1.23.06In order to meet the growing demand for managers with expertise in health care, the Weatherhead School is joining forces with The Cleveland Clinic to launch the Health Management Scholars Program. Beginning in the fall of 2006 the Weatherhead School will admit up to four Health Management Scholars into its full-time MBA program. In addition to taking the school’s Health Systems Management concentration, the scholars will fulfill their action learning requirements at the Clinic and will complete summer internships there. The scholars will also attend a seminar in which Clinic managers will serve as guest speakers.
Staff spotlight: George Klippel, Classroom tech and facilities
Posted 1.20.06Weatherheadlines sat down with George Klippel, manager of classroom technology and facilities -- who you might not know is a former Marine -- to talk about technology and what goes into turning the lights on at PBL.
Alumni spotlight: Frank Kudo, EDM '05
Posted 1.20.06For Frank Kudo '05, the EDM commitment meant leaving a lucrative career and going into semi-retirement, as well as leaving the temperate island of Hawaii at least 12 times a year to come to the unpredictable weather of Cleveland.
AI Used to Reorganize Argentinian Food Bank System
Posted 1.20.06Last year, Santiago A. Otero and Richardo Locke, of Despierta Argentina -- a food bank in Argentia -- found themselves on their way to Weatherhead to begin the first class in the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) certificate.
Student Report: South Africa Winter Institute
Posted 1.20.06Thirty-five students recently traveled to South Africa for the Weatherhead Winter International Institute. During the 2.5 week trip, they explored the economic landscape, rich culture and the tragic legacy of apartheid. Read a student report on the experience.
Cleveland Clinic/Weatherhead Joint Program
Posted 1.20.06Cleveland Clinic Health Management Scholars program will combine Weatherhead MBA and management training at the Clinic.
$100K Biz Plan Competition
Posted 1.20.06Weatherhead is sponsoring a business plan competition with $100,000 up for grabs in prize money.
Welcome Sarah Drazetic
Posted 1.20.06Weatherhead welcomes new staff member Sarah Drazetic.
Feb 1 Executive MBA Open House
Posted 1.20.06Find out why the Weatherhead Executive MBA is ranked #9 in the U.S. and #21 in the world by the Financial Times by attending an Open House.
Three-month Summer Internship in Spain
Posted 1.20.06This internship program provides an opportunity for young leaders to gain international work experience, improve Spanish language skills, and experience Spanish culture firsthand.
New Health Systems Session: Managerial Challenges of Consumer Directed Health Care
Posted 1.20.06"Managerial Challenges of Consumer Directed Healthcare," J.B. Silvers' annual session in the Health Care Executive Education Series, will take place on January 20, 2006.
GBSA President Message: Elections Around the Corner
Posted 1.18.06GBSA Elections Look for Change in Student Body Leadership
Surviving and Thriving in the New Global Economy
Posted 1.17.06"Surviving and Thriving in the New Global Economy" is the fourth event in the breakfast series, and focuses on doing business globally with emphasis on China. The final breakfast "Managing Healthcare Costs through Incentives" will be held March 27th. Cultivate Your Knowledge. Attend the Weatherhead Breakfast Series sponsored by Crowe Chizek.
Posted 1.13.06Coaching can help slow down enough to take stock in the past, which will enable a more thorough planning process for the future.
Feb 27 Open House for MS in Management Programs
Posted 1.13.06Join us on February 27th for an open house focused on Weatherhead's Master of Science in Management programs.
January ITG Update
Posted 1.13.06The January update from ITG includes information on the new Online Course Evaluation system, the new Case password policy, a new version of Oracle Calendar client and some fun facts about the traffic on the Weatherhead website in 2005.
Bowling for Charity
Posted 1.12.06Weatherhead students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to join us for a great fundraising event!
PT MBA Quality of Life Survey
Posted 1.12.06Want to have a say in how the Part-Time MBA program at Weatherhead operates? All Part-Time MBA students are encouraged to take the Quality of Life Survey now live.
Featured Alumni Event: Fundamentals of Networking
Posted 1.11.06How do you define networking? When do you network? What is the proper way to network? Is this the appropriate time to ask someone for a job? Attend the “Fundamentals of Networking” to find out the answers to these and many more questions.
Weatherhead Press and Recognition
Posted 1.11.06Weatherhead students, alumni, and faculty are often interviewed for print, radio and online publications or receive recognition and awards. Weatherheadlines will use this newly created section to report on such coverage.
Spotlight: Media Relations Seminar, Jan. 31
Posted 1.10.06Who’s responsible for the image of your organization? It takes more than a solid marketing, public relations or corporate communications department. As a business leader, your competence and confidence with the media can make or break your organization’s image, impacting customer loyalty, shareholder value, and public trust.
Executive Seminars: An Investment in Continuous Learning
Posted 1.9.06Come to Weatherhead and immerse yourself in best thinking, put ideas to work through case studies and hands-on interaction, learn best practices, and walk away with knowledge and strategies you can put into immediate action. To meet your needs and your organization’s needs, seminars may be taken individually or combined to earn a certificate – it’s that simple.
Posted 1.9.06Keep up with what's happening with your former classmates in Alumni Notes, a new feature in Weatherheadlines. If you have news you would like to share, please send it to WSOMAlum@case.edu.
Upcoming Alumni Events
Posted 1.9.06Mark your calendar to attend an upcoming alumni event. From networking to social activities to annual events, we have an event for you.
Weatherhead Leadership Certificates
Posted 1.9.06In 2006, add a valuable credential to your resume by earning a certificate from Weatherhead Executive Education.
Weatherhead Alums on CWRU Alumni Assoc. Exec. Cmte
Posted 1.9.06The Weatherhead School of Management is well represented on the executive committee of the Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University.
David A. Bowers Economic Forecast Luncheon Summary
Posted 1.9.06Over 300 alumni and friends heard Dr. Sam Thomas wrap up the 2005 economy and forecast his predictions for the 2006 economy.
A Call for Papers: Interactive Working Paper Series for Research on (B·A·W·B)
Posted 1.9.06The Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit (B·A·W·B) announces the launch of an Interactive Working Paper Series for research on, or regarding issues in the area of, business as an agent of world benefit. The inaugural edition will be published during mid-February 2006. Potential papers for this edition will be accepted until January 24, 2006.
Technology Trainers Available to Weatherhead Community
Posted 1.6.06Technology help is just a phone call away.
Just Released: New Masters of Science in Management Website!
Posted 1.6.06Check out the new MSM website featuring information about the MSM for liberal arts undergraduates, MSM in Supply Chain Management and MSM in Operations Research.
3rd Annual International B·A·W·B Online Conference
Posted 1.5.06The 2006 International B·A·W·B Online Conference "UN Millennium Development Goals as Business Opportunity", to be held May 4th and 5th, 2006, seeks to shine the light on the issue of the role businesses can successfully play in achieving the Millennium Development Goals.