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professional development courses

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on December 17, 2008 by ruyoung

a few weeks back bschool.com posted a list of 100 free business and entrepreneurship courses from ivy league schools such as mit, columbia, and berkley. among them are:

these courses are a great place to start for general information, whether for professional development or to be well versed in various topics that may come up at the next neighbourhood mixer or an industry networking opportunity.

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an entrepreneurs education of a lifetime

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 1, 2008 by ruyoung

“if you could change your life, would you?” that’s how seth godin started a blog post today describing an opportunity of a lifetime, and anyone can apply, including you and me and the guy down the street.

applying for and being granted the opportunity to spend 6mos with one of the most innovative marketing mavens of our time would be quite an education.

If you’re stuck in a dead end job in publishing, or if you made a not-so-great choice in getting your career started, or if you thought Wall Street would be a different place, or if you just got laid off, or if you’re not crazy about fretting away the next six months waiting to get fired and you’re not quite ready to start your own gig… this might be the turbolift you were hoping for. Yes, it’s free.

It’s a chance to get off that track and onto a new track, faster and cheaper than most of the alternatives. And it might even be fun.

consider applying to the alternative mba program. the deadline is dec 14. what have you got to  lose?