Startups are on the rise and young people are eager to launch their own businesses as opposed to a nine-to-five job. As easy as it might sound, opening a business requires patience and proper planning. Even after all that is done, more planning is required. Yet the more you seem to plan and control things,the more things become out of your control.
MBA programs have become widely desirable in recent times because of the edge it gives the career-minded individual. Schools in the United States. were the known first schools to seek MBA candidates and offer MBA degrees, but their international counterparts are catching up. Here are the best one- and two-year programs outside the U.S. based on the return on investment for their graduates.
What do you spend most of your time on? You have two choices; to either feel disappointed and frustrated about the whole situation in your country: high rate of unemployment, poor governance etc or take responsibility for your career.
It may not seem easy to accept, high unemployment rate or not, you are responsible for your life’s outcome.
“Which countries can I study and work at the same time?”
This is one of the many important questions students ask as they search for schools in countries far away from what they have known as ‘home’. For many students, going abroad to study can be daunting (and exciting at the same time!).
It’s a new year and resolutions are usually made at this time of the year.
At least Jane has made hers. It’s hard to tell for everyone out there what they expect to achieve this year. Jane anyway, has resolved to obtain a Masters degree after her bachelor’s and one year work experience and needs direction on picking the right degree.
Updated: Looking for scholarships for African students and developing countries, offered annually by universities, organization and foundations around the world?
Below is a comprehensive list of Scholarships for African students to study abroad offered yearly. These scholarships were offered last and previous years at the time of publishing this list. If the deadline has passed,
If you love inspiring quotes so much you can have them for breakfast, then you are in for a treat. You need motivation to take the bold risks required to achieve great things this year and beyond. At some point in life we’re faced with a decision of whether to take a risk or walk away.
Are you facing a dilemma whether it is better to study in your country or abroad?
You’re not alone. This is a question that many students and their families face on a regular basis. On one hand, you have the comfort of living and studying in your native country, not having to leave behind all your family and friends and not having to spend a fortune on education (learning is supposed to be free right?).
As the festive season begins its annual spread of cheer and holiday mood, we have fortunately and unfortunately caught the bug and oh! It’s a sick feeling!
For this week’s blog post therefore, we shall publish as the festive mood allows and the mood is speaking. Shhhh… What? Okay.. Right? Okay.
So in the spirit of the Holiday,
Understand the critical energy challenges the world faces and analyse the political economy of the global energy industry.
The goal of this free online course is to examine the numerous critical energy challenges we are facing, and the complex interaction between the economics and politics of global energy markets.
Enrolment: 9 January 2017
Timeline: 6 weeks @ 3 hours per week
Skill Level: Intermediate
Course of Study: Global Resource Politics: the Past,
Your skills and expertise are only as strong as your ability to sell them. To secure a job that appeal to you, you also need to know how to present yourself as an attractive potential employee. This career development course will help you highlight your skills and stand out in the crowd through your application materials,
If you are interested in studying at Japanese universities and want to learn about Japan’s university application and enrolment processes, this course is for you.
Enrolment: 12 December (take on demand)
Timeline: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Skill Level: Beginner
Course of Study: Study in Japanese University | Course Platform: Coursera
Created by: The University of Tokyo
About the Course
Are you interested in studying at Japanese universities?
So you have an interview pretty soon. First things first, congrats on winning a spot! You sent out a well thought-out CV and you were called. Not an easy feat.
Now comes the next chapter. Are you as good as your CV says you are?
Interviews can be some of the hardest parts of the job seeking process.
Course Starts: 28 November (after the start date, you can still access the course content.)
Eligible Countries: International students from around the world
To be taken at: Students from anywhere in the world with computer and internet connection can participate in the course.
Field of Study: Applying to US Universities
About the Course
With over 4,000 universities in the United States and no standard application system,
There is more work stress now in 2016 than there was in 2008 says Forbes. Career is so much part of the African identity. We are told from childhood to work hard, excel at school so we can find jobs and become people to be reckoned with in future. In keeping our collective nose to the grindstone,