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."