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How MBA will contribute to career plan?

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Chelsea Hayes on October 28, 2018

The following was written by Wharton business school, University of Pennsylvania. This should help.


MBA is not an end in itself but a means to achieve the goal. This title, designed to give you the opportunity to develop your career to your potential, at an accelerated pace. What are you going for MBA? Apart from a powerful life experience, the MBA should supply three main proposals: Skills, Network and Brand.


These include the "hard skills" of Economics, Finance, marketing, operations, management and accounting" as well as "soft skills" leadership, teamwork, ethics, and communication that is so essential for effective management. MBA students to acquire these skills in class and outside of class. Of the MBA programs attract people from different industries and cultures, a program should be able to use these differences and turn them into opportunities for learning.


A master's degree in management program provides access to the network for MBA students, graduates, teachers and managers of enterprises and public institutions. This network can be very useful when you need to begin your job search, professional career development, building business relationships in your current career, or following experience outside your current field. For example, entrepreneurs have access to capital, business partners, suppliers and customers. Arts-related businesses need access to funding and strategic management in order to position themselves to be relevant in the market. Global, companies need access to local business cultures as they broaden their company into new territory.


MBA is a brand recognized, which means management and leadership in education. Schools, in particular, and the type of MBA program to attend also have Association with the trademark, which can help to open doors depending on the reputation of the school. The power of the brand is based on the history of the program, its opportunities, to provide students with technical skills and opportunities for personal growth, and the volume of its alumni and industry network. A powerful brand can give you the flexibility to make changes throughout his career.

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