The MIT Sloan School of Management at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology in
Cambridge has launched the MITx MicroMasters
Program in Finance. The program, which is available
on the edX online learning platform, includes
a bundle of five finance online courses covering
topics such as modern finance, financial accounting,
mathematical methods for quantitative
finance, and derivative markets. Learners who pass
each course can apply them as credit toward the
MIT Sloan Master of Finance Program.
NEOMA Business School in France is launching
an MSc in cultural and creative industries. In the
15-month specialization program, which will be
taught in English on the Rouen campus, students
will learn about various creative industries, from
independent cinema to videogames.
In September, IÉSEG School of Management
will launch a postgraduate program in International
Business and Technology (MIB Tech) on its
Paris-La Défense campus in France. The full-time
program, which will be taught in English, consists of two consecutive semesters of courses followed by a professional experience capstone project.
The School of Business Administration at Fort
Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, has launched
a certificate in ski resort operations. The 12-credit
undergraduate certificate includes three online
courses in ski resort management and operations
and a 150-hour internship at a ski resort.
The Robinson College of Business at Georgia
State University in Atlanta has redesigned its
master of science in human resources management
(MS-HRM) to respond to emerging business needs.
The new curriculum was developed in consultation
with HR practitioners in the Atlanta area, as well as
alumni and other professionals. The 12-month program
provides immersive experiences with partner
organizations and covers topics such as digital HR,
predictive analytics and technology, diversity and
inclusion, and talent acquisition.
The W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona
State University in Tempe is launching a fasttrack
MBA that allows students to earn an MBA in
as little as 12 months. The program requires each
student to have previous work experience and a
master’s degree in a business discipline from an
The Ryan College of Business at the University of
North Texas in Denton is partnering with the Dallas
Cowboys, an American football team, to create
an online MBA. In addition to traditional courses
in core disciplines, the 36-credit-hour MBA in sport
entertainment management will offer six specialized
sports-oriented courses. The school plans to
offer students an opportunity to participate in three
on-site boot camps at The Star in Frisco, the Dallas
Cowboys’ corporate headquarters and training facility.
The online program is aimed at professionals in
sports management fields as well as athletes and
coaches looking to transition to the front office.
Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) in Austria
is launching an English-language EMBA program
this fall. The four-semester program, planned for
both online and face-to-face delivery, focuses on
leadership and digital transformation. The program
comprises 13 core modules and a pool of electives
that students can complete at partner universities.
Starting this year, alumni of all degree programs
at the University of Virginia Darden School
of Business in Charlottesville can enroll in one
program offered via Darden Executive Education
at no cost. The opportunity comes as part of the
creation of the new Sands Institute for Lifelong
Learning, funded by a donation from alumnus
Frank M. Sands Sr.
IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, has
launched a multidisciplinary project to explore how
artificial intelligence is impacting management, as
well as to prepare executives to use AI in ethical
and socially responsible ways. As part of the Artificial
Intelligence and the Future of Management
Initiative, the school will produce research in areas
such as the impact of industrial automation and
the demand for new skill development.