In the next 35 years, more than 2bn rural people will move to cities. Reuben Abraham, chief executive of India’s IDFC Institute, tells Della Bradshaw, FT business education editor, that MBAs must focus on the business opportunities of rapid urbanisation in developing countries. For example, China has announced it is going to make a huge investment to encourage the process of urbanisation.
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Chicago’s top food and drink spots for Booth MBAs
Since I have moved to Chicago for business school, the first thing my non-Chicago friends ask, long before they ask about Booth, is whether or not I like deep-dish pizza. Deep-dish is Chicago’s signature and gooey take on the otherwise thin and crispy student staple. The inhabitants of my native New York City tend to look down on deep-dish as an imposter, a bread bowl filled with tomato soup hiding in a pizza box. My diplomatic response? I like deep-dish, but I do not think of it as pizza.
Changing course: a harder sell for MBAs
Would-be students question the value of what was once the must-have business qualification
The pros and cons of an online MBA
One question I get more often than any other is why I chose an online programme over on-campus.
Top five reads to get you in the MBA mindset
This summer I got the ball rolling in preparation for my MBA at Copenhagen Business School with a little inspirational book reading.
Spain’s business schools best for entrepreneurs, FT data show
Analysis of full-time and executive MBA alumni puts US schools third behind Switzerland