BUSINESS MASTER'S PROGRAMS BLOG

ROI of MBA Programs

Considering the Return on Investment (ROI) for MBA programs weighs heavy on many. How can you calculate the efficiency of your investment in dollars and time? According to a recent study of more than 12,000 graduate business alumni conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), business alumni grads enjoyed increased compensation, and a higher job level […]

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MBA Careers: Top Skills Employers Seek in New Hires

New MBA program graduates seeking employment would like to know what the most important skills are that a potential employer is seeking so they can further their post MBA careers. According to a recent study of nearly 600 employers conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), at the top of the list for employers […]

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Business Plan Competition Awards $10,000 to Mason Innovators

OnYou, a mobile phone accessory that combines a compression sleeve with a magnetic case, won the grand prize of $5,000 in the 8th Dean’s Business Plan Competition sponsored by George Mason University’s School of Business. OnYou also won the $1,000 Audience Choice Award. The competition runner up was Iron Goat, formerly E-Mow, an autonomous agricultural […]

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Ten Tips for a Successful Business Career

As chief financial officer at the Travel Channel, Kellie Goldstein says she’s found the perfect job, one that marries her dual loves of travel and television. “I was the original latch-key kid,” she says. “Lots of Gilligan’s Island after school.” In her journeys around the globe and up the corporate ladder, including twelve years as […]

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How My MBA Helped Further My Career

Meet Mason MBA Alum Dan Sims Principal, Worldwide Speakers Group As founder of one of the world’s largest speakers’ bureaus, Dan Sims (Class of 2007) has traveled from the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro through Beijing, Bucharest, Addis Ababa and dozens of countries in between. But his adventures started on Mason’s Fairfax campus where he honed […]

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