I wander lonely as a cloud security architect – Wordsworth and the future of business education

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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A new world of work means a new world for business schools

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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See the Future Series

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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What future for the MBA?

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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Employers invited to take part in the 2020 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey

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Providing insight into projected hiring for the coming year Registration is now open for the Corporate Recruiters Survey 2020! Your participation is important to us. The information collected in this survey is used to better prepare our business students as they seek to enter today’s rapidly changing job market. The Graduate Management Admission Council®, EFMD, Highered…

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What’s next for business education?

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Making predictions about the future is never easy. Six years ago, Donald Trump was best known as a TV celebrity. At the same time, CarringtonCrisp worked with EFMD to run the See the Future project for the first time, looking at where business education might be heading. The introduction to the first ‘See the Future’…

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Where in the world would you study and why?

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International competition has exploded with business schools across the globe seeking to recruit internationally, technology has brought new competitors to the market delivering to students anywhere, anytime and the demographics of the student market are changing with a shift towards lifelong learners. The latest Business of Branding survey from CarringtonCrisp in cooperation with EFMD continues…

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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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Three in four companies plan to hire MBAs in 2019

The results of the Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019 reflect the trends in the broader economy, including the plans of companies to grow and expand and reveal the optimistic hiring projections for specialised master’s graduates. More than 1,200 employers worldwide responded to the 2019 Corporate Recruiters Survey, ran by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) together…

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