Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Round-up! This week, check out articles on MBA rankings, the new Knight Center at Stanford GSB, the gender performance gap at HBS, and the new definition of leadership at top business schools.
Stanford GSB’s Knight Center will foster interdisciplinary learning and encourage environmental sustainability and social responsibility. Check out the $345 million mega-complex here.
How are top schools such as Tuck and Chicago Booth redefining “leadership”? And who is driving this change?
The 15th annual Business Plan Contest provided contest awards of over $150,000 to students. Past winners include “Finale,” the famous Harvard square dessert shop.
Though women account for 36% of the students at HBS, only 11% of Baker Scholars (top 5% of the class) are women. Similar performance gaps abound at other top MBA programs. This insightful article explores the ramifications and possible reasons.
Which schools care the most about your GMAT score? Stanford, Yale, and Haas are among the top on this list which includes a few surprises.
Rankings are always hotly contested in MBA world. Three professors propose a new MBA rating system that recognizes the “complex and multifaceted” nature of program quality.