Jack Welch College of Business and Technology Luxembourg: The changing face of the MBA

We live in a VUCA World (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous), requiring leaders who can navigate complex business environments affected by disruptive technology.

Professionals aspiring to leadership positions may be well advised arming themselves with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) to help them thrive in this unprecedented era.

There are numerous MBA options available in all corners of the globe, but prospective MBA students will want to choose a course that reflects a modern curriculum enhancing graduates’ career-readiness. These include experiential learning and strong industry partnerships that complement lectures.

It’s equally critical to reflect how the MBA curriculum, ROI and location all match with a prospective student’s values, and how it can help them achieve their career and personal goals.

The Jack Welch College of Business and Technology at Sacred Heart University Luxembourg (JWCBT) offers a program – MBA with Internship – that fuses theory with practice to ensure graduates can apply classroom learning in the real world simultaneously.

Paid internships for enhanced learning outcomes

Whilst studying in evening classes students gain work experience during the day, the remunerated internship position is an integral part of the curriculum. Each MBA student is required to complete a paid internship, which provides them with a platform to connect with key industry contacts and gain invaluable experience while simultaneously achieving their academic goals. Students can earn a monthly income of between €1,000 and €2,000 during their internship.

Ninety-five percent of MBA with internship students who have successfully completed the MBA with internship program received job offers before graduation, cementing the school’s prowess as a leading business school in Europe. Luxembourg’s fast growing labor market offering among the highest salaries world-wide is a guarantor of success for our graduates.

A modern MBA for 21st century business leaders

Accreditation plays an important role in measuring the quality and impact of an MBA, making it a major consideration for competitive applicants. The Jack Welch MBA is the only Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB)  accredited MBA degree in Luxembourg. This accreditation serves as a seal of quality for business education globally.

To boot, prospective students can graduate with this globally-recognized degree within 18 months. As the internship provides business experience the program is able to accept not only seasoned candidates but also young  college graduates without job experience.

Individual mentoring programs and personal coaching sessions are useful in molding student mindsets, ensuring that they are ready for the global job market upon graduation. Armed with the right education and training,  the MBA with an internship is a springboard for career success where students are poised to serve as a new generation of global business leaders in their respective industries.

Bolstering career-readiness

Unknown to many, Luxembourg is a thriving business hub in the EU emerging as a top study destination. JWCBT’s MBA students are exposed to emerging topics, including Digital Transformation, Managing Change, Innovation Management, International Business Strategy and Intercultural Communication, priming future leaders for the challenges ahead. JWCBT has established itself as a premium business school in Europe, under the guidance of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, US, located about one hour from New York City.

Pursuing an MBA at Jack Welch you’ll learn from an international faculty from over 30 countries and have the chance to meet and study with students from some 50+ nationalities. This serves as a platform to build one’s international network, develop cultural awareness – an essential skill in an increasingly globalized economy – in addition to learning and mingling with students from different industries and positions.

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