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Entrepreneurs use business school tool to buy companies globally

Starting your own business is risky, so why not buy one that someone else has already steered through the perilous formative years? That is the logic …

Startups

Ageing population in China creates business opportunities

In Confucian philosophy it is taken for granted that children will look after their parents. In 21st-century China, things are proving to be very …

Asia

Women in Business — Laura Rife, doctor and MBA student

Laura Rife is a doctor studying on the blended learning Business of Medicine MBA at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in the US. She …

MBA

Finessing the art of self-promotion

Most people dislike those who boast, but there are occasions, it seems, when bragging can enhance your reputation.

According to the latest research …

London Business School

Wanted: flexible corporate strategies for fast times

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Social experiment yields thoughtful designs

When most people think about wearable technology, they are likely to think of the Apple Watch, Google Glass, or some outlandish device from the …

MBA

Sheet music scores its own digital cadence

As a child, Bart Van der Roost dreamt of following in his father’s footsteps and become a classical musician.

He secured a place to study a masters in …

Sheet Music

Women in Business — Nancy McKinstry, Wolters Kluwer

Nancy McKinstry is chief executive of Wolters Kluwer, the global information services company, and an MBA graduate of Columbia Business School in the …

Women's News

Meet the dean: Stéphan Bourcieu, Burgundy School of Business

Think Stanford, think entrepreneurship. Think Insead, think global business. In an increasingly competitive environment, more and more business …

Wine

Soapbox: Tech entrepreneurs need business acumen to succeed

British technology companies are world leaders in many fields, from product design and manufacturing through to software development. The work of …

Business Technology

Students lose faith in professional disciplines

Zachary Zimmerman knows the value of a legal education. He can count it in dollars spent on tuition and in the number of interviews he was able to …

MBA

Retiring executives signal a need for talent

As a woman in the upper ranks of a mining company, Tamara Brown is rare enough. The vice-president of investor relations at Primero Mining, a …

University Of British Columbia

Women in Business — Eve Poole

Eve Poole is an Ashridge Associate, teaching across the UK business school’s open and custom programmes and researching leadership, emotional …

Women's News

creating an ‘MBA’ for free from Moocs

Some people can justify an investment of two years and $100,000 to get an MBA. I could not.

I was working in Nicaragua for the International Finance …

MBA

Schools embrace blended teaching

Paid-for courses mixing digital learning, video seminars and real-world meetings are increasing

MBA

Business schools embrace blended online and campus MBA teaching

The internet has had a radical effect on the way business schools are able to disseminate learning. It allows them to deliver courses online and …

Education

FT Online MBA ranking 2015: IE tops list

Spain’s IE Business School has beaten 14 rivals to retain the number one spot in the 2015 Financial Times ranking of online MBAs.

An important factor …

MBA

Online MBAs: changing student profiles

The fallout of the global economic crisis has meant lean times for many business schools, but despite this the number of MBAs being delivered online …

MBA

Branding matters in online MBA market

Global. Weekend. Distance. Blended. The wide variety of terms now used to describe online MBAs illustrates how the digital provision of such courses …

MBA

Are online courses a threat to lucrative executive education?

There was a time when Heraldo Sales-Cavalcante, the director of strategic analysis and head of learning at Ericsson, was sceptical that a pure online …

Education

Mothers add special value to the MBA

There was a time when any woman who was serious about her career was advised to keep very quiet indeed about her domestic life ‒ especially if that …

MBA

Campus life sparks start-up enthusiasm

At the end of possibly the most modest office tour — a single room in a 1970s office block overlooking London’s Old Street roundabout — Nitzan Yudan …

Startups

MBA by numbers: The gender salary divide

An MBA is often seen as the fastest route for women to get a seat on the corporate board, but salary data collected by the Financial Times reveal …

Gender

Female students challenge myths

Many women continue to struggle with the decision to attend business school, fearing the cost, the commitment and the competitive environment.

As two …

MBA

Women in Business — Heather Dix, PhD

Heather Dix studied for an MBA and PhD in leadership behaviour at the University of Glamorgan. She is now director of European human resources at …

MBA

Frank Gehry building redefines urban campus

Canadian architect Frank Gehry unveils his latest structrual entity

The Chau Chak Wing building, University of Technology (UTS), Sydney

The atrium

The …

MBA students take to London Fashion Week

Hidden among the designers, bloggers and chiselled cheekbones at this week’s London Fashion Week shows were some unlikely helpers: four students from …

MBA

Recipe ideas blend in with a dose of EMBA

The challenge of conjuring up a tantalising meal for dinner party guests when you lack the time to cook and culinary imagination to experiment, is …

Meet the dean: Peter Brews, University of South Carolina, Darla Moore

Colombia, South Carolina — home to the campus of the Darla Moore School of Business — is about as far east as you can get on the mainland of the US …