An MBA is a Master’s program offered to applicants with at least 3 years of professional experience by an independent, recognized higher education institution. It provides an integrated business education from an international perspective for one full-time year or two part-time years of study. MBAs cover core business skills, combining conceptual and pragmatic approaches. Specifically, an MBA aims at developing students’ soft skills, with a particular emphasis on group work and market exposure, to promote students’ career advancement, life-long learning, and networking.
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As the number of students enrolled in MBAs grew (and especially since 2008), companies seem to have stopped being as willing to pay for employees’ tuition fees as they once were. With the right research and pitch, however, employers can be persuaded to invest in an employee’s education. This blogpost discusses the right steps to approach your employer to finance your MBA.
If you’re applying for an MBA, you’re probably a young professional with ambitions. You’ve checked entry requirements and prepared your essays and recommendations and taken the GMAT / GRE and IELTS / TOEFL. What about your CV?
Sometimes, applicants forget that a CV is their calling card for applications managers. By looking at it, they’ll determine whether entry requirements are met but also begin to develop a relationship with the applicant. This blogpost will help you write a killer CV.
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have been revolutionizing education since the late 2000s, offering professionals and students worldwide fast and cheap ways of acquiring new skills and expanding their knowledge on virtually every subject. Platforms such as Coursera, Udacity, NovoEd, OpenClass, Alison and EDX (just to name a few) have been growing steadily and the quality of the online courses on offer is now beyond dispute.
If you’re not a native or bilingual speaker of English, you’ll be asked to submit proof of your proficiency in the language along with your Admission test (GMAT or GRE), CV and essays during the application process. There are 3 English tests accepted by all major MBA-providing institutions:
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
- CAE (Cambridge in Advanced English)
Living and working in a knowledge-based economy means that no serious professional can let the years go by without investing in his or her education. Yet if the knowledge-based, flexible economy makes Executive Programs so crucial, the abundance of Executive Programs on offer make choosing the right one for you very hard. This blogpost will help you understand the differences between an MBA and an EMBA and choose the program that really suits your ambitions.
Given the added value an MBA gives your CV in a highly competitive business world, the time and resources institutions invest in MBA admissions processes is understandable. But how does the process work?
Applying for a Business school is definitely a life-changing moment for many people. If you wish to become a part of this group, this blog post is for you. These are our top tips on applying for a Business school. Enjoy!
The GMAT is arguably the most important document in your application file. Indeed, many business schools attribute merit-based scholarships to applicants with the highest GMAT scores. However, GMAT scores have been going steadily up and competition is harder than ever. So what can you do to boost your GMAT performance?
MBAs recruiting teams take into account multiple factors when analyzing applications, looking for evidence of soft skills, an international and strategic mindset and mastery of business English and Maths. For applicants, this translates into a lengthy and stressful process of preparing and gathering documents, often marred by self-doubt. This blogpost gives you essential clues to manage your application successfully.