When you apply for a job, first impressions are everything.
This starts with your résumé and extends to how you conduct yourself in an interview. But there’s one thing prospective employers will always look out for when you’re applying for your dream job – your qualifications.
And this can work in your favour. Having an MBA means that you can actually earn more money than someone who hasn’t got that qualification. A 2017 to 2018 college salary report by QS Top MBA revealed that graduates of the world’s best schools for business majors showed a significant increase in pay from their early career after graduation to their mid-career stage.
But don’t sweat it if you’re thinking that you haven’t made the right education choice yet because there’s still time. Studying for an MBA could totally change your career and you can find out how by attending the QS World MBA Tour that hits the Hyatt Regency at Complexe Desjardins on Thursday, September 7. It’s the leading provider of MBA information events in the world that brings top business schools and high calibre candidates together, face-to-face.
Also, if you’re interested in finance or entrepreneurship, areas that are thriving in Montreal, you can find out more at this informative event where more than 50 business schools will be represented.
We’ve compiled a list of three universities whose admission directors will be at the event, and you can meet with them to find out about their MBA programs.
Concordia University – John Molson School of Business
You don’t have to leave Montreal to get a world-class education that will help you get a well-paying job. There are a number of MBA study options available to you at the John Molson School of Business where you can opt for full or part-time courses that give you the flexibility to study at a time that suits you. The school is consistently recognized in international rankings because it gives you relevant and practical training.
Durham University Business School – United Kingdom
If you’ve already studied for your undergraduate degree at a university in Canada, why not travel to the UK to complete your MBA in the city of Durham, England. You can study full or part-time course options here from 12 to 24 months. The Masters in Finance at Durham University Business School ranks ninth in the UK and the Masters in Management that you can study here ranks sixth in the UK.
HEC – Paris
Take your education overseas and study in the capital city of France at HEC Paris. This international business school is one of the top in the world and you could specialise in education or research management when studying here for your MBA. The university is even recognized as the top business school in Europe for educating CEOs of Fortune Global 500 companies by Times Higher Education. And you know those CEOs are earning big bucks when it comes to payroll.
You can meet with representatives from the above universities and many more at the QS World MBA Tour next month, free of charge when you pre-register online. You don’t need to have work experience to attend the fair but to be eligible for an MBA program, you require a minimum average of two years’ work experience along with your undergraduate degree. Make sure you dress to impress the admission directors of your prospective university.
You don’t want to miss the QS World MBA Tour because you’ll be able to get advice on your MBA applications, get tips on the GMAT exam, plus hear a presentation by McGill University, Desautels, and a panel discussion on topics related to entrepreneurship and finance. Additionally, you’ll be eligible to apply for a pool of MBA scholarships worth $7 million ($1.3M of which are exclusive to event attendees).
When: September 7, 5 to 9 pm
Where: Hyatt Regency – Complexe Desjardins, 1255 Jeanne Mance Street
Price: Free – Pre-register online now | Tickets $15 on the door