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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brenden Sheehan shares his most valuable lessons learned during his MBA Read more

Make money but make an impact while you are at it Read more

A simulation game in which teams in the class virtually cast their nets demonstrated the need to start thinking more long-term Read more

Female inequality can seem overwhelming, but like many of life’s complex problems it can be tackled one step at a time Read more

I had a 100-hour study target, which was broken down into weekly objectives for the number of questions to complete in each of the sections Read more

After thinking the subject was simply the science of advertising, I discovered it could, in fact, be an ally in daily clinical practise Read more