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Institute of Logistical Management Focused on Delivering the Most
Accessible, Lowest Cost MBA in North America
LOVELAND, Colo., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Graduate
School at ILM is announcing the inclusion of no-cost-to-students
digital textbooks as part of its industry low $67 per credit hour
tuition for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. This
represents a reduction in cost in the program for students of between
$1,000 and $2,000 dollars. Further, ILM offers no-cost-to-students
exam proctoring using a webcam eliminating the only other costs
specific to the program outside of tuition.
"I have spent the last couple weeks talking to people from all over
the world with a focus on discussions concerning developing countries.
We have discussed the imperative of access to education at great
length." Said Dr. David Lady, Provost for ILM. "I was reminded by some
very bright people that in the US we assume everyone can go to
amazon.com and order anything they want with a credit card. Well in
most places folks can't do this, or if they can, buying a $200
textbook and paying $85 to have it shipped to them in say Myanmar is
ridiculously cost prohibitive. That would be 279,869 Kyats in the
currency of Myanmar. That's the equivalent to 300 liters of milk,
enough for a family of five there for an entire year.
"I'm just not going to ask people to decide between buying milk for
their children and buying a textbook for their education." Dr. Lady
continued. "That's a ridiculous choice to have to make.
"The world runs on commerce and the MBA is the generalists guide to
efficiently competing in markets. The more people that are able to
access and learn from the body of knowledge that exists here, in a
quality resource rich educational environment where they are
appropriately guided and challenged, the better equipped they will be
to start improving their own quality of life as well as that of their
The ILM MBA program is $3,000 in tuition. With the inclusion of
digital textbooks and the ability to have exams proctored at no cost,
the program is the lowest cost in North America and one of the most
accessible MBA programs in the world.
"Our hope is to build an international body of students who can start
to establish a network of both information sharing and relationships."
Dr. Lady concluded. "My experience is that smart reasonable people, if
given the same information and same goals, will generally reach the
same conclusions. We all need to start doing our part to reach the
simple goal of making real education available to those who desire
For more information about the MBA program or about ILM, please
contact David Lady at 970.510.0456 or visit www.ilm.edu/mba.
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