MBAs: Technology Is Taking Over
MBA News & Around the Web Blog – Week 30
Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts and any other information we find relevant. Below you will find a few useful, interesting, or otherwise relevant links from around the world of career exploration, talent acquisition, and more.
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Here are the findings for the week prior to July 24th, 2017
- Here’s Why Google, Amazon, Microsoft Are Hiring More MBAs From US Business Schools
- Banks That Don’t Invest in Technology Risk Falling Behind Permanently
- MBA Admissions: How Full-Time Stats Differ From Part-Time & Executive MBAs
“It’s an interesting shift considering that neither Google’s Larry Page, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, or Microsoft’s Bill Gates has an MBA. And the one technology leader, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s second-in-command, who does have an MBA from Harvard Business School, famously went on record saying that her degree wasn’t necessary for a career in tech.”
“The researchers found that some banks find themselves trying to play catch-up to competitors that long ago allowed borrowers to apply for mortgages online. The institutions that have been slow to adopt online applications for mortgage lending are losing market share to their competitors.”
“Think of these programs as a back door into an elite MBA education. You’ll enjoy the same caliber of classes and professors. You can still pursue the same passions and build the same peer relationships. Best of all, you’ll still be associated with the brand of your dreams. What’s not to like?”