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These MBA Programs Are As Good Or Better Than Those Ranked By U.S. News

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These MBA Programs Are As Good Or Better Than Those Ranked By U.S. News

This past week saw the publication of yet another MBA ranking by U.S. News & World Report. This one purported to rate the best online MBA programs in the U.S. Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flager Business School tied for the second year in a row for having the best…

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Jobs For MBA Graduates: Management Consulting At Volkswagen

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Jobs For MBA Graduates: Management Consulting At Volkswagen

Jobs for MBA graduates: Paolo got a consulting job at Volkswagen after completing the Tsinghua-MIT MBA in 2018 “A couple of weeks ago, I was told: ‘You are the car guy!’ At my previous job, I was the cheese guy.” But the beauty of his management consulting job, Paolo Scroccu says, is that you don’t…

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VIDEO: MBA Entrepreneur––Michel Poucet, Vlerick Business School

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VIDEO: MBA Entrepreneur––Michel Poucet, Vlerick Business School

For MBA entrepreneur Michel Poucet, the phrase ‘the sky’s the limit’ really has no meaning. His business Lift Me Off is developing products that could one day be operating in space, with plan for launch in 2020.  Lift Me Off is launching a vehicle for in-orbit transportation, that can mend or move satellites, as well…

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IIT-Jodhpur to offer MBA course from this year

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IIT-Jodhpur to offer MBA course from this year

JODHPUR : IIT-Jodhpur has announced it will offer MBA course at its new ‘School of Management & Entrepreneurship’ in the academic session beginning in July 2020. The MBA programme will be a “tech-management combo”, the first year of which will be a foundation course, while the second will offer specialisation in different areas. Explaining the need…

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Why some CEOs don’t care about MBAs

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Why some CEOs don’t care about MBAs

When Aanan Khurma, 32, co-founder and chief executive of Wellversed Health, looks for someone to fill up a leadership position at his early stage health startup, he tends to avoid candidates with MBAs. “We require people who always have their eye on results, and are not hung up on following a defined process,” says the…

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This course will teach you how to be a rockstar social media manager

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This course will teach you how to be a rockstar social media manager

TL;DR: Learn how to use social media to advance your career with this learning bundle — just $29. The 2010s, also known as the social media era, reconfigured the way we interact with each other. Just when we thought SMS was already instantaneous, the rise of sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and messaging apps like Whatsapp and…

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Gwen Ellen Jones: The untold story of 1909 Holyhead murder victim

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Gwen Ellen Jones: The untold story of 1909 Holyhead murder victim

The untold story of the murder victim of the last man to be executed in north Wales is being brought to life following new research. Gwen Ellen Jones, 35, was murdered on Christmas Day 1909 by William Murphy. A jury found him guilty and he was hanged on 15 February 1910. Dr Hazel Pierce discovered…

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IIM Kozhikode to launch MBA in liberal studies and management

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IIM Kozhikode to launch MBA in liberal studies and management

NEW DELHI: IIM-Kozhikode will start a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) program in Liberal Studies and Management next year, in what is perhaps a first among the country’s premier management schools. The full-time two-year management course will give students a grounding in subjects like philosophy, economics, literature and sociology, said IIM-K director Debashis Chatterjee. The program, which will start…

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How My MBA Is Boosting My Career At Microsoft

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How My MBA Is Boosting My Career At Microsoft

When MBA Jisun Shin started her career at Microsoft in China in 2013, she was already a technology veteran. She’d worked for Yahoo, Naver, and Samsung, and had spent her professional life in an area we’re all familiar with: online search. But she wanted more. She felt she needed a new lease of energy to…

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Why MBA: Shanghai Jiao Tong University—Antai

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Why MBA: Shanghai Jiao Tong University—Antai

Anais Pothon wanted to dive deep into the world of China business. She chose an MBA at Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Antai College of Economics and Management and saw her career prospects transformed. Here, she explains why she chose Antai and shares her tips for MBA students in Shanghai. With more professionals chasing dreams of building a…

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Impacting MBA Students

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Impacting MBA Students

Autonomous vehicles, autonomous weapons, autonomous home appliances. And that’s just a drop in the ocean. Artificial intelligence has gone beyond science fiction in recent years and will revolutionize the way we live our lives. Business is being affected left, right, and center. 54% of executives say artificial intelligence tools have boosted their company’s productivity. Add to that…

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5 lakh including MBA, Engineers, post graduates apply to become gardener and watchman in Bihar

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5 lakh including MBA, Engineers, post graduates apply to become gardener and watchman in Bihar

Image for representation (Photo: Reuters) Call it unemployment or the craze to get a “sarkari naukri”, more than 5 lakh candidates have applied for Group D jobs in the Bihar Vidhan Sabha. Interviews for the same are currently underway to fill vacancies for 166 posts which include watchman, gardener, peon and cleaners. What is shocking,…

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Cost is a major challenge in stem cells therapy: Dr Na’eem Sadiq

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Cost is a major challenge in stem cells therapy: Dr Na’eem Sadiq

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld spoke to Dr Na’eem Sadiq, Medical Director, PLEXUS NEURO and STEM CELL RESEARCH CENTER, Bengaluru to know more about stem cell therapy and the challenges associated with it. STEM CELL : TRENDS Stem cell is a word which evokes lot of responses both positive and negative. Few people know that the origin…

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How Can You Use An MBA For A Career Change?

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How Can You Use An MBA For A Career Change?

This week’s Applicant Question is answered by Larry Medina, head of career services, corporate, and alumni relations at ESSEC’s Singapore campus I want to make a career change. How can an MBA help? Dear BusinessBecause, I have just under five years’ work experience, and want to work in a new industry. Is it better to pursue…

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