Going From Engineering To Management—And How An MBA Helped

May 15, 2019

For many graduate management education students, switching careers is the main reason for choosing to go to business school. In the era of the gig economy, jobs are viewed less as lifelong paths but rather shorter-term experiences. For business students, the reasons for changing careers are many; 41% of students said that switching was to do with dissatisfaction with […]

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This MBA Swapped Engineering In Canada For Investment Management In Asia—Find Out How

May 10, 2019

When Taylor Connaughton started his MBA journey, it was in the middle of a forest in Canada. It was a journey that would take him over 6000 miles, to a different continent, and a whole new career. When it started, he was working as an engineer on an oilrig for oilfield services company Schlumberger, and […]

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Going From An MBA Into Consulting: 4 Tips For Picking The Right Business School

May 6, 2019

Zonna Norman graduated as part of Manchester Alliance Business School’s 2018 FTMBA class. Going from an MBA into consulting is a well-trodden path. Over a third of prospective MBAs enter business school knowing they want to go into consulting after it. Even more end up there, with 69% of alumni surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) in […]

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3 MBA Students, 22, Drown While Swimming In Dam Near Pune

May 3, 2019

After a night out, some students stepped into the dam waters for a swim said police. PUNE:  Three MBA students, including a girl, drowned while taking a swim at the Mulshi Dam on Thursday morning, police said. A group of 10 MBA students from Bharatiya Vidyapeeth had gone for a picnic to Valne village near […]

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Why Fewer Internationals Want An M.B.A. From A U.S. School

April 27, 2019

For decades, U.S. business schools led the world in educating the best M.B.A. students. That’s why there had been a steady inflow of highly qualified international students at the likes of Harvard, Stanford and Wharton. But for the past ten years, interest in studying in the U.S. has been declining and in the latest year, […]

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MBA Students Commit To Responsible Leadership

April 21, 2019

An MBA is often considered a ticket to the top. Just look at Apple CEO Tim Cook and philanthropist Melinda Gates, both MBA graduates. Indeed, according to a survey by Study.EU, 32% of CEO’s worldwide hold an MBA degree. For those studying an MBA, a leadership role often beckons. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and […]

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How My MBA Degree Helped Me Become An Entrepreneur

April 13, 2019

Divya is a current part-time MBA student at MIP Politecnico di Milano. The fashion world is changing as we move further into the 21st century. Right now, ‘uncertain’ is the industry’s buzzword for the state of play. According a report by McKinsey & Company—The State of Fashion 2019—2018 was the year that saw fashion executives […]

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How An MBA In Switzerland Can Unlock A Wealth Of Careers—From Luxury To Retail

April 10, 2019

When you think of careers in Switzerland, you probably think about finance. That is not a surprise, Switzerland is well established as one of the world’s top financial hubs, showcased by the sheer density of banks and financial services related roles in the country. However, Switzerland is far more than this sector. From pharmaceutical firms […]

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Assam Kaziranga University launches MBA in event management

March 26, 2019

The School of Business (SOB) at Assam Kaziranga University has recently launched MBA Programme in the domain of Event Management. It is a 2-year programme residential MBA course which will be conducted in association with the renowned Bangalore-based event management institute team. The announcement of the commencement of MBA in Event Management was made at […]

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Why I Swapped The United States For Vietnam After My MBA

March 25, 2019

Benjamin Archangeli found success and happiness after establishing his career in Vietnam Trust plays an instrumental role in Asian business. Business relationships cannot be built instantly; they require effort and commitment. The Chinese even have a word for it—guanxi—a personal trust on which relationships are built, often based on a sense of moral obligation. “Asia […]

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