Business Schools

Business education knits together the worlds of academia and business. Often pioneers in the higher education space, business schools around the world face the challenges of globalisation, increased competition, and the search for pragmatic relevance.

Lessons in Diplomacy

Lessons in Diplomacy – Negotiating Your Next Career Step

Once the world economy moves beyond debt crisis and political gridlock, the ‘war for talent’, which has dwindled to little more than a playground squabble in some sectors, may be back on with a vengeance. Of course, the nice thing about this will be that instead of keeping your head down ...

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

When employment lawyer Thijs Glasz wanted to broaden the scope of his career outside of the law, the logical step was to join an MBA programme at a major international business school. But if he expected to be rubbing shoulders with fellow legal professionals, he was soon to be put ...

The MBA's new dawn in the East

The MBA’s New Dawn in the East

The balance of world economic power is shifting east, and the potential impact on business education is huge. Though GMAC reports that candidates from Asia Pacific make up 57% of the applicant pool to U.S. two-year M.B.A. programs, the heavy flow of applicants to schools in Europe and North America ...

Incubating Dragons

Incubating Dragons

Dragons in Ireland, lions in Finland, tigers in Japan, sharks in Israel and the USA. From humble beginnings in the UK, the ‘Dragons’ Den’ TV show, where entrepreneurs make the pitch from hell to wealthy potential investors, has spread around the world. Even Russia has fallen under its spell prompting ...

Military and the MBA- Business on the Front Line

The Military and MBAs: Business on the Front Line

Taking an MBA at a major business school has become a well-trodden route for armed services veterans looking for a move into the commercial world. What better way, after all, to get a crash course in the basics of corporate activity, such as marketing, finance and entrepreneurship, that are conspicuous ...

Flexible learning

Flexible Learning: Freedom to Steer Your Life in Any Direction

While business schools may devote a lot of energy and expertise in helping students understand the mysteries of economic cycles, they’re also no stranger to the laws of supply and demand themselves. In recent years, the rise in applicant numbers for the full-time MBA has coincided with a weak job ...

Distance MBA- A Triumph of Democracy?

Distance MBA: A Triumph of Democracy?

Whether the revolution in communication technology, with its culture of instant access, has made our lives easier is open to debate. But what is certainly true is that it has changed the face of business education. Once the poor relation of its campus-based equivalent, the distance-learning MBA has become a ...

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