Changing the Way MBA Programs do Business: Lead or Languish
The same drivers of change that affect corporate America are forcing MBA programs to re-evaluate their curriculums, course delivery methods, and internal and external relationships. Determining if, how, and when to keep up with the speed of business is becoming more important as business schools face increased competition and an ever-changing corporate climate. In this article, the author examines the needs of students and the corporate world that challenge business schools. She reviews research findings on improving business education. The article outlines considerations and strategies for facilitating changes in MBA education.