Source: Forbes by Matt Symonds,12.12.2018. Feeling overwhelmed by the state of the world? Whether it’s the uncertainty of trade wars between the U.S. and China, the political chaos of Brexit, the violent protests in France or the disturbing consequences of climate change, you might be wondering how to navigate the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity… Read more about INSEAD Shares #1 With IESE In The European Ranking Of M.B.A. Rankings 2018
Source: The Wall Street Journal by Kelsey Gee, 12.07.2018. Yes, the cost of business school is soaring, but a new survey shows that career-switchers can reap substantial financial rewards from getting their masters of business administration Fully 75% of those who earn an M.B.A. switch careers, a new survey shows, and they can double their… Read more about Looking to Double Your Salary? Try an M.B.A.
Source: Forbes by Zack Friedman, 10.05.2018. This week, Wharton received a gift of $50 million, the largest single gift in its 137 year history. Here’s what you need to know. The Gift The gift to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania comes from billionaire Marc J. Rowan, a Wharton alum and co-founder and… Read more about Wharton Business School Receives Its Largest Gift Ever
Source: Forbes by Georgene Huang, 08.07.2018 This summer, the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business became the first major American business school to achieve gender parity in its full-time MBA program. The school has announced that its incoming class of 2020 will be slightly more female than male (52%). For context, across all full-time MBA… Read more about For Women In Particular, A Six-Figure MBA Is A Tough Decision
Source: Financial Times by Helen Barrett 07.06.2018. Newly diverse hiring practices represent a challenge to complacent MBA providers An episode of the animated series Futurama called “Mars University” features a monkey called Gunther who wears a hat that makes him intelligent. Inevitably, he decides the hat is more trouble than it is worth. “All I… Read more about Elite business schools are tone deaf to criticism
Source: Transparent MBA This year more and more MBA grads are “sticking it to the man” and choosing startup firms over industry giants. While consulting jobs still attract many MBAs each year, the number of students with an interest in entrepreneurship is on the rise. Harvard reports that demand for entrepreneurship-related offerings increases by 20%-30%… Read more about Transparent MBA: MBA Industry Guide: Startups
Source: Transparent MBA Have you considered private equity or investment banking, but worry it won’t “scratch your entrepreneurial itch”? If you aren’t ready to start your own company just yet, working in venture capital may be the perfect way to combine your interests. While private equity or investment banking works with established and large firms,… Read more about Transparent MBA: MBA Industry Guide: Venture Capital
Source: Transparent MBA Investment banking has long been a coveted industry for emerging MBAs, but are the tides changing for these financial institutions? As interest in technology increases, MBA interest in investment banking is declining. The percent of MBA’s entering investment banking from schools such as Harvard and London Business School declined by nearly half… Read more about Transparent MBA: MBA Industry Guide: Investment Banking