MBA stands for Masters of Business Administration, and is a post graduate
degree in business communication. It is also one of the most sought after
degrees in the world because of its value to people in business and
administration. An MBA degree can benefit those in positions in business and
management, especially those in executive and managerial positions. An MBA
degree from a leading institution in the US has great value throughout the
world and thus there are thousands of students from various countries who
come to the US for the sole purpose of pursuing an MBA degree even though
their own country may offer several MBA programs.
As more and more organizations need to be competitive in both internal
markets and the global economy, these economic changes impact on the content
and context within which management education takes place.
Business schools must teach students not only how to think about business,
but also how to manage it practically. Challenges facing today's leaders
include employment equity, employee advancement, skills shortages and
productivity. Additionally, today’s leaders need to learn how to innovate.
Innovation doesn’t only relate to new products and individuals, it also
involves a company’s operating practices, management tactics and business
Business schools should offer an MBA that provides a blend of both
traditional content knowledge (finance, operations, marketing, strategy and
human resources) and new economy business skills (team skills, problem
solving and innovative thinking).