Saïd’s New Dean Promotes Collaborative Approach

Business School to encourage exchanges across Oxford’s faculties

Saïd’s new Dean, Prof Peter Tufano, has spoken of his aim to leverage the expertise within the University of Oxford’s faculties to develop a rounded MBA offering. Emphasising the ever growing impact of external factors on business, he is keen to establish collaboration with the university departments and encourage students to reach across the traditional business school boundaries.

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Inside the Minds of MBA Applicants

Economic climate hasn’t dented the popularity of top MBA’s

Veritas Prep, the GMAT prep and admissions consulting provider, has released the results of their annual research into what MBA applicants are thinking.

67% of applicants said they would still apply for an MBA, even if statistics on job placement in the desired field were poor.  15% said they would postpone until placement rates improved, up from 13% last year.

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An Interview with INSEAD’s New Dean

This article from Bloomberg’s Businessweek explores what INSEAD’s new Dean has in store…

http://www.businessweek.com/bschools/content/nov2010/bs20101118_711675.htm

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FT Global Business School Rankings

LBS and Wharton remain at the top

The FT have published their comprehensive annual review of Business Schools. On their Business Education site, you will find the full details together with their useful tool which enables you to explore the rankings and compare the business schools.

You can also use their neat ‘Profiler’ tool to compare your profile against 50,000 business school alumni.

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GMAC MBA Job Market Research

Prospects bright for MBA grads in 2011

New data collected by GMAC shows an increase in both the number of soon-to-be graduates with job offers and salaries.

Read the full analysis of the survey results here.

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