Accelerated Global MBA rankings In these tough times, many workers are stuck in a bind: They need a MBA degree to advance their career, but they can not afford full-time study of the economic costs and time. What solution? Many are turning to so that they can half the time to get a MBA degree programs, cost only a fraction of the past. ? Viktor Koen MBA crash course 10 to 15 months, first appeared in a few decades ago, now the norm in Europe. Although these programs are much less common in the United States, has become increasingly attractive ─ ─ especially in the older, do not want to spend two years learning among the students. Few people outside assessment on such courses, one of the reasons is that they do not the two-year MBA programs remain less common. About 90 schools are qualified to provide MBA crash course, and many of them only recently. MBA crash course, but increasingly popular, growing range, so &quot;The Wall Street Journal&quot; carried out its first detailed study. To measure the quality of these projects, students and alumni satisfaction, &quot;The Wall Street Journal&quot; in the Research Management Research Group and Critical Insights survey technology companies with the help of 48 schools two years ago, graduates and graduate students the investigation. We only schools that have graduated less than four, no less than 12 students per class in schools. We excluded students did not have work experience classes. There were 1,361 graduates and 735 alumni graduates responded. We asked students a variety of issues, from the project&#39;s flexibility to all aspects of job search services. We also asked alumni to participate in the MBA training in their careers the usefulness, and whether their degree in the recession that they provide protection. European Business School, leads the The result is the &quot;Wall Street Journal&quot; the first ever &quot;MBA crash course list.&quot; List, including nine European schools, five schools in the United States and 1 in Latin America. Now you might notice that we did not include some of the smaller, lesser-known high schools, as well as those introduced accelerated MBA is not a long time the larger schools. However, accelerated MBA program with the development and growth, there is no doubt that more schools will be assessed. ? IE Business School IE Business School in Madrid, &quot;Wall Street Journal,&quot; &quot;MBA crash course list&quot; topped the list. Into the top three is 3 degrees of delivering projects with a strong tradition of European schools. Ranked first in Madrid, IE Business School (IE Business School), students and alumni who praise the school students for the diversity of social opportunities. Second largest of Switzerland&#39;s IMD, the school to focus on leadership development for 11 month program. UK Cranfield School of Management (Cranfield School of Management) team-oriented atmosphere for its third. Kellogg School of Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) and Babson College (Babson College) in the FW Olin Graduate School of Business (FW Olin Graduate School of Business) in fourth and fifth. These schools to stand out because they provide a compact course, also adding the right amount of international exposure. The best schools also with local and global companies, giving students a chance to work on the project. In IE, students and alumni say the program&#39;s strength continued to join their schoolwork, while maintaining close contact with students. They said they added items from the school to benefit, such as &quot;Venture Lab (Venture Lab)&quot; ─ ─ a competition that rewards student entrepreneurs for financing their business. In the IMD, the students said the course has the same work with real rhythm ─ ─ If 100 hours of work per week is the norm. Walking the world MBA crash course of study respondents were a major driving force is to return to work faster, 82% of students made this point as the most critical factor. In choosing a school, students and alumni, said the reputation and international learning opportunities is the most important factor they consider. 92% said the reputation of an important, 43% of people think that reputation is the most important; 74% said important international learning opportunities, 15% said this is the most important. In fact, almost all of these schools to provide students with a large number of international learning opportunities. In the IMD, the students recently conducted a 12-day trip to South Africa, met with 20 companies to help start new businesses. European Business Administration (INSEAD), 80% of students attend school in the school&#39;s two campuses, one in France and the other in Singapore. Ohio&#39;s Miami University (Miami University) require students to spend five weeks abroad for short-term interns. IE and other schools offer international seminars and exchange programs, including from Latin America to China many countries. ? Jamie Padgett Kellogg School of Northwestern University is ranking the highest ranked U.S. business schools. According to students and alumni, these Ranking school graduates to high-paying jobs also prepared, in the global business environment, to stand out. The majority of respondents said that recruiters and managers to their degree and two-year accelerated MBA degree in the same treatment. Some short-scale Of course, these programs are not for everyone. If you want a great help in changing careers, MBA accelerated program may not be for you. Many students complain that their job search service department did not try to help them establish contact or to pave the way towards a new career. In addition, sometimes there is not enough time for an internship or consulting project, which means no links in a new company. Some students said the alumni networks were not well developed, unlike the two-year project as a strong network. However, for those who seek assistance to enhance their current career, or who improve the skills required to enter a new industry people, MBA accelerated program can have a certain job and salary enhancement. On average, alumni respondents indicated that, in studying the basic pay before the MBA is the annual salary of 55,050 dollars. In the first job after graduation, the wage rose to 95,000 dollars. Two years later, the alumni earn more than USD 110,000. Economic buffer In addition, many alumni said they felt the MBA degree in the economic downturn in the protection of their career. June year from the Kellogg School of Business graduate program in Ross (Justin Rose), I have a friend who was laid off, their jobs and the same position before I graduated. When they interviewed for a new job, was told that the company would only hire MBA. All of this requires commitment to studies. Although the IMD study of its 6 days a week, 100 hours per week is known, list most of the projects are rigorous course work. Nearly two-thirds of students surveyed said that in addition to classes, they have to spend 15 hours per week than do their homework.