MBA

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

Reid Hoffman, co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn, at the New Work Summit, California, in March

The LinkedIn co-founder highlights the three things you must do to build a successful start-up Read more

Sunny Sheng, Copenhagen Business School

I have been away to neighbouring Sweden to discover my leadership style – the trip pushed me out of my comfort zone, but it was a chance to apply theoretical leadership to real tasks Read more

Kim Johnstone

A recent group project highlighted that while technology offers the potential for lots of tricks, it may not be what an organisation needs Read more

Silvia Simoes, IMD

The combination of these is transforming the way we live, work, think and behave, and so too business school is about the real world and real issues Read more

Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School

The ambassadors of Rwanda and South Africa give an insider’s view on the development plans for Africa and the achievements of two of its emerging economies  Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

If you are considering applying to Harvard Business school, here’s an insight into the some of the sorts of classes you can expect Read more

Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School

Simulation game imitated a factory floor to teach operations management skills

Simulation game imitated a factory floor to teach operations management skills

Playing the Littlefield simulation game over seven days taps into the competitiveness of MBA students and helps develop a better understanding of the challenges of managing a factory floor Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

The richness of the school’s environment is inescapable, while in real life one has to make an effort to seek it out Read more

Eduardo Alvarado Vásquez

Data sharing: collaboration tools such as HealthMap have detected disease outbreaks, such as the Zika Virus, transmitted by Aedes Aegypti mosquito. Image by Getty

The “sharing economy”, or peer-to-peer-based sharing of access to goods and services, has expanded rapidly in recent years. From Airbnb, the accommodation site, to Uber, the taxi service, technology means people can share things much more easily and at a lower cost. But what does the “sharing economy” mean for medicine? Read more

Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School

Mastering the art of silence can reduce stress and improve concentration skills Read more

Brenden Sheehan, Thunderbird School of Global Management

In his convocation speech at Thunderbird, the Republican representative says no success in the corporate world can compensate for failure at home. The FT MBA blog will return on Monday, June 6. Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

Oxford students cheer on their team

There are obvious things to expect from business school – such as consulting war stories and brilliant CEOs speaking to your classes. And then there are the less obvious things such as the MBAT, or MBA Tournament, an annual sporting event for MBA students from around Europe. The tournament at HEC Paris has been running for the past 25 years on the French school’s campus in Jouy-en-Josas. This year there were more than 1,300 competitors from about a dozen schools in about two dozen sports. Read more

Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

Female students spend several days exploring ideas and sharing experiences focused on progression in the workplace Read more

Marta Szczerba, Harvard Business School

Three-day Bridges programme helps students to reflect on what sort of a person they want to be, while alumni offer their advice Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

During a talk by various leaders of Standard Bank in Johannesburg there is a light bulb moment – after two terms at Said Business School the finance speak is starting to make sense Read more

Kim Johnstone

Short-term goals: Updating your LinkedIn profile is something you can do straight away  © Getty Images

Doing an assessment of my personal brand showed it is poorly positioned, but an Innovation in Strategic Marketing course has helped me discover three things to improve it  Read more

Brian Parsons, Warwick Business School

Warwick Business School's London campus is based in the Shard  © Getty Images

I chose Warwick because it suited my top criteria, but these criteria are different for each person – from location and cost to reputation and specialisations Read more

Luca Sabia, Durham Business School

To implement strategies such as inclusion, engagement and collaboration takes tough changes driven by imagination and perseverance Read more

Laura Melina Loeven, Nanyang Business School

A panel of experts on the Indian market share their views on the perks and pitfalls of doing business in India at Nanyang Business School’s CEO Breakfast Series Read more

Sunny Sheng, Copenhagen Business School

From Airbnb to the ECB’s monetary policy – there were some interesting insights during a trip over the Easter break Read more

Jess Webb, University of Edinburgh Business School

MBA trip offers a chance to examine up-close the strategies and operations in various industries in Mumbai and Pune Read more

Stephen Morse, Said Business School, Oxford

Africa has a long way to go, and faces various challenges but there are so many opportunities for disruption Read more

Luca Sabia, Durham Business School

A meeting with a former chief executive of Scottish and Southern Energy about a business idea offers confidence for the future, but the MBA is still the priority Read more

Timo Marquez, HEC Paris

Taking some time to think about the MBA experience from a personal and professional view point, here are some insights worth sharing Read more

Pawan Kaul, London Business School

The event, held at a different location every year, saw MBA cohorts from different business schools around the world come together at the Florida city’s university Read more