MBA Careers: Women In Business Scholarship Opens New Opportunities For ESADE MBA

MBA Careers: Women In Business Scholarship Opens New Opportunities For ESADE MBA

Duygu Ates would have struggled to pursue a full-time MBA without ESADE’s Women of the World Scholarship Written by Marco De Novellis | MBA Careers | Tuesday 27th June 2017 09:57:00 GMT Duygu Ates is a current ESADE MBA student set to graduate in 2018 Funding an MBA can be a challenge, especially for women. In March this year, GMAC released a white paper to mark International Women’s Day, based on a survey of 5,900 business school applicants worldwide. 29% of female survey respondents cited financial issues as the key reason why they…

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Distance learning and business success

Distance learning and business success

When it comes to career development, the flexibility, one-to-one support and financial benefits of distance learning make it an increasingly compelling option for SMEs, says Sandra Quinn-Smith, owner of ATB Accounting Training for Business. For those of us who, frankly, couldn’t wait to leave school, the idea of signing up to further training later in life is not exactly tempting. The thought of going back into the classroom and sitting listening to a teacher all day – however imaginative the lesson – is a big turn-off for many. Not only…

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Kota’s success in NEET fuels boom in coaching institute business

Kota’s success in NEET fuels boom in coaching institute business

Coaching institutes in Kota like the one in this picture expect a surge in admissions from aspiring medical students after the success of their clients in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). The coaching capital for higher education in India with an annual turnover of Rs 1500 crore, is witnessing a boom in the trade following phenomenal success of students enrolled in these institutes in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) and other medical entrance examinations over the years. The NEET-UG is the single entrance medical examination in country through which admission…

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BANKS’ RETAIL LOAN BUSINESS SUFFERS COLLATERAL DAMAGE

BANKS’ RETAIL LOAN BUSINESS SUFFERS COLLATERAL DAMAGE

With a majority of staffers involved in handling cash deposits and withdrawals, disbursement of home, automobile and education loans have been reduced to a trickle after demonetisation. The government’s demonetisation move has put the brakes on banks’ revenue-generating retail business. Over the last fortnight, work on home, automobile and educational loans has come to a grinding halt, as a majority of staffers are engaged in handling exchange of notes and currency deposits and withdrawals. “Banks are receiving a large number of deposits, but they are not able to deploy these…

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Not a far-fetched idea: How one man built a $1.5bn fashion business

Not a far-fetched idea: How one man built a $1.5bn fashion business

He’s the boss of one of the world’s fastest-growing luxury fashion websites, Farfetch, yet Jose Neves admits that he used to find the clothing industry “frivolous and uninteresting”. A self-confessed “computer geek”, it was instead information technology that stirred his passion growing up in Portugal. And while studying economics at Porto University he launched a software company. It was this venture, which created operating systems for Portuguese footwear and textile companies, that helped to quickly change his view of the fashion industry. “I began to understand the way the industry…

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Neighbor Island MBA students at Shidler College of Business benefit from $150,000 in scholarships

Neighbor Island MBA students at Shidler College of Business benefit from $150,000 in scholarships

The UH Mānoa Shidler College of Business has received a gift of $150,000 for scholarships from the Hawaiʻi-based companies of Saltchuk Resources Inc., based in Seattle, Washington. The Hawaiʻi-based companies are Foss Hawaiʻi, Aloha Air Cargo, Hawaiʻi Petroleum, Minit Stop and Young Brothers. Since 2006, Saltchuk and its Hawaiʻi-based companies have donated approximately $680,000 in scholarships to the Shidler College of Business, affirming their commitment to developing future business leaders on the Neighbor Islands and supporting the communities they serve. Said Young Brothers’ President Glenn Hong, “Saltchuk is proud to support Hawai‘i’s future by emphasizing…

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The ebb and flow of running a canal boat business

The ebb and flow of running a canal boat business

The Floating Salon Narrowboat, located nationwide, is run by Nicola Dawkins The Floating Salon was a crazy idea I thought up to combine my love of the water and my love of hair styling. It’s a haven away from the high street. Wherever I move the boat, it’s an advert in itself. I styled Prunella Scales’ hair for the Canal Journeys TV programme and that resulted in many calls over the months that followed. I have to be organised and plan ahead: the boat runs completely off-grid with solar panels…

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How Purple plans to link business and disabled people

How Purple plans to link business and disabled people

On Tuesday I rang the bell to open the London Stock Exchange and launchPurple, a not-for-profit organisation, determined to tackle the employment gap between disabled and non-disabled people in new ways. At last week’s work and pension select committee looking at the issue of employment and disabled people, I was asked, “Is halving the employment gap between disabled and non-disabled people achievable?” My answer: potentially, but not if we continue with the current approach. As a disabled person, I have lived with impairment since birth. I have seen the changes…

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Frenchman takes former business enterprise to tribunal over tedious task

Frenchman takes former business enterprise to tribunal over tedious task

A Frenchman who claims he was given so little to do at work he suffered “bore out” is taking his case to an employment tribunal on Monday. Frédéric Desnard says his managerial process on the perfume company, which made him redundant 18 months in the past, changed into so tedious he have become exhausted and actually bored out of his thoughts. The forty four-12 months-old stated his “descent into hell” became much like a burnout, but less thrilling. In what is believed to be the first case of its type…

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