It can’t be business (training) as usual for MBA students any more.
Employers still love a smart MBA graduate, but business schools are increasingly accused of not meeting the needs of a changing market.
Young entrepreneurs like Nigerian taxi boss Bankole Cardoso (26) want to learn how to do business - but they also want something very different from the traditional, structured MBA.
Young, entrepreneurial Africans want more flexibility and values-based learning than they feel is offered by a traditional MBA.
Business schools need to make anti-corruption education part of their curricula.
Education could be a valuable weapon in Africa's fight against corruption. Three business schools are already putting this theory to the test, with positive results.
Other windows onto the world are available.
Far from replacing the humanities, business education can embody liberal education in the universities of the future.
Know what they’re looking for.
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The moment an undergraduate student starts a business degree, their mind is already geared to the job offers they hope will be coming thick and fast upon graduation. Yet there is an ongoing mismatch between…