Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA news roundup! This week, check out articles about the new MBA oath, how to interpret b-school rankings, internship hiring for the summer, and the focus on project management in b-schools.
Dream of “mastering both sides of the equation”–that is, environmental sustainability and bottom-line profitability? Check out this article on programs that might suit you.
2. An MBA Oath?
Several hundred MBAs at Harvard pledged to refrain from “corruption, unfair competition, and business practices” that are harmful to society. Can a few words change the world? Max Anderson ’01 seems to think so.
B-schools now recognize that students need strategic thinking and management prowess as well as technical skill.
Your favorite forum for all-things-MBA gets a makeover. Version 3 is inspired by social media and includes Facebook and Twitter-style features such as “my follow feed” and “my bookmarks.”
Hiring for summer internships induces a sense of “cautious optimism” among MBAs. Those looking to enter consulting should be especially pleased.