Top 7 MBA Skills |

Top 7 MBA Skills

By Staff Writer

Updated August 12, 2016 Updated August 12, 2016

As an essentially vocational qualification, the imparting of professional skills is at the very heart of the MBA. Though MBA students are as diverse a demographic as you could expect to find – unsurprising in one of the world’s most popular degrees – there are certain skills which one can safely expect to find among them.

These MBA skills range from hard, technical competencies, to softer, more emotional or personal qualities – an essential spectrum for anyone hoping to successfully hold a modern management position.  

So what are the main MBA skills that graduates hold? 

7 MBA skills

To learn more about what skills prospective MBA students are hoping to gain, see the QS Applicant Survey. Or, to learn more about employers’ satisfaction with the MBA skills of their hires, see the QS Jobs & Salary Trends Report. Both are available for free.

This article was originally published in November 2014 . It was last updated in August 2016

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