Each year MBA programs across the country advertise for prospective students. They promote from their excellent academic programs, the uniqueness of their offerings, the quality of its faculty and a variety of other factors. In a competitive market, the aim is to attract the brightest and the best. Many schools claim that the graduates of their programs are going to see big salaries on graduation. This is clearly a very important part of many students’ decision-making criteria. In fact, the Financial Times … Read more »

Each year MBA programs across the country advertise for prospective students. They promote from their excellent academic programs, the uniqueness of their offerings, the quality of its faculty and a variety of other factors. In a competitive market, the aim is to attract the brightest and the best. Many schools claim that the graduates of their programs are going to see big salaries on graduation. This is clearly a very important part of many students’ decision-making criteria. In fact, the Financial Times uses valuation of MBA programs graduates’ salaries as a major component of its rating system. A student has access to the wage data from a prominent MBA school in North America. She sits down to analyze the data and see what factors are associated with higher salaries.
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Chris A. Higgins
Source: Ivey Publishing
2 pages.
Release Date: 9 November 2012. Prod #: W12307-PDF-ENG
MBA starting salaries HBR case solution

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