Cavallé’s legacy of innovation at the IESE is unlikely to die

Cavallé’s legacy of innovation at the IESE is unlikely to die

One of the reasons for the European business school's success with the investment banking community has been the innovative direction it has taken under its dean, Carlos Cavallé,…

Banks’ new strategy for hiring after dot-com impact

Banks’ new strategy for hiring after dot-com impact

The last year has made many of them critically aware of all aspects of assessment, recruitment and retention, and most are actively looking at their MBA recruitment programmes.…

Key business schools have seen a return to interest in finance courses

Key business schools have seen a return to interest in finance courses

With first year packages in the region of $150,000 (€159,000), MBA holders are expensive employees. However, price has not dampened investment banks' ardour. Most recruiters report that MBA…

Chicago strikes a fine balance

Chicago strikes a fine balance

It has been innovative on a variety of fronts. In particular, Chicago's GSB has become the first business school with permanent campuses on three continents, adding a Singapore…

Geologist goes from gold to Goldman

Geologist goes from gold to Goldman

'There were two reasons why I chose to do an MBA. First, I wanted to diversify away from a technical background and, having a genuine interest in the…

Experienced MScs wanted

Experienced MScs wanted

'An MBA course doesn't teach you how to do high-powered mathematics or economics. If you want to work in the finance industry, an MSc is a much more…

US-trained alumni still recruiters’ first choice

US-trained alumni still recruiters’ first choice

Despite the existence of more than 80 business schools in the UK alone, most banks, especially US-owned institutions, recruit 50% of their MBA entrants from the other side…

Strong demand reported for equity analysts

Strong demand reported for equity analysts

Fierce competition to hire equity analysts in London last year drove base salaries up by 19% for candidates with no previous research experience, says a report by recruitment…

Nomura’s former Hong Kong origination chief turns headhunter

Nomura’s former Hong Kong origination chief turns headhunter

Thoms joins from the financial industry, having most recently been head of origination and syndicate trading at Nomura in Hong Kong. Prior to that he was at Sumitomo…

Harvard is taught a business lesson by Wharton

Harvard is taught a business lesson by Wharton

Replacing it is the Wharton school at the Pennsylvania University, which earned its ranking through strong research capabilities and the international diversity of its students. Around 46% of…

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