Demand for MBAs soar as professionals look to upskill

1 February 2021

COVID-19 has not only changed the way universities teach their students, but it is also shaping the curriculum. Skills such as resilience, risk management and leading remote teams have become a focus in business courses, while contemporary case studies are shining a spotlight on moral and legal dilemmas sparked by the pandemic.

Many Australian universities have reported increased demand for MBAs (Master of Business Administration) as leaders’ skills are pressure-tested by the pandemic and professionals concerned about job security look to upskill. As reported in The Daily Telegraph, The University of Queensland Business School also experienced an increase in enrolements during the 2020 pandemic for professionals keen to future-proof their careers.

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