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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

Jobs For New MBAs Are Back–But They’re Different

(published in Forbes, August 2010) It looks like last year’s predictions of a meltdown in the job market for new MBA degree holders may have been as panic stricken and inaccurate as many of the other forecasts we heard in 2009. As Pamela Mittman, who heads up career services at NYU Stern business school, reports, … Continue reading

The art of being a good manager

(published in The Independent, April 2010) Schools are taking a creative approach to their courses to foster leaders as comfortable with the finer points of art and design as with a balance sheet. For more than 100 years, business schools have been successfully teaching the hard “left-brain” aspects of management and leadership, but, in an … Continue reading

Executive Education Fights Back

(article published in Forbes, October 2009) Business schools weather the economic crisis by offering targeted, relevant leadership training. Travel, top-class restaurants, even taxicabs. Discretionary expenses have been hammered in the last 18 months as companies look to cut costs and claw their way back to profitability. The chastened boards of AIG and others are forgoing … 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