CentreCourt | 2018

In 2017, 32 of the top 40 ranked business schools participated in CentreCourt. You’ll have a chance to meet them at CentreCourt 2018. This is a free event and space is limited.Register for CentreCourt 2018 HERE

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Why Attend CentreCourt Festival?

Going to business school is one of the biggest investments you are going to make, both in time and money. So, you want to make sure that you meet with the top schools, learn how to shine in the competitive admissions process, and turn your MBA dreams into reality.

The CentreCourt MBA Festival has been designed for MBA applicants by two of the world’s foremost authorities on business schools. John A. Byrne, editor-in-chief of Poets&Quants and Matt Symonds, bestselling MBA author and columnist for Forbes and The Economist are pulling together exceptional content and guest speakers – interviews, panels, workshops and school interaction – everything you need to know about the MBA.

No other MBA admissions event provides prospective students this kind of access. Get informed. Engage with deans and admissions officials. Join us at the nearest CentreCourt.

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This is your chance to:

  • Hear from top deans and directors about the state of business education, the value of the MBA degree and its return on investment, and how schools might adapt and thrive in changing times
  • Meet face-to-face with admissions officers of the world’s top 50 business schools in a casual setting
  • Make your first impression utilizing the combined resources of Poets&Quants and Matt Symonds to guide you before the event even takes place

2018 CentreCourt Speakers and Moderators

John A. Byrne
Matt Symonds

Deans and Admissions Directors (updated weekly)

Idie Kesner

Dean

IU Kelley School of Business

The Deans Panel

Scott DeRue

Dean

Michigan Ross

The Deans Panel

Anjani Jain

Acting Dean

Yale School of Management

The Deans Panel

Scott Beardsley

Dean

Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

The Deans Panel

Barbara Bickart

Senior Associate Dean

Boston University Questrom School of Business

The Deans Panel

William Boulding

Dean

Duke Fuqua School of Business

The Deans Panel

Seán Meehan

Dean

IMD Business School

The Deans Panel

Steef van de Velde

Dean

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

The Deans Panel

Martin Boehm

Dean

IE Business School

The Deans Panel

Francisco Veloso

Dean

Imperial College Business School

The Deans Panel

Soojin Kwon

Director of MBA Admissions

Michigan Ross

Admissions Director Panel

M. Eric Johnson

Dean

Vanderbilt University Owen School of Management

The Deans Panel

Suh-Pyng Ku

Vice Dean for Graduate Studies

USC Marshall School of Business

The Deans Panel

Ron Wilcox

Senior Associate Dean

Darden School of Business

The Deans Panel

Robert Dammon

Dean

Tepper School of Business Carnegie Mellon

The Deans Panel

James R. Stevens

Sr. Assistant Dean

University of California, Davis Graduate School of Management

The Deans Panel

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Martijn Cremers

Interim Dean

Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business

The Deans Panel

Tiff Macklem

Dean

Rotman School of Management

The Deans Panel

Andrew Ainslie

Dean

Rochester Simon School of Business

The Deans Panel

Barbara Ostdiek

Dean

Jones Graduate School of Business Rice University

The Deans Panel

H. Rao Unnava

Dean

UC Davis Graduate School of Management

The Deans Panel

Jeffrey R. Brown

Dean

Gies College of Business, University of Illinois

The Deans Panel

Morgan Bernstein

Executive Director MBA Admissions

Berkeley Haas

Admissions Director

Shari Hubert

Associate Dean of Admissions

Duke Fuqua

Admissions Director Panel

Kristen Lindeman

Associate Director of Admissions

MIT Sloan School of Management

Admissions Director Panel

Kurt Ahlm

Associate Dean Student Recruiting

Chicago Booth

Admissions Director Panel

Jim Holmen

Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

IU Kelley

David Simpson

Admissions Director

London Business School

Admissions Director Panel

Maria Reis

Assistant Director of Marketing and Recruitment

INSEAD

Admissions Director Panel

Virginie Fougea

Director of MBA Recruitment and Admissions

INSEAD

Admissions Director Panel

Dawna Clarke

Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Darden School of Business, University of Virginia

Admissions Director Panel

Sara Vanos

Associate Director of MBA Marketing & Recruitment

HEC Paris

Admissions Director Panel

Anna Farrus

Head of Admissions and Financial Aid

Saïd Business School, Oxford University

Admissions Director Panel

Andrea Hayem

Associate Director MBA Admissions

IESE Business School

Admissions Director Panel

Libby Livingston

Director of MBA Admissions

Emory Goizueta

Admissions Director Panel

Heather Holland

Senior Associate Director

Emory Goizueta

Admissions Director Panel

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Recap of CentreCourt 2017

Stanford GSB • Chicago Booth • INSEAD • Northwestern Kellogg • UC Berkeley • Cambridge Judge • Yale SOM • Dartmouth Tuck • IE • Cornell Johnson • HEC Paris • Michigan Ross • IESE • UCLA Anderson • IMD • UT Rotman • NYU Stern • UNC Kenan Flagler • Oxford Saïd • CMU Tepper • UT Austin McCombs and more

Interested in becoming a sponsor at CentreCourt?

Please contact Sat Sharma or Matt Symonds