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Meet your career goals, become better at your job, and expand your network with GMAC professional development.

Just as it knows graduate management education, GMAC knows what you need to succeed, whether you’re a career veteran or just getting started. We offer on-site and online opportunities to help you and your staff meet career goals, become better at your job, and broaden your network within the global graduate management education community. We also maintain a current list of professional positions available in graduate management education around the world.


If you're affiliated with a school that uses the GMAT® exam, we offer a conference or event that's right for you. Our conferences are help you grow as a professional, expand your network, and share industry knowledge and best practices. Take a closer look.

Leadership Conference
For academic and administrative program directors and program-level deans, with sessions that focus on trends and issues affecting you now. Held annually in January or February.

GMAC Annual Conference
The premier professional meeting for administrators in graduate management education at all levels who work in admissions, marketing, and program management. The Annual Conference delivers current issues, the latest marketplace trends, research data, best practices, and ample networking opportunities. In 2011, 22 percent of conference attendees were from outside the United States. Held every June.

Admissions Institute for New Professionals
An intensive, skills-based program focusing on the core knowledge needed to excel in graduate management admissions. For those with six months to two years of experience. Held every July. Formerly called the Professional Development Program (PDP).


From understanding global test-taker trends to using research in your student recruitment messaging to making effective use of GMAC products and services, our Webinars offer the latest graduate management education in an accessible format. Offered online for free year-round.

Learning Library

We know your schedules don’t always align with ours. So, we’ve created the Learning Library to offer training and education on demand. Featuring recent videos from past webinars, new webcasts and educational tutorials, this resource-rich library is a great complement to the numerous in-person events GMAC offers.

Global Symposia

GMAC offers symposia in both Europe and Asia that explore topics and trends related to graduate management education. Past year's topics have included social media, selection, and differentiation. These events offer the added benefit of being presented from the host region's perspective, giving global audiences unique insight into current issues.

GMAC European Conference
An opportunity to examine in-depth topics of global significance and local interest, as well as strategies and best practices focused on a local perspective. For professionals at all levels with responsibility for admissions, marketing, and program direction. Held in the fall.

GMAC Asia Pacific Conference
A global forum for exploring issues of critical importance within a growing Asian graduate management education landscape. For professionals at all levels with responsibility for admissions, marketing, and program direction. Held in the fall.

Career Opportunities

Whether you're searching for an opportunity or hiring, we provide information on graduate management job postings throughout the world.

Networking Opportunities

Join our GMAC School Professionals Group on Linked In to connect with colleagues and participate in discussions about important topics in graduate management education (this group is limited to admissions professionals that work at schools that accept the GMAT exam).

Use our member directory to keep in touch with colleagues from GMAC members schools around the world (login required).

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