Sustainability barely featured in many senior leaders’ degrees since it was not a part of the business school curriculum. With ESG issues rising high in the corporate agenda, modern leaders are expected to catch up to bridge green gaps.
In the fast-paced and dynamic world of business, leadership transitions are an inevitable part of an organization's journey. The departure of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) often marks a significant milestone, triggering a ripple effect throughout the company.
Do raters face rising concerns from corporates and investors questioning data accuracy and the quality and practicality of ESG ratings? Is investor demand the primar drive for the engagement with ESG raters? Are ESG ratings contributing towards maintaining business and investor trust?
The UX world is fascinating and moves at a fast pace. Lots of reading, training the eye on good design, solutions and trends, and being curious are a must.
The UX Design job market keeps growing as companies pay more attention to this field and start comprehending its tremendous impact on business.
With emerging interest in the topic of business sustainability and changing landscape of ESG, the job market opened up to new career opportunities – ESG-related jobs. The expectation is that the number of ESG jobs will continue to rise.
With the growing presence of ESG, companies realize that releasing sustainability reports and engaging in standard ESG practices such as improving ESG disclosures or holding a sustainability-focused investor relations event, is not enough to win over investors and consider itself high ESG performers. On the contrary, such “box ticking” practices and promoting a culture based on adopting standardized activities, push the investors away raising a wave of criticism, negative reactions and demand for rapid change.
Why is The Big 4 moving huge budgets into environmental, social, and governance funds and accelerates incorporating stakeholder-led agendas into corporate boardrooms? What are the factors creating the urgency? Is stepping up staff recruitment for environmental, social and governance (ESG) services teams a response to growing demand for regulatory compliance from clients? How to become an ESG expert and make a career out of it? These and other questions will be answered in this blog.
Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important matter not only for well-established companies but also for start-ups. Recognizing the growing importance of incorporating sustainable practices and principles into company's business models and operations not only contributes to building a strong and resilient business that is able to withstand market fluctuations and societal changes, but also allows to distinguish yourself from other businesses.
Corporate Governance and ESG are not just yet another trend you are going to hear about more and more often in 2023. What they are is one of the cornerstones of any good business. If holding the responsibility to the organization’s board of directors, having clearly defined organizational responsibilities, bringing awareness to the various climate issues and encouraging businesses to adopt practices and policies that are better for the environment, employees and shareholders are aspects you believe your organization needs to pay more attention to, you are in the right place.
A Human Resources department is a vital part of any large business. The growing need for HR specialists indicates how significant role an HR department plays in the overall success of the organization. Why HR department is so important for the business? What can you do with a degree in HR? Is the HR role a prospective profession? This blog will address these and more.
Why to study Project Management? How is it different from MBA? What is Project Management about? What are job opportunities with a degree in Project Management? How to make a career in Project Management? These and many other questions will be answered in this blog.
Whether you are a teacher, an instructor or just being curious about trends in education, you may find this blog interesting. How to save time in your teaching routine? Grade or provide feedback - what is more beneficial for the student? The importance of creating dialogue free environment.
Looking at current trends in education, one that is mostly prevailing is the necessity of aligning programme content with workforce needs. What it basically means is that university-taught programmes should concentrate more on developing a specific skill set allowing students to navigate job market, rather than concentrate predominantly on developing academic skills.
Have you heard about flipped learning or flipped classroom? Learning concept based on the idea that lecture or direct instruction is not the best use of class time. Instead, students encounter information before class, freeing class time for activities that involve higher order thinking. Sounds interesting?
What is MBA? Is it worth to study it? How to make the right choice? Who studies MBA? Is an MBA the right programme choice for me? To find answers to these and many more questions read through this blog.
What do older people in society have to do with education? The answer is very easy. “Throughout the course of human history, older adults have been respected and considered as the experts as they would pass down methods and would hold social history in their memories. Other society members would go to them for wisdom and advice”.
Business School Lausanne (BSL) is often described as a boutique Higher Education Institute due to the scale of the institution, narrow specializations offered and the personalized approach to their program curriculum and student and career support. Find out more about the school, its alumni, reputation, learning model, and programe offers.
MBA programme is one of the most frequent study choices. However, with overwhelming selection, it is not that easy to decide which university and which programme to choose, general or specialized. To make the right choice, one needs to conduct substantial research and base the decision on multiple factors.
Continuing the topic of power of networking, this time round we would like to bring attention to tools and techniques allowing you to become more proficient with networking.
Networking is everything, we tend to hear. In the era of social media, the amount of people within your network, either professional or social, defines you and classifies as an individual worth further attention. Is networking a key factor in business?
Queen Mary University of London offers an interesting selection of online programmes. In this blog, we will present some of them and guide you through the next step which is the process of application.
Are you looking to study screenwriting online? Look no further than Falmouth University! Falmouth’s online screenwriting course is designed for students interested in writing for film and television. In this blog we list number of reasons why Falmouth is considered one of best places to research screenwriting.
How good is MBA from University of Essex Online? Do MBA graduates earn more? What do student tell about Essex online? What will you study? What do I need to do to join Essex Online? These and many more will be discussed in this blog-short, clear and right to the point.
Are you interested to join one of master degree programmes at Hull University, but don't fancy searching multiple sources? We have answer to you-in this blog you will find out all you need to know to join the programme. We will talk you through university's history, its recognition, we will introduce you to the student community, and talk about online protal. We will guide you through enrollment process, programmes offered by Hull online and speak briefly about fees and funding.
According to poll conducted on LinkedIn with the question, ‘If upskilling is the future of work, what would you invest in?’, a whopping 63% of our respondents stated that they preferred short, accredited courses over full-fledged degree programs. Read to check out what short courses can do for you.
In this blog we introduce a Master degree programme in Graphic Decign from Falmouth University. You will also be able to find out more about the university itself, its learning method, assessment, student support offered throughout the programme and find out who are Falmouth's students.
September is a "back to school" month. This applies not only to primary or secondary education, but also to higher education. September is one of the most popular intakes in the entire year. Why not then start what you have been planning for a while and join university?
Through this blog you will learn about Falmouth University. You will find out about its history, learning methods, university's recognition, position in rankings and some of the offered programmes as well as entry criteria. This blog will also answer the question why should you join Falmouth University.
From a education stand point Digital Citizenship is about how to navigate in digital world safely and responsibly. Digital citizenship relates to screen time usage, internet safety, plagiarism, legal aspects of digital properties or digital etiquette and many more.
Despite the changing profile of a student, little has been done to change the essential character of higher institutions and effectively support students on their way to graduation.
With a law degree, you may find many other career opportunities outside the courtroom. Like jobs in business, politics, diplomacy, policy, journalism, or creative industry. Law studies will equip you with intellectual strength and a practical approach to the world, will train you in the ability of abstract thinking and practical problem solving, and with these skills finding a profession that interests you and appeals to you should not be a challenge.
As said by Benjamin Franklin “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”. Education is, has always been and will ever be the strongest medium of understanding and self-growth.
Student recruitment from generation Y to Z. What do students need to know before making their momentous decision?
While making a decision to invest in an MBA is a big commitment, choosing the right online MBA is a bigger one. Read to find out what points to consider while making this decision.
Be a Change Maker by leading the Business Transformation your Industry needs by taking a deep dive into the world of business and the world of research. See how the DBA from Business School Lausanne can help achieve that goal.
What is remarkable about candidates for public health studies and students is their profound motivation to be able to contribute to changing this world into a better place and how Universities are providing the medium to accomplish this.
Traditionally, college was a rite of passage – you find a program you like, enrol after high school, complete your degree, and get a job. However, Gen Z, the majority of the population entering college, has a different mindset to the generations preceding it.
Recently, while doing some research I came up with a technique of so-called Genius Hour. The concept is nothing really new, however, being successfully introduced to schools it has been somehow rediscovered...
As businesses start to adopt more sustainable practices to meet consumer demands, they will need leaders who can drive effective top-down changes.
Going back to education can be daunting, especially as those in the workforce already have commitments towards their jobs and families. This is where online master’s degrees shine. They allow you study in your own time and adhere to any existing commitments you may have.
Contrary to common beliefs that have little to do with the actual state of things, adult learning is much more accessible, easy, and well-fitted in work-life balance.
Knowing how to use theoretical knowledge in real life helps develop life-long learning skills. At Business School Lausanne, “Learning by doing in the real world” is the motto behind its focus on experiential learning. Master’s students are given various opportunities throughout their course of study to connect academia and industry.
Lifelong Learning is becoming more and more a reality that we cannot escape. We need to keep ourselves updated and be prepared to make learning a continuous process in our lives.
While robots and AI may take over jobs that require precision, mathematics, and other routine tasks, what they cannot take over are jobs that require the human factor. So, without further ado, let’s look at a few jobs that require at least a master’s degree that technology is unlikely to replace in the near future.
New year resolutions usually revolve around life style changes but slowly these resolutions also are moving towards the professional space. Whatever the resoultions are, create a timeline through the year for when you’d like to achieve them.
Online studying became a part of the new reality, the living in pandemic reality. When and how fast we will be able to move on, and whether the world will ever be coming back to pre-pandemic order that we do not know. Despite the...
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Have you wanted to learn something that was not related to work or education? Perhaps you have always been interested in how politics work at the international level or wanted to learn how to quilt? It’s not unusual to have a variety of...
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When the pandemic started, the panic set in, what will happen to my business, will my job still be secure, can I work from home and lots more.
Despite a labour shortage, employers are getting pickier than ever when it comes to hiring. A Harvard Business School Report states that many employers now require higher qualifications for the same job than they did previously.
There is number of things to be considered before taking a mid-career study break. This blog will talk you though the most important aspects.
Making the decision to go back to university to continue your education can involve multiple considerations from how to finance your degree to how it will enhance your career prospects.
The educational qualifications required for many jobs have increased over the years with employers demanding higher educational degrees than they did previously. Forty-four percent of employers reported that they increased the level of...
Fact checker for choosing the right university for yourself for online programmes.
Cybersecurity is among the fastest expanding fields in the world. One of the biggest reasons why- is the increasing threat of cyber-attacks across the world. The European Parliamentary Research Service reports that cybercrime accounts...
Master of Science or MSc as it is most commonly known. MSc covers a broad range of subjects arts, finance, management. An MSc allows you to be an expert in the chosen topic or subject. A Master of Science teaches a specialised set of...
2020 has been a really rough year that required major changes in everyone’s lifestyle. What has been taken for granted so far, has changed. 2020 was a year of uncertainty and fear from unknown, but also a year that required from us to become more flexible, daring and open to a new reality.
Choosing a university and the right programme whether it is delivered online or in a traditional way, is one of the most important financial decisions a person makes influencing their future.
Our thoughts on issues that matter most to aspiring students. Read more