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.
Find the right AMBA-accredited course for you
Expert insight and MBA success stories
Kamales Lardi is an alumna of Durham University Business School’s Full-Time MBA programme. Since graduating she’s become a student mentor, a Teaching Fellow and Chair of the School’s MBA Advisory Board
Barbara Cornelissen is Project Strategy Lead at Unizima, a Univercells company, in charge of developing and supporting key partnership projects within Africa and Latin America
Mat Barrow is CEO of UK healthcare technology company X-Lab. He’s set to graduate with an MBA from Alliance Manchester Business School later this year, and shares the story of his own MBA journey and how it’s had an impact on his career and leadership style
Throughout 2020, AMBA has asked MBA students and graduates to share the five most valuable lessons they learned during their studies at Business School. Here’s a selection of their ideas
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.
AMBA research published in September, found that almost two thirds of MBA graduates had found their dream role within six months of completing an MBA. David Woods-Hale, Director of Marketing and Communications at AMBA, answers some questions from the press on some of the key findings of the research