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Why Business Schools Are Shutting Down Their MBA Programs

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Why Business Schools Are Shutting Down Their MBA Programs

The University of Illinois’ Gies College of Business has become the latest school to announce that it is getting out of the full-time, on-campus MBA market. Instead, Gies will focus more aggressively on its online MBA option, the $22,000 iMBA, which has seen big growth since being launched in 2015 (see Illinois To End Full- And…

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This Blockchain Entrepreneur Is Using Her MBA To Launch A New Business Venture

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This Blockchain Entrepreneur Is Using Her MBA To Launch A New Business Venture

It was a chance opportunity to attend a hackathon while working as an IT consultant that first sparked Rebecca Wald’s interest in entrepreneurship. “I couldn’t really code—I did it at university but I was pretty useless—but I organized the development of the team and we actually won every single prize,” she recalls. “The event changed…

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Going From Family Business In India To An MBA In China

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Going From Family Business In India To An MBA In China

This story was originally published in a book written by BusinessBecause editor Marco De Novellis, in collaboration with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). It was after the Partition of India, and the dissolution of the British Raj in 1947, when a young man cycled 265 miles south from Lahore in northern Pakistan to…

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