As transgressions of civility by business leaders come to light—the fraudulent account scandal at Wells Fargo, the toxic work environment at Uber, the culture of sexual harassment at many organizations—it’s worth a controversial course correction: adding the study of business to the classic liberal arts education. While business education and a liberal arts training are … Continue reading Teaching business within the liberal arts could help avoid the next Uber or Harvey Weinstein
Good education design [is] key to growing our future leaders. Educating our future leaders on shared value creation and the shared economy is key to our success. Most people think educating people is easy, but it is one of the most challenging areas to succeed in. To design learning that is useful, has real outputs … Continue reading Is a Good Business Education Key to Growing our Future Leaders?
To create responsible leaders of the future, business schools need to adopt a more holistic approach to education. Regardless of where they are in the globe, a common theme running through the mission statements of top business educational institutions is the commitment to develop responsible, thoughtful leaders who will create value for their organisations and … Continue reading Are Business Schools Transforming Individuals And Influencing Business Practices?
Applicants need to convince the admissions committee why their MBA dreams cannot wait. Over the past decade, business schools have become increasingly open to admitting younger applicants, realizing that such candidates can make significant contributions to the classroom dynamic despite their lack of postcollege professional experience. It’s important to understand, though, that such candidates must … Continue reading Prove You Are Ready to Go From College to MBA
Many undergraduate business programs are based on a foundation of what are known as the FAME subjects: Finance, accounting, management and economics. Business students will gain a good working knowledge of all four subjects, but some may wish to specialize within one of these areas. Two common areas where students may choose to focus or … Continue reading Finance vs. Accounting: What’s The Difference?
Understanding the geopolitical climate will give MBAs an edge in the recruitment process Given the current mass, global political instability now is good time to launch a public policy degree. And it is no coincidence that with the global political order destabilized by Brexit, the election of U.S. president Donald Trump and the rise of … Continue reading B-Schools Should Do More To Teach Students Global Politics — This Is Why
The curriculum at many of today’s top business schools presents an outdated vision of business leadership. Students spend hours poring over case studies that disproportionately feature CEOs and key decision makers who are men. Only 11% of the 74 most popular cases from 2009 to 2015 had a woman protagonist,1 and nearly half didn’t include … Continue reading Why Understanding Gender Is An Essential Part of A Business Education
It is my philosophy that becoming ‘exceptional’ is about doing something that is unconventional and daring. A person with such characteristics and qualities is someone who is willing to go the extra mile to pursue a high-level goal or an extraordinary outcome.The online dictionaries define the word ‘exceptional’ as something that is rare, uncommon, better … Continue reading Embracing Modern Business Education is the Key to Becoming Exceptional