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Ivy League Business Schools

Lending a helping hand can add value to an MBA

It is encouraging to see local business schools lending a hand to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) by providing free services that involve their undergraduates and MBA students.

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 12:00am

Get that MBA from the USA

Over the past 100 years, the United States has risen to become the world's undisputed economic and political superpower. The country's dominance in the fields of science, technology and medical innovation has been equally stark, bringing us everything from the moon landings to social networks.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Moral dilemma

When the global recession hit the major economies last year, business schools came under widespread attack. Their alleged crime - promoting a culture of greed, callousness and social irresponsibility that fuelled the crisis. Harvard Business School (HBS) responded by doing what it knows best. It turned its own role into a case study. Were the schools guilty of moral negligence?

24 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Gearing for the economic rebound

For those with their sights set on making it in the cutthroat world of business and finance, it has been a worrying year. Month after month, headlines have announced major job losses, forecasts have predicted negative growth and the mood among the business community has been sombre.

14 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Opinions differ on the value added by graduate degrees

Opinion is divided on the true financial value of an MBA. To long-termers in large corporations watching graduates, armed with no more than a sharp suit and an MBA, catapult over them into senior executive positions can be a bitter experience.

10 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

More expected back in school

A shaky economy will drive more people back to business schools for an MBA degree, says the president and chief executive officer of the Graduate Management Admission Council.

David Wilson said the onset of any recession would be good for applications for master of business administration programmes.

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Globalisation prompts US school to review programme

The Tuck School of Business, one of the most established business schools in the United States, is undertaking a strategic review in response to globalisation.

16 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Gaining a global understanding is key

Globalisation and leadership should go hand in hand, and in today's business environment, executives are increasingly required to work outside their country of origin or the region they are familiar with, and it can sometimes take months for them to adjust to a new working environment.

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

World tour to bring 50 business schools to HK

Organisers of the World MBA Tour are expecting representatives from at least 50 business schools worldwide to come to Hong Kong in November, double the number of last year. The annual tour kicks off in September in Rio de Janeiro and visits 27 cities in 20 countries.

2 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

HK 'ideal market' for MBA courses

Hong Kong remains the largest market in Asia for MBA courses despite the economic downturn, according to management studies academics at the University of Toronto.

14 May 1998 - 12:00am