Decision time: should I do my MBA online or on campus?

Ask Carla Priddon about the biggest achievement of her professional life and she will tell you it was when she became chief executive of The Way Youth Zone, a charity for young people in Wolverhampton, UK, at the age of 33. But after two years in the job, Ms Priddon was ready for a new challenge.

She found it in a distance-learning MBA at Warwick University. Since starting the course last year, Ms Priddon has been designing a new performance management framework for The Way, while keeping up the long hours needed to lead the organisation.

“[This is] something I

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health says COVID-19 coronavirus is contained in New Hampshire

Concerns about the COVID-19 novel coronavirus spiked in New England this week after an employee at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire, who was suspected of having the virus, ignored recommendations and attended a party rather than self-quarantining at home.

The employee, and a person with whom he came in contact at the party, have since both tested positive for coronavirus.

On Friday, officials from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health sought to reassure the public that, so far, the virus has been contained and is under control.

According to a report in The New York Times, the employee had recently flown back to

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10-Year Treasury Hits Record Low on Virus Fears

Investors spooked by the coronavirus outbreak continued to flock to the safe haven of government debt on Friday, driving the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to record lows.

After sinking to an all-time low of 0.6572% early in the day, the yield on 10-year debt bounced back to around 0.74%. The 30-year rate, meanwhile, plunged as much as 34 basis points to 1.2036%.

As CNBC reports, “The plunge in yields came amid an exodus from stocks as disruptions to businesses around the world on the back of the coronavirus outbreak heighten fears of a global slowdown.”

Financial markets have

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Mini-courses pave the way to a full MBA

Matthew Rivers was a police officer in Urbana, a city in Illinois, for nearly a decade before he applied to do an online MBA in 2017. His ambition was one day to lead the police department and he did not want to pause his career to study on campus.

The nearby University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offered him a place on its iMBA — an online MBA — with the caveat that Mr Rivers master the fundamentals of business by passing two modules before the start of term in 2018. It was also a way for Mr Rivers, now 38,

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Financial Times Online MBA directory 2020

AGSM @ UNSW Business School Australia AGSM MBAX 43 238 16 A$59,760 80 0 Yes Alliance Manchester Business School UK Global Part-Time MBA 426 750 85 £34,000 99.2 50 – America University: Kogod School of Business US [email protected] 100 189 3 $84,432 100 6.25 Yes Auburn University Raymond J. Harbert College of Business US Auburn University Online MBA 24 142 1 No data  100 2 – Babson College US The Babson Blended Learning MBA 15 67 15 $89,550 99 11 Yes Birmingham Business School UK Online MBA 40 154 66 £20,160 100 0 Yes California State University, Fresno US Online
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