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Business schools that aren’t highly ranked and are in smaller cities feel a squeeze because fewer American students are taking the Graduate Management Admission Test, and they have a wider range of B-school choices, says Andrew Ainslie, dean of University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business.
Enough companies now interview for jobs and internships over Skype (MSFT) that career offices have started to train business students in the art of conversing on video chat.
Karen Dowd, assistant dean of career management and corporate engagement at University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business, says one student during a virtual interview last year wore all the right things—but only above the belt.
There’s been a shift in the country’s manufacturing industry, and MBAs may benefit from this change.
Business school students who graduated in 2014 were more successful at receiving early job offers in manufacturing, as well as health care, than those going into more traditional industries such as finance or consulting, according a June report from the Graduate Management Admission Council.
Out of the schools ranked by Financial Times, the Simon Business School MSF program ranked 7th among all business schools in the U.S. and 37th in the world.
Simon will offer an innovative hands-on leadership module and an online component to allow busy executives to attend classes on campus just once a month.
Barra may find a friendlier reception on Capitol Hill this week than she did when testifying in April, said George Cook, a former Ford marketing executive and business professor at the University of Rochester.
He said it would be hard for lawmakers to find fault with Barra’s handling of the recall issue.
The Simon Business School has named Rob Sands, president and CEO of Constellation Brands, Executive of the Year. The award will be conferred at the School’s fifth annual conference in New York City.
The Benet and Lam Professorships are two of the ten new professorships that have been established at the Simon School through the generosity of alums and friends as part of The Meliora Challenge. Nine professorships existed at Simon prior to the Meliora campaign.
Ainslie has been senior associate dean, full-time MBA program, at UCLA Anderson School of Management since 2010. The appointment, subject to Board approval, is effective after Dean Mark Zupan’s term ends on June 30.