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Is technology the new entrepreneurship for MBAs?

In recent years, entrepreneurship has become a popular component in MBA programmes, attracting a growing number of students interested in using their MBA to launch a business or support the growth of their start-up. Things may be changing. The 2018 Tomorrow’s MBA report, published by CarringtonCrisp with support from EFMD, suggests technology may become the…

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Lifestyle or visas, economies or adventure – discover how country brands drive international student recruitment

When it comes to business education, international is almost taken for granted.  The business school that doesn’t have an international student cohort, that doesn’t include international content in its curricula, that doesn’t have international school partners and that doesn’t have international alumni is likely to struggle. So how does a business school build an international…

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MBA hiring is strong, with 4 in 5 companies planning to hire graduates in 2018

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released its 17th annual survey report, the GMAC 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey report, and findings indicate that MBA hiring remains strong. Overall, 81 percent of responding companies plan to hire MBA graduates in 2018. Among all respondents globally, 52 percent of companies plan to increase MBA starting base…

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The most popular destinations for international business students

Brand USA and UK are most popular destinations for international business students The USA and the UK remain the two most popular destinations for international business students, reveals the latest edition of the Business of Branding study by CarringtonCrisp in association with EFMD. In the study, conducted amongst 1,211 students from 74 different countries, the USA…

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Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Successful Business

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Building a Successful Business: great advice from hundreds of business owners and operators in 14 countries is the latest addition to EFMD’s Sustainable Business portfolio of free education/training materials. The new guidebook is available as a free download and aims to enable and promote responsible and sustainable business development and growth. Almost every business enterprise begins as a small…

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Interest in MBAs Declines as Students Opt for Masters Programmes

Increasing numbers of students are considering other business Masters over the MBA qualification, according to the latest edition of the Tomorrow’s Masters Study by CarringtonCrisp, in association with EFMD. In the study of over 1,000 prospective students from more than 100 countries, two-thirds (67%) agreed that they are considering a Masters rather than an MBA…

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What’s the Impact of Your Business School Website?

Other than course information, course fees and rankings were indicated as the two most critical pieces of informations applicants look for on business school websites, revealed the latest GenerationWeb study. The GenerationWeb study by CarringtonCrisp, supported by EFMD, has reviewed more than 200 business school websites since the study began life in 2007 as WebWorks,…

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Participate in the 2018 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey

Each year, EFMD cooperates with the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), MBA CSEA and business schools around the world, to conduct a study among employers that recruit and/or hire recent business school graduates. Sign up at gmac.com/employersignup As a benefit of participation, GMAC researchers offer you reliable, actionable, forward-looking data in different report formats to give your company a competitive edge. Participants to GMAC surveys…

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Evolution or Revolution – the Future of the MBA?

For the first time ever, the full time one-year MBA is a more popular choice with students than the two-year degree, according to the seventh edition of the Tomorrow’s MBA study from CarringtonCrisp, which was run for the seventh time in association with EFMD. The global study, conducted amongst 1,463 students from 75 countries, reveals that 27% prefer a full…

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Participate in the 2018 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey

Each year, the Graduate Management Admission Council® and EFMD join forces to sponsor the annual Corporate Recruiters Survey – collecting data from hundreds of employers around the world about 2017 hiring outcomes, 2018 hiring expectations, internship plans, international hiring, and skills. We encourage your Business School to participate in this survey by signing up by 2 February at: gmac.com/surveysignup The GMAC…

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