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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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Are Online MBA Programs Worth It?

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Are Online MBA Programs Worth It?

Prospective Master of Business Administration (MBA) students have to decide: is an online program or on-campus learning experience better? Online MBA programs haven’t always had the best reputation, but that is beginning to change. According to the Application Trends Survey Report by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), 47% of online MBA programs reported more people applied…

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Social media ads lead to rescue of 24 parakeets

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Social media ads lead to rescue of 24 parakeets

Blue hand-tamed parakeet for sale Beautiful white and yellow parakeets for sale  Advertisements on social media led wildlife officials to three houses in Behala, Rajpur and off the EM Bypass and helped rescue at least 24 parakeets in different colours. Three teams of officers from the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau swooped down on the three…

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VIDEO: MBA Admission Tips—Imperial College Business School

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VIDEO: MBA Admission Tips—Imperial College Business School

Joel reveals the importance of understanding your fit to the MBA program at Imperial Joel McConnell is executive director of marketing, recruitment, and admissions at Imperial College Business School. He was formerly director of Europe and Central Asia at IE Business School in Madrid, where he also holds his MBA from. We caught up with…

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Global MBA applications declined by 6.9 percent

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Global MBA applications declined by 6.9 percent

According to data released by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) on Thursday, the applications to the MBA programmes have declined by 6.9 percent year-on-year globally while 52 percent decline has been reported for programmes than growth of 40 percent or stability of 8 percent. The only exception, in this case, was Canada which saw…

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Forbes MBA Ranking: European Business Schools Offer Best Return On Investment

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Forbes MBA Ranking: European Business Schools Offer Best Return On Investment

When Forbes released its MBA ranking last week, it was not a big US business school that drew headlines. Instead, it was IMD on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. The Forbes ranking is based solely on the median return on investment (ROI) achieved by graduates from the class of 2014. Schools are ranked…

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The MBA Challenging Students To Have More Meaningful Conversations

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The MBA Challenging Students To Have More Meaningful Conversations

What is it that takes a classroom from a room to an active learning ecosystem? That depends on who you ask. For a lot of people, the answer might be ‘a teacher’—and sure, when it comes to the alchemy of turning students into learners, a teacher is an indispensable element. But others might say that…

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How Much Does GPA Matter When Applying To A Top MBA Program?

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How Much Does GPA Matter When Applying To A Top MBA Program?

It’s time for another Applicant Question of the Week at BusinessBecause! Every week, we give you the opportunity to ask one of our chosen admissions experts anything you want to know about getting into business school. This week, our question comes from an anonymous applicant, concerned about the competitive nature of business school applications and hoping to…

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How RBI’s Latest Stance On Overseas Investment Can Be Disaster For Startups

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How RBI’s Latest Stance On Overseas Investment Can Be Disaster For Startups

According to a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) frequently asked question on overseas direct investment (ODI) updated on September 19, Indian companies cannot acquire or invest in a foreign entity which already has a direct or indirect investment in the Indian market. “In such cases, Indian companies can approach the Reserve Bank for prior approval…

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Argentina actively woos India for investment in lithium assets

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Argentina actively woos India for investment in lithium assets

Offers duty-free import of capital goods, accelerated depreciation So keen is Argentina’s Ambassador Daniel Chuburu on India investing in his country’s lithium resources, that he spent the entire day at a conference on e-mobility, organised here by the Confederation of Indian Industry. Later, asked about his tarry, Chuburu told BusinessLine that he had attended many similar e-mobility…

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The Marketer’s Guide to Choosing The Right Social Media Tools

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The Marketer’s Guide to Choosing The Right Social Media Tools

There are always challenges that come up when running social media marketing campaigns. These range from content creation to measuring your strategy’s effectiveness. The point is, you need tools to get the best possible results from social media. And you need these tools for various aspects of your activities. However, choosing the right tool can…

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