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2009-01-22 10:32:00

After extensive international review, Mediasite chosen for speed, efficiency and comprehensiveness MADISON, Wis., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, today announced London Business School, counted among the world's best according to the Financial Times and BusinessWeek, selected Mediasite as its class capture platform. "All major business schools are coping with an insatiable...

2008-11-03 12:00:21

VANCOUVER, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CIBT Education Group Inc. (AMEX: MBA; TSX.V: MBA) is pleased to report that it has launched its newly developed 1+1 Master Degree program in Beijing with excellent response. Each year in China, approximately one million undergraduate students do not meet the rigorous standards of the National Entrance Examination and are faced with a limited number of entries to state owned universities, with the result that many students are unable to enter...

2008-10-27 18:00:21

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's Compustat, the leading provider in financial market intelligence, is announcing a new partnership with Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. The agreement will provide faculty and students at the business school with unlimited access to proprietary data from Compustat North America, Backdata, Bank and ExecuComp databases, which includes data corresponding to nearly 27,000 active and inactive U.S. and Canadian companies....

2008-10-17 12:00:21

In the first such competition of its kind, MBA students from business schools across the nation and globe will gather at the MIT Sloan School of Management tomorrow month where they will compete for cash prizes, recognition and on-the-spot recruiting opportunities. The event is hosted by the MIT Sloan Sales Club, which promotes sales as a critically important and fundamental skill necessary for any business career. The International MBA Sales Competition is designed to challenge the...

2008-10-09 00:00:34

By Diana Hinds THE RIGHT CHOICE A search for the right business school will involve websites, blogs, even podcasts. But there's no substitute for visiting in person, says Diana Hinds "I am the only blonde in the MBA class," writes 27-year-old Morgan Witkin from Miami in a September blog post. "This happens to be the first time in my life I am a minority... and I am LOVING it." Witkin embarked in August on an MBA course at Esade in Barcelona, and her blog, which she began earlier this...

2008-10-06 12:00:33

On several field trips to local businesses, 42-year-old Liza Turley, a 2008 graduate of the University of Washington's Foster School of Business, noticed a recurring misunderstanding. Speakers and business leaders would often assume she was a teacher, not a student. Considering Turley had a good decade on her classmates, it wasn't surprising that onlookers didn't peg her as a student. After all, of all full-time MBA students, 40-and-older students remain a rare subset. And while the MBA is,...

2008-10-04 00:00:23

By Claude Solnik After Lorraine Chambers Lewis was promoted to corporate director of employee health services for the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, she wanted more than on-the-job training. So Lewis enrolled in Hofstra University's health care administration MBA program, developed jointly with North Shore-LIJ. Although she hasn't yet completed the program, she is already implementing some of what she's learned. Lewis led a project that cut from 10 days to nine the time...

2008-10-02 03:00:37

LONDON, October 2 /PRNewswire/ -- - London Business School Responds Directly to Student and Recruiter Needs London Business School has today announced the launch of a ground-breaking new addition to its existing degree programme portfolio. The new Masters in Management degree will welcome students from around the world for its first intake in August 2009. The Masters in Management has been designed with an intense focus on what students and recruiters need in today's business...

2008-09-25 17:46:41

Robert L. Joss announced today that he will step down as dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business at the end of the current academic year. Joss will have served 10 years as dean. During Joss' tenure, the School has developed a new MBA curriculum and launched construction of a new business school campus aimed at supporting a program that will serve students for the 21st century. When completed, the new campus of 8 buildings around 3 quadrangles is expected to achieve the highest...

2008-09-24 18:00:33

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced plans to launch a high school version of its popular online journal Knowledge@Wharton, which reaches 1.25 million subscribers worldwide. Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS), to kick off in February 2009, will be a free biweekly site offering articles, videos, podcasts, business-related learning simulations and interactive tools targeted to high school students as well as teachers. The goal is to help the coming generation...


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