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Which MBA? A Critical Guide to the World's Best MBAs

ISBN-10: 0273656635

ISBN-13: 9780273656630

Edition: 13th 2002

Authors: George Bickerstaffe, Economist Intelligence Unit Staff

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Which MBA? sets out to answer the questions that every prospective MBA student should ask, offering advice and guidance to individuals and organisations in assessing the opportunities to them.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
Publication date: 11/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Preface
Survey results 2001
Results and analysis
Schools
Programmes
Students
Back-up and services
Salaries
Which programme and which school?
What an MBA does and who should take one
What an MBA aims to do
Who recruits MBA graduates?
What sort of people should take an MBA?
Why people want an MBA
What should be in an MBA programme?
The core
The electives
Projects
Soft skills
Languages
Contact with executives
Pre-programme courses
The MBA alternatives
The final choice
Full-time programmes
The classic two-year programme
The one-year-plus programme
Part-time programmes
The part-time option
The modular MBA
The consortium MBA
The company MBA
The executive MBA
Distance learning
Options available around the world
What is distance learning?
The top ten criteria
Aim for the top
The top ten criteria
Accreditation
Admissions
Admissions procedure
What the business schools are looking for
The role of the admissions office
Admissions criteria
Apply early
Application forms, references, essays and interviews
Application forms
Making the most of references
Essay questions
Interviews
The GMAT and other tests
The GMAT
TOEFL
Paying for it
The cost of an MBA
The cost/benefit analysis
Factors affecting the cost of an MBA
How to pay for your MBA
Savings and loans
Scholarships
Sponsorship
Working your passage