Shelley Heinrich is the Interim Director of MBA Admissions and Marketing at the George Washington School of Business. In this interview, she discusses MBA trends such as non-traditional applications for the MBA, entrepreneurship, crowdfunding, and a more diverse MBA student body.
The number of entrepreneurship MBA programs and MBA entrepreneurs is on the rise. Want to know which schools have the biggest increase in MBA entrepreneurs? Read on.
Are you a San Franciscan who wants to work at a startup? Or are you a startup founder or potential founder looking for advice? There are many San Francisco startup events designed to help entrepreneurs, but with 70+ tech meetups in the area it's hard to know where to start. This list of San Francisco startup events can be your starting point.
If you are a small business owner, now is a good time to enter three small business contests that can help grow your business. In addition to American Express Open's Big Break for Small Business, Chase Bank is sponsoring two of their own small business contests: Start Small Go Big, and Mission: Small Business.
Maryke Luijendijk-Steenkamp is the Director of Marketing & Admissions at Rotterdam School of Management - Erasmus University in the Netherlands. She has several years of experience working with MBA applicants. In this interview, Luijendijk-Steenkamp discusses MBA trends she has observed recently such as an increased interest in sustainability amongst MBA applicants as well as a rise in the number of female MBA applicants.
Are you an entrepreneur who can't decide whether a startup incubator or an MBA program would be the best option for building your startup? If you are lucky enough to get into Columbia Business School's Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program you can have access to both, since it's an MBA Master Class that acts as a startup incubator.
Did you ever wonder how the MBA started or what the first MBA program was? Well, wonder no more, because our MBA Friday Facts series is back with a brief history of the MBA.
The term lean startup refers to a specific a methodology for entrepreneurial innovation developed and trademarked by IMVU co-founder and well-known tech blogger Eric Ries. Contrary to how it may sound, "lean" doesn't refer to bootstrapping or doing things on the cheap. Instead, the lean startup method is a disciplined approach for testing new products and ideas, that is said to save companies money in the long run.
Are you a small business owner who is looking for a big break to help you expand your small business? Whether you are looking to buy new equipment, open another location, or add new products, Big Break for Small Business can help turn your entrepreneurial dreams into reality. Winners will receive $25,000 and personalized advice from Facebook and American Express Open.
Learn from leading business experts by listening to these business school podcasts offered by some of the world's top schools. Some of these podcasts also include lectures from professors, which can help you get a better sense of the faculty and programs at those schools.