Teams Are the Key MBAs in the USA
Stick Your Neck Out!
Here in the United States, we say that every now and then you have to stick your neck out, meaning that you must be willing to take chances to get ahead. But sometimes you stick your neck out and it gets chopped off - figuratively speaking! In other words, mistakes are an unavoidable part of life.
The ability to recover from these mistakes is often what’s crucial to success. The communal brainpower of the team helps turn those inevitable mistakes into a learning experience that will make the team and its members stronger and more nimble. Vital to a company’s success is the team’s capacity to grow and move ahead, and growth often comes from failure.
Take a look at just one of the many international students working for their MBA in America.
Jorge Marin came to our MBA program from Medellin, Colombia, where he was an experienced financial analyst in search of personal and professional growth. Now approaching graduation, Jorge has secured a management position at 1st Source Bank, one of Indiana’s largest state-chartered banks.
To be a valued team member, the bank wants him to have exposure to all facets of the bank’s activities, such as portfolio management, commercial lending, and mortgages. Jorge has helped 1st Source significantly increase their presence in Indiana’s growing Hispanic community, and he attributes much of his professional success to his experiences in the Indiana MBA program, where he learned to think strategically and function in a team environment. Jorge also brings his team savvy to his personal life, singing and playing in his own Latin band with other Latin American students from Indiana University and the surrounding community. Embracing the team philosophy and time-management skills he learned during his MBA program has brought Jorge tremendous professional success and personal satisfaction.
Teamwork is the backbone of any top-rated MBA program. International students have unique managerial perspectives that add to the structural integrity of student teams, and the cultural diversity that international students bring to any group is a crucial dimension that energizes everyone’s learning experience. Students are the first to say that teamwork is vital to their learning. They pick up a remarkable amount of knowledge from each other, during experiences that they would not have otherwise had - without their involvement in teamwork during their educational journey.
Author: Katherine L. Jackson, Ph.D. Director of Graduate Business Programs Indiana University South Bend
- Why do an MBA, Diverse Opportunities, Demand for Training
- Why do an MBA? - Diverse Opportunities. Recent years have witnessed a rapid growth in the UK and international MBA market. The increasing demand for training in what is now routinely accepted as the graduate management degree is in part due to the MBA's growing reputation with senior executives in the business world.
- Distance Learning MBA, Full Time Programmes at all Levels
- Distance Learning MBA. There are various approaches to learning. Full time programmes at all levels require a career break of some sort. This may be acceptable especially for short courses or where you get leave of absence but you also have to consider access, location, timing, the quality of the group and of the deliverer. Local courses may be of restricted quality and you may not be able to afford overseas courses.
- Online MBA programs, The Continuing Development of Internet Technology
- Online MBA Programs. The online MBA is a relatively new development and as such there are very few business schools that are offering an MBA program entirely online. Many online programs still require students to attend mandatory residential courses as part of their syllabus. The length and frequency of these "contact" sessions vary depending on the school and program.
- MBA Rankings, Are a Great Way for Perspective Students to Select
- MBA Rankings. MBA rankings are a great way for perspective students to select between the best business programs offered at reputable universities. With future students in mind four main sources, The Financial Times, Business Week and The Economist publish a list of universities that offer the best program to earn a Master's in Business Administration. Taking the MBA rankings into account, perspective students will have a general idea of the status and value of their future degree in the business world. When selecting a school students should be aware of these rankings, even though they are debatable since they are seen by so many hiring companies.
- MBA Rankings, Business Week and U.S. News & World Report
- MBA Rankings. The ranking of business schools has been a controversial subject for a number of years. It is only recently, however, that they have become popular with the press, publicized and generally accepted. As a matter of fact, one of the principal reasons for the rankings has been the ability of the articles to boost the circulation of the magazines.
- Full-time MBA
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- Full-time MBA
- The Full-time MBA is an intensive one year programme, which offers a rigorous and challenging process of personal and management development.
- Part-time MBA
- The Part-time MBA is a 3 year part-time programme, designed for those working in a wide variety of managerial, technical and professional roles.