La Tribune commits itself
to developing students’ abilities.
Because tomorrow’s professions are making changes today, la Tribune is launching its first international publication aimed at French businesses and universities. The world of work is changing fast, and every year more and more students and executives decide to fine-tune their skills by taking up a Masters or MBA degree course celebrated on an international scale by large corporations. In this magazine we invite students and employers alike to compare and evaluate the diversity and quality of French Universities. Which degrees suit which jobs? We hope to help you crack this essential code that you will need to succeed in Tomorrow’s world.
Présidente Directrice Générale
Admissions and school selection
One of the most regular questions received at TopMBA.com, and via our online forums on Facebook, Twitter and so on, is “Should I do an MBA or a Masters degree?” Ross Geraghty talks to some leading business schools and attempts to unscramble the problem for you.
The MBA is widely considered to be a general management qualification, educating MBAs in overall management skills so as to understand the function of a business as a whole, sometimes referred to as a ‘helicopter view.’
In my experience of the QS World MBA Tour all over the globe, and talking to the thousands of MBA candidates there, there’s little that strikes fear into the hearts of MBA candidates
The British say that certain events are like ‘London buses’, meaning that you wait an eternity for one to arrive but then, as if by magic, several more appear.
Recently there has been an influx of institutions and business schools offering online MBA programs. Depending on the institution, these online MBA programs are called anything from ‘blended learning MBAs’, to ‘e-learning MBAs’…
The art of reinvention is powerful yet complex, but the recession has seen a great deal of deep thinking and change among business schools, especially those in the developed world, towards the teaching of ethical business.
The road to redemption can be a long and rocky one. For the world’s business schools, many of which were directly blamed for the recession by some commentators, the fallout from the recent crisis has created a great deal of soul-searching and debate.
The concept of the triple bottom line – or 3BL - is relatively recent in business terms. Coined in 1994 by British social entrepreneur John Pilkington, it attempts to shift business’ emphasis away from mere profit and towards a stakeholder model.
Sustainability is increasingly becoming a business reality. Companies around the world are taking it seriously and finding concrete business reasons for getting involved.
The graduate experience at TOTAL – David Williams talks to Philip Jordan, Vice President Recruitment, Careers and Diversity for the TOTAL Group
For financially challenged MBA applicants, as most are, don’t despair. Despite the high cost of an MBA qualification, financial aid can make the most expensive programmes affordable.
Ed Buckingham is an INSEAD MBA who previously worked for BCG and Schlumberger and is now Director of INSEAD’s Executive MBA. He observes, “in a difficult economy, people with strong qualifications are much better off than those without.
High profile, a huge level of responsibility, exposure to lots of different organisations, management teams and industries, what's not to like about consultancy as a career?
Recent research by QS, the world’s leading career and education specialists, shows that optimism is returning to the MBA career world. MBA job opportunities increased in most countries around the world in 2010…
While there is a high premium attached to the MBA degree in India, the profile of the business school awarding the degree is what adds value to the qualification, according to industry and recruitment firms.
Despite France’s high unemployment, underemployment and fair amount of debt, the country claims optimism thanks to increased hiring expectations.
Out of the depths of the global economic recession for more than a year now, France, the Eurozone’s second largest economy after Germany, continues to make small strides in its recovery efforts.
With so many MBA degrees out there it can be difficult to wade through the different terminology and gain a clear understanding of what makes each one unique.
In July 2008 two major French energy companies, Gaz de France and SUEZ, merged to form GDF SUEZ, the world’s largest utility after taking control of Britain’s International Power.