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4 ways an International MBA can prepare you to face the future

The world of business is rapidly changing and your professional survival will depend on how adaptable and equipped you are to perform and achieve outstanding results. Are you prepared? Can you afford to wait? Top recruiters will confirm that the right MBA experience will improve your chances of landing your dream job while enhancing your skills to succeed in the ever-changing local and international business landscape. What should you consider?



1) The value of an accredited degree

If you are seeking career advancement regardless of whether it is an upward climb or a career transition; the right MBA is globally recognized and considered an essential foundation for persons interested in a career path in management and leadership. Why is this important? Wherever you are in the world and no matter how the economic climate changes, your degree will be recognized for what it is: a stamp of the highest quality of your expertise, enabling easy career movement and growth when the time is right. Does this align with your career goals?

The UWI-Lok Jack GSB has attained programme accreditation for the International MBA through the Association of MBAs (AMBA) from the UK, the gold standard in postgraduate business education in the world. Since AMBA only accredits the top 2% of business programmes globally, it is an assurance of quality from this top MBA accreditation body. This achievement means that all students can be assured that programmes, from design to delivery, have gone through a rigorous process to ensure the highest quality. But it also means special and exclusive access to these gold nuggets:

  1. Access to an online global community of over 30,000 students and graduates from over 245 AMBA-accredited schools
  2. Online Career Development Centre, including global MBA-level jobs database, CV builders, elevator pitch advice
  3. Face-to-face and online events and webinars
  4. Newly launched business book club offering exclusive discounts up to 30% off selected titles
  5. High quality thought leadership, including monthly in-house publication AMBITION magazine
  6. Access to exclusively negotiated benefits with hand-picked partners including IHG, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times

Where else can you get all this?



2) New and international opportunities

There are numerous International MBA options in Trinidad and Tobago, but it's like comparing apples to oranges: not all International MBA’s are created equal. The final decision is yours, but you must ask yourself “do you want to carry the MBA title or do you want to develop the necessary skills, learn with a powerful network of like-minded individuals, participate in the holistically transformative experience and thereby EARN the MBA title to be able to use it in real-life?

This is your chance to be part of an experience that encompasses a practical approach to real-life business problems through the Lok Jack GSB’s authentic learning approach to education. Students who are part of the programmes are exposed to relevant content and experiences, such as international study trips to places like China, Brazil and Silicon Valley to name a few. Our partnerships give us exclusive access to global internships with large multinational companies and other international alliance benefits, that will prepare you well for the international business world. Employers are apt to choose graduates that can do the work from an international perspective.


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3) International Business and Leadership Expertise

The right International MBA provides the technical business skills and necessary soft skills needed for the new dynamic workplace through team building and leadership workshops. Our Faculty possess a wealth of academic, research and industry experience. The international faculty brings to the programme research, teaching and consulting styles from an European, Asian and North American perspective while our local facilitators add their rich knowledge about the complex and rapidly changing business environment found in the Caribbean and Latin America. At the UWI - Lok Jack GSB you'll be exposed to a valuable ecosystem of Faculty, Alumni and peers that are focused on success in business.




4. Be Double-Qualified!

The UWI-Lok Jack GSB offers an International MBA with a dual-degree option that provides you with the opportunity to transfer credits between the UWI-Lok Jack GSB and the Florida International University (FIU), and earn 2 degrees: FIU's Master of International Business (MIB) and the UWI-Lok Jack GSB International Master of Business Administration.

Omkar R. Seetahal, International MBA student describes how the dual degree helped to launch his global career - “after one year, I became eligible to transfer to FIU as a dual degree student and earn two Masters degrees simultaneously but most importantly have an opportunity to work for a foreign aerospace multinational corporation where my talents could be utilized to full potential. “

Add accolades and experience to your belt that will give you an added competitive advantage!


Did you know?

  • 50.61% of our graduates received an increase of salary after completing their Masters’ Degree with us? Where will you be?
  • 21.87% of our students started their own business post-graduation?
  • 64% of our graduates believed the course content considered both the current & future business environment? That’s valuable content that could be used strategically to propel your career. It’s time to use the opportunities placed before you!


The Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business prides itself in offering one of the most comprehensive and thorough approaches to preparing our candidates to perform after their Master’s Degree experience. With dedication and application, you can become and achieve all that the International MBA promises. As an institution that is accredited by ACTT, funding is no problem as you have access to GATE and the HELP loan.

If you are ready to experience a different degree, contribute meaningfully and launch your career in the right direction, speak with one of our Academic Advisors at 647 6700 extension 200 or email us at admissions@lokjackgsb.edu.tt

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