Month: October 2021

Post-MBA career opportunities in the DACH region

Post-MBA career opportunities in the DACH region

The DACH region refers to German-speaking European countries Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. With powerhouse industries and economies, the DACH region is a major source of employment opportunities for ambitious MBA graduates. MBAGRADSCHOOLS spoke to Dominique Gobat, Senior Career Advisor at the University of St.Gallen's MBA Program, to learn more about careers in the DACH region.
How to decide whether to apply for a GMAT/GRE test waiver

How to decide whether to apply for a GMAT/GRE test waiver

The pandemic and test centers closures of 2020 prompted many MBA programs to find ways to accommodate MBA candidates who couldn’t get access to take the GRE and GMAT tests. This year, despite both tests now being available online, some schools are maintaining their test waiver options. Understanding who is a good candidate for a test waiver and how the test waivers work is critical before you consider one.
How old is too old for a full-time MBA program?

How old is too old for a full-time MBA program?

Originally from the United States, Brendan Burke spent six formative years working in the social enterprise and non-profit industry in Cambodia. When he was 36, he moved to Barcelona, Spain, to complete his full-time MBA at the Esade and now works at Amazon’s Munich office. He discusses why his age did not matter when applying to do his MBA at Esade and how he knew their program would be a perfect fit.
Leadership at the next level: Combining an Executive MBA with a Level 7 Apprenticeship

Leadership at the next level: Combining an Executive MBA with a Level 7 Apprenticeship

The Senior Leader Apprenticeship+ Executive MBA at Cranfield School of Management is a 28-month MBA program for managers looking to enhance their business and leadership skills and propel their careers to the next level. To better understand how the program benefits manager, we spoke to Course Director Michael Bernon about the structure of the program, the value of the Level 7 Apprenticeship, and Cranfield’s unique style of practice-based learning.