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The 5 Key MBA Admissions Trends Of The Last 10 Years

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The 5 Key MBA Admissions Trends Of The Last 10 Years

In 2009, Harvard Business School received 9,063 applications for a place in the MBA program. Ten years later, the numbers are similar with 9,228 applications for 938 places. Though HBS and the other leading U.S. business schools may have seen a decline in applications over the past three years, demand for an MBA from the…

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Budget 2020: Centre to hike investment limit of FPI in corporate bonds from 9% to 15%, says Nirmala Sitharaman

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Budget 2020: Centre to hike investment limit of FPI in corporate bonds from 9% to 15%, says Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: The government plans to increase investment limit of foreign portfolio investors (FPI) in corporate bonds from 9 per cent to 15 percent, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. In her second Budget presentation, the finance minister said certain government securities will be open for foreign investors. She also proposed debt-exchange traded funds comprising…

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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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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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PE/VC investments climb to an all-time high of $36.7 bn in January-August

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PE/VC investments climb to an all-time high of $36.7 bn in January-August

MUMBAI : Private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investments into India touched an all-time high of $36.7 billion in the first eight months of 2019, surpassing the previous record of $36.5 billion in 2018, according to a report by the Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and consulting firm EY. Graphic by Paras Jain/Mint “Private equity…

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Market crash: Best investment opportunities come at the point of maximum pessimism

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Market crash: Best investment opportunities come at the point of maximum pessimism

These are indeed very tough times for Indian stock market investors. Especially for those that invested in mid- and small-cap stocks. It is very easy to lose perspective in such an environment. Investors tend to lose sight of medium- and long-term possibilities when there is too much negativity all around. Investors must not forget that…

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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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From an investment of Rs 70,000 to Rs 32 lakh revenue in 2 years: how this former lawyer found success in fashion, art, and craft

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From an investment of Rs 70,000 to Rs 32 lakh revenue in 2 years: how this former lawyer found success in fashion, art, and craft

How an investment lawyer made her foray into the world of fashion is a story a lot of entrepreneurs can learn from. Sometimes, what you believe you are cut out for may not make the cut at all. And this is what happened to Madhuri Aggarwal, the founder of Weaves of Tradition, an online portal that sells sarees,…

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University of Kentucky to Launch an MBA Concentration in Entrepreneurship

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University of Kentucky to Launch an MBA Concentration in Entrepreneurship

New MBA concentration to launch this fall The University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics has announced plans to launch an MBA concentration in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation. The concentration will include four elective classes: Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation, New Venture Finance, Intellectual Property & Commercialization and Entrepreneurship and a Capstone course. Students…

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What Kind Of MBA Program Is Right For Me?

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What Kind Of MBA Program Is Right For Me?

The MBA has come a long way since its inception at Harvard in 1908. Long gone are the days where getting an MBA degree meant two years, on campus, for men only. Graduate management education has become a global phenomenon, with programs sprouting up all over the world. The decision to go to a business…

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More Netflix Than Blockbuster: How This UK MBA Is Preparing Students For The Future Of Work

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More Netflix Than Blockbuster: How This UK MBA Is Preparing Students For The Future Of Work

The future of work, says Gaia Guardascione is about being more Netflix than Blockbuster When Gaia Guardascione went to Liverpool, she’d only planned on visiting a friend. But the city hooked her, and she stayed for longer than anticipated. Once she was there, her mission was to build a network, and find fulfilment in the…

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The ‘Queen of Raw’ is working to make the fashion industry more sustainable

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The ‘Queen of Raw’ is working to make the fashion industry more sustainable

She’s known as the “Queen of Raw,” and she’s on a mission to make the world a less wasteful place. Entrepreneur Stephanie Benedetto, whose family has been in the fashion and textiles business for more than 100 years. Benedetto aims to make the fashion industry more sustainable for future generations by fighting a massive waste…

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MBAs Get A Taste Of Luxury Food And Wine Management

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MBAs Get A Taste Of Luxury Food And Wine Management

There’s a popular saying in the food industry: “You eat with your eyes first.” Increasingly, we want to know where our food comes from. We want to know how are food is being produced, whether it is sourced organically and ethically. We want to see our food being presented in new and creative ways—particularly with…

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