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Tools of the Trade
March | April 2007
Covering the Spread
A standalone course on spreadsheet modeling teaches students skills they can use throughout the business curriculum—and on the job.
Thinkers and Leaders
When business schools introduce MBAs to the competency-based assessment programs used in the corporate world, students quickly develop their leadership skills.
Parallel courses on opposite sides of the ocean teach students vivid lessons about disruptive events, change management, globalization, and teamwork.
Research in Action
Business schools with research-driven missions are building buzz about their faculty’s best work—and promoting their intellectual brands.
The CEO of Accessibility
Motorola’s Edward J. Zander wants to shrink the world to the size of a cell phone, so all users are just a call or a click away from the people and information they need.
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Measuring soft skills in a standardized way provides business schools with vital information to drive success for businesses and future business leaders.
Bringing Social Impact and Sustainability Goals Into the Curriculum
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Digital Transformation: Mind the Gap
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