98% Employment For MBAs From This Leading U.S. Program

Emory Goizueta’s MBA Class of 2022 achieved a 98% employment rate and $30,000 increase in median salary over the previous class

From Atlanta: The job market for Emory MBA graduates remains hot. After Emory’s Two-Year MBA Class of 2021 had an unprecedented job acceptance rate of 99% within three months of graduation, Emory’s Class of 2022 saw an impressive 98% job acceptance rate three months post-graduation.

Equally impressive is the large jump in median base salary and signing bonus for the recent graduating class. Both saw roughly $30,000 increases to $165,000 and $193,000, respectively.

Goizueta’s One-Year MBA graduates from the Class of 2022 also saw a large increase in median salary to $162,500 from $135,000 for the Class of 2021. Ninety-four percent of Class of 2022 graduates accepted offers within three months of graduation.

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Toronto Rotman Dean Susan Christofferson on the Rotman Student Investment Fund: “a great example of our community coming together to create a real-world learning experience for students across programs.”

Huge growth for Toronto Rotman Student Investment Fund 

From Toronto: A student portfolio management initiative at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has received seed funding from Mackenzie Investments. The Rotman Student Investment Fund (RSIF) is an independent student initiative set up as a non-share capital corporation, which also has charitable foundation status. It focuses on delivering real-world experiences in portfolio investment analysis to students in Rotman Masters programs including the MBA, Master of Finance and Master of Financial Risk Management before they graduate.

First initiated by a Rotman student club in 2012, students and volunteers from industry have worked to build its current structure as an independent fund with strong governance supported by both industry and the Rotman School.

“The RSIF is a great example of our community coming together to create a real-world learning experience for students across programs,” says Dean Susan Christoffersen. “This partnership helps our graduates become agile financial sector leaders, providing them with a solid understanding of good governance, risk management, ethical decision-making, and purposeful leadership.”

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Maryland Smith unveils new military scholarships for the full-time MBA program

From College Park, Maryland: The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business has established a new Military Veteran Fellows & Scholars Program for full-time MBA candidates. Applications are open for both components of the initiative:

  • Veteran Leadership Fellows: Selectees, from applicants with VA education benefits, will be afforded graduate stipends for living expenses beyond tuition, special opportunities to hone civilian leadership skills with Maryland’s service-connected partners, and consideration for special admissions awards.
  • Military Leadership Scholars: Selectees, from active-duty military and veteran applicants without VA education benefits, may earn tuition awards up to 100 percent in recognition of their unique leadership qualities.

“At Maryland Smith, we see military and veteran professionals as more than just business students,” says Director of Federal and Veteran Affairs Frank Goertner at Maryland Smith. “They are strategic assets for our school, our communities, and our united economy. That’s why we lead the Initiative for Veteran Lifelong Leadership and continue to expand our investment in this diverse inspiring cadre of learners.”

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Case Centre announces 50 best-selling case authors

From London: The Case Centre has revealed its list of bestselling case authors for the 2021-2022 academic year. A place in the top 50 is an extraordinary achievement, as over 9,700 faculty are registered as authors with The Case Centre.

The 2021-2022 ranking has a truly global reach featuring 21 schools, from nine countries, on four continents.

The late Debapratim Purkayastha of ICFAI Business School, who passed away in May 2021, is top of the ranking for a seventh straight year.

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