Rip Up the MBA and Start Over

Rip Up the MBA and Start Over
Business consultant Jeanette Purcell was CEO of the Association of MBAs from 2003-2010. Here’s what she has to say about the state of graduate business education:

“What is needed is a review of the MBA and a more innovative approach to its design and delivery. A good start would be to rip up the existing model and start again, focusing on the MBA’s primary objective – to develop effective business people.”

— “Rip up the existing MBA and start afresh,” Jeanette Purcell, Financial Times

If you need further convincing you need only recall that the only U.S. President with an MBA was George W. Bush, the guy who crashed the world economy.

Related:

“Is an MBA Worth It”? Infographic

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