FT Schools competition: climate change

University pupils are invited to enter the joint FT and Royal Geographical Society competition on local weather improve and sustainability. 

Those people studying A amount geography or the equivalent have until September thirty to write an essay of up to one,000 words or an ArcGIS StoryMap, picking and analysing info on sustainability and local weather improve to explain to the geographical at the rear of it. 

Entries need to be centered all around the Cop-26 2021 aims ‘to maximize local weather ambition, create resilience and reduced emissions’ and need to take into consideration a wide variety of scales — from community to world-wide. 

The judges will find entries supported by proof, generating a distinct argument and with referenced sources of information and facts and info. The best will be revealed by the FT and the RGS. 

Entire facts and an entry sort are readily available on the RGS internet site. 

Read More

Business schools weigh risks and rewards of executive education

Dangerous derivatives are amid John Board’s exploration interests, and the dean of Henley Organization School weighs threat really diligently when selecting how a lot of its programme portfolio ought to be govt training.

“Executive training is really dependent on the financial cycle. When a recession is coming, the first point major companies slash [is schooling],” he states. “Equally, as the economy recovers, govt training cash flow rises. But that makes it a really unsafe current market to be in.”

Prof Wide, who is celebrating ten many years as dean, is not fearful to rebalance the school’s offering and mitigate threat when essential. He was a vocal supporter of the 2008 merger amongst Henley and the College of Studying, some 20km absent in southern England. Then, a calendar year ago, he determined to “press pause” on Henley’s flagship MBA, as faculties all over the world observed a dip in applications for

Read More