University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Stephen M. Ross School of Business News
Microsoft, Oracle Join Tech Takeover Of MBA Students' Careers
Recruiters from Microsoft and Oracle say they value MBA graduates, as the technology industry taps more business schools to help drive growth.
March 2, 2015 21:25
Private Equity, Hedge Funds Lure MBAs Away From Chastened Banks
Private equity is a diamond in the rough. Regulatory scrutiny and caps on pay and bonuses have tainted banks' appeal – pushing MBA graduates into PE firms and hedge funds.
March 2, 2015 13:24
MBA Students Embrace Coding And Data Analytics
Business schools are teaching MBA students how to use data analytics and programming languages like Python and Ruby – skills in demand at big technology companies.
February 25, 2015 20:14
'Business School Is Wrong For Today's Entrepreneurs', Says Leading Investor
A start-up investor has said that business schools are wrong for entrepreneurs, and that devising an academic program for them would be virtually impossible.
February 16, 2015 22:57
Disruptive Technology Industry Provides Growth In MBA Careers
Business schools are establishing themselves as feeders for technology companies like Google, Apple and Amazon. MBA students are desperate for a tech fix.
February 15, 2015 22:13
UK B-Schools, Universities To Lead Big Data Innovation With £42M Research Centre
Five UK universities including business school academics will power British innovation in big data by leading a £42 million research centre in London.
February 5, 2015 22:18
MBA Degree Loses Some Of Its Lustre As Fast-Track Masters Thrive
Since the financial crisis, managers have been reluctant to give up careers in order to attend business school. The focus is switching to shorter, accelerated programs.
February 2, 2015 21:06
MBAs In Uniform: Former Military Troops At Top Business Schools
Military leaders populate about 8% of all US MBA programs. But how are former troops finding the transition to business?
February 4, 2015 10:30
Veterans Flock To Business School Ranks For Careers After Military
Troop withdrawals and military budget cuts are pushing military veterans into business schools. An MBA can be used to transition back into civilian life.
February 2, 2015 21:38
MBA Job Growth In Financial Services For Risk, Compliance And M&A
Financial services companies are looking for new recruits with expertise in regulatory areas, for roles in risk management, compliance and M&A units.
January 27, 2015 20:04