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Three Reasons to Go Global For Your Executive MBA
February 23, 2017

For the past decade the Hay Group division of Korn Ferry and FORTUNE magazine have partnered to rank the World’s Most Admired Companies (WMAC). Perennial winner Apple claimed the top spot on the list in 2016, followed by Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, Walt Disney, Starbucks, Southwest Airlines, FedEX, Nike and General Electric. What’s one thing these “exceptional organizations with world-class reputations” have in common?  A pressing commitment to globalization. The takeaway for prospective b-school students? Global Executive MBAs (EMBAs) offer an inside edge to getting ahead in the increasingly borderless business world. Here’s a closer look at three reasons to go global for your EMBA.


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5 Reasons You Should Study Business in Spain
February 20, 2017
Spain consistently earns a spot among the world’s top international study destinations. But if you’re primarily thinking of studying there in terms of what it can do for your Spanish language skills, you may be missing out on some other phenomenal opportunities. One other field well wort...

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Should You Start Your Business Now?
February 6, 2017
Got the business bug?  Should you attempt a start-up while still in business school?  Maybe.  Maybe not.  There are some serious upsides—and major hurdles to overcome.  Let’s take a closer look.    

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How Could Brexit Influence Your Career?
January 23, 2017
Of all the variables in the equation of career success, risk offers the most volatility.  If you’re an MBA student or recent graduate, Brexit adds an unexpected dimension of risk—and potential opportunity.  Let’s take a closer look at four factors to consider when figurin...

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Why International Classmates Equal MBA Success
January 16, 2017
Most conventional representations of MBA programs portray students as pitted against each other.  After all, in preparing to enter the intensely competitive, “dog eat dog” business world, aren’t they also preparing to compete with each other in the race to the top? But what i...

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Why You Should Learn About Islamic Finance
January 9, 2017
It’s always a good idea to understand different platforms of global finance, especially as an MBA student.  One field you should consider?  Islamic Finance—or sharia-compliant finance.  Let’s take a closer look at what it is, why it’s important, how it’s ...

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How Can Women Succeed in the Business World?
December 28, 2016
While it’s not all outright sexism, part of what women are fighting in the business world is “the way things have always been done.”  The comfortable way.  With lots of men.  While that status quo has been evolving, it still has a long way to go.  Let’s ta...

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The Best Movies for MBA Students
December 12, 2016
Dim the lights, pop some popcorn, and settle in for a movie night.  What price success?  What does it take to achieve the American Dream?  What happens when you get too greedy?  Is office life really like that? (Yes).  Why is doing the right thing always the hardest—an...

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GMAT Preparation: Prep Course or Independent Study?
November 28, 2016
If you’re applying to business school, then you know: you have to take the GMAT.  But how should you prepare for it?  Prep course?  Study by yourself?  There’s no magic answer, but there are pros and cons to both.  Take a closer look and make the best decision th...

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How to Get a One-Year MBA in Three Global Cities
November 21, 2016
One year. One MBA. Three global cities. While this may sound impossible, it’s very much a reality -- if you choose the right program, that is. While it’s true that one-year MBA programs are accelerated, they’re also designed to be comprehensive in terms of the curricula they offer ...

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February 15, 2017

International MBA students in Japan may have a newer, faster path to dual citizenship in Japan, according to the Japanese Justice Ministry.  Lear...


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February 8, 2017

The 2017 job outlook for MBA graduates is strong, according to a year-end survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), as rep...