FT top European business schools ranking, FT/McKinsey book award winner

Welcome to Business University Briefing. We offer you you insights from Andrew Hill and Jonathan Moules, and the select of prime tales staying examine in business schools. Edited by Wai Kwen Chan and Andrew Jack.

European business schools ranking 2020

Come across out which are the prime 90 business schools in Europe, according to the Financial Situations and examine the rest of our report.


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Andrew Hill’s administration challenge

Final 7 days, No Filter by Sarah Frier was named Financial Situations and McKinsey Business Ebook of the Year. (You can view highlights of the online ceremony here.)

The ebook appears to be like at the creeping handle Fb exerted about Instagram following obtaining the picture application, whose founders ultimately stop.

In my column, I have touched on the counterfactual background in which the founders reject Facebook’s offer you. So for my management challenge, please imagine what would have transpired experienced Instagram remained impartial. Could it have prospered with out the infrastructure, data and money assistance of Fb? Send out your views — as concise as you can handle — to [email protected].

Thanks for your responses to my get in touch with for strategies in which “not doing work from property” jobs may well be redesigned to allow for for more distant work. Many of you pointed out that plumbers and other tradespeople could work remotely offering movie diagnosis of simple challenges. Sarah Ouarbya drew a cheeky parallel with administration consultants, pointing out that “the tradesperson rakes in the earnings even though the shopper has carried out all the really hard work [and] inevitably the buyers grow to be so proficient in the undertaking they alter career and grow to be the tradesperson”.

In further examining, dip into the proposals of the three finalists for the ebook award’s sister Bracken Bower Prize, setting up with winner Stephen Boyle’s thought about how central lender electronic currencies could change the overall economy.

Jonathan Moules’ business college news

This has been a tests yr for the business instruction sector, but one particular that a lot of schools have turned to their benefit — particularly in the “outdated environment” nations, highlighted in our latest once-a-year ranking of European business schools.

Figures from the Graduate Management Admission Council, clearly show European schools benefited more from the rebound in 2020 applications than their friends in the US and Asia Pacific. Our analysis highlights the increased proportions of European college students taking postgraduate courses immediately following their very first degree and the means of a lot of primary programmes to continue at the very least some facial area-to-facial area instructing.

It will be key for European schools to capitalise on their innovations in instructing shorter programs with broader enchantment, such as the masters in administration degree, even though embracing the technological and logistical specifications of on the web.

There is great news for would-be MBA college students. Six in ten of admissions teams surveyed by instruction companies provider Kaplan stated they experienced suspended the GRE or GMAT examination requirement.

In other news, The Business University (previously Cass) at Metropolis, College of London, is crowdsourcing college students, staff and alumni to discover a new title, after dropping its link to British slaver Sir John Cass in July, whose basis donated to the college.

For further examining, I propose the following piece about the potential risks of a domino impact from burnout, written by Thomas Roulet at Cambridge Judge Business University. We still require to treatment for ourselves as the economic impact of the pandemic reverberates in the coming yr.

Info line

To discover out which subjects European business schools are great at instructing, Leo Cremonezi and Sam Stephens look for responses in the hottest FT rankings data.

Postgraduates, who concluded an FT study in 2019 and 2020, report that MBAs are great for entrepreneurship and global business instructing, even though the EMBA is more robust in corporate system and finance. Masters in Management degrees score extremely for standard administration, global business and finance.

Also, the FT’s ranking team delves into the 2020 business college rankings data, from careers to price for revenue, and graduates’ views on what business schools do very well in ­— and fewer very well.

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Major business college reads

British isles established for Covid vaccinations ‘next week’ following regulatory approval Emergency use of BioNTech/Pfizer jab authorised in advance of US and EU

Tough Macron stance leaves Brexit deal hanging in balance French president’s intervention on fish and point out help alarms British isles primary minister

The real class war is in just the rich An educational blames ‘elite overproduction’ for political turmoil in the west

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