In my role as an Advisory Board Member I am part of a group of professionals that provides strategic advice to an organisation to assist with internal decision making.
According to the Advisory Board Centre of Australia, advisory boards are commonly used by the business sector to support growth, expansion and succession strategies.
These benefits match well with the contribution you can make once you complete your MBA. Clearly this will make you more attractive from a professional perspective when seeking a new, more challenging and rewarding role.
It’s also important to reflect on the overall benefits that can extend beyond your career and professional goals and are applicable to your non-work life as well.
1. Increased Self-Confidence
One study surveyed MBA graduates about their perceived financial and non-financial costs and benefits of their professional degree. Surprisingly, increased confidence was one of the highest-weighing and most important non-financial benefits of earning an MBA degree.