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Making it all add up: how to boost your financial skills as a leader

Being financially savvy is a must for any role in business: it helps you communicate effectively, make informed decisions and demonstrate your value. But finance can seem daunting if you’re not a numbers person. So, how can you boost your financial skills? Here, Amol Maheshwari provides some tips to boost your financial intelligence

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Doctor of Business Administration: the benefits of professional doctoral study

The pursuit of professional doctoral study offers a multitude of benefits that extend beyond the individual and can have a significant impact on society, organisations and the academic community. Here, Dr Geoff Parkes, associate professor of marketing and strategy at Aston Business School and director of the DBA programme, shares his own views on the advantages of professional doctoral programmes, emphasising their contribution to personal and career development, the advancement of knowledge and the broader social context

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Imperial College Business School appoints new dean

Professor Peter Todd has been confirmed as the new dean of Imperial College Business School, taking up the position from 1 September for a period of five years. He will succeed Professor Franklin Allen who has served as interim dean at the school since September last year

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Shining a light: the benefits of salary transparency

What employees ultimately want to know is that they are being treated fairly. Cultivating a culture of transparency, one where colleagues trust each other and its leaders, can go a long way towards establishing our organisations as fair and inclusive, maintains Rameez Kaleem

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The generation game

Workplaces are more diverse than ever – we’re talking not only gender equality and ethnic background, but also generational diversity. In many companies, generational labels are used for development purposes, yet this is such an inadequate and lazy way of looking at things, as Helmut Schuster and David Oxley explain

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MBA success stories: Bernard Baidoo

Bernard Baidoo will shortly be relocating to Lagos, Nigeria to start a new role with McKinsey & Company – a new adventure that he believes was made possible thanks to the skills and experiences he gained during his MBA at Imperial College Business School

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The value of corporate culture

Ever since the Covid pandemic, there has been a great demand for a more values-led culture as a way of ensuring organisational success. A true values-based organisation is one where its culture is shared by its employees and everything the business does is supported by those values, as Judith Germain explains

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finance

Making it all add up: how to boost your financial skills as a leader

Being financially savvy is a must for any role in business: it helps you communicate effectively, make informed decisions and demonstrate your value. But finance can seem daunting if you’re not a numbers person. So, how can you boost your financial skills? Here, Amol Maheshwari provides some tips to boost your financial intelligence

Read More »
Study advice

Doctor of Business Administration: the benefits of professional doctoral study

The pursuit of professional doctoral study offers a multitude of benefits that extend beyond the individual and can have a significant impact on society, organisations and the academic community. Here, Dr Geoff Parkes, associate professor of marketing and strategy at Aston Business School and director of the DBA programme, shares his own views on the advantages of professional doctoral programmes, emphasising their contribution to personal and career development, the advancement of knowledge and the broader social context

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Appointments

Imperial College Business School appoints new dean

Professor Peter Todd has been confirmed as the new dean of Imperial College Business School, taking up the position from 1 September for a period of five years. He will succeed Professor Franklin Allen who has served as interim dean at the school since September last year

Read More »
Leadership advice

Shining a light: the benefits of salary transparency

What employees ultimately want to know is that they are being treated fairly. Cultivating a culture of transparency, one where colleagues trust each other and its leaders, can go a long way towards establishing our organisations as fair and inclusive, maintains Rameez Kaleem

Read More »
Leadership advice

The generation game

Workplaces are more diverse than ever – we’re talking not only gender equality and ethnic background, but also generational diversity. In many companies, generational labels are used for development purposes, yet this is such an inadequate and lazy way of looking at things, as Helmut Schuster and David Oxley explain

Read More »
MBA success stories

MBA success stories: Bernard Baidoo

Bernard Baidoo will shortly be relocating to Lagos, Nigeria to start a new role with McKinsey & Company – a new adventure that he believes was made possible thanks to the skills and experiences he gained during his MBA at Imperial College Business School

Read More »