The world of startups—on both the funding and founding sides—has long had the reputation of being a boys’ club. Its mythology, whether set in the HP garage or among the VC gods of Sand Hill Road, is almost exclusively male.
Small businesses, defined by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as companies with fewer than 500 employees, account for 99% of all U.S. firms and employ 57 million people—48% of all private-sector jobs.
The Yale Publishing Course (YPC), a highly regarded professional development program for leaders in book and magazine media, will expand its training in business and management as part of a collaboration with the Yale School of Management beginning in 2017.
Oxford University’s Saïd Business School has joined the Global Network for Advanced Management, which now includes eight schools in Europe, nine schools in Asia and the Pacific Islands, five in the Middle East and Africa, and seven in the Americas.