Posts Tagged ‘trends’

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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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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Ten Trends in Management Education

On 7 – 9 June, a record number of 550 participants from 56 countries gathered at the ESMT Berlin for the EFMD Annual Conference. This year we explored “Trends, Technology & Transition”. During the intense two days, we talked about how both corporations and business schools address and adapt to the shifts in society and global…

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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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