Top 10 Tips for choosing your MBA
I recently gave a talk for City Business Library, part of the City of London Corporation, on “10 reasons why you should get an MBA”. There was a lot of interest from the audience and a lively debate about issues such as funding, study options and rankings. The questions led to a discussion about how to choose between thousands of business schools, how to get through the admissions process and how to ensure you get the best return on your investment. Here are my top ten tips for choosing the right MBA programme. Follow these steps and you won’t go wrong. Top Ten Tips for Choosing the Right MBA
Jeanette has over 20 years experience in management and was Chief Executive of AMBA for 7 years. She has worked in both the commercial and public sectors. Having completed her MBA (with distinction) at the Cass Business School, Jeanette was asked to join the school's academic team as a Visiting Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour... [read more]
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