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2010-01-29 10:23:00

BABSON PARK, Mass., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Financial Times rankings completes the twelve-month cycle of publications that identify top programs for Entrepreneurship. For the first time in school history, the graduate school was ranked #1 in Entrepreneurship in a news cycle by all three major publications: U.S. News & World Report (April, 2009), The Princeton Review/Entrepreneur Magazine (October, 2009), and the Financial Times (January, 2010). Babson, in a 4-place...

2010-01-12 07:00:00

LONDON, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hult International Business School announced today that applications for its MBA program had more than doubled due to an improved sentiment about the global economy. "There is definitely a renewed confidence in the economy," says Hult President Dr. Stephen Hodges. "People who were hesitant to give up work last year to go to business school aren't as worried anymore. The increase in applications indicates that people feel the worst of the volatility...

2009-11-03 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business, ranked consistently as one of the top schools in the country for international business, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Cisco to utilize the company's revolutionary Cisco TelePresence technology to deliver a range of global Executive Education and Graduate-level business and management courses. Moore becomes one of the first business schools in the country to...

2009-05-20 11:56:00

John H. Sykes College of Business Students Gain Key Business Skills During Semester Long Competition TAMPA, Fla., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Producers, Inc., a technology company located in Tampa, today rewarded members of The University of Tampa'sJohn H. Sykes College of Business graduating class for their efforts on proposing successful business plans for the domain name "Event.com." Two teams consisting of nine students won first and second place and learned important business lessons...

2009-05-04 08:17:00

SINGAPORE and FONTAINEBLEAU, France, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ness Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTC), a global provider of information technology solutions and services, and INSEAD, one of the world's leading graduate business schools, today announced a multi-year contract for outsourcing of IT services. Under terms of the agreement, Ness Technologies will provide wide-ranging IT services to assist INSEAD in optimizing operational costs & improve overall IT services in order to...

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...


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