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Questions tagged [business-school]

A business school is a university-level institution or faculties, colleges, or departments within the university, that teach predominantly business courses that confers degrees in business administration or management.

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Should I keep applying for jobs in the US? I'm based in the UK [on hold]

I'm currently an associate professor (senior lecturer) of finance at a UK university which is ranked globally between 500-600. I have more than ten years of industry experience as a finance analyst. ...
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Work experience for Masters in Management [on hold]

I have often heard from unoffical sources that too much work experience is a hindrance for Masters in Management. So do top universities in Europe (excluding UK) accept students with 3 years of work ...
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Letter of Recommendation for Business Analystics from Satisfied Client

I'm looking at MSBA programs in the United States and have the two recommended academic references lined, but should get a third reference slot open. Between my previous jobs I worked freelance and ...
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Marie Curie early researcher (ITN) PhD in management at average ranked business school versus regular PhD at a strong brand name

I have been offered a Marie Curie Fellowship as a PhD researcher. That means I would be employed by the business school to carry out 3 years of a PhD project approved by European Commission. I would ...
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Is it unheard of to pursue writing a relevant master's thesis while enrolled in a capstone-project based masters program?

I am currently enrolled in a capstone project based maters program (in Analytics, from a business school) openly geared towards developing practical industry specific skills for its students. However,...
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Could writing a survey of the state-of-the-art in my field compensate for my lack of publications?

I am applying to graduate school for a Ph.D. program in the field of business and management. The professor I want to work with endorsed my application, but warned that getting admitted might be ...
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Something similar to MBA, but with support?

If someone can't afford to go to school for an MBA, but wants to train to be a manager, is there some compatible Master's, which has a reasonable level of support (teaching assistantships)?
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How to reference data someone told me in person?

As a part of one of the graduate course I am taking, I need to develop a business plan for a coffee shop startup. I have chosen a office building as the location of the shop. I want to provide some ...
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Can an applicant with undergrad degree from a school that is poorly regarded be seriously considered for admission to PhD at a top business school?

Background: I did not go to college after high school straight away. When I was finally ready (at 26), I enrolled at the infamous University of Phoenix and got to it. This was during the time ...
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where the term of startup came from? [closed]

I am finding literature about the term startup came from, which is referring to budding company. However, the info is scarce. Can anyone suggest to me, what the best website to find for terminology/...
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How to find PhD co-supervisor?

I am looking for a co-supervisor to assist me during my research journey based on online / remote supervision. Does anyone knows how I can make an ad or search for such a thing? I would prefer to ...
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3.65 GPA, 1 D on Undergraduate Transcript; MBA in Top 10 [duplicate]

Looking to apply to a top 10 MBA program in a few years. Currently finishing up my undergraduate degree at a top 20 national university. I have a 3.65 GPA, majoring in Computer Science, and have a ...
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whether this case is related or unrelated diversification? [closed]

If a corporate has an HR business unit, collage business unit and accounting business unit, is this related or unrelated diversification?
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Job Market paper: what are the criteria? [closed]

I am going to apply for a Post-Doc position, in Business Economics. One of the required application documents is a "job market paper". I have searched about what a job market paper is and specially ...
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Why are degrees in Business Administration (and similar) considered Science?

Why do people studying e.g. Business Administration (or similar) receive BSc or MSc degrees? Those guys don't rely on the scientific method even if they may use some mathematical or scientific tools ...
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Is it possible to apply graduate program in a different major? [duplicate]

I'm a business student and I'm really fond of computer science and engineering. Is it possible to apply for cs major in computer science? If not, is it possible to apply for MaSc in Master of Business ...
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How important are GRE Quant scores for a PhD applicant for B-schools?

I will be applying for a PhD in Management and Business in non-Math / economics related topics. I have been out of touch with calculus for a few decades and while I am studying hard, I am not sure ...
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Is doing Ph.D from a US university regarded as an absolute advantage in future career for international students?

According to the UTD Top 100 Business School Research Ranking, there are some Asian (Hong Kongese) universities that rank higher than many US and Canadian universities. What are important factors to ...
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Is there any difference between DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) and Ph.D in a Business major?And which is better for future researchers?

What is the main difference between DBA and Ph.D in a business major in terms of course works, study, area of specialization? How these programs relate to future career individually? Does DBA has the ...
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Can I do a Masters in Business Intelligence with Low undergrade GPA In a relatively low cost School ? [closed]

My undergrad is in Computer Science and Engineering with CGPA 2.77. Worked 5 years in Business Intelligence Solutions development and I have IELTS 7.00 Band Score. I am looking for a masters program ...
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How will an online MBA be perceived in applications for a faculty position in economics and accounting?

I recently retired and want to get back into pursuing higher education. I am happily married and live in Los Angeles. So, I am somewhat geographically constrained concerning my choice of MBA ...
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Am I less likely to get into a masters in finance or economics with a bachelors in business administration than I would with a bachelors in finance?

I had always thought I have going for a bachelors in finance, but it turns out I am getting a bachelors in business administration with concentrations in finance & applied analytics. I plan on ...
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Emphasizing previous sales skill in finance PhD application?

It seems a rather odd thing to emphasize, but I thought my past experience as a broker could be turned into a positive rather than a moot point. Do PhD admissions committees take into account soft ...
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How can an individual stop the university's standards and quality from deteriorating?

The business school I am currently at faces a very difficult situation. After a scandal involving fraud around the president a few years ago, in combination probably with fallout from the financial ...
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Is it possible to study an MBA as a Bachelor in Computer Science?

I am finishing my degree this year and I am interested in an MBA. However I have some questions. First: Will I need to retake courses in order to be able to study an MBA as a Computer Scientist? ...
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How to calculate total GMAT score?

The maximum possible score is 800. Divided by sections: AWA: maximum is 6 (from 0 to 6); Integrated reasoning: maximum is 8 (from 1 to 8); Math: maximum is 60; Verbal: maximum is 60. If to ...
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Why is there less funding or scholarship opportunity for business students compared to other background students?

If one compares the funding state between the business background students and the science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) background students in university, one will surely see much difference ...
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What is the difference between MBA and Masters in a business subject, and which is better for a future researcher?

What is the difference between MBA and Masters in a specific subject of Business studies like, master in Management? What will be a better option for one if he intends to be a researcher in future? ...
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Why do top universities prefer candidates with work experience for their MBA programmes?

Most top univerities in the world prefer candidates with work experience for their MBA programmes.Why so?
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What level of computer skills should a university instructor expect students in a business class to have?

This question has been bothering me for some time as I had to fail a student as you'll see later on. I am hoping that another SE member has seen a student or may have even been a student like this. ...
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Jumping from an ABA to an MBA?

So, when I did my undergrad degrees in computer science (BA) and creative writing (BFA), I spent the whole time thinking "I'm going to be going into industry. I should take business classes." But ...
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How is the training for MS students different from MBA students?

How do universities train MBA students differently from MS students? Statistics and quantitative reasoning are vital parts of the MBA as analytics have become crucial to many aspects of business. In ...
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What is expected from a business PhD applicant straight from undergrad? [closed]

I plan to do a PhD in Business (Strategy) at HKU or HKUST preferably. Since by the application deadline I will not hold my 3rd year final grades, I'm a bit worried how I can demonstrate a good ...
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Behavioral finance PhD multi-departmental, which field to apply to?

I am interested in behavioral finance, but could tackle it from various perspectives. I assume that it would be easier to enter through some departments than others, and shouldn’t matter much in the ...
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How can I study PhD in business after masters in physics?

I got master in Physics and now I am thinking to continue for PhD in marketing, business or Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Is it possible to switch for Phd? How can I do that and how should I ...
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What is a reliable accreditation to look for in British business schools?

When selecting an American business school, we look for certain accreditations specific to business schools, like ACBSP, AACSB, CHEA, , etc. For European universities, we look for Equis, AMBA, etc. ...
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What could be a possible next step after a bachelors in Economics and Business Administration?

I've degrees in International Economics and Business Administration. I consider myself an entrepreneur, certainly my past degree did give me perspective but I feel it lacked solid practical knowledge,...
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What factors should I consider when deciding between a general MBA vs. a specialized MBA?

I'm currently in the process of applying to business schools and I notice that nearly all of them have general MBA degrees and MBA degrees with different areas of concentration or specialization. I ...
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How to anonymize a business in a paper?

I am assisting with a research paper about a single business. The business owners agreed to participate in the study on condition that their name remain anonymous. What is the proper or common way to ...
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What are the pros and cons of applying for graduate study in multiple disciplines?

My first attempt at this question was voted to be closed. Here's another attempt at the same question which I have broken into two different questions/posts. I am an application programmer with 3+ ...
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Is it useful to do an MBA after PhD?

I have heard of people who have gone on to pursue an MBA after their doctorates. What are the advantages/downsides of this? Wouldn't the companies recruiting them after MBA value their doctorate ...
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How important is AACSB accreditation for further study after an MBA?

I have read that many Doctor of Business Administration or PhD in Business Administration programs in the US tend to reject students who did not complete a master's program at an AACSB-accredited ...
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Is it better to do an MBA with some work experience?

I wish to pursue my MBA in a premier business school. Is it better to go straight from my graduation (B.Tech in CS) or get some work experience and then go on with MBA?
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Business School professors - how different are they?

I recently saw a listing of professor salaries at various departments in Stanford. I found that the folks at GSB earn significantly more than what other Dept. people do. This is the motivation for my ...