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global companies and a final elective during
which students have the opportunity to develop
an investor-ready business plan.
With campuses in Edinburgh, Dubai and
Malaysia, EBS offers its students the chance to
explore what success means in the modern
business world. Landing a top management
position and becoming your own boss are
just some of the aims graduates aspire to on
completion of the programme.
EBS boasts a faculty of leading scholars
backed by a highly focused board, and recently
entered a new era with the appointment of
Professor Heather McGregor CBE (pictured,
above) as executive dean. Professor McGregor
brings with her a wealth of experience that
includes working with and supporting the
ambitions of some of the world's leading
political, business and financial figures.
"Across the globe, our students are drawn
to Edinburgh Business School by its academic
rigour, the intellectual challenges it will provide
them, and the recognition that their studies will
greatly enhance their career prospects," says
Professor McGregor. "Our flagship MBA offers
students the opportunity to be part of a thriving,
world-class university and emerge with the
knowledge and skills to succeed in business.
"Our students are offered rare access to some
of the world's top business leaders, to learn
Students have the
flexibility to study
how they want and
where they want, and
to take exams when
they are ready
new and innovative approaches to success,
and to build their own networks in their home
countries and beyond."
The school's graduates already make a
real difference around the globe. Among
them are political figures such as Somalia's
prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire; World
Bank country manager for Belarus, Dr Alex
Kremer; Sue Clark, former European managing
director for global brewer SABMiller; and
local Scottish entrepreneurs such as Heather
Ashley, a finalist of the Women's 2017 National
Business Award for most innovative start-up.
Every year, Edinburgh Business School
welcomes students and professionals from
across the globe. With 92% of its 11,000 active
students coming from outside the UK, EBS is
a truly international learning hub.
The quality of education from EBS is globally
recognised and its uniquely flexible approach
has been key to this success. The Graduate
School of Business of Heriot-Watt University
offers students the flexibility to study how and
where they want, and to take exams when they
are ready. Crucially, the school's partnerships
with established organisations allow its students
to study locally and take exams in more than 400
locations across the world.
The full-time MBA is an addition to the school's
existing portfolio of rigorous programmes,
encompassing MBA, MSc and diplomas, as
well as a doctorate - all designed to prepare
tomorrow's leaders for tomorrow's markets.
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