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An MBA Where Almost Half of the World Participates

If you are interested in the world of MBA programs, the INSEAD is a name which needs no introduction.You should also be aware of the great diversity in terms of culture from where the MBA students came from. The international atmosphere at its Singapore campus follows on the footsteps of the Home campus of INSEAD.

In fact the MBA program offered by the school beats all, with students from no less than 80 countries participating in the program with the number of cohorts totaling close to 1000 per year, a fact that is to be lauded.

Students from Singapore, to cite an example constitute, less that 5% of the total students of last year, the number of which stood at 1,018

According to Professor Ilian Mihov, who happens to be the dean of the Singapore campus, this diversity in the background of students, lets them glide on smoothly in work environments with large cultural differences and as such they are ready to take their position as business leaders of a globalized world.

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At Either Ends of MBA Pay Packages

It is not often that one makes nearly half a million dollar in a single year after passing out of an MBA program. But the sailing was not so smooth for all, as other MBAs struggled to gain a strong and solid compensation package.

These are the inferences that one has to make if they are to go by the figures stated in a report released by Poets & Quants. It compiled the lowest as well as the highest base salaries from the MBA graduates who passed out of B-Schools in 2015. The report has its basis in the employment records of business schools. The highest recorded was an astonishing $467,000 which was more than 50% of the next highest base salary as recorded in the previous year.

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INSEAD Tops MBA Global Rankings List

For the first time since its inception in 1999, the INSEAD one-year MBA has topped the rankings of Global MBA programs. The rankings were conducted by the Financial Times. It is noteworthy to mention here that INSEAD has campus presence in Singapore, France and even Abu Dhabi.

In a first ever instance amongst MBA programmes, a business school that has substantial presence in Asia has hit the top spot in Financial Times’s rankings. INSEAD retains the distinction of being the only business school that features on the top of the rankings and delivers its MBA programmes across multiple campuses across continents. Amongst its odd 1,000 students 75% are pursuing their studies in Fontainebleau on the outskirts of Paris and Singapore.

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Channel 4 And Lord Puttnam Launch New Media MBA

The fact that the creative industries together accounted for £84.1 billion of the economy of the United Kingdom got acknowledgement only in very recent times. So, it was only befitting that it was soon followed by the announcement of a new two year executive MBA with the joining of forces by Lord Puttnam who is an film producer with the distinction of winning an MBA and Channel 4 which is mainly geared towards providing upcoming media bosses the business skills that are needed to be able to thrive in the marketplace globally.

However throwing a corporate angle to arts and media industries in Britain has always been somewhat of a contentious issue. The course which is to be stretched over a period of two years covers what is termed as- the five tensions of creative leadership by the organizers and ready up executives for the pressures associate with the job and enable them to balance the factors of failure chances and the necessity to take risks.

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5 Best Online MBA Programs

An MBA is considered by many to hold the key to rising up the career ladder and giving your salary a much needed boost. For working professionals who simply cannot take two or one years of full or online study an online MBA makes sound sense. The flexibility, the cost effectiveness makes the cold hard logic only too obvious.

Recently the best online programs were ranked by the U.S. News and World Report. The evaluation of the schools was based on the selectivity of admissions, the engagement of students, the reputation of peers, the credentials of faculty and training and the technology and services of students. It should be noted here that many of the top slots were occupied by multiple universities.

The online MBA program as offered by the Temple University bagged the top spot. Close on its heels were the Indiana University at Bloomington and Chapel Hills’s University of North Carolina.

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