The MBA is one of the most coveted and popular graduate management degrees in the world. And among the top reasons is that it pays the highest salaries in every part of the world. Since its inception more than a century ago, it has evolved to help business leaders develop their management acumen and leadership … Read more
Why do men and women, ranging from young adulthood to the years veering into mid-life, choose to get an MBA degree?
The brainchild of two eminent leaders of the business world, ISB is a one of a kind business school. In that, it is not only one of the few Indian b-schools offering a GMAT based MBA program for non-freshers with 3-5 years of work experience. It is also, happily, the only Indian b-school to have … Read more
The first response when you ask a product manager (PM) in a tech company to describe a typical day at work is, most likely, “There is no typical day; every day is different.” You may think, “How helpful!” But that’s what it is. There is really no typical day.
In the early 1990s, Kevin Taweel, a Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) student, was considering his job options just before graduation. Offers from many large corporations had come his way, but the prospect of being chained to a desk at an office, however posh, did not appeal to him very much. He wanted to … Read more
Before we address this burning question, let’s begin with exploring why MBA…Why do people get into MBA programs? You have applicants coming in from all walks of professions, feeding into MBA programs and coming out, on the other end, many years ahead in securing a cushy executive position. Of course, the requirement for it to … Read more
On a Tuesday every April (on April 4 in 2017), fair-pay activists gather all over the US for “Equal Pay Day” to raise awareness about gender pay gap. A day in April was selected to symbolize how many additional months women have to work into the new year to earn the same pay that men … Read more
Students in business school are learning a lesson that is far more valuable that even the most insightful case study can teach – that an MBA degree can bring happiness but not because it offers access to wealth, riches and power. This stunning revelation came in 2013, when MBA50.com, a portal that covers the top … Read more
Salary disparity among equally well-qualified professionals may not be a study topic in MBA courses in America’s top b-schools. But some MBA graduates get to learn the subject closely, a few years after leaving school and entering the US corporate space. Research by Bloomberg has shown that in that country, skin colour is a major … Read more
Too many career change aspirants think management consulting is a good career option after completing their MBA. And that’s what they write in their MBA application essays without trying to learn more about what it means to be a consultant. Not many ask themselves, “Is consulting really a good career option for me?” Sudershan ‘Suds’ … Read more
For a country like India that sends the maximum number of technology and IT applicants to MBA programs abroad (mainly USA), it’s also doesn’t come as a surprise that many choose to come back to take up senior management jobs in the technology industry. An MBA specialisation in technology can be packaged in various flavours … Read more
For Software / IT engineers, a Product Management career after an MBA would be a good track to consider. If you’ve read our earlier posts on Product Manager Job Description (A day in the life of a product manager) and Product Management Syllabus in MBA, you may have seen the overlaps already. In order to … Read more