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Trends shaping the future of jobs until 2022

We are at the early stages of the 4th industrial revolution. Unlike the previous industrial revolutions­, the current one is not changing what we do, but rather, is changing us, according to Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The opportunities in the new world of work are boundless yet…

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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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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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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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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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Effects of a Country’s Reputation on Business School Brands

Whilst the USA and the UK remain the two most popular destinations for international business students, a new study by CarringtonCrisp in association with EFMD, reveals that 40% and 28% of students respectively, are less likely to consider studying in the two countries following the election of President Trump and the Brexit Referendum. The Business of Branding…

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Application Trends in Graduate Business Programmes

The latest GMAC’s Application Trends Survey Report showcases that overall programmes in Europe, Canada, East and Southeast Asia, and India report growing volumes in 2017. Larger programmes with 201 or more class seats are more likely to report application growth compared with small programmes. 73% of larger programmes reported increased aplication volume compared to 39% in case of smaller programmes with 50 or fewer…

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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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