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Going global: A New Breed of Executive MBA

(published in Forbes, Aug 2011) The world’s top full-time MBA programs have enjoyed several years of rising applicant numbers, fuelled by the struggling economy and strong international demand, notably from Asia. But with an improving global jobs market, many schools are now seeing a fall in full-time MBA applications. However, what may be bad news … Continue reading

Horizontes europeos para los MBAs

(published in AmericaEconomia, Aug 2011) ¿El mercado para la educación de negocios está empezando a moverse? El predominio de las escuelas de negocios estadounidenses ha sido puesto a una dura prueba en los últimos años, y los últimos datos sugieren que los postulantes de América Latina están mostrando mayor interés en los programas en Europa Occidental … Continue reading

The course that’s just what the doctors ordered

(published in The Independent, April 2011) After six years of medical school, a demanding schedule in a busy hospital, family commitments and a mortgage to take care of, the idea of a doctor returning to business school might not seem an obvious choice. Wouldn’t they be better served joining the local golf club? For Hugh … Continue reading

A smart investment?

(published in CNBC Business, Mar 2011) After the Ferrari and the Rolex, is an Executive MBA (EMBA) the final accessory for the person who has everything? While a standard MBA has always called for students to have deep pockets, a sympathetic bank manager or even more supportive families, the cost of the executive version has … Continue reading

Technology adds a new dimension to learning

(published in The Independent, Oct 2010) The use and misuse of new technology is a common basis of case studies at business schools around the globe. But how are the schools themselves using technological innovations to educate the next generation of corporate leaders? With five campuses in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai and Shanghai, Hult … Continue reading

Business Schools Beware: Gen Y is at the Door

(article published in BusinessWeek, January 2010) They say every army trains to fight the last war, not the next one. Could it be that business schools are in danger of falling into the same trap, gearing up to train the current generation of corporate leaders rather than the upcoming one? The bright young things that … Continue reading

Führerlose Business Schools

(article published in Handelsblatt, 28 Feb 2009) Bei den europäischen Top-Business Schools rumort es. IMD in Lausanne, Insead in Fontainebleau und die London Business School haben ein Führungsproblem. Was heißt das nun für die anderen Wirtschaftsschulen? Zuletzt war es der heißeste Trend unter den führenden Business Schools in Europa: Fast zugleich ernannten die drei europäischen … Continue reading

(article published in Handelsblatt, 20 June 2008) The UK has a long tradition of entrepreneurial flair, and the thriving economy of the last ten years has encouraged a new wave of start-ups and fast-growth ventures. UK business schools are amongst the most active in teaching entrepreneurship to the next round of Richard Branson hopefuls. The … Continue reading

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