Business school aspirants share four drivers for graduate management education

GMAC Prospective Students Survey

Prospective business school students aim to upgrade their skills while approaching their study, work—and life—with a purpose, according to an annual survey conducted and recently published by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). With more than 15 years of survey responses representing all world regions, the GMAC Prospective Students Survey has provided the world’s graduate business schools…

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Improving the applicant experience to business schools

business school applicants

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and student engagement platform Unibuddy have announced a new strategic partnership in Europe, which aims to improve the applicant experience at business schools, giving more insight into the business school experience to prospective students.   The partnership allows potential business school applicants to connect with current student ambassadors from their…

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How are business schools prioritising student wellbeing?

student wellbeing

The wellbeing of students has always been important within business school communities. However, today, there is much greater awareness around mental health, and as a result, business schools are improving their services for their students and faculty. Business education PR experts Olivia Nieberg and Stephanie Mullins-Wiles from BlueSky Education explore further.  There are many reasons…

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When sport and business education come together


Many current and retired athletes decide to pursue higher education, including attending business school to enhance their skills and knowledge in the business world. Business education PR experts Kyle Grizzell and Stephanie Mullins-Wiles from BlueSky Education explore where sports and business education come together.  Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal earned an online MBA from the University…

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INSEAD reinvents lifelong learning with subscription-based mobile app

INSEAD Learning Hub

INSEAD, The Business School for the World, has announced the launch of the INSEAD Learning Hub, an innovative subscription-based mobile app for lifelong learning. As the world becomes increasingly complex and the business landscape changes faster than ever, success in the future of work requires continuous lifelong learning, an approach that has evolved from teacher-centred to…

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Challenging, exciting, eye-opening: Students of AUC’s first CO-OP programme share their experience


“Student learning should never be confined to the walls of a classroom. The CO-OP program is designed to give our students a headstart in today’s highly competitive job market.” – Ahmed Abdel-Meguid, associate professor of accounting and Founding CO-OP Faculty Mentor. As part of the school’s efforts in offering experiential learning opportunities and in collaboration…

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When students rate the impact of their business schools…

Top schools PIR

The Positive Impact Rating (PIR) concept was developed in a multi-step prototyping process by a large group of committed and engaged academics, students and business school stakeholders from many different countries. Katrin Muff is a thought leader and Director at The Institute for Business Sustainability, Lucerne, Switzerland, and Professor of Practice at Luiss Business School…

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Importance of synchronous elements In fully online courses

Importance Of Synchronous Elements In Fully Online Courses

By Divyaanshu Makkar, Co-Founder Connect2Teach Most institutions today are moving towards developing online courses that are 100% asynchronous (pre-recorded, self-paced) given its scalability. While the debate of asynchronous vs synchronous courses has been going for a while, we believe that even the best asynchronous courses have synchronous elements. If chosen strategically, synchronous elements can help…

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