Reston, Va., May 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Graduate Management Admission Council, the official administrator of the GMAT™ exam, today announced the launch of its latest resources for business schools and students around the world entire, GMAC Business Fundamentals Powered by Kaplan.
As an organization with nearly 70 years of experience in superior business education, GMAC strives to ensure that more people have the best business education for them. The new product, developed in partnership with Kaplan, the global education services provider, offers “micro” courses in statistics, accounting and finance to help prepare aspirants and students admitted to business schools to succeed in the higher education in management.
“We are delighted to work with leading business schools to provide GMAC Business Fundamentals Powered by Kaplan, which is designed to refresh candidates’ knowledge of the core quantitative topics essential for an MBA or Masters of Business program. The ability to focus on topics that meet their needs provides candidates with a dynamic learning experience and gives them greater confidence in their ability to do well from the start,” said Joy Jones, Product Manager and Director general ratings at GMAC.
Business Fundamentals aims to ensure that applicants and students have the basic quantitative knowledge necessary to excel in business school and the ability to get started. Course participants will have the option of taking any or all of the three-course series developed with content specialists who serve on the faculty of leading US business schools, including George Mason University School of Business, Georgetown University McDonough School , Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School and University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.
“GMAC Business Fundamentals does an excellent job of providing a comprehensive introduction to finance using a variety of learning tools, including spreadsheet applications and problems,” said Greg Filbeck, Principal of Penn State Behrend Black School of Business and one of the professors who reviewed the product. . “The course does a great job of applying theory to practice.”
Courses add value to prospective business school students early in the admissions process as well as those who have been admitted to an upcoming program. For those leaving a non-business undergraduate education or looking to change careers by pursuing an MBA or Masters in Business, the course series is particularly valuable.
“As one of the most diverse educational services companies in the world, with decades of experience preparing aspiring MBAs for the GMAT and business school admissions process, we are thrilled to do team with GMAC to deliver these courses with top-notch learning science behind the core statistical, accounting and financial concepts, advised by our industry experts,” said Brian Carlidge, vice president of Kaplan. “We are impressed by GMAC’s long-standing track record in business education and we look forward to working with them to expand educational access and educational innovation.”
Business Fundamentals is available to individuals worldwide at mba.com, GMAC’s flagship web portal with more than 12 million visitors annually, or through Kaplan at kaptest.com.
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is a mission-driven association of leading graduate business schools around the world. Founded in 1953, GMAC provides world-class research, industry conferences, recruiting tools and assessments for the higher management education industry, as well as tools, resources, events and services that help guide applicants through their higher education journey. Owned and administered by GMAC, the Graduate Management Admission Test™ (GMAT™) exam is the most widely used assessment for graduate business schools.
Each year, more than 12 million potential students trust GMAC websites, including mba.com, to learn about MBA and Masters of Business programs, connect with schools around the world, prepare and register for exams and get advice on how to successfully apply for MBA and Masters of Commerce programs. . BusinessBecause and The MBA Tour are subsidiaries of GMAC, a global organization with offices in China, India, UK and USA. To learn more about our work, please visit www.gmac.com
Kaplan is a global educational services company that provides individuals, universities and businesses with a diverse range of services, including higher and professional education, test preparation, language training, business and leadership training, student recruitment, online activation and other academic support services. . With operations in 28 countries, Kaplan serves more than one million students each year and has partnerships with more than 1,000 universities, colleges and schools/school districts, and more than 4,000 companies worldwide. Kaplan is a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC). For more information, visit http://www.kaplan.com.