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Is the MBA still an express ticket to the TOP?

Accounting, Finance and Economics; Business and Management; Human Resource Management; Marketing 10 September 2013

Westminster Business School alumni Howard Collins talks about whether investing in an MBA is a fast-track option to an executive position.

Howard Collins started his working life as a trainee on the London Underground. Then he decided to take an MBA at Westminster Business School. That was followed by management posts in London Underground.

Now he has just been appointed CEO of Sydney Trains, which operates the rail services in the Australian city. He says: “The MBA programme introduced me to people from across the full business spectrum. These people opened my eyes to new ways of thinking. The programme gave me real-life immersion into new industries and executive exposure to how businesses really work at board level.”

Read the full article about Howard's experience on Times Higher Education (THE) website.

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All of our degrees are professionally focused and prepare students for working in their chosen careers. Alongside our quality courses, students have opportunities to enhance their practical experience through internships, professional placements and study abroad. Our central London location provides strong links with the business and government communities enabling us to bring practitioners and experts into the classroom on a regular basis.

We have a diverse student population which reflects London’s demographic variety and every year we welcome hundreds of students from Asia, Australia, continental Europe and the United States. We also have visiting scholars and researchers from all over the world. Although we are a school with a strongly international outlook, we also offer a range of part-time qualifications for working professionals.

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