McCombs In The Media
As schools across the US start to build renewable energy programmes, hands-on experience is increasingly sought after.
John Highbarger didn’t come to the business school expressly to build a new business slingshot, it just turned out that way. Highbarger teaches entrepreneurship to undergraduate students at the McCombs School, and three or four of his students turn up every semester with a business plan scribbled on a napkin in their back pocket.
BusinessWeek reported on MBA students who are pursuing multiple concentrations in order to make themselves more attractive to a variety of employers.
The Wall Street Journal/MIT Sloan Management Review, November 30, 2009 Huaxia Rui, Andrew Whinston and Elizabeth Winkler contributed an article to MIT Sloan Management Review discussing their research into how analyzing Twitter patterns can help companies predict future sales trends.
McCombs students Sam Acho (right) and Will Harvey (left) have been named to the 2009-10 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 6 first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) have announced.
Business Schools have quietly become the back door to starting your own business. Once considered merely the hallway to a high-salaried career with an investment banking or consulting firm, business schools are now drawing attention from those tinkering in their garages and hoping to find the next big thing.
Any sensible person would rather be happy than rich, although many people often confuse the two—business students among them. Those who choose to attend business school on the assumption that an M.B.A. will help them change jobs, make more money, and therefore be happier are very likely misinformed.
It's been eight years since Enron collapsed into bankruptcy, but memories linger in corporate boardrooms, where directors are charged with preventing a reprise of the self-dealing and accounting scandals that sunk the energy company.