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Business School Briefing: CLO executive education survey, real leadership, MBA network

Welcome to Business Faculty Briefing. We provide you insights from Andrew Hill and Jonathan Moules, and the choose of top tales becoming go through in organization schools. Edited by Wai Kwen Chan and Andrew Jack.

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What do chief understanding officers want from organization schools?

We are trying to get the views of CLOs on govt education — do share our questionnaire with your networks.

Digital lecture rooms democratise govt education As Covid-19 accelerates shift to on the net understanding, far more employees have obtain to ‘elite’ company schooling

FT MBA ranking of 2021

In scenario you skipped this, the top 100 global MBA programmes, in accordance to the FT, were revealed on Monday, February eight. Also, go through our coverage at www.ft.com/mba.

Andrew Hill’s administration obstacle

Previous week Bill Michael quit as chairman of KPMG British isles following the Financial Times described he had explained to consultants to “stop moaning” throughout a dialogue about the pandemic’s impression.

It allowed me to revisit, and pay out tribute to, the perform of the late Gareth Jones, who died in an accident very last thirty day period, and his prolonged-time organization companion and fellow sociologist Rob Goffee. Their greatest-marketing ebook on leadership posed the question Why Must Anyone Be Led By You?

For my administration obstacle, I’d like you to arrive up with a new concern for executives that may prompt reflection and prevent them from earning the form of blunders KPMG’s Michael made. Ship your shorter assumed-provoking concerns to [email protected].

In further examining, far more attention-grabbing insights on operating from property, this time drawing on Annie Auerbach’s book Flex. Chatting to Huffpost’s Amy Packham, Auerbach invites property-employees to reinvent their 9-to-5 workday from scratch and “shed the rhythms that really don’t go well with you”. It is well timed assistance provided Salesforce’s substantially-publicised decision to declare that “the 9-to-5 workday is dead”.

Jonathan Moules’ organization faculty news

The coronavirus pandemic has been a blessing and a curse for organization schools. Although need for qualifications this kind of as the MBA rebounded for quite a few schools, the world college-centered govt education marketplace, well worth close to $2bn in 2019, fell by a 3rd in 2020. The very good news is that company schooling budgets are keeping up. Even so, as my colleague Andrew Jack writes this week, education suppliers should adapt to the new environment of understanding delivered largely on the net.

Yet another topic of this 12 months will be entrepreneurship to aid rebuild pandemic-strike economies. Several MBA learners will be eager to use their time at organization faculty to nurture a begin-up idea, but as John Mullins, London Business Faculty professor, notes in my piece on the issue this week, what culture definitely requires is for assistance to focus on “scale up” businesses with the opportunity to improve quickly and produce new work opportunities.

Fairly than further examining, this week I would like to propose some listening: a podcast from Insead professor of leadership progress and organisational modify Manfred Kets de Vries, talking about what it implies to embark on a journey of modify.

Facts line

Creating a network is 1 of the major good reasons why learners apply for an MBA. Facts from our MBA 2021 ranking clearly show that most alumni are contented with many benefits from their network, suggests Leo Cremonezi. Contact with other graduates and attending functions scored highly. Even more analysis on MBA alumni developments can be uncovered below: Charting MBA graduates’ development.

Bar chart of Percentage of alumni that rate 10 out of 10 on different aspects of their network. These graduates completed a  survey for the FT MBA 2021 ranking: ft.com/mba showing How helpful is an alumni network for MBA students and graduates?

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KPMG British isles chairman explained to staff members to ‘stop moaning’ about perform conditions Bill Michael later on apologised to consultants who had elevated concern about pay out

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