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7 ways an MBA will advance your IT career — and 5 ways it won’t

March 14, 2024

Via: CIO

Will earning an MBA give you the key to IT career success, or is it simply a costly waste of time? Here’s what you need to know.

Does it make sense for an IT leader to seek an MBA? Ben King, head of mobile app development firm Aviato Consulting, is convinced that it can provide a major career boost. He credits his decision to earn an MBA with transforming his career.

While an individual contributor at Google, King spent several years working toward an MBA. Shortly after achieving his goal, he was promoted to a managerial role at the tech giant, just days before resigning to start his own business.

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