Bloomberg: Will Brexit Mess Up One of the World’s Hottest MBA Markets?

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Source: Bloomberg by Lance Lambert, 10.31.2016. The U.K. hosts three of the top 10 management programs outside the U.S., which lure students from around the globe. ritain’s exit from the European Union casts a shadow over thousands of prospective applicants looking to attend a business school in one of the most desirable MBA markets in the world. The U.K.’s new …

The death of the public corporation

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Source: London Business School by Julian Franks , Colin Mayer and Peter Moores, 24 May 2016. 30 years ago, the Harvard Business School professor, Michael Jensen, wrote an article predicting “the eclipse of the public corporation”. It has happened. he number of companies listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange has declined by more than 50% over …

Financial Times: University of the People offers MBA with no tuition charge

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Source: Financial Times by Gonzalo Viña, March 15th, 2016. Online programme requires only assessment fees with a total cost of $2,400 n a world of rising tuition fees and mounting student debt, California’s University of the People has started offering an ultra low-cost MBA, it said on Tuesday. The online programme — open to 100 applicants in its first term …

Financial Times: Balancing a new baby with a full-time MBA

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Source: Financial Times by Della Bradshaw February 7, 2016 ‘Very do-able’, says Halla Koppel, who gave birth two days after starting at Oxford’s Saïd school n September 21 Halla Koppel on her one-year MBA programme at Oxford university’s Saïd Business School. She gave birth to her daughter, Louisa, on September 23. This unusual start to a very demanding course, which …

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 …

Financial Times: How MBA courses offer fresh thinking for students

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Source: Financial Times by Jonathan Moules, October 14, 2015. he onus of paying six-figure tuition fees and the stress involved in balancing two years of studying with work commitments are enough to convince most executive MBA students to stick with their employers at least until they have graduated, but not Christer Holloman. Just four months into the EMBA programme at …

Wall Street Journal: Why Americans Are Going Abroad for an M.B.A.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal by Lindsay Gellman Sep 2, 2015 ropelled in part by a strong U.S. dollar, more U.S. students are heading across the pond for a business degree. U.S. students are applying to elite European programs like Insead Business School in France and the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, and are making up a growing proportion …

Oxford Recommendation Questions 2015-2016

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University of Oxford – Saïd Business School Full-time MBA program – LOR Prompts Two letters of recommendations are required. We would like to know how long you have known the candidate for and in what capacity. We would also like to hear about his/her academic and professional background, as well as his/her soft skills and potential.

Oxford Essay Questions 2015-2016

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University of Oxford – Saïd Business School Full-time MBA program – Application essays How do you fit with Oxford Saïd’s mission? (Maximum 500 words) Is there anything not covered in the application form which you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you? (Maximum 250 words)

The Times: MBAs: only toughest need apply

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Source: The Sunday Times by Carly Chynoweth 18 January 2015 ew year resolutions can be about more than diet and exercise. A recent poll by the Institute of Leadership and Management suggests that 37% of employees plan to quit their job this year, with more than half of them doing so to look for ways of moving up the career …

THE: The Schools That Make CEOs

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Source: Times Higher Education by David Matthews September 5, 2013 n most global university league tables, the UK comes a comfortable second, having more institutions in the elite lists than any country except the US. But in a new index that ranks universities by how many degrees they have awarded to the chief executives of the world’s biggest companies, UK …