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Three more reasons to get an MBA

10 February 2016

Are you stuck in a rut, uncertain of where your job will lead you next? Studying a Master of Business Administration is not only the next logical step, but also one that will hugely benefit your career. While the obvious benefits of studying for an MBA include career progression and increased knowledge, there are a variety of other reasons that you may not have initially considered.

1. Work on your business

If you’re a business owner, or preparing to step out as an entrepreneur, you’ll be familiar with the idea of needing to make time to ‘work on – not in – your business’. Investing the time in learning business theory and applying it to your commercial ventures is the closest guarantee you’ll have to success.

Even better, working through new ideas in the ‘risk-free’ environment of study is the ideal way to approach and trial new concepts before applying them to your real-world business.

2. Network with thought leaders from a variety of industries

The prospect of networking with your peers and teaching faculty is a valuable opportunity that – even when studying an MBA online – you should take full advantage of. Your classmates, especially those in different fields, will act as a sounding board for your ideas, and offer their own experience and insight – helping you to make the most informed decision possible.

3. Develop new motivation

Whether you began studying because of a career rut or a longing for something new, graduating with an MBA will leave you refreshed and ready to take on the business world, armed with a mountain of new information. You will want to put all of the skills you’ve developed into play immediately, and see the results of your hard work in a real-life setting.

Consider one of our MBA specialisations in accounting, information and knowledge management, health services and leadership.

If you’re interested in taking your career further, call one of our student enrolment advisors today on 1300 589 882, and see how an MBA can work for you.