Monthly Archives November 2012

The leading lights of business education

Phil  -  Nov 30, 2012  -  Comments Off on The leading lights of business education
Learn about the deans from the top global business schools via Financial Times http://search.ft.com/search?queryText=leading+lights+wai&ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Something for the weekend

Phil  -  Nov 30, 2012  -  Comments Off on Something for the weekend
The latest research confirms what many already believed – that education is of little benefit to successful entrepreneurs, says Della Bradshaw via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/188c3570-3a47-11e2-a32f-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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London Business School to expand into landmark building

Phil  -  Nov 30, 2012  -  Comments Off on London Business School to expand into landmark building
City centre property deal means UK business school will expand its teaching facilities by 70 per cent, says Della Bradshaw via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/94f7132c-3a1b-11e2-a00d-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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SDA Bocconi appoints marketing professor as dean

Phil  -  Nov 28, 2012  -  Comments Off on SDA Bocconi appoints marketing professor as dean
Bruno Busacca will succeed Alberto Grando as dean of Italy’s top business school, writes Della Bradshaw via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/d13ab67c-3976-11e2-85d3-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Business schools see the value of lessons in real estate

Phil  -  Nov 26, 2012  -  Comments Off on Business schools see the value of lessons in real estate
The drastic changes in the property sector have forced a rethink of MBA courses so that students are prepared for today’s risk-averse environment, writes Anjli Raval via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/103c6156-330d-11e2-aa83-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Although daunting, multi-school partnerships are the way ahead

Phil  -  Nov 26, 2012  -  Comments Off on Although daunting, multi-school partnerships are the way ahead
All too frequently cross-border joint ventures between business schools end in disappointment and the rancour of a messy divorce, writes Peter Brews via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/60d56464-2a98-11e2-99bb-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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What every inventor needs – an EMBA

Phil  -  Nov 26, 2012  -  Comments Off on What every inventor needs – an EMBA
It was strategy rather than quantitative analysis that sparked the imagination of one entrepreneur, writes Della Bradshaw via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/91029b1c-2ce0-11e2-9211-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Something for the weekend

Phil  -  Nov 26, 2012  -  Comments Off on Something for the weekend
This week’s round-up looks at the work-life balance and suggests that managers should think like engineers and use risk management strategies, says Linda Anderson via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/afab6b16-301e-11e2-891b-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Recruiters roll out the red carpet for top MBA students

Phil  -  Nov 19, 2012  -  Comments Off on Recruiters roll out the red carpet for top MBA students
In spite of the downturn, companies are competing with each other to hire the brightest and best candidates from leading business schools, writes Alina Dizik via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/424be632-244c-11e2-94d0-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Focus should be on teaching, not research

Phil  -  Nov 19, 2012  -  Comments Off on Focus should be on teaching, not research
Academically gifted teaching staff have no confidence because they lack practical experience and cannot translate research into practice, says Morgen Witzel via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/089d2964-273f-11e2-abcb-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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