• Monday, February 20 2017

    Blog: From home-grown talent to a legislative nightmare: Why educational institutions must act like businesses

    Al Sargent, Senior Director of Product Marketing, at OneLogin From connected devices to virtual reality, technology is now giving students the ability to transform and design the way in which they choose to learn, not only from where, but also how. For example, students can now work from almost anywhere, using various applications and connected devices to enhance remote learning. Students are now increasingly known...
    • Friday, February 17 2017

    Blog: MBA Stories part 7: John Holden

    I gained my MBA from Aston University in the early 1980s. At that time, I was a wannabe entrepreneur. I ran a couple of bedroom based businesses with little success and took an MBA for what I thought would be an instant routeway to success and riches. At that time an MBA was a bit of a rarity. Certainly prestigious, cutting edge, almost elitist. I chose Aston University primarily because it was within commute of my home...
    • Wednesday, February 15 2017

    Blog: Without coaching, skills training is just a sheep dip

    By David Cartwright Development of people is not simply the acquisition of skills; it’s about behavioural change and having the confidence in one’s ability to know what to do and when to do it in live moments. Online learning and workshops can’t do that. Add in coaching and you're getting there. Without it, you're just dipping sheep: some of the dye might stick. Most of it will wash off....
    • Monday, February 13 2017

    Blog: We don’t need another hero: why a complex world calls for connected leadership

    Dr Simon Hayward, CEO of Cirrus Much of the focus of leadership development over the last two decades has been on developing inspirational or transformational leaders. We’ve seen a lot of ‘hero’ leaders – people who single-handedly set the tone, and take all the decisions. There are still a lot of hero leaders around today, leading organisations and entire countries. The problem is, many create...
    • Friday, February 10 2017

    Blog: MBA Stories part 6: Tammy Jennifer Haines

    Tammy Jennifer Haines is a Public Relations & Communication Manager in Germany and Managing Director, The Glow Brand UG. She completed her MBA in Design Management from MIP-Politecnico Di Milano in 2007. The Glow Brand, in its original form, started out as a fundraising initiative in memory of Tammy’s mother Jennifer Haines in January 2011. The then project was focused on the ultra-marathon run Jenny became...