The last 10 years have been, by any measure, a decade of great change for graduate business education — and Poets&Quants, founded by John Byrne in August 2010, has been there to chronicle every major development. Not only have we seen paradigm-shifting innovations in business schools around the globe, we have witnessed unexpected declines in some sectors, rises in others, and evolutions that impact more than the MBA programs that are — for now — the flagships of most leading schools.
But some trends have been predominant, meriting long-term, in-depth coverage because they have changed how applicants apply, how MBA candidates learn, and how B-schools serve their students. Below are the five most important (and one honorable mention for good measure) that have had — and will continue to have — the greatest impact.
And for more on the exciting direction of management education in the last 10