The Katz MBA program was established in 1960, although the business school's roots go back to 1907, with the University of Pittsburgh's Evening School of Economics, Accounts, and Finance. Katz was the world's first to offer a one-year MBA program.
Katz is a place where communities of knowledge meet communities of practice. We are home to academic centers that create new research, build strong external partnerships, give students experiential-learning opportunities, and provide powerful community support.
The Katz Schools Prague premises are located in the very historic heart of the capital - just a few steps from the Art Nouveau Municipal House, the Gothic Powder Tower or the Czech National Bank and in five minutes walking distance from the famous Old Town Square with the Astronomical Clock and the Wenceslas Square with the National Museum. Literally surrounded by monuments and architecture from across centuries and styles. The Katz School in Prague is very easily accessible by public transport. Theres a large shopping mall around the corner (Palladium) and a plethora of restaurants of all kinds of cuisine and shops.
The Katz Schools premises in Prague are open for students 24/7 so that they can meet to study and work on team projects in a comfortable and calm environment. There is wireless internet connection in every room. Each seat in the executive classroom moreover has it own a data cable, to ensure high speed connection during online simulations and business case studies. The classroom and offices have large windows that face an inner courtyard covered by grass this is where students can take a leap of fresh air and just enjoy their breaks
The School offers a wide range of services to its students in Europe from assistance with booking tickets and accommodation and from popular students events (BBQs, bowling, etc) to executive extra-curricular workshops and exclusive panel discussions with top business and political leaders of the region that are attended by senior business community and complimentary for the Schools students as a rule. Further, the Katz Executive Mentoring Program is to be launched in January 2013.
In 1916, the University of Pittsburgh was one of the sixteen founding members of the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.
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