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Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) Resources

Keeping abreast of trends, opinions and ideas in business is vital to career success. This page offers a range of articles offering new perspectives and insights into everything from best practices in management to professional opportunities you might not have considered. If there’s a specific business, management or leadership topic you would like to see covered here, email us at onlinedegrees@ben.edu.

Preparing for a Management Role: What You Need to Know

The position of manager is one of the many accomplishments current and future MBA students have on their future list of...


The GMAT Exam: What is it and Do I Need to Take it?

It has been some years since I completed the Graduate Management Admissions Test or “GMAT” as it is generally known.


Top 5 Qualities of a Successful Online Student

I've taught everything from an Associates Degree Introduction to Psychology course, to a Doctoral level dissertation. So...


Top 5 Learning Skills Every Online Student Should Adopt

Many students within the online programs are taking their very first online course. Whether you are taking your first online...


The Benefits of Group Work in an Online Graduate Program

One apprehension online students have is group work. They seek flexibility and wonder how group work will fit within their...


2016 Business Challenge Predictions

Leaving aside the obvious ones like the political uncertainty related to the presidential election, and the continued...


Top Five Factors to Consider When Choosing an Online MBA

There are a lot of online MBA programs. Some programs are fully online, while others are a hybrid of on-ground and online...


5S, Not Only Important for the Shop Floor

The definition of 5S is derived from a Japanese “lean” method. The terms are as follows; seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu, and...


Achieving Continual Improvement Skills Through Education

Continual improvement is a never ending journey to business excellence. It may lead to incremental organizational...


Aggregate Planning and Forecasting

Aggregate Planning by definition is concerned with determining the quantity and scheduling of production for the mid-term...


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