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Case Study: Curriculum Overhaul

To stay relevant and competitive, USC’s Marshall School of Business revises its course requirements

At the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, a curriculum revamp two years in the making will be unveiled in late August. Suh-Pyng Ku, the vice dean for graduate programs who led the effort, says that while faculty revisit and tweak their own course materials, an in-depth review of the structure of the MBA program and every required course offered hadn’t been conducted in six years.

“Curriculum change is hard,”

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