Confirmation that Tech firms are scooping up MBAs

The tech sector has been growing in popularity with MBAs for sometime now. Stats from business schools around the world show that the tech giants like Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft are hiring large numbers of MBAs, pulling graduates away from the broader spread of industry sectors seen in the past. Even other industry sectors like insurance and finance are hiring MBAs into the strategically important tech divisions.

Here is some analysis of where the MBA classes of 2015 ended up…

https://find-mba.com/lists/top-business-school-by-speciality/top-business-schools-for-technology-or-information-technology-it

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SAÏD’S DEAN ON PROGRESS AT THE SCHOOL

Peter Tufano talks of changes made and the new challenges ahead

Approaching the end of his first year at SaĂŻd, Tufano has already made changes including a new “1+1″ degree program that pairs an M.B.A. and a master’s degree in another subject at Oxford. Based on an extension of the Rhodes Scholars program, there was strong evidence to support the idea that students can build exceptionally strong courses of study across subject areas.

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FT 2012 MBA Rankings

Stanford jumps ahead to take top spot from Wharton.

Stanford is up from 4th place last year to first place in the 2012 rankings. Stanford’s Dean, Garth Saloner, believes their focus on personalisation has played a major part in this improvement.

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INSEAD replaces LBS as top MBA outside US

Poets&Quants’ ranking of the world’s best MBA programmes outside the U.S.

INSEAD took the top spot in the 2011 ranking ahead of the previous leader, LBS. The Top 50 ranking by Poets&Quants is a sophisticated composite of the four major MBA rankings published; Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Economist, The Financial Times and Forbes.

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Consulting Firms Increase US MBA Hires in 2011

McKinsey was largest single recruiter from top US schools in 2011

Overall, the schools enjoying most success with Consulting Firms were Kellogg, Booth and Wharton. (Harvard and Stanford aren’t included in the analysis.)

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