Monthly Archives June 2013

Yale MBAs in joint venture

Phil  -  Jun 30, 2013  -  Comments Off on Yale MBAs in joint venture
Privateer Holdings, a private equity group, aims to capitalise on gradual moves towards cannabis legalisation in the US via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/958cc948-92f0-11e2-b3be-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Moocs are for the masses, bricks and mortar for the chosen few

Phil  -  Jun 30, 2013  -  Comments Off on Moocs are for the masses, bricks and mortar for the chosen few
Business schools, unlike Moocs, are highly selective. An individual who is accepted on an MBA programme is sending a clear signal to the job market via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/54cb6150-d76d-11e2-8279-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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edX chief sees learning transformation

Phil  -  Jun 30, 2013  -  Comments Off on edX chief sees learning transformation
Anant Agarwal believes that internet technology will give everyone the opportunity to access educational material and Moocs will democratise learning via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/102b69ec-dce4-11e2-9700-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Women at Business School: Gayle Peterson

Phil  -  Jun 30, 2013  -  Comments Off on Women at Business School: Gayle Peterson
The programme director’s proudest achievement is launching the world’s first Impact Investing programme at Oxford with 42 students from 20 countries via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/1442baf0-de86-11e2-b990-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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UCLA Anderson MBA to become self-supporting

Phil  -  Jun 27, 2013  -  Comments Off on UCLA Anderson MBA to become self-supporting
The degree will no longer receive state funding, allowing funds to be diverted to undergraduate programmes across the University of California’s many campuses via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/1518fbd8-df4e-11e2-881f-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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MBAs are not all greedy egoists, says research

Phil  -  Jun 26, 2013  -  Comments Off on MBAs are not all greedy egoists, says research
Tomorrow’s MBA graduates look set to hold a range of different careers, says Insead organisational behaviour professor Jennifer Petriglieri via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/7c140dca-dce5-11e2-9700-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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EMLyon dean Philippe Courtier steps down

Phil  -  Jun 26, 2013  -  Comments Off on EMLyon dean Philippe Courtier steps down
The churn of deans at France’s tops business schools continues as EMLyon dean quits after just a year, following on the heels of the dean at Toulouse via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/2a9ff7b0-de4d-11e2-b990-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Ingo Bobel

Phil  -  Jun 25, 2013  -  Comments Off on Ingo Bobel
The professor of managerial economics and business strategy has chosen the term jugaad innovation to define for FT Lexicon via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/907fb5a4-d4eb-11e2-b4d7-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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The drive to spread expertise

Phil  -  Jun 23, 2013  -  Comments Off on The drive to spread expertise
A post-crisis need to train more people across the finance industry has prompted new thinking via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/144f634c-d5dd-11e2-a46c-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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Ask the Expert: Financial Training 2013

Phil  -  Jun 23, 2013  -  Comments Off on Ask the Expert: Financial Training 2013
Are you interested in a career in finance? Join our live Q&A with a panel of experts, including Gareth Howells from London Business School via Financial Times http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/af120922-d76b-11e2-a26a-00144feab7de.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fbusiness-education%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct

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