History is replete with success stories about individuals who got their starts on the lowest rungs of the ladder. Even music mogul and TV personality Simon Cowell first toiled in the EMI mail room.
The Acton Challenge gives emerging young entrepreneurs the chance to change their industry and be paired with a business leader that has the business know-how and connections to help them succeed. One winner from each field will become the 2012 Acton Rising Star, and receive their choice of either $10,000 in cash or a $50,000 fellowship to Acton's MBA in Entrepreneurship program.
Exploring the Higher Ed Digital Revolution: the TopMBA Connect team attend South by Southwest InteractiveWritten by Aled Owens
Our MBA team just landed in back in New York after attending South by SouthWest Interactive in Austin – a conference that is quickly establishing itself as the world’s leading digital and technology meet-up.
Women have more of a preference for part-time MBA programs than men, despite the fact that they are only slightly more likely to prefer a longer MBA program. This information comes from the 2011 QS Applicant Survey, the largest survey assessing the mind-set and aspirations of MBA applicants. The survey data is based on the responses of 4,527 registrants for fall 2010 and spring 2011 QS World MBA Tour. Read on for more data about the differences in MBA program preferences between men and women, as well as information on how gender affects the motivations for getting an MBA.
Men and women have very different post-MBA salary expectations according to the 2011 QS Applicant Survey, the largest survey assessing the mind-set and aspirations of MBA applicants. The survey data is based on the responses of 4,527 registrants for fall 2010 and spring 2011 QS World MBA Tour. Read on for possible reasons for the difference in salary expectations and job preferences by gender.