Without the entrepreneurship education I received, I would very likely not have started my own company and therefore would not have become financially independent and surely not have become a professor for entrepreneurship myself.” This inspiring quote from GMAC’s 2014 Alumni Perspectives Survey Report caught my eye.  What...

Business schools need another ranking like they need a hole the head, right?  I’d tend to agree, but here is something to get your head around — LinkedIn’s new twist on the tried and true rankings approach. So what’s new?  First, while most school rankings focus...

Applause to the Business Education Jam, the big online collaboration that launches tomorrow, for seeking to better understand and address the “supply and demand gap” between the needs of employers and the output of business schools. This type of conversation – between business schools and industry –...

Building on the prior post, attached is another link worth a review on the subject of how the competitive landscape for business schools (all higher education) is changing.  It’s written by David Bach, senior associate dean for executive MBA and global programs at Yale School...

Setting aside the inevitable ebbs and flows of business school applications, the recent Business Week article on MBA applications was telling of the new reality Eduvantis sees in the business school marketplace.  Competition is coming faster than ever, from every angle.  Rules are changing.  The...

Eduvantis is spending an increasing amount of time helping clients look around their own universities to identify important new strategic opportunities to partner with their colleagues around campus–to create something that is “greater than the sum of its parts,” as they say.  Partnerships across disciplines...

Here’s yet another of a long stream of interesting articles that leave little doubt the world is changing for traditional higher education. It will change the competitive landscape, the way courses are offered, how revenue streams are maintained, what it means to be an administrator...

We scratched our collective heads at Eduvantis the other day when we read the lead on a Wall Street Journal article headlined “Career Services for the Executive Set.” The lead read: “Career-services offices at business schools have a new job these days: catering to executive MBA...

As we analyze the executive education landscape for our clients, increasingly we are compelled to look “out of category” at a new breed of aggressive providers from outside of the traditional academic enterprise.  While these products are still positioning themselves as “complementary” or in some...

Higher education gets more interesting by the minute.  Will this accelerate the online revolution?  Yes.  We see it everyday in our work with clients at all levels in the market, as institutions work to find the “right way” to deliver their online content, engage with...