Business Schools

In this section of WeAreTheCity you will find information about which business schools are on offer and which one to pick. business schools

Find out how to apply for an MBA programme, how much an MBA costs and how long it will take to complete. was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.


MSc Scholarships for Women | Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

The MSc in Major Programme Management from Saïd Business School is a unique part-time master’s qualification for experienced project and programme managers. Designed to address the interdisciplinary approach at the heart of major programme management and help you to develop the skills and mind-set to truly lead in your field. Diversity is one of the...
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Catapult to career success | How the Oxford MSc in Major Programme Management Scholarships for Women can help take your career to the next level

Ann McCall, an alumna of the Oxford MSc in Major Programme Management 2015-17 class at Saïd Business School reflects on how major programme managers can help equip themselves to progress their careers and how the School’s scholarships for women can support this. Ann has a wealth of knowledge in the field of radioactive waste management, with...
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A chat with Catherine Whitaker, CEO & Head of Learning, EtonX

Catherine Whitaker is CEO of EtonX, an online provider of soft skills. EtonX, a subsidiary of Eton College, is addressing the emerging worldwide issue of teenagers having great grades but lacking in soft skills, such as critical thinking and interpersonal skills, that aren’t formally taught in many international schools. In this article, Catherine tells us...
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Is an IMPM for you? Sharon Cohen, Vice President, Fairmont Brand Management, AccorHotels, tells us how the program helped her

Sharon Cohen is Vice President of Fairmont Brand Management for AccorHotels in Paris, France and a graduate of the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM). As the leader of the Fairmont brand, Sharon is responsible for Fairmont’s global brand strategy, product development and positioning and brand standards. She works closely with other teams in AccorHotels’...
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The MBA as a bridge to the real business world

Universities have modified their MBA programmes to include activities that confront participants with real-world business challenges.  The MBA is designed to propel professionals into the top echelons of the business world. But how do MBA programmes give students a taste of the real business action? While enrolled in an MBA programme, students want to be...
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Is an IMPM for you? Lili Hall, Founder, President & CEO of KNOCK Inc. tells us how the program helped her

Lili Hall is the founder, president and CEO of KNOCK Inc. and a graduate of the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM). Lili Hall founded Minneappolis-based creative agency KNOCK Inc. in 2001 after 14 years in brand-building and business development with international brands. As KNOCK’s founder and president, Lili has grown KNOCK into a successful...
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Is an IMPM for you? Christina Foerster, CEO, Brussels Airlines tells us how the Masters helped her

Christina Foerster is the CEO of Brussels Airlines and a graduate of the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM). Christina is the first-ever woman to head a Lufthansa Group airline and plays an important role in the common future of the Belgian home carrier and the Eurowings Group. Tell us a bit about yourself, your...
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Why management school is the key to advancing your management career

  By Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou There are a number of reasons why managers and executives enrol in management development programs at a Masters level. Maybe you are looking for a higher salary, better networking opportunities, a promotion or even a change in career. Or perhaps you are just looking to challenge yourself with new knowledge,...
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