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Calculating the ROI of an MBA: Is the Prestigious Degree Worth the Investment?

Calculating the ROI of an MBA: Is the Prestigious Degree Worth the Investment?

When it comes to success in the business world, earning an MBA is often seen as the ticket forward. However, earning this graduate degree requires a significant investment. This degree can easily cost between $50,000 and $100,000, which can be particularly overwhelming for those still working to pay off prior student debt. To prepare to […]

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Student Spotlight: Clay Hunt

Student Spotlight: Clay Hunt

When we connected with ACU Online grad Clay Hunt, he was vacationing with his family in Colorado. He warned us it might get rambunctious since Clay and wife Kristin have three young children: 6-year-old Stella, 3-year-old Hattie, and 2-year-old Lux. Clay was a charter student in ACU Online’s MBA program, joining in 2015 with the […]

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The Four Critical Functions of Every Manager

By on June 3, 2020 in Business with 0 Comments
The Four Critical Functions of Every Manager

Just like a plane can’t fly without a pilot, businesses cannot succeed without leadership. At the heart of every successful business is a successful management unit. Whether that is one individual or a group of leaders, their function is critical for the company to thrive. Much has been written about leadership styles within the business […]

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What are the Differences Between an MBA and a MSM?

By on April 29, 2020 in ACU Programs, Business with 0 Comments
What are the Differences Between an MBA and a MSM?

If you are looking for a way to get ahead in business and make yourself more appealing as a candidate for various positions, expanding your education may be a key to reaching your goals. Both a Master of Science in Management and a Master of Business Administration provide a way for individuals of all ages […]

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What Can You Do With a Marketing Degree?

What Can You Do With a Marketing Degree?

Are you considering an online marketing degree? Marketing is an exciting field that gives you many opportunities to apply your knowledge as you help businesses and non-profits find success. If you’re a creative individual who wants to apply that creativity to the business world, this degree can be a good fit. Perhaps you’re wondering what […]

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How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

By on March 13, 2020 in Business with 0 Comments
How to Prepare for Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

There’s nothing comfortable about having to inform a valued employee that her project performance missed the mark. Equally as tough is telling another employee that his negative attitude is creating a culture of discontent. “Handling a difficult conversation well is not just a skill, it is an act of courage,” Jean-Francois Manzoni, professor of human […]

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Why Get an MBA?

By on February 10, 2020 in ACU Programs, Business with 0 Comments
Why Get an MBA?

For students interested in earning an MBA, the prospect can be both exciting and intimidating. This degree is highly coveted within the business world, and it has almost become a requirement for nearly any management position. But what is an MBA? Why should you get one? What is an MBA? A Master of Business Administration, […]

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5 Myths About MBA Programs You Need to Know

By on November 27, 2019 in Business with 0 Comments
5 Myths About MBA Programs You Need to Know

A Master of Business Administration, or MBA, is one of the most misunderstood degree programs out there. In fact, the Economist once said, “The MBA is both revered and reviled.” While some people are huge advocates of the degree, others feel it is a waste of effort or a vehicle of greed. Those who support […]

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The Top 5 Marketing Careers You Should Consider

By on October 23, 2019 in Business with 0 Comments
The Top 5 Marketing Careers You Should Consider

Marketing is a field that is always in high demand. It requires solid, knowledgeable marketing professionals to help modern businesses remain successful. Yet marketing trends, and the jobs that they entail, are constantly changing. If you are considering a degree in marketing, you may find yourself wondering what potential careers would be available to you. […]

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5 Tips to Help You Sharpen Your Soft Skills

By on October 7, 2019 in Business with 0 Comments
5 Tips to Help You Sharpen Your Soft Skills

Soft skills are far more important than most people realize. From empathy to grammar, this long list of attributes might not seem like a big deal, but a lack thereof could spell trouble for your future career trajectory. Professionals who lack soft skills struggle to find work—and when they do eventually land positions within their […]

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