Episodic curricular renewal remains the norm among most business schools. Continuous curricular review and renewal is an option, yet few business school leaders have adopted this approach. In an article appearing in MBA Innovation, a publication of the MBA Roundtable, I suggested a model for achieving continuous business school curricular innovation and renewal in an effort to shift the time to market for curricular innovation from years to weeks or months.
MBA Evidence-Based Innovation
George Mason University is expanding its MBA portfolio with a new National Defense Executive Master of Business Administration program. The first cohort entered the program in August 2010. As part of our business school innovation series, Karl von Gunten interviewed Roy Hinton, Associate Dean of Executive Programs.
West Virginia University is enhancing its Executive MBA program with a new online version. The first cohort will enter the program in August 2010. As part of our business school innovation series, Karl von Gunten interviewed Gary Insch, Director of Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Management, and Elizabeth Vitullo, Associate Director of Executive MBA Programs at West Virginia University.
San Francisco State University is expanding its MBA portfolio with a new accelerated Executive Master of Business Administration program with a sustainable business emphasis. The first cohort will enter the program in January 2011. As part of our business school innovation series, Karl von Gunten interviewed Aaron Anderson, Director of the new Sustainable EMBA program.
This time of the year, there is excitement in the air! This is especially true for those experienced managers who are ending the first year of their Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) program or have just received their degrees. Some have worked in their fields for many years and desire to add to their credentials.