Business education

A map, a car, 8,000 miles and four MBAs

Students are hoping to help American entrepreneurs

FT MBA rankings

Heavyweight schools retain their hold at the top
Massive open online courses are transforming distance learning
The rise of global courses and online learning

Graduates hunt for ‘search fund’ success

One-person-one-company buyouts become a hot career choice

Raina Brands from the London Business School Photograph: Rosie Hallam
©Rosie Hallam

Men hold the upper hand in networking

Women are at a disadvantage at work

Soapbox experts

Sense of gender lacking in MBA programmes

Men and women experience working life differently but schools tend to adhere to a male outlook

FT Lexicon

Term of the day: ‘rainmaker’

A rainmaker is someone who due to their wide circle of contacts can generate a large amount of business

Ruth Sands

Women in business – Ruth Sacks, academic

The academic says ensuring there is a diverse group from which to draw expertise is important

Business masters grow in popularity

Survey shows MBA more popular among male potential students

Thunderbird and Laureate alliance over

Thunderbird goes back to the drawing board

News from campus

Mooc tracker

A round-up of free online business and management courses

The Academic Week Ahead

Key events taking place at business schools April 14 – 18