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In October 2019, text messages surfaced showing that in 2016 Boeing’s chief 737 technical pilot, Mark Forkner, said he could not avert egregious trimming by an automated system that was “running rampant” during test sessions in a 737 MAX flight simulator.

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To appreciate the contributions business school faculty make to critical issues in the public interest, one only needs to review the research literature and articles citing the opinions of Harvard, MIT, Wharton and New York University professors about the Boeing 737 MAX’s grounding. Regulators grounded the self-sinking aircraft globally since March 2019 after the two disasters five months apart.

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A survey published a few months ago by Bloomberg Businessweek polled MBA recruiters, asking them to score the value of a school’s brand. The survey asked recruiters which business schools have high brand values that give graduates big advantages in their careers. This survey is interesting for several reasons.

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Those who advocate for Big Tech breakups cite various rationales. One of the most compelling arguments in favor of such breakups, however, is that it would result in more jobs for highly-skilled professionals, including the holders of specialized business master’s degrees and MBAs.

Popular Types of Online MBA Programs

The range of options provided by flexible MBAs include evening and online courses; alternate admissions deadlines; and the capacity to complete coursework one class at a time instead of having to complete multiple courses simultaneously.

One of the most difficult parts of the MBA application process can be taking standardized tests. Some applicants just do not "test well", or do not have the time to prepare and sit for a GMAT exam. Conveniently, there are several business schools offering GMAT waiver online MBA programs, where the GMAT exam requirement is waived for qualified applicants.

Among aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders, obtaining a master’s of business administration (MBA) is seen as a crucial stepping stone towards a successful career in the business world. Reputable MBA programs provide students with valuable knowledge and hands-on training to help them thrive in the job market upon graduation.

MBA Concentrations

Online MBA candidates have many options for specialization. There is a wealth of MBA concentrations and dual-degree programs available. Prospective students can specialize in areas such as entrepreneurship, finance, technology, sports management, organizational leadership, marketing, and healthcare, among others. Explore the various concentrations offered by accredited b-schools.

Online Business Schools by Region

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Some online programs require day- or week-long orientations, residencies, workshops, and intensives that are on campus. Discover accredited programs according to location.

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MBA 101: Frequently Asked Questions About MBA Programs

With so many options for specializations and customization, it is natural to have questions before enrolling in an MBA program. Check out the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) from prospective MBA candidates and find out what students can expect during the application process, throughout an MBA program, and following graduation.

  • What is Business Intelligence (BI)?

    Business intelligence (BI) is an umbrella term used to describe the use of data analytics to support businesses making decisions. It covers collecting data, analyzing the information gathered, and transforming it into digestible components for end-users, as well as applying the information gleaned from reports and visualization to optimize performance.

  • How Do I Become a Project Manager?

    If each skilled team member’s work is a puzzle piece in ensuring a project moves from the realm of idea to reality, the purpose of a project manager is to make sure the puzzle is completed on time, under budget, and in a way that meets or exceeds expectations.

  • How Do I Become A Financial Analyst?

    It’s a tough profession, but a lucrative one: according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, financial analysts earn an average of over $85,000 per year, with the top 10 percent making almost double that.

  • What is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)?

    Large corporations comprise various departments, namely, sales, finance, marketing, purchase, planning, human resources, order management, and accounting. Thus, there is a need for a centralized system for these departments to share their processes and information with the rest of the organization. ERP software acts as a shared source of data for a business.