Master of Business Administration

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Master of Business Administration

A graduate degree that represents advanced study of business. An MBA shows that the recipient has completed theoretical, and perhaps also practical, coursework in how to manage a company, construct a business model, and generally run a business. A person holding an MBA ordinarily commands a much higher starting salary than one who does not, at least in finance, consulting, and a few other sectors.
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Students who enroll in the new SMU Cox Fast Track MBA should expect a rigorous 12 months, beginning with 16 credit hours of summer core courses starting in May, followed by 28 hours of elective courses in the fall and spring semesters.
All business schools exhibiting at the Fair offer MBA programmes accredited by AMBA, and accreditation is only awarded on the satisfaction of rigorous assessment criteria.
The team will meet prospective MBA candidates at special 1-on-1 sessions during the Access MBA events.
Markus gives an example with defining leadership: "Leadership is a fundamental MBA essay question," he says, "However, Japanese typically have a very narrow definition of leadership as the guy in charge.
But while it may appear that applications have dropped significantly, there are other factors at play that don't spell doom for the MBA,'' said Bob Ludwig, director of external communications at GMAC, a McLean, Va.
The final area of focus is the fundamental understanding of the other business functions that a good MBA program will cultivate.
Without breaking stride in their careers, business leaders earn their MBAs on alternate weekends over 20 months.
Lisa Zeiher, a graduate of the Rochester-Bern MBA programme says, "My interest in pursuing an MBA was sparked by my desire to compete in my company's highly competitive internal job market, while at the same time build a better external network in Switzerland, where my husband and I have chosen to live.
The MBA students also sought alternatives that could be employed to generate revenue, such as direct sales to the German defense, power generation and aerospace industries.
The main advantage in the selection of Spain when it comes to choosing an MBA program is somewhat related to the cultural coherence," explained Salvador Aragon, a professor at the Instituto de Empresa (IE).
During the first year of the two-year MBA program, Tuck students learn about corporate communication as a component of a management communication class.
Patricia Niemas, MBA president, said, "The program would improve the economy of the State of New York by strengthening the ownership structure of owner-occupied affordable housing in the state, thereby preserving and increasing its supply.