LSE Business Review

Andrew Jack: “Businesses will continue focusing on diversity for economic, social and policy reasons”

Helena Vieira

2024-02-14 05:00:52

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In this Q&A with education editor of the Financial Times, Andrew Jack, and LSE Business Review’s managing editor, Helena Vieira, the pair discusses trends in business education. Jack highlights that business schools are focusing on climate change, sustainability, business purpose, and diversity. There is an increasing demand for digital and AI skills in business courses, and a shift to more hybrid and online learning formats, accelerated by COVID. They also discuss changes in the education landscape in the US and the UK, diversity and ESG priorities, as well as MBA education in Europe. Despite recent criticism, Jack believes diversity and sustainability remain important in the US business landscape.

Key Themes

China: Growing appetite for business education in established institutions and internationalization.
Climate Change: Increasing demand by students, faculty, and employers for focus on sustainability and business purpose.
MBA Education: Trends in business school education, impact of diversity and social responsibility.

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