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.

The Art of Business Leadership

The Art of Business Leadership

Thirty years ago top business schools had a simple philosophy about how to teach students the essence of good business leadership. All you had to do was examine how the people who ran successful companies went about dealing with problems and opportunities and then follow their example. After a while, however, ...

Going global - a new breed of Executive MBA

Going Global: A New Breed of Executive MBA

The world’s top full-time MBA programs have enjoyed several years of rising applicant numbers, fuelled by the struggling economy and strong international demand, notably from Asia. But with an improving global jobs market, many schools are now seeing a fall in full-time MBA applications. However, what may be bad news ...

Diversity- Shaking the MBA Martini

Diversity: Shaking the MBA Martini

Her Majesty’s Secret Service is not a typical feeder to the world’s top business schools. But assuming that James Bond could ace the GMAT and provide enough non-classified information in his essays to satisfy the admissions team of his significant accomplishments, then many MBA programs would welcome his perspective on ...

European Horizons for the MBA

European Horizons for the MBA

GMAT, the admissions test used by major B-schools as part of the application process, has long been an indicator of the pipeline of demand for business school. The number of tests taken in Latin American has increased by 35% in the past five years, and with it the number of ...

Just what the doctor ordered

A Course That’s Just What the Doctor Ordered

After six years of medical school, a demanding schedule in a busy hospital, family commitments and a mortgage to take care of, the idea of a doctor returning to business school might not seem an obvious choice. Wouldn’t they be better served joining the local golf club? For Hugh O’Neill, a ...

Teaching Entrepreneurship- Nature or Nurture?

Teaching Entrepreneurship: Nature or Nurture?

Do entrepreneurs really need a business-school education? Among the thousands of business schools now operating around the world you would be hard-pressed to find one that doesn’t believe it can teach the skills of entrepreneurship. However, of the people who immediately spring to mind when one thinks of entrepreneurs—Bill Gates, Richard ...

A Smart Investment?

A Smart Investment?

After the Ferrari and the Rolex, is an Executive MBA (EMBA) the final accessory for the person who has everything? While a standard MBA has always called for students to have deep pockets, a sympathetic bank manager or even more supportive families, the cost of the executive version has traditionally ...

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