Monthly Archives November 2012

The leading lights of business education

Phil  -  Nov 30, 2012  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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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