3 Benefits of Midland's Office-to-Classroom Approach

3 Benefits of Midland's Office-to-Classroom Approach

Traditional, full-time MBA programs come with high opportunity costs. Not only do full-time students lose valuable wage-earning time while in school piling up debt, they also lose critical career progression time. What’s more, they must wait years to apply what they are learning to the real world.
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Prior Credit and the Midland MBA

The Midland MBA program is a lock-step, cohort-based program. That means that students move through all courses in the curriculum together. This is beneficial for students because they get to develop a robust network as they work together from the beginning, sharing expertise and relative strengths with each other as they move through some material that is familiar, and other material that is new.

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Achieving a Work-Life Balance with the Midland MBA

Although many see it as a utopian dream, a proper work-life balance is essential to maximizing productivity and job satisfaction in the workplace. In fact, a 2002 study of MBA student attitudes about business and society found that almost 53% of MBA students considered work-life balance as one of three factors most important in their job selection after graduation.

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Taking Hybrid Courses

Research published in the U.S. News and World Report last year said that hybrid learning is a highly effective way to learn. In their words, “students who utilize interactive online learning—or hybrid learning—produce equivalent, or better, results than students participating in face-to-face education.”
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An Introduction to the Midland MBA Application Process

The hybrid MBA program we offer here at Midland University is meant to build off of your professional and academic achievements, providing you with the education and experience you need to further your career.

Managing the Future: From Factories to Flexibility

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer banned telecommuting earlier this spring, she sparked a lively conversation about the tension between efficiency gains and the inherent value of in-person collaboration. Many industry observers raised concerns that the technology giant was eliminating important gains in employee rights, sending modern companies back to the management structure of the early twentieth century. This debate followed Mayer to a recent Wired conference where she emphasized that the Yahoo move was “the right thing for us right now.”

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

Most of us think of entrepreneurs as lone operators, men and women with the energy, drive and passion to build empires…people like Walt Disney, Coco Chanel, and Steve Jobs. In many ways, the country was created by such independent thinkers. Some of our most famous entrepreneurs were college dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates—many didn’t even go to school. Yet, there’s been substantial growth in the study of entrepreneurship in higher education over the past 40 years.

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Pursuing an MBA Degree? There are Apps for That.

Smartphones and tablets have become staples in our modern world, giving access to emails while we are on the road, providing navigation to meeting locations in unfamiliar cities, and keeping us updated on flight statuses. It seems that there is an app for just about everything, business-related and otherwise.

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Why I chose Midland for my MBA

Meet Debbie Vacha: Working Professional, Mother, Wife, and Soon-to-be-MBA-Student. In between her multitude of responsibilities, Debbie was kind enough to make some time to tell us why she is pursuing her MBA, why she chose to do so at Midland, and how she feels as she embarks upon her MBA studies.

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Convenience AND Quality - The Advantages of a Hybrid MBA

Students attracted to the convenience of a hybrid learning model often ask an important and legitimate follow-up question: “Will I learn as well as I did in the classroom when I’m away from it?”