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Women in Business: How an MBA can help further your career

Anyone looking for that particular edge over their competitors should consider what a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) qualification can do for their careers.

The Women in the Workforce 2016 study by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn found that women are less likely to have valuable connections which can help accelerate their careers. This means that globally-recognised qualifications, such as an MBA, could be the necessary gateway to gaining those connections and...

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30% Club & Imperial Award Female Business Leaders with New Scholarships

Imperial has presented two MBA students with a new scholarship designed to encourage more women to undertake postgraduate business education.

The scholarships, worth £20,000, were awarded to incoming Executive MBA students Julie Driscoll, who is a Portfolio Director at the i2i Events Group and Jennifer Chung, a Senior Manager, Programme and Project Management at Accenture. The scholarships have been created by Imperial College Business School in partnership with the...

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This year will be a milestone for more equal boards

This article was originally written by Helena Morrissey and appeared in the Sunday Telegraph on 18th January 2015.

This year is a landmark year for those of us campaigning for a better balance of men and women on corporate boards: both the 30pc Club’s original aim to have at least 30pc of women directors on FTSE 100 boards and Lord Davies’ minimum recommendation of 25pc, have this year-end as our...

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I’m a convert to the value of executive education

What are you hoping for this Christmas? Something wrapped under the tree? Or something more original?

How about a gift worth £30,000? Two people will hear this week that they will get an unusual present: a place on the Senior Executive Programme at the London Business School.

I used to have mixed feelings about what is called “executive education”, ie courses offered by business schools of relatively...

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The 30% Club Executive MBA 2014 Scholarships

As part of the 30% Club’s broadening focus on all levels of the pipeline, we are delighted to have partnered with 3 leading UK business schools to offer 3 fully-funded 30% Club scholarships on an Executive MBA course.

We have renewed our relationship with Henley Business School, and the 30% Club Henley MBA scholarship is now in its second year. The quality of applicants for the inaugural Henley scholarship last year was outstanding, and...

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The 30% Club and Henley Business School announce winner of Women in Leadership Scholarship

The winner Surbjit Kaur with the judging panel. (Photo courtesy of the Financial Times)

At a reception last night hosted by the Financial Times, The 30% Club and Henley Business School announced the winner of the Women in Leadership Scholarship award.

Surbjit Kaur, a Senior Supply Chain and Operations Manager at EY, fought off tough competition to win a fully-funded place, worth £34,000, on the Henley Business School Executive MBA ...

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Henley Business School & The 30% Club Women in Leadership Scholarship

In support of the 30% Club’s new Balancing the Pyramid initiative, Henley Business School is offering a full Scholarship for its Executive MBA programme.

Henley Business School is one of the world’s top ranked business schools. It is ranked number one for the number of female academic staff of any business school in the UK by The Economist.

  The Scholarship:

  • A...

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The 30% Club Goes Global

The need for better gender balance has never been just a UK issue, but a global one. The business benefits of gender diversity do not change with geography, and it is with this in mind that The 30% Club is hugely excited to announce that we are going global! Our international expansion began in March 2013 when we launched in Hong Kong with 41 founding local Chairman, but the momentum has continued at a spectacular rate...

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