Archive For The “MBA” Category

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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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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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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MBA Apps Are Down But The Latest Crop Of Incoming Students Are Really Impressive

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MBA Apps Are Down But The Latest Crop Of Incoming Students Are Really Impressive

On the surface, Kasese is heaven on Earth. Nestled in western Uganda along the equator, Kasese is home to peaceful grasslands, glistening lakes and towering waterfalls. Here, tourists take safaris through Queen Elizabeth National Park to witness lions, elephants, and gorillas in their natural habitats. Others hike the Bukurungu Trail, scanning the never-ending horizon from…

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CAT 2019: What is the cost of studying MBA in IIM? Here’s a quick look at the fee structure of IIMs PG program

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CAT 2019: What is the cost of studying MBA in IIM? Here’s a quick look at the fee structure of IIMs PG program

CAT 2019 online applications are currently open for the 2020-22 MBA programs in various IIMs. Here is a quick look at the fee structure for the various IIMs. There are a total of 20 IIMs in the country. CAT 2019: Cost of studying MBA in various IIMs  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock CAT 2019 online application process…

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How I Swapped Engineering At IBM For An MBA And A New Career In Business

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How I Swapped Engineering At IBM For An MBA And A New Career In Business

Anand currently works as a senior business analyst in Austria It’s 2015, and after graduating from a bachelor’s in engineering, Anand Yogi got a job working as a system engineer for IBM in India. He solved problems, managed a small team, and handled numerous client relationships. But his days became tedious, and he longed for…

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Big Interview: Find Out The Skills MBAs Will Need In The Future

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Big Interview: Find Out The Skills MBAs Will Need In The Future

The BusinessBecause Big Interview series showcases the thoughts and lives of some of the world’s leading business figures Not everyone will be taken into the future. This was the title of an art exhibition late last year at the Tate Modern in London, UK, and is a warning that could be equally issued to the business world….

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10 popular jobs that require an MBA degree

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10 popular jobs that require an MBA degree

Ramakrishnan Raman If you have an MBA from a reputed Indian B School; you will be among the corporate’s most sought-after prospects. In spite of automation and Industry 4.0 trends influencing jobs, an MBA from reputed Indian B Schools can ensure a career like no other postgraduate degree can! It’s not just management jobs that…

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