If you are seeking an MBA that will expose you to international opportunities, there are a vast array of ways to do so. The following are just some of the ways that an MBA can provide global experiences.
As an MBA student in Montreal who is interested in entrepreneurship, I have explored several startup events and resources that are available in this city. I am happy to share my findings and experiences with the Top MBA Connect community. (Please note that the entries below are in alphabetical order).
MBA Admissions blogs from business schools provide you with advice on how to apply for MBA programs. In addition, you can learn from the experiences of MBA students in order to decide if a particular MBA program is right for you. Here are six popular and informative business school blogs.
International EMBA candidates have another MBA option to consider now that Columbia has just announced their new EMBA-Americas programs. Unlike most EMBA programs that have a local focus, Columbia Business School's new EMBA-Americas program is trying to attract business leaders from all over the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Not only does Columbia's new program demonstrate the increasing amount of international MBA programs, it also shows how more top business schools are trying to attract students beyond their local market. While the Columbia EMBA-Americas program may not be the first of its kind, it is the first Americas EMBA program with a Silicon Valley focus.
I am a New Yorker at heart. I was born and raised in northeastern New Jersey, and that has played a huge part in developing my values. Inevitably, it contributed to my need for a fast pace and quick-witted thinking. For my undergraduate program, I completed a four-year degree in three and a half years, and I knew that my graduate school studies would also need to go faster than normal. That is why, in the end, I knew that a one-year MBA suited me better than a two-year program. I felt no need to drag out a program that could ultimately be quicker.
Do you have a great idea that could help the environment? A sustainable MBA can help you turn this idea into reality by giving you the skills needed to run a green business or social enterprise. You may be wondering, however, what is meant by the term sustainable.
In addition to more general scholarships, there are international MBA scholarships designed to help international students attend particular schools. While it's a good idea to check scholarship search engines and websites the schools you're interested in, this article will provide some examples of what scholarships are available to international students.