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

Find the right AMBA-accredited course for you

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Business School blog and MBA success stories

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