The QS World MBA Tour, the world's largest international programme of business school information fairs, visits Johannesburg on Monday March 26, with a record number of business schools from across the globe. The QS World MBA Tour is the primary recruitment tool for the world's leading business schools, and has been touring the globe now for 13 years.
Over 100Â 000 people a year choose to study for an MBA all over the world. With young professionals recognising that there are no "jobs for life", an MBA can provide skills to make an individual more marketable and to provide greater career choice. If you are interested in becoming an international manager you may soon join the ranks of qualified MBAs.
Around the globe, women are increasingly turning to an MBA as a means to accelerate their careers, according to a new report from QS TopMBA.com www.topmba.com. Based on a survey of more than 37 000 young professionals who attended the QS World MBA Tour last year, 39% were female in comparison to 31% in 2005.
The master of business administration, the world's most popular business qualification, is changing in profound ways. Business schools are departing from the one-size-fits-all approach and focusing on fresh avenues for prospective students to attain the highly valued degree.