Graduate Management News

October 2014

The Newsletter of the Graduate Management Admission Council

Professional Development and Networking Opportunities with Your Career in Mind

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The fall and winter GMAC event calendar is packed with enriching web-based and in-person learning opportunities. But keep in mind that our graduate management community extends beyond the walls of GMAC.

You can also connect with colleagues, share your insights, and gain knowledge through a number of social media offerings. 

  • LinkedIn: Where we facilitate our LinkedIn Group for School Professionals that provides a forum for discussion in the graduate business and management community, and maintain the GMAC LinkedIn Company page for updates to media, schools, and students about GMAC innovations. 
  • Twitter: A great way to connect, share, and network with GMAC and industry peers from around the globe! 
  • Google+: The second largest social networking site in the world. GMAC's Google+ page offers the latest in GMAC research, publications and innovations.
  • YouTube: Our GMACVideos YouTube Channel provides great content to help you recruit and market to candidates, learn more about GMAC professional development opportunities, and hear from peers. 

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Be sure also to mark your calendar with the following upcoming events:

  • In October, take a deep dive into the results of the 2014 GMAC Application Trends survey results during an informative webinar (October 29, 2014 at 11 am EDT, 4 pm GMT). This is our annual look at the latest survey results, where we will break down the data and answer questions about how MBA programs are faring this year vs. Master’s program, the state of applications, among others. 
  • In November, East and West will converge in Shanghai for our 2014 Asia Pacific Conference (Nov. 2-3 at Fudan University School of Management, Shanghai). Built around a theme of “building engagement,” this year’s event is designed to help you attract, develop, and manage talent – candidates, students, and alumni – in the networked age. 
  • Kick off the new year back in the US for the 2015 Leadership Conference (Jan. 20-23, Renaissance Long Beach Hotel, Long Beach, CA), where professionals from around the world gather in an intimate setting to learn, share ideas, and discuss top-of-mind industry issues. In addition to participating in the many substantive sessions and workshops, attendees also will have ample opportunity to network with colleagues.