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MBA teams focus on immunisation in Uganda

There’s more to life than money, they say, and today’s MBA students want to invest their skills in social innovation and networking with peers from …

Africa

Women in Business - Siobhan Sweeney

Siobhan Sweeney is an MBA student at Cambridge Judge Business School, where she co-founded a new Women’s Leadership Initiative, which promotes gender …

John F. Nash

Finance courses must evolve

Despite the excesses and scandals, finance still attracts as many, if not more, students. They believe the experience of working in a financial …

Finance (UK)

Why study social entrepreneurship?

I recently told a friend and Wharton alum that I was heading to business school. His next question, “What will you focus on? What do you want to do?” …

Social Entrepreneurship

How to enter informal networks to find a job

How do these networks operate?

The revelation for most of us is that the hidden jobs market accounts for nearly 80 per cent of total vacancies, …

Alumni

Top MBA Careers how-to guides

Are you looking for a job or a change of direction in your working life?

The following how-to guides offer advice on the job search and career …

How-To's

Women in Business — Naama Bloom

Naama Bloom is the founder and chief executive of HelloFlo, a community devoted to promoting health and empowerment for women and girls. Alongside a …

Women's News

MBA Challenge team profile – Evolve

Evolve is one of six teams shortlisted to compete in the final of this year’s FT MBA Challenge. The challenge aims to help caregivers in Uganda gain

Uganda

Meet the dean: Alex Triantis, University of Maryland’s Smith

San Francisco, Boston, London, Berlin and New York all now stake a claim as global start-up cities. But would you add Washington DC to this …

University of Maryland

Women in Business — Alison Kay

Alison Kay, is the global vice-chair of industry at professional services organisation EY, where she produces the annual Women in Power and Utilities …

Women's News

Students want to make a social impact

There is so much discussion about the MBA degree, its future, and its value, that many are missing out on the quiet revolution that is happening …

Students

MBA Challenge profile – Pragati Rescue

Pragati Rescue is one of six teams shortlisted to compete in the final of this year’s FT MBA Challenge. The challenge aims to help caregivers in

Health Care

Soapbox: Why business schools are running in place?

The prophets of doom are circling above the b-school landscape, some gleefully predicting the end of their amazing 40 year run of popularity and …

Schools

Travel management site Wetravel is on an upward path

The thrill of flying thousands of miles to a friend’s wedding in a remote Indian village was always going to be a stimulating experience for MBA …

U.S. Travel

Women in Business — Sreedhari Desai

Sreedhari Desai is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. Previously, she was a research fellow at …

Women's News

My 10 random business questions

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” ~ Steve Jobs

In the spirit of the late Apple co-founder’s …

England

Choosing second-year courses

During the first year of Harvard Business School, the vast majority of things are set for you. To start off with, you take ‘Required Curriculum’, or …

Clayton Christensen

Meet the dean: Ian Clarke, Edinburgh University Business School

It is three years since Ian Clarke decided to travel the 100-mile journey north from the University of Newcastle to Edinburgh, to take on the role of …

Edinburgh

Women in Business — Ruthe Farmer

Ruthe Farmer is an MBA graduate of the University of Oxford Saïd Business School, in the UK. For almost 15 years, she has focused on increasing …

Women in Science

UCL launches School of Management in the heart of London

University College London, one of the UK’s elite universities, has launched a School of Management on its Bloomsbury campus, just a stone’s throw …

England

Live Q&A: MBA admissions part four

Elevator Pitches

Udacity founder takes on virtual study revolution

It is less than a quarter of an hour’s drive down Route 101 from the village-like campus of Stanford University to Mountain View, the Silicon Valley …

MBA teams focus on immunisation in Uganda

There’s more to life than money, they say, and today’s MBA students want to invest their skills in social innovation and networking with peers from …

Live Q&A: MBA admissions part three

Harvard Business School

Women in Business — Meika Hollender

Meika Hollender is an MBA graduate of NYU Stern School of Business who used her skills to launch a new brand of sexual health products called Sustain …

Industry savvy teaching keeps courses in the game

If you want to experience the future, they say, move to Silicon Valley.

That is what Sam Grausz did when he crossed the US, from a policy job working …

Silicon Valley

Edtech venture keeps students engaged

Cheyne Tan always knew that he wanted to be an entrepreneur. He just did not expect it to happen quite so fast.

This week, the London Business School …

Business schools become irrelevant

It is fifty years since London and Manchester Business Schools opened their doors to their first students. The ambitions that led to their creation …

United Kingdom

Women in Business — Virginia Pavin

Virginia Pavin is an MBA student at Esade Business School and president of the Spanish school’s Women in Business Club. She grew up in Brazil, where …