The Business School Broadcast - 3rd November 2017 |

The Business School Broadcast - 3rd November 2017

By Phil Cottrell

Updated November 6, 2017 Updated November 6, 2017

In the latest edition of the Business School Broadcast we discover the teams involved in this year’s Rock Accelerator program at Harvard, learn which former Maryland governor is joining the Carey Business School faculty, and find out why one business school is taking its students to the zoo in order to teach them what it means to be human. Oh, and we couldn’t not mention the release of our latest reports, could we?!

We launch not one, but two new reports!

Where else could we start this week but with the news that we have launched two of our most popular annual reports. To discover MBA hiring levels and global salary averages, take a look at the QS Jobs & Salary Trends Report 2018. If you’re more interested in how long it takes to pay back a full-time MBA at various schools and what your 10-year ROI might look like then check out the QS Return on Investment Report: Full-Time MBA 2018.


Harvard Business School’s Rock Center announces 15 teams for Rock Accelerator Program

Harvard Business School’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship has announced 15 teams that have been selected for the Rock Accelerator. Since 1947, the study of entrepreneurship has been a vital part of the Harvard Business School MBA program. The goal is for teams to emerge from the program with a strong foundation for building or expanding a market-ready product.


The Top-10 global graduate fashion business courses in 2017

The Business of Fashion published their global ranking of graduate fashion business courses this week. It may be of little surprise that Paris’ Institut Français de la Mode topped the list, but who made up the rest of the top 10?


A top business school takes students to the zoo to teach them what it means to be human

As part of a professional education course at the London Business School, the students – mainly senior executives and board members – venture across Regent’s Park and visit the London Zoo with an anthropologist.

The purpose of the visit is to consider the differences and similarities between people and animals, and learn about the human species in the process.


Former Maryland governor Parris Glendening joins Carey Business School faculty

Former Maryland governor Parris Glendening has joined the faculty at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School as an executive visiting professor focusing on community design, smart growth, and real estate & infrastructure.


CEOs’ cultural heritage could affect corporate performance

Led by academics from University of Edinburgh Business School and the University of St Andrews, a study analyzed the performance of banks directed by more than 600 US-born chief executive officers who were children or grandchildren of immigrants.

The study found leaders whose cultural heritage emphasizes restraint, group-mindedness, and long-term orientation were safer, more cost-efficient and as a result more likely to perform under pressure.


UpGrad announces digital marketing strategies plan with Cambridge Judge Business School

Online education firm UpGrad has announced an online education collaboration with the executive education division of Cambridge Judge Business School. With this, UpGrad also announced its international expansion into South East Asia & Middle East markets.


The Kazarian Foundation and Columbia Business School Collaborate on new sovereign risk initiative

The Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation (the Kazarian Foundation) is collaborating with Columbia Business School to launch a new sovereign risk initiative.  The sovereign risk initiative has the potential to radically improve the analysis of sovereign risk and public financial management.

This article was originally published in November 2017 .

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