Thursday, February 4, 2010

Challenges at NYU Stern

Business Week online reports the challenges new Dean Peter Henry faces at the Stern School of Business at NYU. Henry has his undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and a PhD from MIT, along with a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford. Finance is by far the largest concentration at NYU, so Dean Henry faces the challenge of re-orienting the Stern MBA toward a larger range of employers. The first challenge will be for the career center to reach out to companies outside of financial services. But the bigger challenge will involve the faculty -- how does the MBA program re-invent its courses and curriculum?

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