Doing an MBA has always needed a valuable time committed and many prospective students have interrupted at this in the past. However, the growth of online learning choices means students can now be more resilient when it comes to fitting an MBA into their busy life.
Online programs also cessation to those without easy access to a good business school, while the relatively affordable of most online MBA which often rely on pre–provided stuff rather than one–on–one time with a lecturer is saluted by many.
This tendency has largely been driven by progress in technology. Residential broadband speeds have enhanced, while the diffusion of smart phones and tablets with faster mobile networks allows students to continue their studies wherever they happen to be.
The Admissions and Graduation survey from AMBA shows that almost a third of all MBA enrolments are now for online courses. With a online MBA, the geographical location of the institution plays a less valued role than might otherwise be the case. online courses not require students to spend time on campus, they can submit their tutors online on their web portal.
The organization most closely allied with online learning, the Online University, also offers an MBA in this format. The online university business school, says: "We supply professionally presented course material, supported by purpose designed audio and video stuff and sharply chosen articles by leading thinkers in the field. Additional course stuff is also available via the online university extensive library ."
Online learning students do not go without support. "All students are assigned a personal tutor who is available on the phone, by email tutorials.
As well as watching videos, students take part in my webinars; five feature on the international business module, for example. "They are held in the evening and students have the opportunity to participate live or they can watch them later as a video podcast.
Building strong links with fellow students has always been one ofthe major advantages of doing an online MBA, and this can be a concern for those who study at a online mode.