Monthly Archives March 2013

A familial model finds favour once again in the classroom

Phil  -  Mar 31, 2013  -  Comments Off on A familial model finds favour once again in the classroom
Across Europe business schools are showing a renewed interest in one of the oldest types of enterprise in the world – the family business via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/7dbcfd70-92ef-11e2-9593-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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There are lessons to be learned from the family

Phil  -  Mar 31, 2013  -  Comments Off on There are lessons to be learned from the family
Business schools need to challenge assumptions and ensure that successful family business practices are the focus of research and reflection rather than disdain via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/4829d384-9558-11e2-a151-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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A guide on the road to business school

Phil  -  Mar 31, 2013  -  Comments Off on A guide on the road to business school
Admissions consultants help candidates gain an MBA place but they are not cheap and students must be sure of the added value via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/9000cfc2-9626-11e2-9ab2-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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The figures behind humanitarian aid

Phil  -  Mar 31, 2013  -  Comments Off on The figures behind humanitarian aid
This week’s research round-up finds that applying a mathematical model to humanitarian aid can lead to a different approach to relief distribution via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/4f22026a-8fe0-11e2-ae9e-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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MBA lender seeks to securitise student debt

Phil  -  Mar 26, 2013  -  Comments Off on MBA lender seeks to securitise student debt
A private lender plans to offer student loan-based securities in an effort tap into a rising tide of investors who seek higher yields via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/52c915e0-9628-11e2-b8dd-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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MBA and Sport

Phil  -  Mar 26, 2013  -  Comments Off on MBA and Sport
How do you balance an intensive MBA programme with a major activity, such as aiming to become a world-class athlete? Post your questions now for our Q&A with two MBA students from The Boat Race via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/986ff648-956c-11e2-a151-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Babson appoints women’s rights campaigner as president

Phil  -  Mar 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Babson appoints women’s rights campaigner as president
The entrepreneurship college has appointed law professor Kerry Healey as its first woman president via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/2b626ba2-9536-11e2-a151-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Entrepreneurs see pet project develop into a thriving venture

Phil  -  Mar 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Entrepreneurs see pet project develop into a thriving venture
An expensive, emergency visit to the vet with their pet cat, was the trigger for two Wharton MBA graduates to set up Petplan North America, a pet insurance group via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/5f54f7d4-6b08-11e2-9670-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Redress the fall in MBAs

Phil  -  Mar 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Redress the fall in MBAs
The economic downturn is deterring people from investing in the qualification but the route of learning on the job is haphazard and slow via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/3a8386c0-84f6-11e2-891d-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Redress the fall in MBAs

Phil  -  Mar 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Redress the fall in MBAs
The economic downturn is deterring people from investing in the qualification but the route of learning on the job is haphazard and slow via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/3a8386c0-84f6-11e2-891d-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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