Full-time MBA programmes are typically designed for individuals with less work experience or those looking to change careers. Given the duration – 12-21 months – and intensive nature of the work, full-time MBA students tend to remain out of the workplace for the entirety of their business school studies.
Geared to individuals with managerial experience, the part-time MBA programme, given its flexibility, allows managers to continue working whilst studying. The part-time option is ideal for those seeking promotion, an increase in salary or a change in career.
A programme for seasoned managers or current executives that want to sharpen their expertise or add a new specialty to their existing skill-set. Some businesses will grant their employees time off to complete their executive training, and some will help to pay tuition. Campus-based executive MBA programmes typically meet at weekends.
Ideal for those individuals that have launched their careers or have family obligations. The online option is well-suited to working parents and career-track professionals; programmes are generally available part-time, though they are often accelerated.