Day: May 11, 2021

Executive education 2021: companies back post-pandemic spending

Many companies are set to increase or maintain their budgets for executive training to prepare top managers for the post-pandemic era, an FT survey has found. The poll also highlights a fresh focus on fostering workforce diversity in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests.

In a survey of 363 chief learning officers (CLOs) around the world, carried out this spring, more than a quarter said they intended to raise spending on executive education — shorter, non-degree programmes — in 2021.

More than half of the CLOs, who commission training for organisations, said they would maintain 2020 levels, while 17 per cent planned reductions.

In a further indication of recovery in the sector, Unicon — an alliance of leading executive education providers which partnered with the FT for the survey — said a third of its members expected their revenues to rise by up to 10 per cent. Another

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Business schools wake up and smell the (ESG) coffee

By getting a commodity and turning it into a luxury merchandise, Nespresso has produced billions in sales from its coffee pods. Boosted by the endorsement in its adverts of actor George Clooney, the organization, owned by Swiss multinational Nestlé, has an annual turnover of SFr5.9bn ($6.3bn).

Nevertheless, Nespresso has arrive underneath hefty criticism over the environmental effects of the aluminium pods that finish up in landfill, due to the fact the steel is not biodegradable. It can be recycled, though.

Nespresso turned to NYU Stern College of Organization in New York to develop a custom made govt program, run most many years because 2016, to support staff comprehend coffee sustainability. There have been 118 members, from different concentrations of the organization, and what they have learnt has now helped it make improvements to recycling premiums.

FT Govt Education directories 2021

Attendees stop by a coffee farm in Costa Rica to

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