Executive MBA: An Insider's Guide for Working Professionals in Pursuit of Graduate Business Education-Jason A. Price

  • Title: Executive MBA: An Insider's Guide for Working Professionals in Pursuit of Graduate Business Education
  • Author: Jason A. Price
  • Released: 2004-02-17
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  • Pages: 250
  • ISBN: 1413428010
  • ISBN13: 978-1413428018
  • ASIN: 1413428010


From the Publisher We live in a dynamic and highly competitive global economy. Approximately 68% of US employees report being concerned about job security and the future of their careers. Employees are concerned about limited advancement opportunities; question stability of the industry; and afraid of job loss due to attrition or merge in the next few years.

Jason A. Price, MS, MBA, offers a highly practical and detailed review of the Executive MBA (EMBA) an important and practical form of professional education and development.

An Insider's Guide speaks to both employees and employers providing inside information and a detailed review including the pros and cons of pursuing an MBA, and in particular, the Executive MBA. The book contains self assessment tools, step by step guidelines to secure business school financing, and a comprehensive directory of the more than 180 programs throughout the world.

The book is ideal for career counselors, recruiters, HR, and employers describing best practices on creating a sponsorship program, selecting the right EMBA candidate, strategies for recruitment and retention, and most importantly, protecting the financial educational investment. --This text refers to the edition.

From the Author Unfairly, the EMBA is treated as a mere footnote in business school reviews. The education is less theoretical and more practical and the learning experience is equal if not superior to a traditional MBA education. The classroom is full of CEOs, Managers, Vice Presidents, etc--great networking and great intellectual wealth. Unlike law and medical school where experience is not necessary, business school is best attended after years of practical experience. Management experience and tacit knowledge is necessary as it adds critical value in the classroom and the overall education.

I had the good fortune to interview graduates of top programs including Wharton, Columbia, Duke, NYU, Fordham, Baylor, and many more. Learn why doctors, lawyers, and working mothers decide the Executive MBA as a means to advance their professional education. Interviews of human resources officers, executive recruiters and counselors of Fortune 500 to non profits value and encourage their employees to attend the EMBA. Understand yours options with the Insider’s Guide. --This text refers to the edition.

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