5 reasons to start an MBA: Learn more at the QS Online MBA event on November 17
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a highly recognised management degree, enabling you to really take the next step in your career.
If you’re considering starting an MBA, join the upcoming QS Online MBA Event on November 17 to speak directly to careers and admissions coaches from schools running some of the world’s most renowned MBA programs, such as Mannheim Business School, University of St.Gallen, WHU, IE Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. The event is free to attend, but places are limited.
Thinking of starting an MBA? Learn more at the QS Online MBA Event on November 17
If you’re still not sure whether an MBA is the right next step in your career, consider some of the following reasons to start one:
1. Enhance your skills
As a non-consecutive business degree, the MBA curriculum teaches you business knowledge and hard skills. This is especially of use for students coming from different industry backgrounds, whether that’s engineering or social sciences. Depending on your MBA specialisation, the program could also focus on skills and case studies relevant to your target industry.
2. Become a future leader
Just as important as these hard skills are the soft skills and managerial training sessions you receive during your MBA studies. There is a huge demand for future managers who can steer their teams successfully through the age of digital transformation - and an MBA equips you with the skills to succeed at this.
3. Build your network
MBA classrooms bring together students from multiple industries and nationalities. Benefit from peer-to-peer learning, exchange knowledge and connect for the future. With an MBA you can truly build a global network of business connections and friends.
4. Up your career
Whether you want to change industry, take on a leadership position or start your own business, the MBA gives you the framework for this. Get a competitive advantage with an MBA from a highly-ranked business school and benefit from the school’s company connections and alumni network.
An MBA is a great investment that requires a lot of research and planning, so you want to make sure that your financial outlay and hard work are worth it. Business schools will be able to provide you with ROI reports of their MBA programs and expected salary increase figures. There are also free tools such as the QS MBA ROI Calculator that can help you compare schools, countries and industries.
Meet business schools and get your MBA journey started
With hundreds of MBA programs on the market, it can be hard to know where to get your MBA journey started. At the free QS Online MBA Event on November 17, you can meet with business schools in sessions tailored to your experience and interests. During these informal sessions, you can learn about the different courses on offer, such as full-time, part-time, online and Executive MBA courses.
You will also get the chance to ask questions that go beyond the information provided on the business schools’ websites. Plus, you can leave a positive impression for your MBA application. A professional career coach session completes the event’s agenda, giving you valuable advice on MBA admissions and on accelerating your career progression.
About the event:
Here’s what you need to know about the event:
- Date: Thursday, November 17
- Location: Online
- Cost: Free (reserve your place now!)
- 6-6.30pm: “Top Tips for Business School Admissions” - Eric Lucrezia, candidate coach, former director for admissions at ESSEC Business School
- 6.30-9pm: Round Table Meetings with Top Business Schools including Mannheim Business School, WHU, University of St. Gallen, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, HHL Leipzig, WU Vienna, ESCP, ESB Business School, IE Business School, Warwick Business School, and many more.
Starting an MBA is a big commitment and a significant financial investment. As an attendee of this QS event, you will be eligible to apply for an exclusive 45.000-dollar scholarship to help you fund your studies.
Secure your place
Taking part in the event is free. However, spaces for meeting the schools are limited. You can sign up on the QS MBA website to secure your place.
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