Study Options

Business schools offer an array of MBA study options, from the one or two year full-time MBA programme typically for career switchers or career enhancers, the part-time MBA for young professionals looking to develop their managerial skill set while maintaining their current position, the Executive MBA for experienced managers aiming for a more senior executive position, and distance learning MBAs for those who want to study where they want, when they want.
The chances are you can find the format, course length, and focus, that is right for you.
Choose from one of the options below for more details, trends and analysis.

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

When employment lawyer Thijs Glasz wanted to broaden the scope of his career outside of the law, the logical step was to join an MBA programme at a major international business school. But if he expected to be rubbing shoulders with fellow legal professionals, he was soon to be put ...

The MBA's new dawn in the East

The MBA’s New Dawn in the East

The balance of world economic power is shifting east, and the potential impact on business education is huge. Though GMAC reports that candidates from Asia Pacific make up 57% of the applicant pool to U.S. two-year M.B.A. programs, the heavy flow of applicants to schools in Europe and North America ...

Military and the MBA- Business on the Front Line

The Military and MBAs: Business on the Front Line

Taking an MBA at a major business school has become a well-trodden route for armed services veterans looking for a move into the commercial world. What better way, after all, to get a crash course in the basics of corporate activity, such as marketing, finance and entrepreneurship, that are conspicuous ...

Flexible learning

Flexible Learning: Freedom to Steer Your Life in Any Direction

While business schools may devote a lot of energy and expertise in helping students understand the mysteries of economic cycles, they’re also no stranger to the laws of supply and demand themselves. In recent years, the rise in applicant numbers for the full-time MBA has coincided with a weak job ...

Distance MBA- A Triumph of Democracy?

Distance MBA: A Triumph of Democracy?

Whether the revolution in communication technology, with its culture of instant access, has made our lives easier is open to debate. But what is certainly true is that it has changed the face of business education. Once the poor relation of its campus-based equivalent, the distance-learning MBA has become a ...

The Art of Business Leadership

The Art of Business Leadership

Thirty years ago top business schools had a simple philosophy about how to teach students the essence of good business leadership. All you had to do was examine how the people who ran successful companies went about dealing with problems and opportunities and then follow their example. After a while, however, ...

Going global - a new breed of Executive MBA

Going Global: A New Breed of Executive MBA

The world’s top full-time MBA programs have enjoyed several years of rising applicant numbers, fuelled by the struggling economy and strong international demand, notably from Asia. But with an improving global jobs market, many schools are now seeing a fall in full-time MBA applications. However, what may be bad news ...

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