“Yes,” says Chua Nan Sze, Director of Graduate Studies at NUS Business School, who was featured in The Business Times article “Educating the CEO”.
“Building social and professional bonds can help in their personal and career growth, potentially spinning off collaborations, creating new opportunities and facilitating mutual benefits,” she said, of MBA graduates.
The article highlights other benefits:
- In the US, some 40 per cent of CEOs of firms on the S&P 500 stock index hold an MBA
- In Singapore and Hong Kong, the figure is even higher – about 70 per cent of CEOs have MBAs
- Generally, graduates with MBAs earn more money
Read more about these benefits at http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/hub/prestige-postgrad/educating-the-ceo