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Monday 27 February 2012

EMBAs provide real value for employers

Sponsoring an employee in their pursuit of an EMBA can be a costly experience, and one many companies are cutting back on as the financial crisis continues. In a recent edition, City AM looked at the changing face of company sponsorship, asking ESCP Europe's Dr Claudia Jonczyk, associate professor of organisational behaviour studies and academic director of the EMBA London track, to share her thoughts on the employee-employer relationship.

'[Jonczyk] says that more than ever employers need to be reassured that sponsoring a key executive to pursue an EMBA is not giving them the key that they need to unlock jobs with other companies. "While it may be true that some EMBA graduates use their new found skills and confidence to change jobs, it is equally true – even more so now than ever due to the ongoing effects of the financial downturn – that the EMBA graduate's objective is to rise or maintain strong footing within his or her own organisation," she says. "This goes hand-in-hand with participants placing great value on increasing their employability by doing an EMBA."'

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