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Online MBA's Mirror Global Business Needs

A paper by Jonathan Hochberg discussed the nature of online and hybrid MBA classes (2006). As technology becomes more advanced a higher percentage of executives are opting for online based classes due to their need for flexibility and non-location specific learning. The trend upwards in online MBA attendance is increasing as students opt for colleges that offer worker flexibility.  The paper also indicates that more students are choosing to go to school part-time as they cannot afford to financially leave their jobs while trying to obtain an advanced degree. Their choices are based in either fully online or in hybrid programs. Each has their own particular benefits and detractors but are preferred as two options over traditional educational systems.  The two models are seen as familiar to executives and working adults as well as beneficial for enhancing skills. The hybrid and online systems are more relevant in a globalizing economy whereby virtual project teams and occasi