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The MBA Handbook: Academic and Professional Skills for Mastering Management

The MBA Handbook: Academic and Professional Skills for Mastering Management (Paperback)

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â ­'An absolutely vital resource for anyone doing an MBA. It will help you at every â ­stage: before, during and after your MBA.' â ­Alex Elferink, MBA Graduate, Cass Business School, City University â ­Praise for previous editionâ ­'The MBA Handbook appropriately introduces theoretical concepts and real-life â ­examples to underpin practice-based exercises and thinking.' â ­Jayne Mothersdale, Governor and Principal Lecturer, Learning & Teaching, â ­Leeds Beckett Universityâ ­New edition of the definitive text for business students.â ­Undertaking any postgraduate management study is a big investment on many levels. The MBA â ­Handbook is the definitive text in this area and explains what will be expected from you on a â ­personal, professional and academic level. Designed to prepare and support you throughout â ­your studies and your career, the book is clearly structured and simply written around the â ­following sections:â ­â ­Understanding the MBA and postgraduate study - covering self-management, time-â ­management and planning as well as common challenges and how to overcome them; â ­â ­Transferable learning skills - covering professional development, diagrams, numbers and â ­data analysis, teamwork and leadership, and crucially, case studies and problem solving; Skills for assessment - covering preparation for the unique assessments that await in MBA and â ­PG study, including speaking and presentations, writing, exams, projects and theses; Afterwards - how to start and shape your career.â ­â ­ â ­This successful text has been thoroughly updated to include:New and updated activities, examples and exercises in every chapter to help evaluate your â ­progress and put ideas into practice. Mini-cases and real-life study and business examples integrated throughout the book. â ­â ­Support for distance learning students and extended coverage of issues relating to EFL and â ­ESL students.â ­Visit the companion website at for worksheets and self-assessment â ­exercises.â ­Sheila Cameron has worked for the Open University Business â ­School since its inception. She has been involved in its MBA â ­programme since its earliest design stages in a variety of roles, â ­including a period as MBA Director. Sheila is also the author of â ­The Business Students Handbook.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesChildren'sEducational materialEducational: General studies / study skills generalChildren'sGeneral non-fictionOn Work & industry Publisher: Pearson Education Limited Publication Date: 28/06/2016 ISBN-13: 9781292088686  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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