This week’s MBA news roundup features articles focusing on MBA programs developing across the world, the question of whether or not teaching ethics should be incorporated into b-school curricula, and some tips for your MBA application process. Take a breather from you GMAT prep and enjoy!
For Africans contemplating an MBA, opportunities are now closer than ever before. Without having to leave their homes and families, African MBA aspirants are benefiting from the increasing amount of schools who are opening programs within the continent.Â Read more about this trend in this Businessweek article.
This Economic Times article lists questions commonly found on MBA applications. Take note of the suggestions as you make a case for yourself at your dream school.
Are business school professors responsible for instilling ethics into their students? The Financial Times investigates this issue. In addition, check out the reader response (“Why Choose MBA Lions When You Want MBA Sheep?) to the article.
Want to have an estimate of your future salary depending on the business school you wish to attend?Â Although these statistics should not be the sole reason that you apply to certain schools, this slideshow from Businessweek gives insight into how your salary can progress after certain years post-MBA.
CNN compiled a list of information about executive MBA programs. If you’re interested in this type of MBA program, be sure to check out these tips.
As this Businessweek article states, “By not teaching MBA students about power and competition, b-schools leave them ill-equipped to face workplace challenges. Read more about it.
Interested in attending Maryland for b-school? Be sure to read these responses in Businessweek from a Maryland admissions director.
This article on ReadWriteWeb states, “According to the Graduate Management Admission Council’s recent report on the trends for grad school applications, online or distance learning and flexible MBA programs have received an increase in applications for this school year over 2009.”Would an online MBA be the right fit for you?
Here’s another article discussing the importance of ethics being incorporated into business school and the hope that more schools emphasize the importance of social entrepreneurship in their curricula.Â Learn more in this Fast Company piece.
Before, Indian applicants outnumbered Asian applicants to American b-schools. This year, though, “the dragon has beaten the tiger.”Â Find out why more and more Indian students are actually staying put in India to pursue their MBAs.
Remember to follow KnewtonGMAT on Twitter for more updates on business schools and tips for the GMAT and MBA application process.Â Good luck!