I joined LinkedIn in mid 2010, alongside roughly 70 million other users. Since then, LinkedIn has grown from strength to strength and now boasts over 250 million users. This post would seem almost irrelevant save for the fact that I know plenty of friends and colleagues that aren’t signed up. In my opinion, there is very little risk compared to reward, when weighing up whether to invest some time to set up an account. Here’s how LinkedIn has helped me.
For me, looking outside of Victoria when measuring up MBA programs wasn’t an option. I wasn’t willing to relocate and I personally felt that completing an MBA by correspondence wouldn’t have the same advantages. For one, I had completed my undergraduate course as an off campus student so I had missed out on the typical university experience. I felt that having contact hours would keep me accountable, allow me to immerse myself in the learning and meet new people. In short, I was after a holistic learning experience, in stark contrast of my self inflicted ‘let’s do as minimal as possible to get by’ undergraduate experience.
So I compiled a basic snapshot of the available MBA programs in Victoria. (more…)