This past summer, the Waikato Management School at the University of Waikato in New Zealand held its first Executive Innovation Bootcamp, hosted at Waikato Innovation Park, a business campus that houses more than 40 companies.
This fall, the Miami Business School at the University of Miami in Florida launches a new 16-month professional MS in finance. Among the courses offered will be “Nobel Prize Winning Ideas in Finance,” which will explain how the finance industry has been shaped by concepts such as behavioral finance, option pricing, and portfolio theory. Other courses will cover fintech, alternative investments, wealth management, and real estate.
York University's Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, will begin a master of supply chain management degree program next May. Students in the program will build their knowledge of purchasing, logistics, operations management, customer service, manufacturing, international trade, and business analytics.
Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, will launch a new undergraduate program in hospitality management for the 2018–2019 academic year. The new major is a collaboration between Meredith’s School of Business and the college’s nutrition program. Students earning a bachelor of science in hospitality management can choose to pursue concentrations in culinary management, hotel and lodging management, or event planning.
The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee Knoxville will launch a master of science in supply chain management in mid-2019. The Haslam College will develop the program with online education provider Noodle Partners. The online program builds on an existing MS in global supply chain management.