More business schools are offering courses in financial technology, including cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Some educators report that challenges include recruiting knowledgeable faculty and keeping up with the fast pace of change in these areas.
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The results of GMAC Research's 2017 Year-End Employer Poll indicate that this year's business school graduates can look forward to an overall favorable job market -- especially if you're a specialist. Read more on the GMAC Advisor blog.
The Indian School of Business is introducing a three-year Executive Fellow Programme in Management aimed at senior executives who seek to focus on academic research. The program is designed to combine business theory and practice to help students solve business problems.
More than 200 college and university leaders in a letter last week asked Congress to find "a narrowly tailored solution" to address a possible lapse of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. "Changes to immigration laws that more properly belong in a comprehensive immigration reform measure deserve more thoughtful deliberation, consideration and negotiation than are feasible in the rapidly closing window of time available to address this problem," the letter states.
More MBA programs reportedly are considering an applicant's emotional intelligence, or emotional quotient, as part of admissions decisions. Some admissions experts share their thoughts on the increasing importance of an individual's emotional quotient in business school and beyond.
Applicants to MBA programs should consider how reliant each program is on various teaching methods, such as studying cases or focusing on lectures, some experts suggest. The experts offer questions for prospective students to ask themselves and schools they are considering when determining whether a program is the right fit.
Nearly 40% of participants in the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program are either high-school or college students, according to a report from the Migration Policy Institute. Data show women in the program are more likely than men in the program to be enrolled in school, while men are more likely to have jobs.
National Board Certified Teacher Melissa Collins had to overcome challenges during her teacher-leadership journey. In this blog post, Collins shares the challenges, such as failing to earn her National Board Certification on the first attempt.
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