Expertise

The deans and faculty are the lifeblood and intellectual capital of business schools. Whether unlocking the secrets of marketing and financial models for their MBA students, or producing research that redefines the latest business thinking, their work and expertise can make for an unforgettable learning experience, and change our perspectives on the way we do business.
MBA50.com is delighted to feature video interviews, articles and insights from the men and women who define business education of the 21st century.

Bob Bruner, Darden Dean

Interview with Bob Bruner, Dean of the Darden School of Business

Bob Bruner is the Dean of the Darden School of Business. A faculty member since 1982 and winner of leading teaching awards at the University of Virginia, he teaches and conducts research in finance and management.  Bruner has actively advanced Darden and the field of management education in new frontiers such as ...

Prof Kai Li - UBC Sauder

Women Directors Are Better At Mergers And Acquisitions

The more women there are on a corporate board the less a company pays for its acquisitions, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. The forthcoming Journal of Corporate Finance paper shows the cost of a successful acquisition is reduced by 15.4 per ...

Richard Branson

To Teach Entrepreneurship Get Out of the Classroom

The debate about whether or not you can teach entrepreneurship will always divide opinion. But business schools have an opportunity to create the conditions in which an entrepreneurial mindset can flourish, and provide students with the tools and the confidence to take the path toward business creation. They just might ...

Bernard Garrette - HEC paris

Interview with Bernard Garrette, Associate Dean of HEC Paris MBA

Bernard Garrette is the Associate Dean of HEC Paris MBA. He is Professor of Strategy and Business Policy, and has received the Pierre Vernimmen Teaching Award, endowed by BNP-Paribas. His research interests focus on competitive and collaborative corporate strategy, and is co-author of several books including "Alliance Strategies", which won ...

Hult Prize

Hult Prize: Ending Hunger, One Cricket at a Time

If I broke the news to you that MBA students tend to be highly competitive individuals, you may not be too surprised. The Pope is, also, apparently Catholic, and all politicians are credible and reliable. OK, I made the last one up. So on the basis of my first statement, you may ...

Are B-School Leaders Up to the 21st Century's Challenges?

Are Business School Leaders Up to the 21st Century’s Challenges?

Back in November, Eric Labaye, chairman of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), was asked to speak at the Annual Forum of the Council on Business and Society, an alliance of five of the world’s top business schools. In his speech on the challenges and opportunities facing business in the 21st century, ...

Unlocking the B-School Entrepreneur Within

Unlocking the B-School Entrepreneur Within

How can we foster more entrepreneurial spirit and help turn invention and enthusiasm into businesses that create wealth and jobs? The business school community is more than happy to volunteer its services on this—you’d be hard-pressed to find a school these days that doesn’t offer some form of course or program ...

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