MBA Guide

An MBA is an internationally recognised passport to a successful management career. 

Designed to broaden your horizons and build on your strengths, it takes into account all the major aspects of business and gaining an AMBA-accredited MBA, DBA, or master’s qualification can bring with it a wealth of benefits. 


Graduates have reported that their MBA helped them:

• achieve a promotion
• expand their area of expertise
• change career 
• equip them to start their own business
• learn more skills and gain knowledge about the business world
• improve their business and professional network of contacts
• increase their international mobility
• differentiate themselves in the job market
• build confidence
• get a broader understanding of how businesses should be managed
• learn about developing a sustainable and ethically sound business

Many Business Schools offer flexible ways to study, either through distance learning or part-time programmes, so there are options for everyone. 

But making the decision to take an MBA, and preparing to apply for the right course, requires a great deal of consideration and a wealth information. And with so many MBA courses out there, making the right choice for you may require some research. 

Below, you’ll find a wealth of information designed to help you make the right decision. 

AMBA’s MBA guides

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Expert insight and MBA success stories

MBA success stories: from business graduate to maths teacher

James Murgatroyd lives in Bradford UK and is training to become a maths teacher supported by Transition to Teach after Covid caused his job in the construction industry to end. Transition to Teach is a Department for Education funded service delivered by Cognition Education helping eligible career changers into teaching, with a revised focus for 2020 on those at risk of redundancy.

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What is an MBA?

Studying for a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) is a considerable undertaking, that requires discipline, time, and money but if you are determined and dedicated, an MBA can be life-changing

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MBA Success stories: Nandita Goel, INSEAD

Nandita Goel has spent 15 years studying the analytics behind marketing and advertisement. During this time she has studied for an MBA, set up two startups and, most recently, completed an Executive MSc in international strategy and diplomacy

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