Author(s): Dr. Arfah Salleh, Dr. Aziuddin Ahmad, Dr. Naresh Kumar
The demands of the globalise business community have impacted greatly the way business schools of today educate their graduates. Many business schools take cognisance of the need to increase its students’ academic mobility as a means of enhancing the value of its graduates. Various possible alternatives and action plans must be considered in the light of challenges and intended end-state objectives. This article documented the best practices that ought to be embrace by business schools, in particular those schools that are embarking into global education arena. The strategies discussed will serve as input in proposing the areas of focus towards becoming top business school in the country or region. The strategies to improving MBA students’ academic mobility, the rationale for adoption, some implementation issues and the way forward also been discussed. In arriving at the recommendations, the comments and critiques of MBA programmes by renowned management educators are referred to, so as to shape the benchmark in guiding the future direction of emerging business schools around the globe.