AACSB Accredited Manchester Business School Global MBA Appeals to Mid-Career Professionals Eager to Boost Their Global Business IQ

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Free upcoming webinar offers information about unique global MBA program.

A CNN Money story published last week shows that despite growing comfort with global trade, labor and business consolidation, leadership at the highest corporate levels remains largely parochial.

Just 19% of new CEOs at the world's largest 2,500 public companies in 2012 were nationals of a country outside their company's headquarters. And only 45% of all incoming CEOs, regardless of origin, had experience working outside their home region.

“Manchester Business School designed its Global MBA to close the gap between the kind of content and exposure that multinational companies need from future executives, and the limitations many young managers face in gaining relevant experience,” said Melissa Holland, Manchester Business School Regional Director, Miami-Americas Center.

Manchester Business School Miami-Americas Center will offer a free online information session on Thursday, April 25th at 6 p.m. The information session is open to all corporate HR representatives and prospective global MBA students. To register for the information session, visit http://MBS-Miami.ennect.com/events/Webinar.

Global MBA: Miami, Manchester, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Sao Paulo

Designed for multinational managers, the program combines face-to-face workshops with interactive online learning. All 3,500 students enrolled in the MBS Global MBA worldwide enjoy common pricing and a shared faculty, and are encouraged to attend workshops at a minimum of two other locations outside their home center.

Prospective students can learn more about the global MBA, the new AASCB standards, and other issues related to global business by reading the MBS global MBA blog.

Accreditation and Rankings
Manchester Business School is one of 672 member institutions that hold AACSB Accreditation, and one of a small and select group of institutions worldwide that is accredited by all three major bodies - AACSB International, AMBA and EQUIS.

Global MBA Ranking
•The 2013 Financial Times survey ranks our MBA 5th in the UK, 11th in Europe and 29th in the world.
•The MBA Career Guide survey of international MBA recruiters places MBS 2nd in the UK, 7th in Europe and 15th in the world.
•MBS ranks 2nd in the world, outside the US, by Forbes. The Forbes rating uses return on investment (ROI) as its main measure, combined with feedback gathered from MBS' global alumni community.

About Manchester Business School Miami
The Manchester Business School Global MBA is a three-year, part-time degree completed online and at one of seven global centers, including a new Miami-Americas Center opened in 2010. Each course involves a minimum of 24-hours of face-to-face workshop time, and all 3,500 students are encouraged to attend workshops at their home center, and at least one other center. US, Canadian, Caribbean and Latin American students have the option of attending all of their classes at the Miami-Americas Center or they can combine their work in Miami with classes in Manchester, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Sao Paulo. No other global MBA program offers this unique mix of online flexibility plus international locations, faculty and students.

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