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The trickle-down effect

illustration of a champagne fountain by Nick Lowndes
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‘Cascading’ knowledge and other trends in executive education. By Della Bradshaw


Della Bradshaw ©Ed Robinson
Will ‘Moocs’ do better than previous models of online teaching?
– Della Bradshaw
Simon Caulkin ©Ed Robinson
Warren Buffett’s approach is an object lesson for every manager
– Simon Caulkin
illustration of businesspeople as chess pieces by Neil Webb
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IMD and Duke Corporate Education have retained their leading positions

Ask the Expert

Q&A: Executive Education 2013

What can business schools achieve through executive education? Read what our panel of experts had to say

News and features

DUBLIN, IRELAND - April 03, 2014: Richard Cullen, the co-owner of The Jelly Bean Factory, stands beside a carrying belt full of jelly beans at the company's production line in northern Dublin, Ireland. CREDIT: Paulo Nunes dos Santos for The Financial Times
©Paulo Nunes dos Santos

Changing the mindset of Irish SMEs

An Enterprise Ireland course helps ventures to expand

Mini Hydro Visit

Fresh perspectives on sustainability

Global Institute For Tomorrow runs executive programmes

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, chair and director of Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative
©Jason Grow

Wisdom in action

Older leaders can help tackle the world’s big problems, says Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Robert Bruner, dean of the Darden School of Business
©Daniel Jones

Bob Bruner, the Darden school at Virginia

Bob Bruner of Virginia: Darden is less conventional than he appears

Charles Anudu
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Global outlook

Charles Anudu’s education at business schools in Africa, Europe and the US has given him an insight into differences around the world – and brought him success back in Nigeria

Iese’s Eric Weber
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The changing face of education

Will executives’ need to keep up with progress drive growth in lifelong learning - and who will be paying for it?

Tom Colbjorsen

Business school profile: BI Norwegian

Norway’s private business school plans to become a global player

The Haas school at UC Berkeley

The California business school wants MBA graduates to study for free

Financial times poll

FT poll reveals custom programmes to grow

Quirky courses; an African adventure; why executives had better shape up


The vision thing

A positive or negative world view can shape reality, a new book, ‘Focus’, by Heidi Grant Halvorson and Tory Higgins, argues

Technology: The examined life

Self-monitoring has become seamless through personal mobile devices