Posts Tagged ‘Financial Times’

Understanding B-School Rankings

By - Oct 25, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

For anyone perplexed about why so much variability exists between the different well-known MBA rankings, Matt Symonds's recent article in Forbes does a great job of demystifying the subject. In plain terms, he explains the focus of the methodology used by each of the five major...

Tags: , , , , , , , , . Read More

What to Consider When Choosing an MBA Program

By - Feb 11, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

A healthy dose of self-reflection, and knowing the answer when asked why you want to get an MBA, are two key components to deciding which business school programs make the most sense for you. I recently spoke with the Financial Times's Charlotte Clarke to offer...

Tags: , , , , , . Read More

FT’s 2012 Ranking of European Business Schools

By - Dec 13, 22:16 PM   Comments [1]

Recently, the Financial Times released its ninth annual ranking of the best European business schools. In a major upset, Spain's IE Business School unseated HEC Paris, which had occupied the top slot for the previous six years. The ranking assesses the combined performance of Europe’s leading...

Tags: , , , , , . Read More

Social Media Influences Curricula, Affects Applicants

By - Jul 6, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

MBA students and applicants live and breathe through social media, which is a good thing, considering the growing demand in the business world for employees with honed social media skills. According to a recent Financial Times article---which quotes me---this relatively new form of social dialogue...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , . Read More

MBA Admissions News Roundup: Improv, Social Media, and More

By - Dec 23, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

In a Businessweek blog post, "MIT Brings Improv to the MBA Classroom," Alison Damast describes the leadership focused MBA acting class called Improvisational Leadership: In the Moment Leadership Skills. The second-year course integrates creative arts into the more classic business school curriculum, and focuses on...

Tags: , , , , , , , , . Read More

Top 10 European Business Schools: Financial Times 2010

By - Dec 8, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

The Financial Times just released its 2010 European b-school rankings, along with a number of analytical articles explaining how the results were determined. Please see "The ranking decoded" for the full list of ranking criteria, with salary data at the forefront. 10 Best European Business Schools HEC...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

Are MBA Students Narcissistic?

By - Nov 17, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Financial Times article, the answer is a resounding, "Yes." In "The narcissistic world of the MBA student," Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of Power: Why Some People Have it and Other's Don't, elaborates on the reasons why MBA students show "a remarkable sense of...

Tags: , , . Read More

Financial Times Unveils EMBA Ranking Report

By - Nov 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

There are a number of interesting articles, charts, and maps included in the Financial Times' latest Executive MBA rankings "package." We'll share some highlights here, and point you in the right direction for further reading/viewing. Let's start with the actual rankings. Top 15 International EMBA Programs 1.   Kellogg...

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Read More

MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Oct 10, 04:24 AM   Comments [0]

Can social entrepreneurs resolve thousands of years of conflict between Muslims and Jews? A Financial Times article, "Building bridges," reports on a new program funded by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation and co-sponsored by Cambridge University and Columbia Business School that sets out to unite...

Tags: , , , , , . Read More

Financial Times Reports on Changing B-School Trends in the U.S.

By - Aug 2, 22:59 PM   Comments [0]

Some facts: When the Financial Times began their global MBA rankings in 1999, 20 out of the 25 top business schools on the list were from the U.S. The remaining five were European b-schools. In 2010, of the 25 top international business schools, 11...

Tags: , , , , , , . Read More

1 2 Page 1 of 2