23 Feb '11, 4am

The Insider: Who needs an MBA anyway?: Don't let education stand in the way of achieving your career goals – tha...

Don’t let education stand in the way of achieving your career goals – that’s my motto. About three months ago I attended my friend’s MBA commencement ceremony in Hong Kong at one of the world’s finest universities. I also met many return-to-school business professionals wearing caps and gowns, most of whom had attended the full-time programme for the past two years. They were taught the most advanced case studies and business strategies, which are believed to lead to better career paths and higher salaries. I too considered doing an MBA when my job was eliminated soon after the 2008 Lehman Brothers bankruptcy. It was a devastating period for me, but I gradually accepted that this setback was no reflection of my abilities, attitudes and what I can achieve. Notably, I stuck to my belief that MBA-style case studies only work in the laboratory-like environment of a business sc...

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