The past 12 months have seen massive development, digitization and innovation in the world of business education.
Women are securing more executive-level jobs than ever before, big data looks set to transform the business landscape and edtech the academic world. All the while, the menacing cyber security threat from online hackers lingers on.
These themes and more make up BusinessBecause’s top-10 ranking stories of 2015.
The MBA’s position as the choice degree for people looking to work in finance is under threat.
With CFA examinations gaining ground amongst finance employers, industry experts are questioning the relevance of business school degrees.
MBA alumni are leading the way in the big data revolution, which is set to transform the way we do business.
As Mark Kennedy, from Imperial College Business School, says: “The way big data is changing what’s going on in business is like life scientists having a microscope for the first time.”
The landscape of healthcare is changing.
With the rise of new technologies set to improve patient care, the industry is crying out for new healthcare executives with digitally-focused skill-sets.
Enterprising MBAs can now learn from the best, as the Silicon Valley-based giant expands further into the educational technology market with the launch of its own online degree for tech entrepreneurs.
Luxury is changing, from an industry that prides itself on exclusivity, to one that embraces the internet age--and with it the role of luxury business managers.
With top business schools making efforts to develop their start-up ecosystems, MBA entrepreneurs are securing huge funding for their business ventures.
Career opportunities are rife for the millennial generation of MBAs determined to make a social impact.
Business schools are beginning to offer specialist cyber security programs, as the threat to businesses from online hackers increases.
With European business schools considered breeding grounds for the continent’s top CEOs, MBAs studying in Europe can expect big things.
After decades of gender inequality, business schools are aiding the recent increase in women rising through the corporate ranks.