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MBA Resources

Welcome to the Master of Business Administration Resource Center where you will find relevant articles, helpful tips and tools, and additional information to help you learn more about this field as you are exploring educational options.

Asset management. Investment banking. Insurance underwriting. Risk management. An MBA in finance can open the doors to many different career paths in the financial services sector. MBA graduates who demonstrate skills in budget management, analytical work and financial planning are valued both by small financial firms as well top Wall Street institutions.

Some may assume human resources professionals are simply staffers that process job applications and serve as go-betweens for employees and benefit providers.

But if you are a MBA candidate considering a career in human resources, you should know that in the last two decades the role of human resources managers has significantly evolved. Today, human resources managers serve as vital links between management and employees and HR professionals are seen as critical to an organization’s success.

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If you’re pursuing an MBA, you will be happy to know demand for MBA graduates continues to be strong.

Earning an MBA helps position marketing professionals for career growth, but many students also find value in completing one or more marketing internships while earning their degrees.

If you are a full-time student (or a working professional with the ability to double-up your workload or take off for a few weeks in the summer), finding the right internship can be a valuable addition to your professional resume.

A growing number of people are seeking an MBA degree, and with good reason.1 Research shows the job prospects and starting salaries for MBA graduates are the best they’ve been in more than a decade. Statistics from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that 84 percent of businesses plan to hire MBA grads.2

Students looking to combine the power of an MBA program with a marketing focus should consider an MBA with a concentration in Marketing Management at Notre Dame de Namur University.

In today’s rapidly changing workplace, HR professionals now need to be business experts. Much as employees in today’s workforce are now considered human capital, today’s human resources professionals must increasingly be business experts. They play a critical role in the success of their organizations.

Careers in the financial sector are on the rise. The continuing job growth and above-average salaries in this field make it an attractive career path for many.

Whether you’re ready to advance your existing financial career or start a new one, Notre Dame de Namur University offers an MBA with a concentration in finance that can help you achieve your goal.

This degree not only teaches a wide breadth of global financial skills, but it also provides the framework necessary to make sound investment decisions for businesses.

LinkedIn was just the beginning. When the popular networking website launched in 2003, about 20 new members joined each day. Today, there are more than 450 million people “linked” through the career-management site.

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) has long been the standard for business hopefuls dreaming of a high-powered management career. For savvy professionals who want to tailor their education in a more focused way — one that complements their background and helps reach future goals — a specialized area of study may be the right solution. It’s an option that allows you to master general business knowledge while honing your skills in a specific industry.

A company is only as good as its employees. The unfortunate truth is that sometimes hiring just a few bad apples can spoil the efforts of an otherwise talented staff. A recent article in Fast Company provided some compelling data on the importance of fully vetting prospective candidates. The data showed that 41% of companies surveyed said a bad hire had cost their firm at least $25,000 over the previous year, and 25% of these companies said a bad hire cost their firm at least $50,000.