MBA Program news
The Ubuntu Centre in Zwide, Port Elizabeth last week received a substantial R250 000 donation from Mutual & Federal and a visit from 37 Canadian MBA students from McGill University who want to raise funds for the centre.
Several Canadian business schools are among those in an international survey cited for making “huge improvements” in becoming known to employers as preferred sources for MBA graduates. The QS Global 200 Business Schools Report asked more than 2,000 international employers last year where they actively recruit for graduates, analyzing the top 200 global business schools with full-time MBA programs
As part of McGill's "5 Hot Cities of The World Tour"; thirty MBA and undergraduate students are traveling in South Africa and meeting with government officials, business executives and community leaders as they visit Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.
The International Masters Program in Practicing Management (IMPM) is about doing a better job, not just getting a better job, finds Poonam Jain. Participants are graded on a "Reflection" paper at the International Masters Program in Practising Management (IMPM). Why? "Reflection is an important constituent in producing well grounded managers as we are not interested in producing MBAs.
MUMBAI: On the academic floor, the MBA programme was once supreme. Arrogantly and unambiguously, it became the final sign-off to schooling, attracting not only those interested in business but also all those who wanted to master the tools of management. That hubris, thanks to its own profligacy, is now being shaken.
MUMBAI: For students who choose not to apply to any of these lesser-known colleges, the decision is a no-brainer: the curriculum is farfrom business reality, faculty is minimal and, most importantly, few respectable companies participate in the course-end recruitment drives.
A group of 30 students from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Quebec, Canada are on a mission to raise $20 000.00 for the Ubuntu Fund here in Port Elizabeth. Founded in 1906, the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University has been hailed as a top international business school by the Financial Times, BusinessWeek, Le Figaro and America Economia.
As part of McGill’s “5 Hot Cities of The World Tour”; thirty MBA and undergraduate students will be traveling to South Africa and meeting with government officials, business executives and community leaders as they visit the beautiful cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.
The volatility of financial markets is forcing the latest generation of MBA students to rethink their career plans. Traditionally, the MBA has paved the way for graduates to enter high-paying jobs in the banking industry. But this is changing, as business schools adapt to the new reality.
The “hot cities tour” is the shortest course offered by McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, but surely ranks among the most intense and rewarding. On Feb. 16, about 30 undergraduate and MBA students who were selected by an independent panel head to South Africa to meet top business, government and community leaders in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.
Desautels students have launched their second trailer for the upcoming Hot Cities Tour to South Africa. They need your help in reaching a goal of $20,000 for the Ubuntu Education Fund and creating awareness among at least 10,000 people.
The McGill University Executive MBA 16-month-long course, which is a joint Desautels Faculty of Management and HEC Montreal project, suggests candidates have a minimum of 10 years in business, five of that in a managerial position.
McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management has been hailed as one of the top business schools in Canada with a worldwide ranking of 64 out of 100 by the Economist. It offers an Executive MBA in partnership with HEC Montreal as well as its own specialized MBAs with a focus on law, health care, business and leadership using an integrated, multidisciplinary approach.
The Desautels MBA program at McGill University is a prestigious option with a price tag to match. "For full-time students entering the program next fall, tuition will be $34,750 a year," said Don Melville, director of MBA and master's programs at the Desautels Faculty of Management. Since this is a two-year program, the cost is "$69,500 total, including the cost of the international study trip."
"Before enrolling, first reflect on why you're interested and what you're expecting to get out of the program. You have to be doing it for the right reasons. It is a huge investment in time, energy and money, but the rewards are waiting for you on graduation," said Don Melville, director, MBA and master's programs at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management.