Tag Archives: MBA

Can the generalist MBA survive the heat?

Can the generalist MBA survive the heat?

It was heartening to read Times Higher Education’s recent article reporting that business schools around the world have recorded “double-digit growth” in their MBA programmes and enrolments. The decline in MBA applications over a five-year period was a worrying trend, so to have the Association of MBAs celebrating a second consecutive year of growth in […] … learn more→

Is a modern MBA worth it?

Is a modern MBA worth it?

When interviewing candidates for our MBA programme, I often ask them: “How many MBAs does an organisation need to hire each year?” Estimates range from a modest 10 to a frankly optimistic 1,000. My answer to that question, however, is “none”. No organisation needs to hire “an MBA”. But it will need to hire an experienced […] … learn more→

Online education and the future of the MBA

I came across a CNBC article on trends in business education. At first, I misread the article’s title and mistakenly thought that someone was proposing a 25-year MBA program. That seemed to me, of course, a shocking inversion of the current trends, one which would give a whole new meaning to the phrase the “career […] … learn more→