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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 …

Women's News

Live Q&A: MBA admissions part two

Harvard Business School

How to negotiate a job offer and salary

What should you do once you receive a job offer?

When you receive an offer, you should first and foremost thank the employer and genuinely express …

Salaries & Wages

What can I do if I hit a career plateau?

We often expect that our careers will contain constant excitement and will always be an upwards climb. However, this simply is not true. There will …

University of Cambridge

Case competitions can boost your profile in the jobs market

What is a case competition?

Companies and business schools sponsor case competitions and invite teams of students to solve real-world business …

University of Texas

Make the most of your school’s career services

At the start of an MBA, it is important to pay a visit to your school’s careers office rather than at graduation time. Students’ career development …

London Business School

Alliance addresses Iran’s need for MBA training

In a Tehran classroom sit 22 Iranian Executive MBA students listening intently to a professor of marketing, who is flown in every month from …

Middle East

Revolutionaries target US school canteens

Start-up stories do not come more motherhood and apple pie than that of fellow Berkeley Haas graduates Kristin Richmond and Kirsten Tobey.

The …


Michigan Ross receives $60m to develop Zell entrepreneurship centre

The Ross school at the University of Michigan has received a pledge of $60m from the Zell family to extend programmes at the school’s …


Women in Business — Priya Seebaruth

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Women's News

Admissions teams innovate to find ideal candidates

Like many 28-year-olds, Nika Stelman admits to being an avid WhatsApp user, keeping in touch with family and friends via Skype, checking her Facebook …

Harvard Business School

Scholarships pave way to elite programmes

Studying for an MBA is a huge financial commitment, but to alleviate some of the pressure, there are an increasing number of business school …


Top tips on applying to business school

As part of our focus on MBA applications next week, which includes a live Q&A for readers on Thursday with admissions expert Chioma Isiadinso, we …

Business School

Women in Business — Eisha Armstrong

Eisha Armstrong is an MBA graduate of Harvard Business School. She now advises chief financial officers on talent, overhead cost management and …

Women's News

MBA Scholarship Tracker

Welcome to the Financial Times directory of full-time MBA scholarships.

Read instructions on how to use this directory. Please email forthcoming MBA


MBA by numbers series

The gender salary divide - three years after graduation, male graduates earn $137,000 on average compared to $120,000 for their female …

Return on Investment

MBA Jobs Clinic: live Q&A

Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for a job or an internship? If you are seeking advice about the job search, such as how to change careers …

Bain & Company

Global banking recruiters return to campus

Recruiters in the global banking centres of New York, London and Hong Kong are taking advantage of a burst of economic optimism and returning to …

Finance (UK)

Is a financial analyst job the right direction for you?

The recent death of a 22-year old first-year analyst at a Wall Street firm has prompted much reflection. As former investment bankers, we believe the …

Finance (UK)

MBA by numbers: Top programmes for entrepreneurship

Stanford’s MBA programme is best for entrepreneurship, an indicator created by the Financial Times reveals. Five other schools from the US, three …


Meet the dean: Doug Shackelford, Kenan-Flagler Business School

When Doug Shackelford first joined UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School as an assistant professor in 1990, he had a lot of qualifications but no …

Business School

How to build a positive online reputation

Any smart employer is going to Google prospective employees and, in general, MBA students these days are aware of that. There is a broad …