Employers Expect 2021 Hiring of MBA and Business Master’s to Rebound

Posted by Rahul Choudaha on Sep 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

What is the impact of COVID-19 on skill demand, hiring projections, and salary trends for MBA and Business Master’s graduates? The GMAC™ annual report based on the survey of corporate recruiters suggests that although graduate management talent is not immune to the impact of the pandemic, employers remain confident about their skills. This confidence is noticeable in the hiring projections, which are likely to rebound in 2021 and median salaries, which are holding at $105,000 for MBA graduates.

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Topics: Research Insights

The Social Justice Imperative for Graduate Management Education

Posted by Rahul Choudaha on Sep 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM

How important is the inclusion of social justice in graduate management education? According to a recent survey snapshot conducted by GMAC, nearly two-thirds of prospective business school students agree that the social justice curriculum is Very important or extremely important. The findings suggest that the role of business schools in shaping future leaders who are motivated and prepared to create a more just society is more critical than ever.


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Topics: Viewpoints, Research Insights

How to Turn Doubters Into Graduate School Believers

Posted by Rebecca Loades on Aug 19, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Changing minds about b-school requires understanding and addressing concerns. Apply these four career-related insights to turn potentials into students.


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Viewpoints

Impact of COVID-19 on Prospective Students Considering European Business Schools

Posted by Rahul Choudaha on Aug 4, 2020 10:30:00 AM

European business schools have been a beneficiary of higher education reforms and the increasing pace of globalization. GMAT test-taker data shows sustained growth in the proportion of candidates considering pursuing graduate management education (GME) in Europe. As the impact of COVID-19 intensifies, how are prospective students adapting their choices, and what could be the implications for the communication strategies of European business schools?


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Viewpoints, Research Insights

Decoding Money Hesitations: Why Undergraduates Really Say ‘No’ to Graduate School

Posted by Rebecca Loades on Jul 29, 2020 3:00:00 PM

Money concerns stop students entering b-school but can be addressed. Get 16 actionable tips to overcome the “too expensive” and “cannot afford” hurdles.


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Viewpoints

Graduate Management Education in Australia

Posted by Rebecca Loades on Jul 15, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Learn about the evolution of business master’s programs in Australia; covers education system features, explores critiques, and presents future outlook.


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Viewpoints

Better Market Your Business Master’s Programs to Undergraduates (Now and After COVID-19)

Posted by Rebecca Loades on Jul 8, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Better market your master’s programs to undergrads with actionable tips spanning your website, collaboration, timing, influencers, and strategic messaging.


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Viewpoints

President Trump’s Executive Order Another Blow to Business Schools

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Jul 1, 2020 1:00:00 PM

Trump policy restricts student mobility and job creation in United States.


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Topics: GMAC News

Bachelor’s to Business Master's: What Motivates Certain Students to Make the Leap?

Posted by Rebecca Loades on Jul 1, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Although the pandemic is impacting the plans of many students, their business school aspirations remain intact. This means that, while new considerations, such as the impact of the pandemic on job markets, come into play, the core motivations that drive undergraduates to pursue a business master’s degree remain largely the same.


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Viewpoints

GMAC’s 50th Annual Conference Goes Virtual

Posted by Rebecca Loades on Jul 1, 2020 11:30:00 AM

What an event! The 50th Annual Conference may have moved online but that did not stop 583 business school professionals, exhibitors, and GMAC staff from taking part in 6,784 learning opportunities. And with the event available online for a year, we expect to see that number increase as registered attendees can review the recordings of all 34 education sessions the global advisory committee helped craft (note: networking and social sessions were not recorded).

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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, GMAC Events