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Four ways to rescue a disastrous MBA internship | Financial Times

When Eric Dorger started an 11-week internship in the audit department of ITG, a multinational brokerage technology company, he thought eating at his …

Durham University

Starting an MBA next term? Begin preparing now | Financial Times

Helping impoverished Kurds to start businesses in the Iraqi city of Sulaymaniyah might not be everybody’s idea of a relaxing, pre-degree getaway.<p>But …

College & University

Classrooms with designs on real-life solutions | Financial Times

In a large, airy room in a modern building in the heart of Silicon Valley, 50 people sit in a circle sharing their experiences.<p>The meeting may have …

Students

Top consultancy jobs attract scientists and medics | Financial Times

When Kevin Sneader, McKinsey’s recently elected global managing partner, told the Financial Times last month that he would like the proportion of its …

Cambridge University

Elite business schools are tone deaf to criticism | Financial Times

An episode of the animated series <i>Futurama</i> called “Mars University” features a monkey called Gunther who wears a hat that makes him intelligent. …

Business School

Business school: MBAs for entrepreneurship, time management | Financial Times

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Sexual Harassment

Business school: do consultants need an MBA? | Financial Times

<i>Welcome to the FT Business school newsletter, a weekly serving of management wisdom, reading recommendations and business-related challenges. FT</i> …

Business School

Starting an MBA: Three rules for quitting your job | Financial Times

When Tade Fayomi secured her place on the MBA course at Insead’s Fontainebleau campus, her bosses at Goldman Sachs were not surprised.<p>The 29-year-old …

Employment

The FT’s top MBAs for entrepreneurs ranking 2018 | Financial Times

Studying for an MBA turned Samantha Penabad into an entrepreneur, even though, as the former strategy manager at Accenture says, “I didn’t come to …

Entrepreneurship

US employers turn their backs on overseas MBA graduates | Financial Times

Companies in the US are now more reluctant to hire newly graduated foreign MBA students than the same period last year, according to research on …

College & University

How Stanford teaches students to navigate polarised politics | Financial Times

High-profile business leaders carry influence and are increasingly expected to lead a wider public debate.<p>This means leaders must learn how to handle …

Education

Levy scheme turns executives into apprentices | Financial Times

• Hundreds of executives have joined apprenticeships after levy was introduced<br>• Policy forces businesses with annual wage bills of £3m+ to set aside …

Business School

Visa rules squeeze finance graduates out of UK | Financial Times

The UK remains the most popular destination for international students enrolling in masters in finance courses, but is failing to keep them once they …

College & University

Business school: Masters in Finance ranking, bluffing in business | Financial Times

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Business School

Business school: amnesia in banks, McKinsey boss, MBAs in Iran | Financial Times

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Short-Term Memory

Western business schools push into Iran | Financial Times

As the daughter of a company founder, Solmaz Mohammadlou had long harboured ambitions to establish her own business. Shortly after joining her …

Education

Business school: getting ‘in the zone’, overseas MBA students

<i>Welcome to the FT Business school newsletter, a weekly serving of management wisdom, reading recommendations and business-related challenges. FT</i> …

Great Britain

What does it take to win a business plan competition?

When Ismail Ahmed pitched his idea for an online money transfer company at a London Business School competition, the judges pointed out a flaw: …

Startups

US loses its lustre for international MBA students

Moving to the US to attend business school is something of a family tradition for Srinivasan Masti. His cousin relocated from Bangalore to Columbia …

College & University

‘Macron effect’ injects dynamism into French education

It has been a good year for Frédéric Mion, director of the Paris Institute of Political Studies.<p>In February, he was appointed for a second term as …

Higher Education

Business school: dealing with rivals, flat hierarchy, Sciences Po

<i>Welcome to the FT Business school newsletter, a weekly serving of management wisdom, reading recommendations and business-related challenges. FT</i> …

Business School

The GMAT is no longer the only way into business school

When Allison Grant applied to business school, she did not know which of the two possible entrance exams would give her the best chance of a place. …

College & University

Business school: Executive courses ranking, tidy desks, GMAT/GRE

<i>Welcome to the FT Business school newsletter, a weekly serving of management wisdom, reading recommendations and business-related challenges. FT</i> …

Business School

LGBT leadership course: how to be out in front in business

Mumbai-born Kayton Bhatia chose to study in the US for an MBA 20 years ago because, as a gay man who had not yet come out, he feared for his safety …

Temple University

FT Executive Education Rankings 2018

Switzerland’s IMD and Iese Business School of Spain retain their grip on the top spots in the FT’s twin rankings of executive education programmes in …

Harvard Business School

From park ranger to CEO of WWF Australia

As a young ranger in New South Wales, Dermot O’Gorman was quick to realise that a more effective way to protect the environment was to leave the …

London School of Economics

Executives learn how to lead digital disruption

Over the past decade, Caterpillar has placed remote monitoring sensors on 700,000 of its Big Yellow construction machines. The sensors capture …

Innovation

ArcelorMittal takes leadership training direct to employees

François Perras has worked for only one company since graduating from university 18 years ago.<p>He attributes this to two things. First, his employer, …

Business School

How to fit executive development around a start-up

Everything, nowadays, is in the cloud. Companies offer “ cloud-based solutions ” — although we may be hazy about what the problems might be.<p>What we …

Startups

‘Deep learning’ — the hot topic in AI

Deep learning may be one of the most overhyped of modern technologies, but there is a good chance that it will one day become the secret sauce in …

Machine Learning