MBAs Attract Current and Former Soldiers


With leadership skills honed in battle and experience shouldering far more responsibility than their civilian peers, many former military officers are enrolling in M.B.A. programs to get one of the key attributes they lack -- knowledge of the business world.

...In Canada, McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management also brings lessons from the military into its teaching. Retired Lt. Gen. Romeo Dallaire addressed students on leading under difficult circumstances, drawing on his experience heading the United Nations' assistance mission in Rwanda during that country's mid-1990s genocide.

Read full article: The Wall Street Journal, April 17, 2012