Weatherheadlines - November
MBA Program Ranks Thirty-Third Worldwide, Celebrated by the Aspen Institute
The Weatherhead School of Management has demonstrated significant leadership in integrating social, environmental, and ethical issues into its MBA program, according to the Aspen Institute's 2009-2010 Edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey and alternative ranking of business schools. The school has ranked thirty-third on a list of the Top 100 business schools worldwide.
"Sustainable Enterprise is an overarching theme at Weatherhead," said Mohan Reddy, Weatherhead Dean. "With the inception of our newly formed Fowler Center for Sustainable Value, we continue to take the lead in researching and teaching sustainable business practices." Read the complete news release.
BusinessWeek Confirms Weatherhead as One of the World's Best in Design in Management
A September 30, 2009 special report by BusinessWeek listed the Weatherhead School of Management as one of the world's thirty best university programs for teaching both business and design, emphasizing design's strategic role in business, and significantly bridging disciplines such as design, business, and technology.
Weatherhead's MBA curriculum includes a two-semester course on "Managing Design Opportunities," course work in systems and design thinking, and the development of hands-on skills such as sketching and prototyping. The School is internationally recognized as the home of Manage by Designing, an emerging theme in management education. Read the complete news release.
Overflow Seats Just Released for Rosabeth Moss Kanter Event
Due to the high level of demand for this event, now sold out, we have just released overflow seating. An adjacent room in the George S. Dively Building will provide a live video stream of Kanter's presentation. Overflow attendees are also invited to join the reception and book signing to follow.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter, PhD, the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor at Harvard Business School, author of The Change Masters, former chief editor of the Harvard Business Review, and the recipient of twenty-three honorary doctorate degrees, will address the Weatherhead School on Thursday, November 12.
At the event, presented by Weatherhead Executive Education and the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value, Kanter will present her newest book, SUPERCORP: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good. Sh! e will discuss ways in which businesses can use their clout to prosper while contributing to positive change.
Scott Shane, PhD, Named Writer for BusinessWeek Online
Dr. Shane, the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, recently began writing a new column series for BusinessWeek online that focus on challenging commonly-held myths about entrepreneurship. His first piece is titled " Tougher Access to Credit Cards Benefits Entrepreneurs."
Save the Date for the 36th Annual David A. Bowers Economic Forecast Luncheon Featuring Sam Thomas, PhD
December 11, 2009
Weatherhead would like to thank the 2009 sponsors to date.
There's Still Time to Register for our Ohio City Event this Wednesday
Weatherhead's first-ever fundraising happy hour will take place at Bier Markt and Bar Cento in Ohio City this Wednesday, November 4, from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Fifteen percent of all proceeds raised that night from happy hour at Bier Markt and dinner at Bar Cento benefit the Weatherhead Moving Forward Fund, a student scholarship fund. Join fellow Weatherhead alumni and students and help contribute to a great cause! Register online.
Mark Your Calendars for the Columbus Alumni Reception
November 19 , 2009
Find out what former classmates, friends, and colleagues are up to in our Alumni Notes, or submit your own news for the next edition of Weatherheadlines. Be sure to keep us in the loop so that you can stay informed about Weatherhead news, events, and school-wide initiatives. Update your contact information.
Connect through LinkedIn
Are you a member of the Weatherhead School of Management group on LinkedIn? Within our network, you can start a discussion, post a job opening, or simply expand your contact list. Thus far, more than 2,500 Weatherhead students, alumni, faculty, and staff from around the world have become part of this growing network.
What You Learn in a Single Day Can Change Everything
Weatherhead offers more than 70 programs and certificates throughout the year to increase management and leadership effectiveness. Seats fill quickly, so register now and discover how what you learn in a single day really can change everything. Healthcare, nonprofit organizations and CWRU alumni save an additional 30% on executive programs!
Learn how to engage the passion of the whole system to create sustained desired change. This exclusive, once-a-year program with Dr. Cooperrider is limited to a select, qualified group of experienced professionals. The impact of the program is even greater when you attend with your team-groups receive a 30% discount! Contact Weatherhead Executive Education for your group discount. Make Hilton reservations by November 19 to secure accommodations at the special Weatherhead rate.
New! Strategic Business Planning for Healthcare Department Managers with David Kantor
Chatterjee on Strategy with Sayan Chatterjee, PhD
Financial Decision Making for Non-Financial Managers with Tom Schultz, PhD
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Annual Fund Update
The month of November lends itself to giving thanks for the successes of the previous year and the people who supported that success. All of us at the Weatherhead School of Management are grateful to those alumni and friends who decide to make a Weatherhead a philanthropic priority and give to our Annual Fund. We are honored by your commitments to our continued success.
We would like to count all of our alumni as Annual Fund donors and invite you to consider an Annual Fund gift, if you have not done so already. Your donation supports the entire student body, our esteemed faculty, and Dean Reddy's initiatives through valuable unrestricted dollars. Please visit our website to donate online, or via other means, and to learn how your gift impacts our daily operations.