MBA employer-sought skill: creative problem solving

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In a previous post we discussed the value of teamwork and collaboration, a skill sought by many MBA employers according to GMAC Corporate Recruiter Survey. One of the many advantages of teamwork and collaboration is the group’s ability to develop innovative ideas, which leads us to another in-demand skill: creative problem solving. A Bloomberg Recruiter […]

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4 things to know about the MBA residency weekend

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If you are a Limestone MBA program student, then you have already heard about the residency weekend, an on-campus event that occurs three times during your program and is a required portion of the MBA curriculum. Residency weekends provide an immeasurable value to a student’s learning experience. It will help you acquire the sought-after skills […]

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Why diversity matters in business

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One of our previous posts discussed the role of HR professionals in furthering diversity in the workplace. However, beyond its obvious social benefits, various studies suggest that workplace diversity is also beneficial for a company’s bottom line. According to a report Diversity Matters by McKinsey & Company, a global management and consulting firm, companies that […]

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6 Limestone resources for MBA program students

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The reality for many online students, including those in the Limestone’s MBA program, is that life is a juggling act of work, family and school. With so much to do and so little time, various school resources can come in handy. If it’s been a while since you looked around the Limestone College website, here […]

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Managing a Blend of Online and Classroom Coursework

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A recent survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) found that prospective business school students, regardless of preferred program type, seek programs that offer a combination of online and classroom courses. According to the survey: • Full-time students want roughly 15 percent of their coursework online; • Part-time students want 25 percent of their […]

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Skills sought by MBA employers: teamwork & collaboration

Limestone College Business

From the Bloomberg Recruiter Report to GMAC’s Corporate Recruiter Survey, teamwork and collaboration continues to be among the top skills sought by MBA employers. The Bloomberg Report identifies the “ability to work collaboratively” as one of the more desired yet also more common skills among MBA graduates; While the GMAC report identifies the “ability to […]

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5 C-suite titles business students need to know

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If you are earning a bachelor of business administration degree, you might one day aspire for a position in a company’s C-suite — a term in which “C” comes from the word chief — used to describe the most senior team in charge of running an organization. Today, there are a number of C-suite positions […]

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Course Spotlight: Supply Chain Management

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If you are earning an MBA degree at Limestone College, one of the courses you’ll take is MG620 Supply Chain Management. In this course, you will learn to analyze the supply chain system in order to maximize efficiencies and limit costs. But what is supply chain management and why is it important? The Council of […]

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Where will your advanced degree take you: MBA career paths and pitfalls

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Whether you have begun your journey towards an MBA degree with a precise knowledge of what you want to do, or you intend to figure it out along the way, the chances are your options may be greater than what you’ve anticipated.  A recent study of more than 4,650 MBA alumni conducted by the Graduate […]

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MBA Course spotlight: Quantitative Methods for Managers

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Limestone MBA students in class on-campus for Residency Weekend If you are earning an MBA degree, you may one day be asked to estimate future growth of a business or evaluate if and when a new product may become profitable to your company. For this reason and more, one of the required courses for students […]

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