Business Beyond Usual

#411: The Future of the MBA with Dean Scott DeRue and John Byrne of Poets&Quants

Episode Summary

As part of the 2020 MBA Summit, John Byrne, founder and editor-in-chief of Poets&Quants, and Scott DeRue, the Edward J. Frey Dean of Michigan Ross, discuss the long-term future of the MBA degree.

Episode Notes

In this episode — recorded in person in February, before the COVID-19 pandemic took widespread hold — hosts Jeff and Stephanie talk with special guests John Byrne, founder of the B-school website Poets&Quants, and Scott DeRue, the Edward J. Frey Dean of the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. The wide-ranging discussion on the long-term outlook for MBA programs covers such topics as the impact of technology on business education, the importance of experiential learning, and the role of STEM programs. 

The episode is part of the 2020 MBA Summit sponsored by Poets&Quants and Michigan Ross.

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