With digital learning on the rise, here is a comparison of the merits and demerits of a distance management course with that of a regular one
With the education sector moving online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, aspiring management students are now speculating if an on-campus management degree will offer any added value compared to online or distance courses. To make a decision, students should ask themselves: “which phase of their career are they in?” And “what qualification or skill set is the industry looking for in these unprecedented times?”
Pros and cons
Distance management courses are short and flexible allowing students to learn at their own pace, whereas on-campus programmes have a more rigorous approach and focus on holistic development through academic and non-academic activities.
The latter has a structured environment where ideas are exchanged between…