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Description: There are over 40 MBA programs in Canada and many, many more in the United States. A funny thing happened after the financial crisis though. Canadians have been enrolling in MBA programs in smaller numbers, causing a number of those concerned to begin rethinking the MBA model.

Source: GlobeandMail.com

Date:  April 3, 2015; updated April 5, 2015

Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/management/canadas-mba-problem-the-cutthroat-industry-of-business-schools/article23793772/

 

Discussion Points:

1) Have you been thinking of the MBA route for after graduation? Does this story cause you to rethink your strategy?

2) Do you think the MBA is declining in relevance?

3) If you were running an MBA program at a Canadian university, what strategies might you use to deal with the heavy competition and declining uptake by Canadian students?

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