In a year when demand for business education remained high amid the ongoing covid pandemic, we saw McKinsey set out to hire record numbers of MBAs, applicants in India hit by surging Covid cases, and the former dean of Fox School of Business convicted for fraud.
INSEAD topped the Financial Times MBA ranking and HEC Paris was named the best European business school. Stanford topped rankings by US News and Bloomberg, while some business schools snubbed MBA rankings altogether.
And, in our popular BB Insights series, we drew on the expertise of top professors to investigate trending topics, including beauty bias in the workplace, the future of cinema, and the rise of TikTok entrepreneurs.
Here’s your most read stories of 2021:
Trump’s H-1B visa suspension prevented international business school students from finding jobs in the United States. With Biden as President, we asked: Will the visa ban be lifted? Answer: Yes, it was!
Find out which business schools topped the Financial Times MBA Ranking 2021, as Harvard, Wharton, and Stanford declined to participate
STEM MBA programs are increasingly popular, offering benefits to both domestic and international students. Here are the top US MBA programs with STEM designations
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Which companies hire MBAs from the Indian School of Business? What do ISB MBAs earn? Find out in our ISB MBA Jobs & Salary Review
It's the visa that allows international MBA talent to stay and work in the US after graduation. Find out the top companies that sponsor H-1B visas
What is the average salary of an MBA graduate in the USA? Explore average MBA salary by industry and MBA salaries at Harvard, Stanford, and more
Google launched three new certificate courses on Coursera in data analytics, project management, and UX design in 2021. But is studying for Google Career Certificates worth the effort?
The Quantic MBA is a low cost, entirely online, accredited MBA. So how does it compare to a traditional MBA?
Want to start an international career? We list six of the easiest countries to get a work visa after business school
It’s one of the most popular industries for graduating MBAs—but is finance a good career path? Find out how much you could earn and how to land the best jobs in finance in our most popular story of 2021.