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Time for business schools to unbundle their offering | Financial Times

It is time for business schools to separate the education product they offer to executives. With business education being disrupted as never before, …

Innovation

The revival of executive education | Financial Times

The figures tell the tale: after seven years of gloom and despondency, the business of executive education short courses, the cash cow of many …

Business School

Cities fail to make the grade in the classroom | Financial Times

From debates about the cost of property at dinner parties in London or New York, to the social cost of shanty towns and slums in cities in developing …

Urbanization

Globalisation means greater business school collaboration | Financial Times

Business schools need help. They know that they must train leaders who can thrive in today’s increasingly interconnected and complex business …

Business School

A bad hair day can have corporate consequences, says researchers | Financial Times

Is your boss having a bad hair day? Then this might be the time to ask for a pay rise.<p>According to research from academics at Stanford GSB, when …

Psychology

A mayor with a vision and a touch of MBA knowhow | Financial Times

When Steven Fulop became mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, last July, he set out an ambitious goal for the municipality of 250,000 people.<p>Jersey …

Jersey City

From conference to cocktail party – the importance of networking | Financial Times

Some things are supposed to need no explanation. It is generally accepted, for example, that in order to get a good job when you leave business …

Networking

A virtual network that rallies the troops | Financial Times

A group of RallyPoint members are concerned. Civilians have recently become more active on the so-called “LinkedIn for the US military”, sparking …

Harvard Business School

MBA Careers: Tough interview questions | Financial Times

What is your theme song? How would you describe the colour pink to someone who is visually impaired? These are just some of the tricky job interview …

List-Worthy

MBA Careers: Interview prep kit | Financial Times

Welcome to the interview prep kit, compiled for MBA students and others who are preparing for job and internship interviews. Browse the list of …

Career Development

How to use LinkedIn for career success | Financial Times

<b>Do companies really use LinkedIn to hire MBA talent?</b><p>Absolutely! The world’s largest professional networking site has become integral in the …

Employment

How can you increase your chances of getting a consulting job? | Financial Times

Consulting is one of the leading careers that MBA students aspire to enter. Networking, more than your resume or CV, is the best way for a company to …

Employment

How to succeed at assessment centres | Financial Times

Global businesses are looking for MBA hires who will eventually become their global leaders. But how do these businesses make sure that their talent …

Management

How to make yourself stand out in a job interview | Financial Times

Although a job interview is a nerve-racking process, this is an opportunity to demonstrate that you are a match for the organisation’s culture and …

Employment

What’s on in MBA Careers | Financial Times

Are you an MBA student or graduate in search of a job or looking for some careers advice?<p>The FT Business Education’s MBA Careers hub, which launches …

Employment

Online preparations for the big job hunt | Financial Times

Companies are increasingly including platforms such as LinkedIn in their hiring process, and students are updating their profiles accordingly. …

Social Media

Technology companies become magnet for MBA students | Financial Times

Last year at two high-ranking business schools on opposite sides of the Atlantic, careers officers were looking at an interesting trend in MBA …

College & University

Challenging times for the traditional MBA market | Financial Times

It has long been a business school mantra that when the economy is strong, managers eschew business degrees to pursue their careers. However, a …

Education

The long and difficult road to business school | Financial Times

When Prakhar Gautam first thought about studying for an MBA he assumed that applying to business school would be straightforward. Little did he …

College & University

Women in Business – Shira Kaplan, MBA student | Financial Times

Shira Kaplan is an MBA student currently studying on the part-time programme at the University of St Gallen in Switzerland while working for a Swiss …

Harvard

The disconnect of the executive training programme | Financial Times

Many management and leadership development programmes take great satisfaction in the positive responses received from individual participants on the …

Business School

Brazilian Football as a Means of Reflecting Upon Brazilian Society

<i>Written by Benjamin Penglase</i><p>The massive protests that broke out in Brazil last year during the Confederations Cup soccer tournament caught everyone by surprise. Images of police firing tear gas and rubber bullets at peaceful protestors outside stadiums grabbed the world's attention and raised a …

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - News - FIFA Fan Fest passes the one million mark - FIFA.com

Ever since the FIFA Fan Fest opened its doors to the public on the opening day of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, fans from all over the world have …

Top Brazilian forwards - past and present

The 20th running of FIFA’s highlight of the football calendar begins this month in Brazil as the country hosts their second ever tournament following …

Soccer

Brazil's World Cup Ups Inflation

Inflation in Brazil is like walking in the swampy Pantanal without bug spray in the middle of the summer. It’s there. Buzzing. The pests do not go away no matter how bad you want them to. The Central Bank can throw higher interest rates at it, hoping to cut spending, but inflation still manages to …

El Tri ''Kicks'': The evolution of El Tri always goes through Brazil

As a soccer loving country, Mexico is forever in debt with Brazil. It took the best player in history to conquer the Azteca stadium in 1970.<p>El Tri ''Kicks'': The evolution of El Tri always goes through Brazil<p>06/18/2014<p>As a soccer loving country, Mexico is forever in debt with Brazil. It took the …

Brazil vs. Mexico: The good, the bad and the ugly

Guillermo Ochoa was the standout performer as El Tri managed a huge result against the tournament favorite in Fortaleza<p>Mexico hung on for a thrilling 0-0 draw against Brazil in Fortaleza on Tuesday afternoon, leaving both teams on four points after two group games.<p>Here are the good, the bad, and …

Believe it or not...

Believe it or not, the 12 football arenas built up or spruced up for the 2014 FIFA World Cup are done. Some might not have the wi-fi the developers promised. Some might not have all the doors put in place. But the seats are bolted down, the lights and sound system are working, and Brazil is ready …

The World Cup Logo: Propaganda, Metaphor or Just a Drawing?

RIO DE JANEIRO — Usually, a logo is just a logo. But when it comes to the official emblem of the 2014 World Cup — a global sports mega-event with …