Courtney, who was appointed dean of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business in 2012, has cultivated a pioneering entrepreneurial ecosystem, led the development of new graduate programs, and hired outstanding faculty. He will conclude his tenure as dean during the 2016–17 academic year, and will remain a tenured member of the faculty afterward.
The yearlong graduate program is aimed at working professionals who want to become innovation leaders in the corporate environment.
In his keynote address at Northeastern’s second annual Global Leadership Summit on Tuesday, Lord Michael Hastings of KPMG International stressed the need for global corporations to foster positive social change.
Northeastern University and MassChallenge have teamed up to provide paid entrepreneurship co-op positions with start-up ventures, many of which are run by the university’s alumni.
Northeastern’s Center for Emerging Markets hosted a weekend conference on emerging market multinational companies.
The new dean, an expert on business strategy and education, says he was attracted by Northeastern’s “extraordinary focus on experiential learning, commitment to building global leaders, and investment in interdisciplinary research.”