MBAs

How Yale SOM Is Going Hybrid For MBAs This Fall

Yale School of Management will officially open its doors to MBA students on campus on Monday

School of Management on July 31, they will opt into an unprecedented learning experience: an unusual hybrid format. The goal of this blend of in-person classwork and virtual learning will be to recreate some semblance of an MBA experience during a health crisis that has upended nearly every aspect of life.” data-reactid=”29″When MBA students begin their classes at Yale University’s School of Management on July 31, they will opt into an unprecedented learning experience: an unusual hybrid format. The goal of this blend of in-person classwork and virtual learning will be to recreate some semblance of an MBA experience during a health crisis that has upended nearly every aspect of life.

For the better part of the past four months, Yale SOM faculty, staff and students have been meeting to plan just how

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10 Best Pieces Of Advice For Online MBAs

For many, education is a solitary exercise. They read and research, scribble notes, and memorize facts. Over time, they learn to frame issues, identify patterns, and devise solutions. In recent decades, education has increasingly followed the model popularized by business. Here, practitioners work in teams that bind functions, levels, and locations. In the process, these teams tap into a variety of experiences that only make their work more relevant, complete, and lasting.

To put it another way…

If you want to go fast, go alone.

If you want to go far, go together.

A COMMUNITY LIKE NO OTHER

Indiana University’s Allie Pearson

Allie Pearson learned the value of this proverb as an online MBA student at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. An Assistant Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble, Pearson was accustomed to working in teams to market products like Luvs and Herbal Essences. At Kelley, Pearson found a

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This VC Firm Is Offering MBAs $100K To Take A Gap Year

Coronavirus is pushing business schools online. Recession is pushing employees and interns out of work. Is this the perfect time to take a “gap year” — defer starting that MBA program or suspend that job search and work on personal growth and passion projects?

Eric Tarczynski thinks so. The founder of Contrary Capital, a university-focused venture fund, Tarczynski is banking on the entrepreneurial chops of the talent in, and close to, higher education, and on that talent’s desire to launch now — no more waiting, now. Literally banking on it — Contrary is offering up to $100,000 to as many as five teams with ideas for new companies.

What are they looking for? Anything. Good ideas that can become good, and great, companies. Just bring the brainpower and the dedication to see your idea through. In addition to the funding, Contrary will connect the selected teams with entrepreneurial experts,

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