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Catholic Church under scrutiny

Pope Francis’s clean up of the Catholic Church’s finances is extending far beyond the walls of Vatican City.

In a first for the Catholic Church, …

Catholic Schools

Is the MBA oath still relevant?

In the fourth instalment of an occasional series featuring two experts debating a hot topic for students, Enase Okonedo, dean of Lagos Business

Business School

Meet the dean: François Bonvalet, Toulouse Business School

François Bonvalet knows how to pick his business schools. Until its merger with the business school in Rouen to create Neoma, he was dean of Reims …

Business School

Women in Business — Aniela Unguresan

Aniela Unguresan is the co-founder of the Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (Edge) Certified Foundation, a Swiss-based organisation that …


New market entrants create competition for business schools

Just when business school deans thought it was safe to step back into the executive education market, they are discovering demand for these short, …


Executive education ranking 2015: Fine lines separate the elite

Spanish business school Iese has topped the Financial Times 2015 combined ranking of executive short courses, regaining the position it last held in …


How a leadership course made Cláudia Vassallo reassess success

Cláudia Vassallo is chief executive of CDI, based in São Paulo and one of the largest public relations agencies in Brazil. For more than two decades,


How do I deal with status conscious course participants?

I have just joined a Fortune 500 company in the human resources department and realise that the company spends huge amounts of money sending managers

Business School

Meet the Dean: Andrea Sironi, Bocconi University, Milan

Statuesque and with a patrician air, Andrea Sironi could just as easily pass for an Italian diplomat as an academic. But since October 2012 the …


Poll: how much online learning do business students want?

How much is too much when it comes to online elements of campus executive education programmes?

A poll of participants who completed an executive open …


Certificated executive education growing in popularity

Joy Furnival was not after certificates but a move up the career ladder when she completed the masters in leadership (quality improvement) course at …


Review: The Misfit Economy, by Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips

Hackers, pirates and swindlers, rather than visionary chief executives, should be the inspiration for business leaders. That is the view set out in …


Readers’ favourite business books

Our social media debate over what is the best business book to read elicited a range of reader comments. Here is a selection:

The Age of

Peter Drucker

How Insead made Dr Lola Dare rethink her work on African health

The thing that strikes you when meeting Lola Dare is her laugh. It is loud, explosive and frequent. “One of the things I like doing is laughing”, she …


Ancient wisdom helps Maori students navigate business

Not far from the sparkling Waitemata harbour sits the University of Auckland Business School, where sharp modern lines contrast with the carved …

New Zealand News

Wearable technology finds its place on campus

As Silicon Valley busies itself inventing new forms of wearable technologies, a handful of business school professors and students in the US are …


Baby basics receive masculine makeover

If “mumpreneurs” is now an accepted way to describe female-led start-ups inspired by the birth of their children, then the co-founders of upmarket …


Career tactics differ in millenials

The corner office with panoramic views, the million dollar salary, the power to hire and fire.....these are no longer the aspirations that fuel the …


Women in Business — Béatrice de Montille

Béatrice de Montille is the founder of jewellery company called Merci Maman and a masters in management graduate of Edhec Business School in France, …

Women's News

US business schools set their sights on Cuba

The long-term prospects for business education in Cuba are undoubtedly bright following the warming of relations between Washington and Havana. But …

Business School

MBA by numbers: Mobility of UK graduates

As the British general election campaign reaches its climax this week, polls show that concern about the arrival of foreign nationals looking to …

United Kingdom

Women in Business — Georgette Phillips

Georgette Phillips was appointed dean of Lehigh University College of Business and Economics in July 2014. She has since campaigned for a masters in …

Women's News

Short tenure of deans signals a leadership void

Shakespeare’s Henry V with his cry of “Once more unto the breach, dear friends” to rally his troops and urge them to fight on is often used as a case …


Uncashed vouchers hold key for MBA app

Entrepreneurs set themselves apart from the rest of us by seeing the opportunity rather than just the problem, as Israel-based IDC Herzliya graduate …


Women in Business — Rosalind Searle

Rosalind Searle is a professor of organisational behaviour and psychology at Coventry University Business School in the UK, where she co-founded the …


Business schools are their own worst enemies

The future of management education is bright — provided top business schools broaden the scope of who they serve and how they serve them.

To be sure, …


Business school to open in Kuala Lumpur

MIT Sloan School of Management knows a thing or two about start-ups. The US school’s entrepreneurship faculty is among its most distinguished and …

Business School

Why MBA curriculum should focus on politics

In the third of an occasional series featuring two experts debating a hot topic for students, Mike Bastin, a visiting professor at Beijing University

Women in Business — Jennifer Berdahl, professor of leadership

Jennifer Berdahl is the first to hold the Montalbano Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business, …