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Reasons to be cheerful – MBA job market bounces back

(published in CNBC Business, Sept 2011) The global economic crisis is not over yet. Just talk to any member of the Spanish, Portuguese, Irish or Greek governments if you need confirmation. But it does seem as if the worst might be behind us. And that means job prospects for professionals and managers throughout the world … Continue reading

A new world of opportunities

Getting BRICs experience on your MBA is a good way to future-proof your career. (published in The Independent, April 2011) If anyone really doubted whether economic power is slowly shifting from its traditional base in the West to the emerging powers of the East, all they need to do is consult the results of the … Continue reading

Bright Lights, Big City, Best MBA?

(published in CNBC Business, Oct 2010) In a competitive market, can a business school’s quality really be defined by its campus postcode? The spread of business education over the past decade means that it’s almost easier – and certainly quicker – to name the major cities that don’t offer some sort of MBA programme. In … Continue reading

China’s growth drives change

(published in South China Morning Post, Feb 2010) East-West partnerships can bring huge benefits to business schools, but choosing the right partner is crucial. The demand for formal business education among mainland managers and professionals has gone hand in hand with the country’s status as a world economic power. But whereas in the past when … 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

How Can Anyone Afford B-School Now?P

(article published in Forbes, September 2009) In recent years a master of business administration degree has become a powerful accessory, if not an absolute essential, for anyone aiming to reach the top in the corporate world. It has also proven its worth in helping to break the monopoly of traditional establishment types in board rooms … Continue reading

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