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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Mastering tomorrow – what will business and students demand next?

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There’s no doubt about the popularity of Masters degrees. Last year GMAC found that year-on-year applications had risen by 14.3% compared with 5.4% and 5.6% in the two previous years. The new Tomorrow’s Masters report, published by CarringtonCrisp and EFMD, found more of the same, with 55% more likely to pursue a Masters than they…

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2019 EFMD Master Programmes conference: Success revisited

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What defines a successful Masters Programme? What would your definition be? Stéphanie Villemagne, Associate Dean MiF & MiM and Chair of the 2019 EFMD Master Programmes Conference at IE Madrid shares her key takeaway messages. Success Revisited Successful people do not necessarily define success as being rich or powerful; instead, they often talk about relationships,…

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A new generation of leaders?

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Changing trends in business Masters The market for the Masters in Management and specialist pre-experience Masters is substantial. In the testing year of 2018, GMAC found that 34.3% of its GMAT test takers used their results to apply for a business Masters. In East and South East Asia and Western Europe it was up to…

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Healthcare and Business

While healthcare is not always considered an industry by most doctors and nurses, it is certainly an important element of every nation’s gross domestic product. Insights into costs, operations and organizational structures are typically not included in a medical curriculum. However, sooner or later every doctor will be confronted with the business-like elements of their…

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Call for Cases: Personalised Student Development Cases in Master Programmes

Title: Personalised Student Development Cases in Master Programmes Deadline for the submission has been extended to 12 October 2018 Description: The 2018 EFMD Conference on Master Programmes hosted by London Business School (LBS) will follow the changes and new perspectives on master programmes with the topic “Making things happen: From vision to result’. By focusing on…

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Nearly 9 in 10 Companies Plan to Hire MBA Graduates in 2017

International hiring plans, especially for graduates of MBA and business master’s programmes, remain steady despite recent political uncertainty, according to the latest 2017 GMAC’s Corporate Recruiters Survey Report, conducted in conjunction with EFMD and MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA). “Despite the political uncertainty about the status of immigration and work visas in the United…

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