A master’s degree in business administration, more commonly known as an MBA is a qualification that is well known globally and can lead to exciting new opportunities for graduates who have invested in their own personal development and their future.
Many MBA graduates report that they have increased their success and risen to new challenges as a result of their academic accomplishments.
“Studying the MBA online with the University of Liverpool is one of the best decisions I have ever made in my career. It has opened up another page in my career. It’s a personal and professional investment – but one that offers lifetime reward”, said Khan Yeh, online master’s graduate and Operations Delivery Lead from Taiwan, living in China.
For graduates who are considering their next steps or those weighing up the benefits of this sought-after degree – here are seven effects that an MBA can have on you:
- Enhance your capacity to lead
An MBA can develop your strength and ability to lead in today’s global economy, equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to think strategically, manage change, predict risks and promote innovation.
- Develop your critical thinking skills
An MBA can develop your critical understanding and analytical skills, enabling you to make the right decisions and respond to today’s toughest business challenges.
- Encourage entrepreneurship
An MBA can help you build the capacity to develop business ventures while taking into consideration any mitigating risks in order to make a profit. This could mean that you will be able to volunteer to manage larger scale projects
- Give you a holistic perspective
Strategic power often lies in the hands of executive directors and the Board while organisational charts map a silo-like operational structure. An MBA programme affords you the time to study the business as a whole. Having a new holistic perspective could mean that you are you are given the opportunity to influence the business at a higher, more strategic level.
- Accelerate your career
Whether you would like to advance beyond your current company role, or perhaps change careers – an MBA could be the qualification you need on your CV to push your profile further.
- Connect you with a global network
Studying an MBA online gives you the opportunity to join a global network of students and faculty, many of whom are successful business professionals in their own right. With the University of Liverpool Online, upon graduation, you become part of an exclusive alumni programme which can continue to be a source of support throughout your career.
- Give you confidence
Graduating with an MBA is a momentous occasion, worth celebrating. Not only will you have earned your Master of Business Administration degree but you will also have gained the respect of colleagues, family and friends for reaching your goals and achieving what you set out to do. Take a bow.
Study your MBA online
The University of Liverpool offers a 100% online Master of Business Administration programme which is tailored for working professionals who are ready to rise to the challenge of becoming business leaders. With specialised electives such as finance, consumer behaviour and HR, you can customise your degree to fit your career – and gain real-world business knowledge and skills that you can use immediately.
Find out more about the University of Liverpool Online MBA and graduate from a Russell Group university with an AACSB-accredited Management School.