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Francesca Cornelli appointed new Dean of Kellogg School of Management

01 February 2019
Francesca Cornelli, professor of finance, deputy dean of degree education and director of private equity at London Business School, has been named dean of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, President Morton Schapiro and Provost Jonathan Holloway announced today. Cornelli’s term will begin Aug.1, 2019. She will also hold the Donald P. Jacobs Chair of Finance. “We’re proud to welcome Professor Cornelli to Northwestern University as dean of one of the world’s premier business schools,” said President Schapiro. “She’s uniquely suited to take our 
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Economist ranks Kellogg School of Management the #1 business school globally

03 September 2018
There is a new leader at the top of The Economist’s latest ranking of the world’s best full-time MBA (Master of Business Administration) programmes. Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has overtaken the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business to clinch pole position, while Harvard has climbed one place to number three. Kellogg graduates have one of the largest alumni networks in the world, 97% find a job within three months of graduation and have an average salary of 
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Kellogg enrols a record of women, 46% of the 2020 class will be women

07 August 2018
It’s no secret that the top business schools in the U.S. have been aggressively recruiting and enrolling more women in their MBA classes. Last year, the Wharton School and Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business topped out among top 25 business schools, each enrolling 44% women in their incoming classes. It’s still early for schools to release profiles for the Class of 2020, but so far, at least two prominent schools have already beaten last year’s mark. The University of Southern California’s 
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Professor Kraemer’s advice to boost business results

29 July 2018
From books we have the opportunity to learn and synthesize new knowledge. In the book, “From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership,” by Harry Kraemer Jr., the reader can learn four simple values (think ethics) that can potentially elevate them to authentic and value-driven business leaders. Kraemer identifies four principles along with their precepts in how to behave as an ethical leader. The first value and its precept is self-reflection, which is the ability to reflect and 
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Kellogg School of Management ranks first in the global ranking from The Economist

26 October 2017
For Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management Dean Sally Blount, it couldn’t have happened at a better time. After being dean of the school for seven years, she opened the doors to a new $250 million Global Hub  on the shores of Lake Michigan. Now, for the first time under her watch, Blount can claim a number one ranking for the school’s prestige MBA program–seven months before she steps down from her job at the end of the 2017-2018 academic 
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Global Hub: Kellogg School of Management gets a new home in the Northwestern campus

18 March 2017
Kellogg Opens Its Global Hub Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University Completes Seven-Year Plan for Transformation with Opening of New Global Hub EVANSTON, IL (March 28, 2017) —The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University begins classes this week in its new flagship building on Northwestern’s Evanston campus. The completion of the innovative Global Hub caps off the school’s seven-year plan for transformation and continues its legacy as a pioneer in business education. Kellogg recently surpassed $330 million toward 
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Our mission is to prepare next generation of leaders: Sally Blount

04 September 2013
Mumbai: Sally Blount , dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the US, believes that business education needs to be rethought, and has proceeded to do just that in her past three years at the school she once attended. The former Boston Consulting Group consultant who has spent 20 years in higher education—she taught at University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and was vice-dean of New York University’s Stern School of Business—has, in the process, 
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Interns from global B-Schools flock to Indian companies

23 August 2013
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: This April, Ivey Business School student Alexandra Schneidman landed in India for a lowdown on the working of large Indian conglomerates and customer dynamics in Asia’s third-largest economy. While Schneidman completed her internship at one of the businesses of Ernakulamheadquartered Muthoot Group last month, David Chen, a student of MIT Sloan’s management programme, is close to wrapping up his India project on renewable energy, which he has taken up with the Green Initiatives team at Infosys. Schneidman and 
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Kellogg MBA Applicants Get Ready for Their Close-Up

30 July 2013
As if applications, essays, recommendation letters, and interviews weren’t enough, this year’s applicants to Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management will confront a new obstacle to their B-school dreams: video. Kellogg has become the latest B-school to experiment with a video component for the B-school application, following the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, which added video last year, and the Yale School of Management, which will do so this year. While those schools made the move to video, at 
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Dr. Nirmalya Kumar, PhD in Marketing from Kellogg School of Management to steer Tata Group’s strategy

17 July 2013
MUMBAI: Tata Chairman Cyrus Mistry, who is recruiting top talent to helm the various businesses and functions of the sprawling group, has tapped one of the world’s foremost marketing strategists to head strategy for the Rs 5.05 lakh crore empire. Nirmalya Kumar, London Business School professor and top-notch marketing strategist, is joining the Tata Group from August 1 this year. He will report to Mistry and be responsible for strategy at the group level. Consultant, coach, speaker and author, Kumar 
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