In South Carolina, A New Executive MBA

The College of Charleston has created a new EMBA starting in January 2025. Courtesy photo

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON CREATES NEW ACCELERATED EXECUTIVE MBA

The College of Charleston in South Carolina is accepting applications for its new hybrid, 18-month accelerated MBA. The school says it is the only EMBA of its kind in the state.

The program is designed to train working professionals for executive roles while accommodating their demanding schedules. In-person courses are offered during twelve weekend retreats and two week-long residencies. Online courses are taught in both synchronous and asynchronous formats.

The Charleston EMBA is cohort based and emphasizes teamwork. Total cost of the program is $57,500.
The first cohort will begin in January 2025.

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NEOMA Business School’s Rouen Campus.

NEOMA BUSINESS SCHOOL EXPANDS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN

NEOMA Business School in France has renewed its partnership with Maison Veuve Clicquot to provide 10 full tuition scholarships to female students in its NEOMA’s Grande Ecole Program. The partnership is also expanding the program to include living expenses.

Scholarships are awarded on social, financial, and academic criteria.

Beyond the scholarships for tuition and living expenses, the beneficiary students are supported throughout their studies by members of the executive committee of Maison Veuve Clicquot. In the spirit of mentorship, these professionals advise them during their schooling to help them successfully carry out their professional projects.

“Barriers to education for some young women are a reality that NEOMA is fully aware of,” says Delphine Manceau, Dean of NEOMA. “We believe that education plays a crucial role in women’s empowerment.”

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OXFORD SAÏD RESEARCHES LARGE FAMILY-LED ORGANIZATIONS AND IMPACT

A new, first-of-its-kind white paper series, Ownership Project Insights, will offer family-led businesses guidance, discussion, and case studies on how to scale their impact and address global challenges. The series will be published by Ownership Project 2.0, housed within The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School.

Family enterprises possess unique characteristics and potential to deliver significant, positive change to complex global challenges, such as climate change and pandemics.

The user-friendly Ownership Project Insights will deliver critical analyses, data-driven observations, thought leadership and playbooks for family offices and those working closely with them.

“We are at a pivotal moment where the actions of family offices, holding companies, foundations, and businesses can significantly contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals,” says Bridget Kustin, Senior Research Fellow at Oxford Saïd and Director of Ownership Project 2.0. “We follow the data where it takes us and are committed to supporting families and their advisers with the tools and knowledge to scale their impact..”

The first publication in this series, Succession beyond the family: The future of philanthropy, according to new MBA graduates, features essays from 2023 Oxford Saïd MBAs reflecting perspectives from the next generation of professionals working with family-led organizations.

The Ownership Project 2.0 invites academics and professionals to contribute to this new series and provide actionable insights for family owners and the professionals working with them, on topics ranging from impact measurement, to catalytic capital and blended finance, to the ways that families can leverage the social, financial, and cultural capital they possess.

Details on how to submit can be found here.

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ESMT Berlin Campus in Germany. Courtesy photo

ESMT BERLIN & BMW CHANGE MAKER FELLOWSHIP FOR DIGITIZATION

ESMT Berlin and the BMW Group are partnering for the third time to offer BMW Group Change Maker Fellowships. The 10 full-tuition fellowships for the ESMT Global Online MBA will support ambitious young mathematics or technology professionals to accelerate positive and meaningful change.

After supporting displaced women from Ukraine and young professionals from Central and Eastern Europe, the 2024 edition will focus on digitalization.

“The integration of technical and business knowledge is crucial to develop leaders capable of addressing the complex challenges of the future, thereby making a significant positive impact on their organizations and society,” says Jörg Rocholl, president of ESMT. “I am delighted to continue our partnership with BMW Group. With their support, we are able to cultivate the next generation of change makers and innovators.”

The ESMT Global Online MBA is the first completely online program at the international business school. Decision-making, analytics, and innovation are at the core.

Application details and more information can be found here.

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