The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a masters degree aimed to teach valuable business, management and leadership expertise. This internationally recognised degree teaches individuals how to apply refined communication, negotiation and networking skills in the workplace. This course is generally studied after a few years of professional experience.
Why would it be relevant to you as a teenager?
Studying an MBA will give you insight into a range of areas including:
This is not an exhaustive list, but especially those who have had some work experience will realise that their job entails many aspects of the above, even if their role does not explicitly require them. Having the ability to transfer these skills to your chosen profession or field of study will be invaluable to your classmates, colleagues and employers. Learning these skills early on in life will provide individuals an advantage over their peers, giving some understanding into how employees need to make decisions, negotiate and present themselves to others, all the while knowing the meaning of key terms.
Learning the art of negotiation and networking will equip you with the confidence you need to expertly navigate a variety of scenarios. Communication is one of the most important elements of any job, and learning the ways in which to do so effectively, will allow you to succeed and quickly progress. This is noted as one of the highest non-financial benefits of the MBA programme. Significant not only to your career, this also bleeds into other aspects of your life including social situations and personal relationships.
As an internationally recognised degree, an MBA will place you ahead of the game. Your credibility will result in a higher average income and you will have an increased number of job prospects. Popular career choice proceeding the degree include:
- Human Resources
An MBA is applicable in all fields. Not only will it give you insight into different areas of a business, but it may inspire you to move on to a different career path where you may be more content.
You will have achieved a credible degree that resonates with many business owners, or allows you to create your own business with information and resources to succeed.
At Leadearly, we provide short courses for teenagers, in person, to ensure our participants get the most out of the programme. We cater to a young adults to provide an experience that will allow them to develop skills outside of a school environment.
You have access to fellow students, teachers and professors, and you will also have access to a wider network of like-minded individuals. You will also be able to connect with fellow alumni, who will have their own connections and experience to enrich your career and future decisions.
Networking can be seen as intimidating and ineffective, but it often results in new connections for careers and personal aspirations. Don’t underestimate the power of speaking to a range of people.
How do I study an MBA?
MBA’s can be studied in a myriad of ways including in person, part-time and online. As the course is recognised around the world, it is also available in various locations which if considered, can also enrich your cultural life experiences.
By learning the skills an MBA offers early on in life, you will enrich your overall offering to universities and companies as well as developing personally.