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Bentley College today became one of only two business schools in the U.S., and 113 business schools worldwide, to earn EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation. EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement, and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. EQUIS is run by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
In Photo left to right: Todd Brown (MIPA), Allison Andrade, Kristen Keikkinen, Stephanie Sweeney. Sarah McDonald (MPHA), Greg Gianoni, Evan Taylor (MPHA), Amanda Freedman of Bentley.
The Bentley in Bahrain program Class of 2008 graduate on June 2 in a graduation reception being held at the Awal Ballroom located at the Gulf Hotel in Bahrain for the students and their families. The five seniors earned bachelor of science degrees with a major in Management and a minor in Information Technology.
Waltham, Mass. - Who is the greenest brand of all? According to Generation Y the answer is directly tied to their perceptions and not necessarily reality. Those are the results of a 2008 study conducted by Bentley's Center for Marketing Technology (CMT). The CMT surveyed 2,127 college students from across the country with an average age of 21.8., known as Generation Y, the next major consumer group and a key target of marketers.
In a heartfelt keynote address to approximately 1,000 Bentley undergraduate students at the 89th commencement ceremony on May 17, John Mackey, chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market, urged graduates to follow their hearts, to use obstacles as opportunities for growth, and to help create "conscious businesses" in the 21st century.
As Bentley College seniors make their careers plans, many pledge to hold prospective employers socially accountable.
On May 15, 2008, the Women’s Leadership Institute hosts Detours and OnRamps Forum, a one-day conference presented by the organization Detours and OnRamps: A Forum on the Issues Facing Mothers in the Workplace. This conference is designed as a practical resource for working mothers, working women considering motherhood, and mothers taking some time off from a career but planning to rejoin the workforce in some form.
“The goal of the workshop is to help faculty better prepare Bentley students and our international partner students to thrive in increasingly globalized economic, social and cultural contexts.” Nader Asgary, Director of Cronin International Center
"Businesses need to take a much more holistic and proactive approach to identifying, assessing and analyzing risk in today's rapidly changing global business world." -- Tony Buono, management professor and coordinator of the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility