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Weird Management Tips for Professionals
March 20, 2017

You can learn a lot about management by taking courses for your MBA program, managing others in the workplace—and then stepping way outside the realm of normal.  Let’s take a look at 5 strange-but-true management tips that will work for you as a student, employee, or a boss. 


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The Pros and Cons of Getting an MBA
March 6, 2017
Thinking about getting an MBA, but just not sure?  You’re in good company.  With a plethora of options ranging from traditional to part-time, and online to hybrid, there are many factors to consider when making the decision.  There are some clear benefits—and equally clear...

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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, So...

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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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March 22, 2017

We’ve covered that women entrepreneurs are positioned to play an important role in the future of business. We’ve also addressed “inv...


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March 15, 2017

Prospective MBA students want to know two key things before they decide on an MBA program.  Find out what they are—and how MBA programs can...


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March 8, 2017

As more MBA programs are designing curricula aimed at imparting real-world knowledge to students, Ethiopia is one of the latest beneficiaries of this ...