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4 Effective study tips for your online learning

The pandemic has resulted in a dramatic shift from conventional classroom teaching to online learning globally, including in the country of Singapore. As per data, August 2020 saw students in Singapore consuming at least 1-2 hours of online learning content per week. Online learning is already a big part of Singapore’s education sector. The Insight Partners research reveals that the country’s e-learning market was valued at $792.97 million in 2019. The figure is expected to reach a whopping $2,228.74 million by 2027. Online learning provides a myriad of advantages that aren’t possible in a traditional setup, primarily—flexibility and accessibility. However, you might face some initial hiccups, especially if you are new to the format. Whether you have shifted to digital learning for the first time or want to improve your productivity online, there are plenty of ways to maximise the benefits of this format. Read ahead to get some effective study tips and strategies to help you make the most out of your online learning sessions.

Should you choose a Master of International Business or an MBA in International Business?

An international business degree can help you expand your career prospects across different countries and expose you to the relevant skills required for a global career. Today, renowned universities offer diverse programmes like a master’s in international business (MIB) or an MBA in international business. The question remains: Which international business programme will suit your professional aspirations better? To an untrained eye, both degrees might seem the same. However, there are distinct differences between the two programmes. Struggling to decide which path to take in the MIB vs MBA debate? Read this blog to find out the difference between the two qualifications.

3 Jobs to Explore with a Master’s in International Business

A growing world economy propelled by globalization has pushed many organizations to expand their operations overseas. Business expansion in foreign countries can bring new complexities - you have to be mindful of the difference in cultures, ethical sensitivities, business styles, and even trading regulations. Therefore, it’s imperative for anyone interested in international business job opportunities to have expertise in foreign business regulations and intercultural issues in different parts of the world. The same is true for other associated fields worldwide such as IT or financial management. Pursuing an advanced course such as an MA or an MBA in International Business can ready you for international business careers. By helping you learn more about the intricacies of business management across the world, the degree can help you develop a broad mindset and provide you with good exposure. Read this blog to learn about three different careers in international business that can allow you to travel the world, meet influential expats, and make your contribution in shaping the global business field.

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