Which MBA Program Is Best For You?
[Businessweek] For prospective students—as with employers—B-schools are not one-size-fits-all when it comes to meeting specific needs. An MBA program that is strong in finance may not be the best choice for someone looking for a job in accounting. But how can MBA aspirants know what schools top companies target to fill positions in certain areas or functions? Look no further.
As part of Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2010 ranking of top MBA programs, corporate recruiters at more than 600 companies that hire the most MBAs were asked to provide opinions on which schools produce the strongest graduates in such functional areas as marketing, global business, accounting, and communication skills. They were also asked program-specific questions, such as which schools are most improved in career services. Using this data, we have created a ranking of specific areas, or specialties, within the MBA programs themselves. Read the full article here