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Harvard Business School adopts more India-based cases

Harvard Business School (HBS) is growing its existence in India by including more India-based cases in its curriculum and offering new courses in Executive Education. HBS has increased its base of Indian case studies to 90 in past 1 year and is expecting more numbers to come in, in near future. The school is in process of collecting, creating and developing more teaching material. HBS has published about 15 India-based cases, one each year in past 5 years since it has started its India Research Center located at Mahindra Towers, Mumbai. Before that only a few Indian cases were published....

Students prefer GMAT over GRE for admission to B-schools

For candidates aspiring to pursue MBA abroad, GMAT and GRE are two popular exams. Most of the foreign universities and colleges accept the scores of these 2 tests for providing admission to the students worldwide. As per a recent survey done by Kaplan Test Prep, merely 16% students opt for GRE test while majority of them choose GMAT test. The primary reason behind this huge gap is that many MBA applicants think that GRE scores are not accepted by most of the foreign B-schools as students interested in pursuing graduate program from a foreign university take up GRE test. Apart from...

Business courses most popular among online education courses

As per a recent study conducted by Aslanian Market Research and Learnhouse Inc., reports revealed that one in three students enrolling in an online course opt for a business course. Out of the 1500 respondents, 34% of the students reported that they wanted to pursue an online course in the field of business, clearly indicating the popularity of the course. The fields of Social science disciplines and healthcare were estimated to be the next most popular courses making them the top three preferences for students aspiring to pursue an online course. Not only is the field most popular among...

US news publishes the ranking of most expensive public B-schools

In a survey conducted by the US news, they unearthed the most expensive Business schools for international and non-local students. Any person not belonging to the particular state in which the institute is located in has to deal with a different fee structure.  On an average, it was estimated that $ 50,036 is the total amount of tuition fees paid per year in the top ranking B-schools which is around $16000 dollars above the average of a normal management institute, where the average tuition fee could cost around $34,101. Harvard Business school leads the pack of the top ten costliest...

GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey 2012 Report

The Corporate Recruiters Survey is a product of the Graduate Management Admission Council® (GMAC®), a global nonprofit education organization of leading graduate business schools and the owner of the Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT® ) . The GMAT exam is an important part of the admissions process for more than 5,400 graduate management programs around the world. For this survey, GMAC consulted with associates at the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and MBA Career Services Council (MBA CSC) to increase business school participation worldwide....

Job Market for MBAs Improving; Pay Premium Remains, says GMAC

More new business school graduates are landing jobs to go with their diplomas amid renewed optimism among employers, according to new data from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Key findings from GMAC's 2012 Global Management Education Graduate Survey and 2012 Corporate Recruiters Survey include: Largest Gains in Small Business: Companies with fewer than 1,000 employees accounted for the largest proportional increase in demand for graduate management hires among the 1,096 global companies surveyed. Students Report More Job Offers: Sixty-two percent of...

GMAT loses its appeal among Indians but China reports a sharp increase

The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is losing its popularity among Indians as only 25394 students took the test in 2011 while China is reported to register an increase with 40069 students appearing for the exam in the same year. GMAT is an entry pass to the US colleges but is witnessing a sharp decline in its popularity in India with only 30633 test takers in 2009. While the number of test takers in India is dropping, management students in China taking GMAT has increased by 200%, from 13048 in 2007. India was leading in 2007 with 21481 applicants. There was a marginal...

Number of GMAT Scores Sent to European Business Schools at All-Time High

The number of GMAT scores being sent to business schools in Europe increased 65 percent from five years ago, according to a new report that offers insights into score sending patterns of GMAT test takers from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). Also, more Europeans are choosing to study in the region as the share of scores they sent to schools in Europe increased to 63 percent in 2011, from 48 percent in 2007. The annual European Geographic Trend Report for GMAT Examinees also highlights the highly international prospective-student pipeline to European schools. Of the...

The 10 least expensive public business schools in the US

In a survey conducted by the US News, lists of the most affordable and cheap business institutes for foreign or international students were brought under the spotlight. While a similar survey showed that the average tuition fees in the most expensive management institutions can be $50, 000, more than 50% of the students prefer studying in a cheaper institution where the average tuition fee is around $20,124. The survey was conducted on a total of 51 public b-schools out of which the 10 least expensive schools were listed. At these ten institutions, the average fee that a foreign national...

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