Imagine if small business owners had their very own MBA whizz on speed-dial, to brainstorm their scaling problems. Small Business Charter chair Michelle Ovens MBE explains why business schools are underrated when it comes to unlocking SME productivity.
In the UK productivity is a long-standing problem. The answer, says Amir Sharif of Brunel Business School, won't involve being more entrepreneurial, or putting more investment into STEM skills, science and tech.
Business-themed learning during a career doesn’t have to mean taking a year or two off to pursue an MBA – as we’ll be finding out in our new focus.
A failure to survive beyond the all-important three year mark can be linked to poor management skills rather than the expected lack of finance.
By speaking with academics at five British business schools, we come up with a list of important considerations which could help kick-start growth in the new year.
More than one in ten business school alumni are self-employed, and the longer they’ve been out of business school the more likely they are to have taken an entrepreneurial career path.
The government is wrong to generalise the relationship between business schools and small firms, writes Dr Ellie Hamilton, associate dean at Lancaster University Management School.
With numerous business schools across the globe exceeding each other in reputation and pedigree, picking one can be daunting. We had a look at the top ten.
Why does the UK education system remain at a stand-still, while business is moving and the skills-gap is widening?