Business School

Who needs business school when you can get the same training online

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Two years of business school? Hard pass. …

Business

As Stocks Continue to Go Up and Up, We Might Be Due for a Correction -- or Worse

Markets are never perfect.<p>Yet for the last eight-and-a-half years, they've been rather magnificent. The benchmark S&P 500 Index has jumped 19% over …

Business

Chemicals detected with nanoscale chip using bacterial cells

The Jerusalem-based team looked for ways to integrate all system components, including light sources and detectors, on-chip at the nanoscale.<p>Hebrew …

Biology

‘Indie’ skin-care brand snags high-profile fans

Oars + Alps is the latest “indie” skin-care brand to chase the increasingly lucrative $50 billion men’s grooming products market.<p>The barely …

Skin Care

Education at Harvard

<b>Courses</b>: INP supports an undergraduate platform of activities on conflict resolution, including an annual course taught by Professor Shapiro called, …

Education

M.B.A. programs consider closing as students lose interest

Business schools are reevaluating their programs, some even considering closing their doors, because students are losing interest in applying, …

Business

Wisconsin School of Business considering closing MBA program

The Wisconsin School of Business is considering a proposal to shut down its full-time Master of Business Administration program, according to an …

MBA

India’s Economic Slowdown: Is It Dire, or Just a Disruption?

Earlier this year, things were looking bright for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Although analysts had predicted a decline in the country’s GDP …

Economy

From Spanish Steps to the new Apple Store, stairs provide spatial drama

From the Spanish Steps in Rome to the stairs that front the Art Institute of Chicago, stairs have made an indelible mark on the art of architecture. They don’t just get you from up to down or down to up. At their best, they’re striking objects and vital gathering places, full of both spatial and …

Chicago

Commentary: The relentless pursuit of university rankings is creating a two-track system

SINGAPORE: Global university rankings constructed mainly by Western commercial media outlets, like this week’s Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia …

Higher Education

Move The Starting Line: COO Knows Diverse Teams Yield Creativity

Yes, she knows it sounds odd coming from someone with an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and a masters degree from Harvard Business School.<p>But, Peggy Yu, COO of Startup Institute, says sometimes the best employees are non-traditional ones.<p>“There is no way to get the most creative …

Startups

Investing 101: U-M hosts 2 conferences this weekend on stock picking, venture capital

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>TODAY'S TOP STORIES Detroit. Move here. Move the world. | 3:40<p>With space to grow, collaborate, and thrive, Detroit is a city unlike …

Venture Capital

Congress is flying blind on tax reform

After months of secret talks, President Trump and GOP leaders in Congress unveiled their framework for rewriting the nation’s tax code.<p>By all …

Retirement

The stock market's robot revolution is here

• <b>EquBot just launched the AI Powered Equity ETF (AIEQ), which uses IBM's Watson technology to construct a stock portfolio.</b>• <b><br>The fund has outperformed the S&P 500 so far, but a much longer trading period is needed to assess whether it can truly offer market-beating returns.</b><p>The long-awaited rise of the …

Business

The World's Most Powerful Publishers Refuse to Admit What They Really Are

Facebook and Google's push to personalize the news is the latest seismic shift in tech giants’ influence on the information landscape.<p>It took a terrorist attack for Google to enter the news business.<p>On September 11, 2001, after hijackers crashed two commercial jets into the World Trade Center as …

Journalism

What's Killing U.S. Business Schools? These 4 Charts Help Explain

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Friday that the University of Wisconsin is in the process of reviewing its graduate business degree programs, a …

Education

Lyft raises £750m from Google's owner in blow to Uber

Ride-hailing app Lyft has raised $1bn (£760m) from Google's parent company, further complicating the convoluted world of ride-hailing alliances and dealing a blow to rival Uber.<p>The round was led by CapitalG, the growth investment fund of Alphabet that has also backed large private tech companies …

Uber

HBX Offers Separate Certificate Programs in Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, Financial Accounting - News - Harvard Business School

BOSTON—HBX, Harvard Business School’s digital learning initiative, announces the launch of three new 8-week online certificate programs—Business …

MBA

B-School Disrupt: Eight Startups Pitch Their Innovations

To Alina Liao, the need is urgent: A quarter of city youth witness a murder by age 17, yet most of these youngsters don’t receive adequate …

Stanford University

Brexit, explained

Proponents said leaving the EU would save the U.K. money, but that isn’t the case.<p>By Rebecca Linke | October 18, 2017<p>Why It Matters<p>The U.K. has until …

Brexit

Mented makes nude, vegan, non-toxic lipsticks for women of color

<b>This is important because Black women have a harder time finding safe, green cosmetics.</b><p>It can be difficult for women of color to find non-toxic …

Sustainability

Trump Is at War With the NFL. Just Four Years Ago, The First Lady Was Modeling for Them

Life comes at you fast.<p>For the last month, President Trump has been feuding with the NFL over some players' protest of the national anthem. The feud …

New York Jets

Standard Media Index Taps TV, Media, and Analytics Veteran Meg Meurer Brossy to Lead Client SolutionsEstablished industry leader with over two decades of building adtech and martech companies like...

New York, Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <b>NEW YORK —Oct. 19, 2017</b> - Standard Media Index (SMI), the advertising intelligence company bringing clarity to the ad industry, recently announced the addition of Meg Meurer Brossy to its management team, who will serve as its first-ever Senior Vice …

Advertising

Why students choose to study business at college

Kathryn Jocsak got a science and psychology degree at university but something was missing.<p>"I have a university degree, but it's in science and psychology. I wanted to study business because I have always had an interest in numbers," says the 30-year-old Toronto resident.<p>"I didn't really use this …

Education

Four Lessons for New CEOs

New CEOs must build relationships with their board members, a panel of experts told the audience at Stanford GSB's Search Fund CEO Conference. | …

Stanford University

9 new business insights from MIT Sloan Management Review

How employees can avoid becoming commodities, and more from the magazine.<p>By Rebecca Linke | October 19, 2017<p>"No matter what your field, it pays to …

MIT

Why Competition Would Not Lead to Better Outcomes for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

<i>Does competition lead to better outcomes for government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Not</i> <i>necessarily, says</i> <i>Andrew</i> …

Mortgages

Weinstein, others put boards on notice: you’re the adults now

Corporate directors should now be on notice: bad behavior isn’t so easily swept under the rug.As a parade of executives has been outed as sexist, …

Denver

Games of Threats

by Elon Kohlberg and Abraham Neyman<p>Overview — The Shapley value is the most widely studied solution concept of cooperative game theory, with …

Harvard Business School

Are MBA admissions consultants worth their fees?

With a wide range of entrance exams, essays and interviews, securing a place at a top business school has never been easy. With more would-be MBAs …

MBA