The Eduvantis team recently attended the Executive MBA Council conference in Houston, where we engaged in stimulating conversations with many of the top EMBA programs around the important market trends and observations we gather in our work, as we help our business school clients gain...

As we at Eduvantis consider the many factors creating a changing market for management education, we wanted to take a deeper look at practices in recruiting and serving women in MBA programs. Women now make up close to 40 percent of global GMAT test-takers intending to...

Eduvantis recently presented summary findings on the rising importance of mobile strategy at the annual AACSB B-School Communications and Development Symposium in Tampa. Our research identified examples of how business schools are “going mobile” as a means to achieve competitive advantage—in this massive growth segment...

A 2011 McKinsey and Company Big Data report estimated that over the next decade there would be a shortage of between 140,000 – 190,000 analytics professionals in the United States.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says the demand for business analytics specialists is expected...

Core to the MBA value proposition, of course, is the promise of a supercharged career.  After recently spending time at a conference with the “talent seekers” of many leading consulting firms and the career services directors of major universities, it is clear that there is...

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article on a new trend in business school admissions – the involvement of career services staff in the admissions process.  While admissions officers have long included an assessment of “hireability” in admissions decisions, more schools appear to be...

University campuses are exciting places and in many cases university communities extend well beyond a campus, with students and alumni living and traveling globally. Even within different programs your stakeholders are having incredibly different experiences – like the Executive MBA student traveling to campus from...

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...