Alumni Matters 2020 CarringtonCrisp_EFMD

Many articles in recent months have asked ‘What is the future of business education?’, but perhaps they should ask ‘Who is the future of business education?’  The new Alumni Matters report from CarringtonCrisp and EFMD Global provides some pointers. Engagement with alumni is not as strong as it might be, only 17% of the respondents…

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Lack of budget, absence of strategy, shortage of staff and short-term thinking are the top challenges faced by professional services staff in business schools from a new report published by Roe Communications, CarringtonCrisp and EFMD Global. The report provides insights into the biggest challenges (pre- and post-COVID), the skills needed, budget expenditure and the channels…

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EFMD is calling upon external relations, marketing and communications teams to take part in new research into how different business schools are communicating and how they compare to their peers. Working with higher education consultancy CarringtonCrisp and business education communications specialists Roe Communications, the research will address: The biggest barriers and challenges to their work,…

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By Claudia Monteiro, Senior Consultant at CarringtonCrisp & Andrew Crisp, Owner, CarringtonCrisp Call it what you want – hybrid, cooperative, blended, or even liquid as I heard it described recently by Santiago Iniguez, President of IE University in Spain; much future study in business education seems likely to have components of both online and on-campus…

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Business schools are sometimes Schools of Management, Schools of Business and Economics, Faculties of Business and Law, and, now, in a number of cases a School of Business and Society. Increasingly, schools recognise that business cannot be studied in isolation and the same is true of prospective Masters students. The 2020 Tomorrow’s Masters report, published…

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In the fourth of the See the Future blogs, Ian Hawkings, Senior Consultant at CarringtonCrisp, explores the expectations of employers regarding business school graduates. “When you are unemployed, weekends are seven days long”, so says the social critic and philosopher Mokokoma Mokhonoana. And although seven-day weekends may seem appealing on some level, virtually every study…

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In the second of our See the Future blogs, Ian Hawkings, Senior Consultant at CarringtonCrisp, tackles trends in the world of work. A 2015 article in The Guardian listed five ways in which working life would change in the future. It mentioned the rise of AI, the flattening of workplace structures and how more companies…

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A few years ago, CarringtonCrisp did some work for ALBA Graduate Business School in Athens and at the time they gave me a luggage tag, which has been on my rucksack ever since, with the words ‘Business unusual’.  At the time, this was a bold claim, but today nothing could be more true. In mid-November…

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The 2020 Tomorrow’s MBA report from CarringtonCrisp and EFMD suggests that the MBA market will be different from the previous decade. Stories still persist about the decline of the MBA, but the demand for postgraduate and lifelong learning will only grow in coming years as people have to reskill and upskill to build their careers. The…

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