Today, we’re debuting a new feature—the MBA news roundup! Aspiring business school students should know what’s going on at their target schools. So we’ll be collecting big stories from around the web on a semi-regular basis to keep you updated.
In this installment:
UVA-Darden is launching a new Global Executive MBA program. Dean Robert F. Bruner promises: “This new MBA format will deliver the Darden Experience for which we are so well-known but in an international format. The program will enhance the skills of high-potential executives who need to be ready on day one to do business in any market around the globe.” More info is available here and here.
Bloomberg Businessweek reports Dipak Jain—formerly the long-time dean of Kellogg—will take over in March at INSEAD.
Nitin Nohria, the incoming dean at Harvard Business School, recently spoke to the Boston Globe about his ambitious goals for his tenure. Just to start with, he expects more from the school than just “bouquets and butterflies.’’
Also at HBS: The alumni bulletin has an interesting update on the school’s new executive MBA program for health care administrators. It’s designed to “develop the strategy, leadership, finance, and operations skills that senior health-care professionals need to transform care delivery in their organizations.”
Stanford is launching a new 20-week Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, aimed at engineers, inventors and others working in Silicon Valley.
For the aspiring entrepreneurs out there, Ross has released a fascinating study about how Twitter can help upstarts compete with bigger firms.
Did we miss anything major? Let us know in the comments!