The Growth Drivers of Master’s Level Business and Management Degrees in Europe

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2019 marked the 20th Anniversary of the Bologna Declaration, which has been transformative in increasing compatibility and comparability of the systems of higher education in Europe and accelerating the mobility of learners. As the Bologna process was unfolding and streamlining various structural and qualitative dimensions, the master’s degree was also growing in its popularity. For example,…

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A business school for society: a school at the heart of its ecosystem

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By Agnes Plessis Brandi, Head of Sales and Company Relationships at Grenoble Ecole de Management and Mark Smith, Dean of Faculty and Professor in Human Resources at Grenoble Ecole de Management. It is essential for an organisation to be firmly anchored in its ecosystem – not least business schools, since supporting organisational performance is part of…

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How to use the media to reach your Business School’s goal

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How can business schools effectively use the media to hit their targets? Account Director Stephanie Mullins, from specialist business education PR consultancy BlueSky Education, shares her thoughts.  Your institution has a goal. Whether you’d like to be seen as a research-intensive institution, boost student applications to your MBA or perhaps raise your brand awareness in…

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Three in four companies plan to hire MBAs in 2019

The results of the Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019 reflect the trends in the broader economy, including the plans of companies to grow and expand and reveal the optimistic hiring projections for specialised master’s graduates. More than 1,200 employers worldwide responded to the 2019 Corporate Recruiters Survey, ran by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) together…

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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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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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