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

ISBN-10: 0273695363

ISBN-13: 9780273695363

Edition: 16th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: George Bickerstaffe

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"... one of the better guides" - The Guardian The 16th edition of Which MBA? , the comprehensive and authoritative guide to choosing the ideal MBA, reflectsthe ever-increasing range of options in the business education marketplace, away from one-size-fits-all approach to diversity and choice. This 16th helps the reader understand the range of options available in executive education and what sort of program would be most appropriate to theirgoals and constraints. Which MBA offers an unbiased and detailed assessment ofMBA programs worldwide. It also features a first ever ranking of distance-learning programs, a rapidly growing sector.
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Edition: 16th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 568
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.53" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 2.156
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