Forbes Finds Most Satisfying MBA Programs

Forbes Finds Most Satisfying MBA Programs

Forbes recently released the results of a survey that tested whether or not MBA graduates are satisfied with their business schools after they had some time to think about it out in the workforce and workplace. What is found is unsurprising in some regards – it turns out the MBA programs that had the highest return on investment for its students (the amount made upon graduation compared to the cost)... [Read more...]

Online MBAs Lead to Smaller Pay Raises than Full-Time Programs

Online MBAs Lead to Smaller Pay Raises than Full-Time Programs

Online MBAs from top-tier schools are, in some cases, becoming just as expensive as their full-time counterparts. Both Queen’s University and Duke University Fuqua School of Business’s online EMBA programs cost about 90,000 dollars, and the cost for the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School ‘s online MBA is about the same at 89,000 dollars. However, the high costs... [Read more...]

Online MBA Programs the Future of a Global World

Online MBA Programs the Future of a Global World

The world is going global. Driving the trend is the ambitious and internationally-minded businesses and those who run them. However, what goes with the territory of globalization is the inevitable confrontation of cultural barriers and the need to produce MBA graduates that are well-suited to a global stage. American Business Schools Lack Cross-Cultural Teaching However, many American schools have... [Read more...]

How to Defend Your Online MBA in an Interview

How to Defend Your Online MBA in an Interview

There is still a wariness about online degrees for many recruiters, despite increasing widespread acceptance of them. For those with an online MBA this could prove to be a disadvantage in the hiring process – unless you use it to your advantage. If the case arises in an interview where a recruiter asks about your degree be prepared to defend it and prove that it is just as legitimate – if not better... [Read more...]

What is the Value of an Online MBA?

What is the Value of an Online MBA?

The current economy has employment for MBA degree holders (as well as everyone else) very low – but it is getting better. In 2008, during the worst of the economic crash, only 84 percent of students graduated business school with a job waiting for them. However, in 2009 the figure had risen to 90 percent. Admittedly, things are still not bright and shiny for all MBA degree holders. Employers in general... [Read more...]

Aspiring Entrepreneurs Choose Online MBA Programs for Flexibility

Aspiring Entrepreneurs Choose Online MBA Programs for Flexibility

Entrepreneurship is becoming more and more important to those seeking MBA’s – and online MBA’s are becoming the method of choice for many aspiring entrepreneur success stories to gain the skills they need as students feverishly cook up the next big business. Today, the business-sphere is not what it used to be. In the current economic climate jobs for corporate industries are becoming... [Read more...]

Bringing Ethics Back: Will It “Fix” the Way We Do Business?

Bringing Ethics Back: Will It “Fix” the Way We Do Business?

Picture this: it is the end of the year and bonuses are being arranged for employees of a multibillion dollar, multinational company. The CEO has worked hard to get where he is, and has managed to increased profits this quarter by a satisfying percentage. There is money to spare, and he feels that is his doing – so does he get that million-dollar end of the year bonus, a miniscule percentage of the... [Read more...]

MBAs are Earned Faster in Fast Growing Technological Fields

MBAs are Earned Faster in Fast Growing Technological Fields

It seems that everything is getting smaller and faster these days; phones, computers, music players. They all work at lightening-speed pace and come smaller and smaller. The Florida Institute of Technology knows this more than anyone, as a school devoted to technology; and is now applying the mindset to its degree offerings. Florida Tech Offers Fast “Mini” MBA Program Florida Tech, although a technical... [Read more...]

New Executive MBA School Rankings Released

New Executive MBA School Rankings Released

Bloomberg Businessweek has long been considered a guiding light to MBA school rankings because of its specialty in business. It has just recently released a new list of the top ranked executive MBA programs (or EMBA). In the newest ranking, it seems there has been an upset of the undisputed number one EMBA program, which used to belong to Northwestern’s Kellogg school of Management. Now, the University... [Read more...]

Would You Be an Ideal Online MBA Candidate?

Would You Be an Ideal Online MBA Candidate?

Online MBA candidates study in courses structured very different from traditional ones. They usually need to grapple with the difficulties of distance learning on top of career and professional demands; and with less face-to-face help from an adviser. This is not to say that they have to handle more more problems than a traditional MBA candidate, but that many of the problems they have are different... [Read more...]

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