Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Round-up! This week, check out articles on conquering quant fears, the annual Wharton Venture Award, “soft” skills in business school, and Fortune 100 CEOs when they were MBA students.
“Artsy” and non-traditional applicants should check out this personal essay about meeting one’s quant fears head-on in b-school.
Graduates from the HBS class of 2010 started 30 to 40 businesses last year, a 50 percent increase from 2009. Check out this analysis of the trend.
Last week, we took a look at the winners of the HBS Business Plan Contest. This week, check out winners of the annual Wharton Venture Award.
Are “hackathons” about to become the next big thing in management? (Here are Knewton, we love “hack” day…)
New courses in business school are teaching students how to be great leaders and managers on top of great number crunchers.
What were Jeff Immelt (CEO of GE), Jamie Dimon (CEO of J.P Morgan), and others like as MBA students? Just as anxious, “overwhelmed,” and “broke” as students today.