Business Qualifications Offer Chance to Boost Your Income and Broaden Your Horizons

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Business Qualifications Offer Chance to Boost Your Income and Broaden Your Horizons


Whinyates, David, Birmingham Evening Mail (England)


THE Master in Business Administration qualification (MBA), while being immensely hard work often over an extended period of time, nevertheless holds many rewards for those dedicated enough to put in the effort.

MBA graduates continue to achieve high salaries, beating averages from a decade ago, inflation considered, according to the latest research from the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

The AMBA careers survey 2013 also revealed that twice as many people with MBAs are working in the public sector and more women MBAs are entering the legal profession than in previous years. MBA graduates from business schools with AMBA accreditation are receiving the highest average salary in the UK since 2004 and 11 per cent more graduates reported earning above Pounds 70,000 compared to those surveyed in AMBA's previous careers survey in 2010.

The careers survey showed that the average salary of MBA graduates from AMBA accredited business schools working in the UK now stands at in excess of Pounds 82,000, the highest since 2004. The median salary, including variable cash, such as bonuses, stands at Pounds 90,000. This is a seven per cent increase on the same salary in 2010.

The most recent careers survey shows that the number of MBA graduates working in the public sector doubled, with almost one in 10 MBA graduates now working in this sector since AMBA's last careers survey in 2010. The careers survey shows a growth in female MBA graduates in the legal profession. There is a strong representation of MBA graduates in all sectors. The survey found that 15 per cent of the graduates surveyed worked in consulting, 11 per cent in finance, 10 per cent in industry, nine per cent in healthcare, nine per cent in public After what through partnerships during your for Successful service, five per cent in energy and five per cent in the consumer goods sector. Compared with 2010, there was a 67 per cent increase in women who reported working in the legal field.

Studying for an accredited MBA gives you an exceptional platform for networking at the highest level. You will be part of a diverse and experienced group of professionals, studying with people who have been carefully selected, whilst benefiting from top quality connections with the alumni of some of the world's best business schools.

As one graduate explained: "After what you go through together, the partnerships you forge during your MBA are for life - you can find a business partner, a mentor, a friend, and endless career opportunities."- What is an MBA? you go together, the you forge MBA are life. …

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