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It's not business as usual

February 3, 2014
BC Business
Author: 
Peter Mitham
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To specialize, or not to specialize – that is the question when it comes to MBA degrees in Canada. Is it better to be a generalist with a broad knowledge in many subject areas or a specialist who really has their finger on the pulse of an industry sector? There are many perspectives on this question, and Royal Roads' School of Business is just one of many schools working hard to meet the market demands of those looking for the best MBA value available. BC Business explores how several univeristies, including Royal Roads, are adapting programming to meet the needs of students. 

"The world of business has been transfigured in the past five years, and MBA programs across B.C. have been reviewed and reconfigured to respond to new demands. Today’s MBA students know that textbook examples aren’t likely suited to the challenges faced in the real world and are looking instead to develop their lateral thinking. They’re also increasingly global in outlook, and savvy to the opportunities of emerging economies—where a growing number of MBA students come from," writes Peter Mitham.

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