Monthly Archives February 2013

Harvard sees rebound in short course revenues

Phil  -  Feb 27, 2013  -  Comments Off on Harvard sees rebound in short course revenues
Executive education specialist HBS saw programme revenues increase to $142m in 2012 via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/ef0bbd5e-80ed-11e2-9c5b-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Warwick, Harvard and Insead scoop the “Oscars” of the publishing world

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Warwick, Harvard and Insead scoop the “Oscars” of the publishing world
The Oscars of the business school world go to professors in the UK, US and France via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/07e23e0c-7c57-11e2-99f0-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Bay Area universities team up to commercialise innovation

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Bay Area universities team up to commercialise innovation
Stanford, Berkeley and UC San Francisco receive $3.75m science grant to promote and commercialise university innovation via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/363855cc-7f39-11e2-97f6-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Credit rating agencies compromised by payment model

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Credit rating agencies compromised by payment model
Overhaul of relationship between agencies and companies necessary to address conflicts of interest, concludes research by Bentley University professors via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/2c03e6ba-7ce2-11e2-afb6-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Lantern business starts to work its magic

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Lantern business starts to work its magic
The founders of a social enterprise start-up have moved beyond the business plan phase and are concentrating on developing partnerships with aid organisations via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/3043f340-43b8-11e2-a48c-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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The promise of entrepreneurship is being corrupted by false mythologies

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on The promise of entrepreneurship is being corrupted by false mythologies
The creation of a start-up is often treated as trivial – a topic that can be mastered in a weekend exercise or week-long class, say Tim Faley and Peter Adriaens via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/483c4068-6a3e-11e2-a3db-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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From analyst and banker to teacher and researcher

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on From analyst and banker to teacher and researcher
Having teachers with a range of backgrounds is considered a positive, but a funding shortfall means that fewer industry practitioners can opt for an academic career via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/f313e582-75f5-11e2-8eb6-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Tech team encounters teething problems

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Tech team encounters teething problems
The MBA winners of the European Business Plan of the Year competition are trying to attract investment for their smartphone app, writes Wai Kwen Chan via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/6636b65e-79af-11e2-9015-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Taking crowdfunding to the Philippines

Phil  -  Feb 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Taking crowdfunding to the Philippines
A typhoon, website technicalities and concerns over money laundering have delayed a venture that aims to raise funds for start-ups and charities, writes Charlotte Clarke via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/5259e92e-7ab5-11e2-9c88-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Amba draws back from the edge with board reshuffle

Phil  -  Feb 21, 2013  -  Comments Off on Amba draws back from the edge with board reshuffle
After the resignation of three of its board members the UK business school accreditation body looks set for a signifcant shake-up to address changing strategy via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/719bdd34-7c30-11e2-99f0-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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