28 November, 2020

Renaissance Businessmen

Broad skillsets, enterprise and hands-on ­experience are trending in US B-schools

Renaissance Businessmen

When considering a business degree, it is only natural to lean towards universities in the United States that have branded effectively in India. On the other hand, with today’s connectivity and accessibility of information, you can expand your perspectives independent of the bias that might be inculcated by such branding. As you evaluate your educational options, the following trends in US business education might help determine the best fit.  

First, holistic and integrated education through dual majors and dual degrees.US-based employers are increasingly seeking employees who not only deliver on their functional area, but can also integrate knowledge and skills from other areas. Why? No single business function delivers value to its customers or shareholders in a silo. Marketing must coordinate with logistics to produce and deliver projected customer demand, just as it must engage with IT to better predict customer dem­and through analytics. If businesses are such integrated entities, why should your business education be siloed? Responding to this growing...



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