More than two-thirds of the world's 2-year MBA programs reported a drop in the number of applicants in 2010-11. Even though Indians too sent fewer applications, they continued to dominate the international applicant pool in 61% of all 2-year MBA programs.
95% of Indian applicants stand little chance of making it to a top American or Canadian b-school because they are all basically the same person (male with 5 years IT experience and a few common hobbies) --- is a pet peeve of admission committees in that part of the world. Dr Ariff Kachra of Canada's Richard Ivey School of Business believes that Indians can change that and here's how.
Canada's Schulich School of Business will be among the first well-known foreign b-schools to use the FDI in Education Bill for setting up an India campus. Schulich's Dean Dr Dezso J Horvath explains the school's motivations behind entering India and what markets reputed foreign b-schools can serve in India.
The WHARTON school has just announced huge changes in its MBA programme design. Coming after a long gap of about 17 years and at a cost of $1 million, these changes are expected to eventually spark off a series of radical changes in business education world over. Read on to know what these changes mean to students and faculty alike.
Nine out of ten MBA alumni from the class of 2010 at b-schools across the world had a job at the time of graduating from their business school, finds a survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owners of the GMAT exam.