Financial Times: How a consultant discovered his flair for entrepreneurship

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Source: Financial Times by Jonathan Moules Dec 3, 2015 For most middle-class parents, having a studious son seeking a career in professional services would be a source of pride. But this was not the experience of Vivek Agarwal, whose parents both came from a long line of entrepreneurs and wondered why their child would not follow suit. “When I was …

Financial Times: Beyond Banking – popularity of industry plummets among MBAs

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Source: Financial Times by Laura Noonan in London and Ben McLannahan in New York Nov 11, 2015 Graduates from the world’s top 10 business schools are 40 per cent less likely to choose a career in banking than they were before the multibillion-dollar losses, trading scandals and shrinking pay packets of the last few years. An analysis by the Financial …

Harvard Business School finally ranks #1

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or the first time since BusinessWeek started ranking MBA programs 27 years ago, Harvard Business School has been ranked number 1 by the influential ranking published today. HBS rose seven spots to grab the top spot. The ranking shuffle is the result of a methodology change, which the publication says “now focuses on what most people hope to get after …

The Best Global MBA Programs

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Source: Bloomberg October 23, 2006. International B-Schools add an automatic credit in worldliness to the curriculum n her first week as an MBA student at the Spanish B-school ESADE, Elizabeth Caswell and her classmates were each asked to prepare a presentation on a company they felt would be a good place to work. Caswell selected KB Home, the $9.4 billion …