If it's Tuesday, this must be Bogota...

February 12, 2008

In January, 10 Freeman MBA students traveled to Bogota, Colombia, to spend a week studying global business with classmates from Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.

The students are among the first participants in the Global MBA, a new curriculum for MBA students interested in broadening their international experience and taking on leadership positions in the Americas. The program, a joint-venture of Tulane and three prestigious Latin American institutions, comprises six courses in six different countries and enables students to earn a Master of Global Management degree in addition to...

Rankings round up

February 12, 2008

The Financial Times isn't the only prestigious publication to rank the Freeman School highly in recent months. The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, and Latin America’s AméricaEconomía and Expansion have each ranked Freeman among the best in recent surveys.

The rankings kicked off in August, when Latin American business magazine AméricaEconomía ranked Freeman 17th among U.S. business schools and 26th internationally on its list of the best global MBA programs for Latin...

It's not who you know, but how many...and how different

February 12, 2008

Bert Cannella has spent several years studying knowledge creation and how new ideas emerge in organizations, and after a good deal of research, one thing appears clear: If you want to stay on the cutting edge, grow and maintain your network.

In a series of papers coauthored with Ann McFadyen, Cannella found that biomedical researchers at Baylor University and Johns Hopkins University who worked with different colleagues over time were more productive than those who worked with the same people. The results of the study have been published in Academy of Management Journal and...

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Financial Times ranks Freeman 10th globally in finance

January 28, 2008

In its latest survey of global MBA programs, the Financial Times has named Tulane's Freeman School of Business one of the 10 best schools in the world in finance. The 10th place ranking, which appeared in the Financial Times on Jan. 28, is based on the recommendations of more than 11,000 MBA alumni from around the world who responded to this year's Financial Times survey.

"We are delighted to be considered among the very best in the world in the area of finance," said Angelo S. DeNisi, dean of the Freeman School. "This ranking is especially gratifying because it is based on the...

CNBC highlights Freeman's trading room

January 08, 2008

In a recent news segment, CNBC highlighted the Freeman School's trading room and its unique approach to training students for careers in energy trading.

"They may be a long way from the NYMEX in New Orleans and at Tulane University," said CNBC's Rebecca Jarvis, "but that is where the next generation of traders is training to take on today's pit bulls."

Rebecca Jarvis and students in Freeman's Energy Fundamentals and Trading course.

The segment focused on Freeman's Energy Fundamentals and Trading course, which uses the Reuters Market Data System and Reuters'...