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UK Business Schools Are Resilient Despite Brexit

Apr 15, 2019

The proportion of students who want to get their degrees in Britain has actually increased since the Brexit vote, thanks in part to the pound’s plunge in value

Specialist MBA Degrees Find their Niche in Business Education

Apr 10, 2019

General and specialized MBAs both have distinct advantages. Which one prospective students choose will come down to their planned career path

The Future Looks Bright for MBA Programs in Germany

Apr 05, 2019

Surprisingly, the Eurozone’s largest economy underachieves in business education, with few schools ranked globally. But Germany’s booming job market and thriving entrepreneurship are luring overseas students

MBA Graduates in the US are Entering the Hottest Job Market in Decades

Mar 25, 2019

US business schools are reporting record employment rates and starting salaries for their freshly minted MBA grads, but there’s growing gap in job prospects between US nationals and overseas students

Why the MBA Power Shift from West to East is Poised to Gather Pace

Mar 18, 2019

As MBA applications fall in the US, business schools in Asia are drawing a growing number of students, thanks to booming economies, strong job prospects and diverse cohorts

Why MBA Rankings are Set for a Rethink

Mar 15, 2019

The lists are an invaluable resource for MBA aspirants. But critics claim they have too much influence over student choice and course design

How Business Schools are Improving Gender Diversity in MBAs

Mar 08, 2019

Some US schools are approaching or have hit gender parity in their MBAs. Why has this not increased gender diversity in corporations to the same degree?

Post-MBA Careers in Finance: Fintech Options Grow

Mar 06, 2019

As machine learning and blockchain technology change the face of finance, business schools must keep pace with their MBA degrees

Ready for Your Closeup? How to Ace MBA Application Video Assessments

Feb 25, 2019

Top business schools are introducing “live” video tests to assess candidates’ so-called “soft skills”, such as communication, which cannot be done through written essays only

UK MBA Courses are Booming Thanks to the Apprenticeship Levy

Feb 18, 2019

Government policy could reinvigorate business schools, and spark a renaissance for British management. But critics say schools are exploiting the levy by cashing in on money some say is meant for training school-leavers

MBA School Choice: UCLA Anderson vs USC Marshall

Feb 13, 2019

Both business schools, among California's best, profit from being located in Los Angeles. But they have different student bodies, positions in rankings, alumni networks and applications

Age Just a Number as Older Candidates Flock to MBAs

Feb 11, 2019

As we live and work longer, and employment becomes more insecure because of automation, experienced professionals are coming back to business school in their late 30s

Are Management Consulting Firms Reducing their Dependence on MBAs?

Feb 06, 2019

Business schools’ and consultancies’ close ties led to the phrase “McHarvard”. But as the elite firms seek more diverse talent, the proportion of new consultants with MBAs is shrinking

As MBA Applications Fall, Online and Specialized Master’s Courses Are Booming

Feb 04, 2019

Once considered second-rate, interest in these programs is growing rapidly among cost-conscious and time-starved professionals. Meantime, some full-time two-year MBAs are closing. Are they still viable?

Post-MBA Careers in Social Impact

Jan 09, 2019

Yes, the pay can be lower, but today’s business school students are pursuing career paths with purpose, not just for profit