The benefits of a dual degree programme

Today, many universities and business schools offer their students the chance to undertake a dual degree programme. Stephanie Mullins and Olivia Nieberg from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how students are given the opportunity to earn dual degrees at a number of respected institutions. As well as studying for two separate degrees, dual degree programmes are usually hosted…

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7 cities you may not have considered for business education

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Ever thought of studying in Brighton rather than Budapest? Or Nur-Sultan rather than New York? PR experts Stephanie Mullins and Kyle Grizzell from specialist business education communications consultancy BlueSky Education explore the locations of seven business schools. When deciding where to study business education, there are a number of cities that students might be drawn to first, due to their…

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Lockdowns might be history but online MBAs are here to stay

COVID-19 closed classrooms but applicants kept studying on and applying to MBA courses, prompting business schools to further develop their capacity for online teaching. Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Jamie Hose from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore eight business schools and their online or hybrid MBA programmes. Before the pandemic struck,…

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Are virtual campuses the future of business education?

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As advances in technology continue to impact our lives, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Luke Kerin at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore three examples of how business schools have embraced technology when it comes to their campuses. The way people live their lives has changed drastically. Even without the impact of COVID-19, people were shifting towards technology…

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SMEs: The key to global sustainability and climate change ambitions?

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As business schools become increasingly conscious of their responsibilities to both people and planet, PR consultants Stephanie Mullins and Kerry Ruffle from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore the role SMEs can play in the fight to be more sustainable. As our world’s industries, large and small, are put under increasing pressure to find ways to work more…

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Six business schools supporting refugees and asylum-seekers

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PR consultants Stephanie Mullins and Kyle Grizzell from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore how business schools can support refugees and asylum-seekers. Worldwide, there are 84 million forcibly displaced people. Of these, 26.6 million are defined as refugees and 4.4 million as asylum-seekers, an individual forced to leave their own country to escape war, persecution, or other reason.…

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Quality improvement for what?

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Leading up to the XIII International Accreditation Conference 2020 on 5-7 November, Thothrathri Raman, Chair of the Standards for Educational Advancement & Accreditation (SEAA) Trust, shares his thoughts on quality improvement in higher education. Make sure to attend the session of Nishit Jain, EFMD Global’s Special Advisor, who will be speaking on 5 November. See the full…

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Eleven innovative business school scholarships

With many business schools keen to widen participation, communications experts Stephanie Mullins and Peter Remon from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore some of the most diverse scholarships offered in the industry.   Business education can be a significant investment of both time and money – and business schools don’t want that to deter candidates. With this in mind,…

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How business schools can succeed in the new age of the expert

How can business schools effectively share their expertise now that the public are hungry to hear from experts? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts on what the impact of the pandemic has been on audiences – and how business schools can best use this time to…

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What do specialised MBA programmes look like today?

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MBAs remain the flagship programme at most business schools; now, Associate Director Stephanie Mullins and colleague Kyle Grizzell at specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education explore what can happen when you specialise the MBA using industry examples.  The Master’s in Business Administration – the recognisable MBA – has been the postgraduate degree most heavily associated with business schools…

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