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  • Krannert's executive MBA ranks 14th in WSJ value poll

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The executive MBA at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management offers one of the highest returns on investment, according to a new ranking by the Wall Street Journal.

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  • Purdue's Krannert School joins entrepreneurship effort for veteransWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has joined a nationwide consortium aimed at helping veterans start their own businesses.
  • Trustees OK Wang Hall architect, master plans for two campusesWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University board of trustees on Friday (Nov. 21) approved hiring an architect to plan Seng-Liang Wang Hall, the College of Engineering's new electrical and computer engineering building in Discovery Park.
  • Punch Brothers' blend of bluegrass, jazz, chamber music to hit Purdue stageWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Mandolin player Chris Thile and his progressive folk band Punch Brothers will bring their music - a style that blends bluegrass with chamber music, jazz and 1960s folk and pop - to Purdue's Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20.
  • CEO Owens to speak at Purdue as part of corporate ethics seriesWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - James W. Owens, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., in Peoria, Ill., will speak at Purdue on Oct. 29 as part of the Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics.
  • Krannert manufacturing conference to focus on transition, challengesWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Students, faculty and industry professionals will meet Oct. 23 at Purdue University to discuss the challenges facing manufacturing firms. The 2008 Fall Operations Conference is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Rawls Hall.
  • Ben Stein to headline annual Krannert Leadership Series at PurdueWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Ben Stein Download photo Lawyer, writer and actor Ben Stein will give the keynote address Oct. 23 at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's eighth annual Leadership Speakers Series.
  • Krannert students to 'Trick-or-Can' for charityWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Members of a Purdue University student organization will don costumes and take to the streets on Halloween night to collect food for a local charity.
  • Krannert professors address causes, effects of U.S. financial crisisWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Members of the public interested in learning more about the American financial crisis can now find answers through Purdue's Krannert School of Management.
  • Purdue economists to discuss financial crisis, implicationsWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Uncertainty reigns supreme in financial markets as Congress considers legislation to stabilize the banking industry and Wall Street. Purdue University economists will discuss how the financial crisis developed, what it means and where markets go from here during a panel discussion from noon to 1 p.m. Monday (Oct. 6) in the Pfendler Hall Deans Auditorium on Purdue's West Lafayette campus.
  • Krannert's Executive MBA captures top 25 spot in WSJ rankingsWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Executive MBA program at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is among the top 25 in the world in new rankings released by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday (Sept. 30).
  • Purdue professor says new federal bailout plan needed soonWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A Purdue University economics professor says congressional leaders should get back to the drawing board after the failure of a proposed $700 billion federal bailout of Wall Street.
  • Purdue students earn predoctoral training awardsWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Six Purdue students earned 2008-09 Predoctoral Training Awards from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
  • Committee named to find candidates for VP positionWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University has formed a search committee to identify candidates for a new executive vice president for business and finance and treasurer.
  • Purdue's Krannert School moves from minors to concentrationsWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Students in Purdue's Krannert School of Management will have more options for undergraduate study in management after an academic restructuring that transforms undergraduate minors to concentrations.
  • Krannert School of Management formalizes departmentsWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Krannert School of Management has restructured its academic programs into the departments of economics and management.
  • Public, students, invited to Krannert business speakers seriesWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Financial analysts, company CEOs and marketing executives are among the leaders who will address students and the public at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management during a fall class and speakers' series.
  • Krannert's undergraduate programs rank highly in U.S.News specialtiesWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Five specialty areas in Purdue University's Krannert School of Management undergraduate program fared well in expanded rankings just released by U.S.News and World Report magazine.
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  • German university, business school enters into Purdue partnershipWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management has finalized a cooperative agreement with Leibniz University Hanover, the GISMA Business School, and the government of Lower Saxony, Germany.
  • Krannert among 27 business schools reaccredited by associationWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has been reaccredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • Student-led teams take top honors at Purdue's entrepreneurship competitionWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Burton Morgan entrepreneurship competition Download photo caption below Student-led teams developing a program for testing software and an environmentally friendly biodegradable shooting target took the top prizes Tuesday (April 8) at the $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition at Purdue University.
  • Student, faculty entrepreneurs elevate their sales pitch to victoryWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Nathalie Duval-Couetil Download photo A Purdue University senior in health sciences and a graduate student seeking his MBA beat out 30 other competitors Friday (March 28) at the second annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition.
  • A disciple of Japanese quality managementPlease use the sharing tools found via the email icon at the top of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of T&Cs and Copyright Policy. Email to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up to 10 or 20 articles per month using the gift article service. More information can be found at Order and efficiency are hallmarks of the TVS motorbike factory near Bangalore in southern India. To direct foot traffic, arrows are painted on the shiny shop floor of India’s third-largest motorcycle maker. Large banners with exhortations such as “Let Us Achieve Zero Defects” and “Quality is a Way of Life” hang across the bright facility where nearly 2,000 vehicles are built each day on neat assembly lines. Tea breaks are 9:15 to 9:22 and 14:15 to 14:22, according to a memo on the wall.
  • Global supply chain conference to focus on risk managementWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Corporate executives and experts from the Krannert School of Management will discuss a broad range of issues surrounding managing operational risks in the global supply chain as part of a Feb. 15 conference at Purdue Memorial Union.
  • Business professionals to speak at Krannert Executive ForumWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Business professionals from some of the largest and most recognizable companies in the United States will focus on topics ranging from career advice to ethics to starting a business in Purdue University's Krannert Executive Forum this semester.