Monthly Archives February 2013

Harvard sees rebound in short course revenues

Phil  -  Feb 27, 2013  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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  -  No Comments
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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