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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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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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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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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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Nearly 9 in 10 Companies Plan to Hire MBA Graduates in 2017

International hiring plans, especially for graduates of MBA and business master’s programmes, remain steady despite recent political uncertainty, according to the latest 2017 GMAC’s Corporate Recruiters Survey Report, conducted in conjunction with EFMD and MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA). “Despite the political uncertainty about the status of immigration and work visas in the United…

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Masters Degree Not a Substitute for an MBA

New 2017 GMAC mba.com Prospective Students Survey Report shows many candidates with a prior business master’s degree are considering an MBA. Three in 4 prospective graduate business school candidates who hold a prior master’s degree are considering enrolling in MBA programs, according to new research from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). The MBA remains…

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