MBA in Canada without GMAT


Malia

Why do you post a link to a school that does not offer an MBA at all?

Why do you post a link to a school that does not offer an MBA at all?
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amydecia

No that irrelevant links according to content. Due to high demand of MBA. Every college want to start for their own business

No that irrelevant links according to content. Due to high demand of MBA. Every college want to start for their own business
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sam1972

Hi all. I have a question . I have 16 years of experience with a BBA degree.I am immgrating to canada and hopefully will start living in 2012 onwards on PR . I have plan to work and study MBA . My question is if I have to clear GMAT + IELTS for getting admission in a reputed B school ? I am from India. ???????

Hi all. I have a question . I have 16 years of experience with a BBA degree.I am immgrating to canada and hopefully will start living in 2012 onwards on PR . I have plan to work and study MBA . My question is if I have to clear GMAT + IELTS for getting admission in a reputed B school ? I am from India. ???????
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Hi Seniors i need some help.
I have done my graduation i.e Bachelors of Management studies back in India. finished in 2012. and i am in canada on student visa for marketing course PGDM in geroge borwn coll. but now i know that it doesnt have much recognition as its a college. So i want to study in a University. So according to my profile can i get admision in a university for MBA i dont have GMAT score. And Ielts is 7.5 Please i need help badly cause am planning to go back to india and do MBA there. Please help.

Hi Seniors i need some help.
I have done my graduation i.e Bachelors of Management studies back in India. finished in 2012. and i am in canada on student visa for marketing course PGDM in geroge borwn coll. but now i know that it doesnt have much recognition as its a college. So i want to study in a University. So according to my profile can i get admision in a university for MBA i dont have GMAT score. And Ielts is 7.5 Please i need help badly cause am planning to go back to india and do MBA there. Please help.
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ezra

There are very few MBA programs in Canada that would be worth the investment that don't require the GMAT. The good schools like UBC Sauder, Concordia Molson, and York Schulich - all require you to take the GMAT.

Additionally, each of these schools and similar ones require you to have at least two years of work experience, which it doesn't sound like you have.

There are very few MBA programs in Canada that would be worth the investment that don't require the GMAT. The good schools like UBC Sauder, Concordia Molson, and York Schulich - all require you to take the GMAT.

Additionally, each of these schools and similar ones require you to have at least two years of work experience, which it doesn't sound like you have.
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So basically for now its not worth doing an MBA in normal university which takes admission without GMAT. And as i have to start my career over here again can u suggest me some good course for diploma in some of the colleges. And Should take up a course in college like George Brown or do some UG or G from University.

So basically for now its not worth doing an MBA in normal university which takes admission without GMAT. And as i have to start my career over here again can u suggest me some good course for diploma in some of the colleges. And Should take up a course in college like George Brown or do some UG or G from University.
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Hi,

1.can i do an mba in canda with out gmat score ?
2. if yes for the 1st question, will that MBA wii be valuble one?
3. the job offers for MBA in canda is good?

Hi,

1.can i do an mba in canda with out gmat score ?
2. if yes for the 1st question, will that MBA wii be valuble one?
3. the job offers for MBA in canda is good?
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Duncan

1. Yes.
2. No.
3. That depends on the quality of the MBA.

Read: Why you should take the GMAT http://www.find-mba.com/board/38939

1. Yes.
2. No.
3. That depends on the quality of the MBA.

Read: Why you should take the GMAT http://www.find-mba.com/board/38939
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Hi Duncan,

1.Can i know why is that MBA without a GMAT is not valuable?
2. MBA offered by Brock University is good?

Hi Duncan,

1.Can i know why is that MBA without a GMAT is not valuable?
2. MBA offered by Brock University is good?
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Duncan

Read the article I linked to above. Also read http://www.find-mba.com/accreditations Generally, the best accredited programmes require the GMAT. Employers understand that courses with the GMAT have students with high management aptitude than those who do not. Salaries and reputation are better.

Search the discussion board for the long discussion on Brock.

Read the article I linked to above. Also read http://www.find-mba.com/accreditations Generally, the best accredited programmes require the GMAT. Employers understand that courses with the GMAT have students with high management aptitude than those who do not. Salaries and reputation are better.

Search the discussion board for the long discussion on Brock.
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Razors Edg...

Personally, I think that the only schools in Canada that are worth doing are the ones ranked in the FT Global rankings. Namely:

Toronto - Rotman
York - Schulich
UBC - Sauder
Ivey
McGill

Ok, I guess there's a case to be made for HEC Montreal as well, if you speak French.

If I'm not mistaken, all of those schools require the GMAT.

Personally, I think that the only schools in Canada that are worth doing are the ones ranked in the FT Global rankings. Namely:

Toronto - Rotman
York - Schulich
UBC - Sauder
Ivey
McGill

Ok, I guess there's a case to be made for HEC Montreal as well, if you speak French.

If I'm not mistaken, all of those schools require the GMAT.
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The question is which school can give the best platform to experienced professionals post an MBA course which does not require GMAT.

I am a marketing professional with 6.5 years of experience with a very good courier progression. (became an associate director in less than 5 years in the company). I have a BBA degree in international business 6.1/10 avg. overall.

But need to go to a reasonably good school to start living in Canada. I am only 28 years old.

Kindly guide me on any good option which your expertise may deem fit.

Thank you :)

The question is which school can give the best platform to experienced professionals post an MBA course which does not require GMAT.

I am a marketing professional with 6.5 years of experience with a very good courier progression. (became an associate director in less than 5 years in the company). I have a BBA degree in international business 6.1/10 avg. overall.

But need to go to a reasonably good school to start living in Canada. I am only 28 years old.

Kindly guide me on any good option which your expertise may deem fit.

Thank you :)
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Razors Edg...

The question is which school can give the best platform to experienced professionals post an MBA course which does not require GMAT.

None.

<blockquote>The question is which school can give the best platform to experienced professionals post an MBA course which does not require GMAT. </blockquote>
None.
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So basically all that experience cannot be leveraged/ or at least used to get a decent job after such an MBA ?

So basically all that experience cannot be leveraged/ or at least used to get a decent job after such an MBA ?
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Razors Edg...

Of course you can leverage your work experience, just do it through a program like McGill, Rotman, Schulich, etc., if you want to have good opportunities to work in the country after graduation.

Of course you can leverage your work experience, just do it through a program like McGill, Rotman, Schulich, etc., if you want to have good opportunities to work in the country after graduation.
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You must also understand that all good talent at work might not be good at giving GMAT or May nt want invest so much time in preparing for it.

So one can join a mid level job at good company and work there way up as well with a not so great MBA.

Is this possible in Canada ?

Also, I can see some executive program's which need about 7 years plus work ex and offer GMAT waiver. Do you know more colleges like that.

The idea is to go for a low hanging fruit instead of going crazy about the best MBA which may not even give fantastic return right after the MBA course.

You must also understand that all good talent at work might not be good at giving GMAT or May nt want invest so much time in preparing for it.

So one can join a mid level job at good company and work there way up as well with a not so great MBA.

Is this possible in Canada ?

Also, I can see some executive program's which need about 7 years plus work ex and offer GMAT waiver. Do you know more colleges like that.

The idea is to go for a low hanging fruit instead of going crazy about the best MBA which may not even give fantastic return right after the MBA course.
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Duncan

Honestly, this is like building your house out of bread because you can't afford to build it out of brick. It's a terrible investment.

Honestly, this is like building your house out of bread because you can't afford to build it out of brick. It's a terrible investment.
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Then honestly only 260k students a year have the ability to leverage there couriers through MBA around the world.

Thats a pretty small no. For a commercial course to change a persons outlook in management. While others feel doomed.

Basically there is no middle ground. Irrespective thats its an arts course at the end of the day but holds a standard of a technical skill course beats me how companies think in the first place.

Its a superficial standard.

Then honestly only 260k students a year have the ability to leverage there couriers through MBA around the world.

Thats a pretty small no. For a commercial course to change a persons outlook in management. While others feel doomed.

Basically there is no middle ground. Irrespective thats its an arts course at the end of the day but holds a standard of a technical skill course beats me how companies think in the first place.

Its a superficial standard.
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JasonW

Personally, I think that the only schools in Canada that are worth doing are the ones ranked in the FT Global rankings. Namely:

Toronto - Rotman
York - Schulich
UBC - Sauder
Ivey
McGill

Ok, I guess there's a case to be made for HEC Montreal as well, if you speak French.

If I'm not mistaken, all of those schools require the GMAT.


I'd also add Laurier and Simon Fraser to that list, depending on your concentration.

<blockquote>Personally, I think that the only schools in Canada that are worth doing are the ones ranked in the FT Global rankings. Namely:

Toronto - Rotman
York - Schulich
UBC - Sauder
Ivey
McGill

Ok, I guess there's a case to be made for HEC Montreal as well, if you speak French.

If I'm not mistaken, all of those schools require the GMAT.</blockquote>

I'd also add Laurier and Simon Fraser to that list, depending on your concentration.
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JasonW

Then honestly only 260k students a year have the ability to leverage there couriers through MBA around the world.

Thats a pretty small no. For a commercial course to change a persons outlook in management. While others feel doomed.

Basically there is no middle ground. Irrespective thats its an arts course at the end of the day but holds a standard of a technical skill course beats me how companies think in the first place.

Its a superficial standard.


Not sure how you'd consider an MBA and 'arts' course.

I'd echo the earlier posts that recommend staying away from MBA's that don't require a GMAT. Why wouldn't you want to study with the best students possible rather than just getting a few letters for $50k?

<blockquote>Then honestly only 260k students a year have the ability to leverage there couriers through MBA around the world.

Thats a pretty small no. For a commercial course to change a persons outlook in management. While others feel doomed.

Basically there is no middle ground. Irrespective thats its an arts course at the end of the day but holds a standard of a technical skill course beats me how companies think in the first place.

Its a superficial standard.</blockquote>

Not sure how you'd consider an MBA and 'arts' course.

I'd echo the earlier posts that recommend staying away from MBA's that don't require a GMAT. Why wouldn't you want to study with the best students possible rather than just getting a few letters for $50k?
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