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McGill University’s redesigned MBA program equips students to lead in shifting business climate

“As the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated, what works today will not always work tomorrow,” said Professor John-Paul Ferguson, Academic Director of the MBA program. “At the Desautels Faculty of Management, we are in close communication with industry leaders who are searching for candidates to help them build more resilient, future-ready companies. Our newly designed MBA program gives students the right blend of skills and experience to answer the call.”

Traditionally, most MBA students relied on their degree to reach the next level within their company or industry. Today, an increasing number of students enroll in the MBA program to change industry, relaunch their career in another country, or prepare to start their own business. “Our redesigned MBA responds to changing student needs as well as to market demand,” said Ferguson. “The average MBA student has changed significantly in the past 15 to 20 years.” The Faculty’s one- or two-year

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Columbia University bans 70 MBA students from classes after COVID-19 travel violation

The MBA students who traveled to Turks and Caicos are banned until Dec. 1.

The group of 70 MBA students had traveled to the island of Turks and Caicos on a trip that was not school-sponsored. None of the students have been suspended.

In its COVID-19 travel restrictions listed for the fall 2020 semester, the Columbia University website states, “All academic or work-related travel, domestic or international, is suspended.”

“Columbia faculty, staff and students are required to follow local,

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Why College Applications Are Lower, But M.B.A. Demand Is Up

Fewer students have applied to colleges for undergraduate programs or filled out federal financial-aid forms compared with a year ago amid uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic. But the same circumstances have helped applications to American M.B.A. programs to rise for the first time in five years.

KEY TAKEAWAYS
1. Low-income high-school students are less likely to apply this year.

The decline is happening among those who need extra support to get through the application process or even picture themselves on a campus.Students affected by pandemic-related job losses among family members, food insecurity, and a lack of in-person resources like financial aid workshops are less likely. Applicants who requested fee waivers and those who would be first-generation college students fell by 16%, according to Common Application data through Nov. 2 compared to the same period last year. There has also been a 16% decline in the number of high-school seniors

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Indiana University Tops New List Of Best Online MBA Programs

The online MBA program at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business moved up to a No. 1 finish in the fourth annual ranking of the world’s best online MBA programs from PoetsandQuants.com.

The first top-tier school to launch an online MBA program 21 years ago, Kelley has been knocking on the first-place door in each of the three previous annual rankings. The school’s Kelley Direct MBA program has ranked second twice and third once behind Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. It is also the most affordably priced of the winners at $74,520, some $37,000 less than the online MBA at USC, and about $67,000 under the hybrid online MBA at Carnegie Mellon.

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Saint Joseph’s University to Launch Redesigned MBA Curriculum With Emphasis on Flexibility; New Model Is First-of-its-Kind in Philadelphia Region | News

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Saint Joseph’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business will launch a new, reimagined MBA curriculum in January 2021. The new curriculum, which reduces the number of required credits to 36, is a “stackable” three-certificate model, which allows students to choose two specializations in addition to a core MBA set of courses. It is designed to allow full-time working professionals to customize their educational experience with industry-relevant certificates. Saint Joseph’s MBA requires fewer credits and offers more flexibility than any other program in Philadelphia, with all certificate options available online and the option to stop and start the program at any time.

“We were looking to create a transformational new MBA model that would allow students to customize a program to enhance their careers and their capabilities, as well as provide value to their employers,” says Haub School of Business Dean Joseph

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Saint Joseph’s University to Launch Redesigned MBA Curriculum With Emphasis on Flexibility; New Model Is First-of-its-Kind in Philadelphia Region

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Saint Joseph’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business will launch a new, reimagined MBA curriculum in January 2021. The new curriculum, which reduces the number of required credits to 36, is a “stackable” three-certificate model, which allows students to choose two specializations in addition to a core MBA set of courses. It is designed to allow full-time working professionals to customize their educational experience with industry-relevant certificates. Saint Joseph’s MBA requires fewer credits and offers more flexibility than any other program in Philadelphia, with all certificate options available online and the option to stop and start the program at any time.

“We were looking to create a transformational new MBA model that would allow students to customize a program to enhance their careers and their capabilities, as well as provide value to their employers,” says Haub School of Business Dean Joseph

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More than 100 University of Chicago MBA students are in quarantine after COVID-19 outbreak

CHICAGO — The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business is temporarily shifting to online classes and more than 100 of its students are under quarantine after a COVID-19 outbreak was connected to a large, off-campus gathering where some didn’t wear masks.



The University of Chicago Booth School of Business' campuses in Hyde Park, shown here, and downtown are closing temporarily because of a COVID-19 outbreak tied to a large group of MBA students.


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The University of Chicago Booth School of Business’ campuses in Hyde Park, shown here, and downtown are closing temporarily because of a COVID-19 outbreak tied to a large group of MBA students.

University of Chicago administrators shared the news in a schoolwide email Wednesday, saying Booth’s downtown and Hyde Park campuses will be closed for two weeks.

A copy of the email provided by the school said officials “learned that within the last week a large group of full-time MBA students congregated off-campus on Chicago’s North Side, many without wearing face coverings. Some individuals from that group have since tested positive for

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