Cracking the employability code with applied learning

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Every business school wants to produce highly employable graduates, could applied learning be the key? Professor Conor Moss is Dean of the College of Business, Technology and Engineering at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). He was appointed Professor of Work-Based Learning at SHU in August 2021 in recognition of his contribution to employability and…

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Challenges of student recruitment in Europe – what does it mean for business schools?

The old continent is famed for the quality and accessibility of its higher education sector. Yet, it is not immune to political and financial influences, and the past years have seen their share of such turmoil. According to a report by Studyportals, the number of globally mobile international students has been on the rise and is projected to reach 6.9 million students by 2030—an increase of 51%, or 2.3…

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Employability and business school graduates

Following the results of the 2019 GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey, which polled more than 1,200 employers in 45 countries worldwide to find out hiring demands for MBA and business master’s graduates, an additional “Employability and Business School Graduates” report was released today. The report presents trends in applicant skills and preparedness in the rapidly changing labour…

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Future-Proofing Your Business School Admissions Strategy

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How can business school admissions professionals prepare for an uncertain future? Philippe Taza, CEO of Higher Education Marketing, a digital marketing and technology agency dedicated exclusively to the education sector, looks at how to create a strategy that will weather any storm.  Future-proofing: the process of anticipating the future and developing methods of minimising the…

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How business schools are targeting new markets in search of applicants

Is quantity better than quality? Not always when it comes to student applications says Stephanie Mullins, Associate Director at specialist business education PR consultancy, BlueSky Education. She explores how business schools are reaching new applicants. As many business schools examine their application numbers, it’s easy to see why more and more are considering including new…

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Latest corporate recruiters trends. Join GMAC webinar on 1 October 2020

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a global, mission-driven association of leading graduate business schools. Founded in 1953, GMAC is actively committed to advancing the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. See the original post here.  GMAC conducts the…

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