For the duration of his 22 years at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business enterprise School, Doug Shackelford has assisted its MBA programme adapt to a number of really serious financial shocks. Pursuing the turmoil right after the dotcom bubble burst and the nine/eleven terror assaults, he assisted lead the university as head of tutorial affairs. Then in the economic downturn that adopted the economical crisis, Kenan-Flagler set up an online model of the programme — [email protected]
Mr Shackelford, who has been the school’s dean for the past six years, suggests the coronavirus pandemic is by considerably the largest challenge to the MBA.
“I would be stunned if there is any university that can acquire the hit that has transpired to our sector and make dollars,” he suggests. “We had been going to operate one more big surplus this yr but now we are trying to minimise the deficit.”