|By Marketwired .||
|July 31, 2014 03:49 AM EDT||
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/31/14 -- The Macquarie Graduate of School of Management (MGSM) will launch a new Master of Management program designed specifically for professionals in the early stages of their management careers.
The two-year program, which includes a compulsory internship with a leading corporate client, will commence in January 2015. It is the first time that the prestigious business school has offered management education to early-career professionals.
Dean of MGSM, Professor Alex Frino said that the program is tailored to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of, and skills-training in, cutting-edge management practices.
"We believe that the development of management skills occurs at the very beginning of a person's career," said Professor Frino.
"This course is tailored to offer students the foundational business training, as well as the critical professional skills needed to put them on a path to future leadership roles," said Professor Frino.
"We are also excited by the internship component to this program which requires students to complete an internship at leading Australian and global businesses," said Professor Frino.
"It means that, for the first time, students at the beginning of their careers will be able to take advantage of MGSM's extensive corporate partnerships with some of the world's most influential companies which include the Australian Securities Exchange, Pfizer and Siemens Healthcare," he said.
MGSM is Sydney's leading business school and one of the top global business schools in the world*. One of Australia's oldest business school, MGSM has also had a presence in Asia, via its Hong Kong campus, for over 20 years.
Its MBA and postgraduate courses have received the prestigious AACSB accreditation and are ranked number one globally for post-MBA increase in salary and number two globally for post-MBA salary*. More than 80 per cent of MGSM full-time students are employed within three months of graduation.
The Masters of Management is just one, in a range of world-class offerings in postgraduate education from MGSM. For more information about the full suite of programs offered by MGSM -- including its MBA and the new Masters of Management -- go to mgsm.edu.au/mom
*The Economist 'Which MBA' survey 2013
About Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM)
MGSM is one of the oldest business schools in Australia and has maintained a reputation for providing high quality, flexible postgraduate education over the past 40 years. The schools MBA and management programs are formally accredited by AACSB International and are ranked consistently among the top business schools globally. With world-class campuses in Sydney and Hong Kong, MGSM's comprehensive MBA Program, and Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate Programs, are designed to fulfil the needs of the experienced management professional, extend and challenge students and provide relevant, higher management and leadership skills. The school is also an acknowledged leader in the delivery of short-term Executive Education Programs and customised degree or non-degree programs for organization.