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2010-11-10 18:28:00

Online Health Services Administration Specialization is a Focus TROY, Mich., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walsh College, southeast Michigan's only all-business college, will host a free lunchtime webinar on Nov. 18 for professionals interested in earning an online MBA or Master of Management with a specialization in Health Services Administration. Featured presenter is Sheila Ronis, Ph.D., director of the Walsh MBA and Master of Management Programs and current chair of the...

2010-08-30 06:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Tech University Online (Florida Institute of Technology) has again expanded its offerings of nationally respected business degrees online. The new Master of Business Administration degree is significant because it allows students to build a personalized degree through a choice of specialization courses in a variety of in-demand disciplines. All Florida Tech MBA degree programs utilize the case-method approach and heavily emphasize...

2010-06-04 13:00:00

CHICAGO, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The MBAwired APAC virtual event is the first truly international event for future MBA students from Asia to meet global business schools. Staged live on June 3rd 2010, the virtual environment offered candidates and admission officers an unprecedented opportunity to engage in communications independent of their location and time zone. Participating schools included: Cambridge Judge School of Business, Singapore Management University, Hong Kong University,...

2010-04-12 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tower Companies announced that Harvard Business School/Harvard University Graduate School of Design presented a case study: "Design Creates Fortune: 2000 Tower Oaks Boulevard," on the 200,000 square foot LEED® Platinum and Fortune Creating® Architectural/Vedic-designed office building co-developed by The Tower Companies and Lerner Enterprises of Rockville, MD. (Photo:...

2010-04-08 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A case study examining Domino's response to a video prank that compromised consumer trust in the Domino's brand has been awarded Grand Prize in the Arthur W. Page Society's 2010 Case Study Competition, sponsored by the Page Society and the Institute for Public Relations. The objective of the Case Study Competition is to promote practical applications of corporate communications as a critical management function. Adam Peeples and Christiana Vaughn,...

2010-03-18 07:00:00

LONDON, March 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The rapid replacement of classified ads and traditional media by Facebook, Twitter, blogs and video sharing sites has created a severe shortage of talented professionals who can think innovatively and capitalize on the marketing opportunities presented by digital channels. To fill this large and growing vacuum, Hult International Business School has created a Master of Digital Marketing Program that covers all aspects of digital marketing...

2010-02-06 23:40:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of MBA students from The Ohio State University walked away with a $50,000 cash prize on Saturday after winning first place in an international case competition at the 2010 Marketing Summit presented by the Wake Forest University Schools of Business. IBM, the Summit's primary sponsor, challenged students to spend 36 hours developing a comprehensive marketing plan for its Smarter Cities program, an initiative designed to revitalize...

2010-02-04 23:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At an international case competition at Wake Forest University on Thursday, IBM Inc. challenged some of the world's brightest MBA students to provide fresh ideas for its Smarter Cities program, an initiative designed to revitalize developing markets like Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai, Prague, Rio De Janeiro and Mumbai. The eight MBA student teams will now have 36 hours to develop a comprehensive marketing plan that will earn them a chance...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.