Posts Tagged ‘trends’

Business Schools as Pillars of Trust

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Trust is one of the key themes at the EFMD Annual Conference and it is extremely timely for the business education community to look at this. We are at a point in many parts of the world where it seems there is an increasing lack of trust, as part of rising populism and nationalism. Where…

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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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Learn to love uncertainty to grow the MBA of the future

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Andrew Crisp draws out key findings from the 2019 Tomorrow’s MBA report For those in the MBA marketplace, learning to love uncertainty has become something of a requirement and is a focus of the newly released Tomorrow’s MBA report from CarringtonCrisp and EFMD. Stories of the MBAs demise abound, but are wide of the mark,…

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Do you See Doomsday or Evolution?

What picture of the world are educators sharing with their students, doomsday or evolution? I am an educator focused on developing a mindset for sustainability with faculty and students, and I like to point metaphorical flashlights into the unseen corners of our society. My goal is to illuminate the connections of well-known facts (climate change,…

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Where next for business school rankings?

Rankings, whether you love them or hate them, are undoubtedly a key component of the business education landscape, but could they be better? Amongst business schools, there has been much debate over the years on how the rankings methodology should change. The recent report by the United Nations Global Compact, plus the Financial Times itself…

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It’s time to get flexible and personal to deliver impactful executive education

In the next two years, 51 % of employers are likely to increase their spend on executive education, presenting a great opportunity for business schools. The finding comes from Executive Education Futures, a study conducted by CarringtonCrisp and a group of international business schools, examining market developments in the corporate learning sector. While the market…

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Trends shaping the future of jobs until 2022

We are at the early stages of the 4th industrial revolution. Unlike the previous industrial revolutions­, the current one is not changing what we do, but rather, is changing us, according to Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The opportunities in the new world of work are boundless yet…

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Is technology the new entrepreneurship for MBAs?

In recent years, entrepreneurship has become a popular component in MBA programmes, attracting a growing number of students interested in using their MBA to launch a business or support the growth of their start-up. Things may be changing. The 2018 Tomorrow’s MBA report, published by CarringtonCrisp with support from EFMD, suggests technology may become the…

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MBA hiring is strong, with 4 in 5 companies planning to hire graduates in 2018

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released its 17th annual survey report, the GMAC 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey report, and findings indicate that MBA hiring remains strong. Overall, 81 percent of responding companies plan to hire MBA graduates in 2018. Among all respondents globally, 52 percent of companies plan to increase MBA starting base…

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The most popular destinations for international business students

Brand USA and UK are most popular destinations for international business students The USA and the UK remain the two most popular destinations for international business students, reveals the latest edition of the Business of Branding study by CarringtonCrisp in association with EFMD. In the study, conducted amongst 1,211 students from 74 different countries, the USA…

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