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Master in Business Administration (MBA)

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The Master in Business Administration, or MBA, is one of the most widely recognised postgraduate degree in the field of business. Seeing a wide-spread popularity all over the world, MBAs aim to provide a scientific in-depth approach to the study of management in an ever-expanding business environment.

Similar graduate degrees in the field of management include the Master in Management, or MIM, and the Executive Master of Business Administration, EMBA, dedicated to senior business executives.

Studying an MBA involves acquiring in-depth knowledge of managerial techniques, tools and methods, as well as a broad understanding of marketing development strategies. Students develop skills such as leadership capabilities, communication skills, critical thinking, and negotiation abilities. Other benefits include the opportunity to share professional experiences with peers and to form an extensive professional network.

Most universities, and all business colleges and schools, offer MBA degrees either online, on-campus or a combination between the two. Diverse specialisations, or personalised study-tracks include topics such as international business, global management, human resource management, entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, among many others.

Students are usually required to have some working experience before attending an MBA. An expert manager is needed in many work environments from international corporations, to national companies, insurance firms and governmental agencies, and may practice in many fields of interest including business, finance, healthcare, public administration or education.

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