Oil and Gas/Energy MBA in University of Alberta


Hi,
I have 10 yrs of exp in Energy domain.I am looking forward to do Energy MBA from Alberta in Oil and Gas. This will be my 2nd MBA. Wanted to check
1. Which consulting companies visit the campus ?
2. Typically what is the time in which we get placements ? Do all people get placed ?
2. Is Calgary/Alberta best place to live ?
4. Is fast track MBA in Energy a good program ?

Hi,
I have 10 yrs of exp in Energy domain.I am looking forward to do Energy MBA from Alberta in Oil and Gas. This will be my 2nd MBA. Wanted to check
1. Which consulting companies visit the campus ?
2. Typically what is the time in which we get placements ? Do all people get placed ?
2. Is Calgary/Alberta best place to live ?
4. Is fast track MBA in Energy a good program ?
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Duncan

I wonder if you might need to do a bit more research into how hiring happens in Western business schools? It's not like India, for example.

I wonder if you might need to do a bit more research into how hiring happens in Western business schools? It's not like India, for example.
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smartcanad...

I hate to break it to you, but Oil and Gas + Alberta is a recipe for unemployment right now. People in Alberta are retooling to get out of that industry. A simple google of "Alberta" + "Oil jobs" will tell you the whole story. Things could change in the long-term, but in the short-term, you have to be realistic.

I hate to break it to you, but Oil and Gas + Alberta is a recipe for unemployment right now. People in Alberta are retooling to get out of that industry. A simple google of "Alberta" + "Oil jobs" will tell you the whole story. Things could change in the long-term, but in the short-term, you have to be realistic.
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mba hipste...

Maybe consider doing a more general MBA program, rather than something specialized? When you hit the job market - if you do want to / can land a job in energy, the firms that would be looking to recruit you probably would be looking more closely at the fact that you have a background in the sector.

Plus, a general MBA wouldn't lock you in to a c career in the energy sector - it would give you much more flexibility (which it sounds like would be a good thing, as pointed out above...)

Maybe consider doing a more general MBA program, rather than something specialized? When you hit the job market - if you do want to / can land a job in energy, the firms that would be looking to recruit you probably would be looking more closely at the fact that you have a background in the sector.

Plus, a general MBA wouldn't lock you in to a c career in the energy sector - it would give you much more flexibility (which it sounds like would be a good thing, as pointed out above...)
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Rahul Rahu...

Former international MBA student (in Canada). I currently live in Calgary, and agree with Duncan April 04 post that applies for all of us who are looking to move to Canada/US for higher education.

While, i don't work in Oil & Gas, "Canadian Energy" sector (note i did not include US) is perhaps the only sector that even in longer term i am not bullish, it never recovered from 2014/15, foreign capital has left this space and is going to other energy jurisdictions. Lots of reasons, but they are very fundamental in nature that was exacerbated by lower global oil prices

Former international MBA student (in Canada). I currently live in Calgary, and agree with Duncan April 04 post that applies for all of us who are looking to move to Canada/US for higher education.

While, i don't work in Oil & Gas, "Canadian Energy" sector (note i did not include US) is perhaps the only sector that even in longer term i am not bullish, it never recovered from 2014/15, foreign capital has left this space and is going to other energy jurisdictions. Lots of reasons, but they are very fundamental in nature that was exacerbated by lower global oil prices
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Ayon

Is this Rahul Singh from JIIT?

Is this Rahul Singh from JIIT?
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mba hipste...


While, i don't work in Oil & Gas, "Canadian Energy" sector (note i did not include US) is perhaps the only sector that even in longer term i am not bullish, it never recovered from 2014/15, foreign capital has left this space and is going to other energy jurisdictions. Lots of reasons, but they are very fundamental in nature that was exacerbated by lower global oil prices

Interesting that 2014/2015 roughly coincides with Justin Trudeau's ascension to prime minister. Do you think that has anything to do with it? The previous administration was strongly pro-oil/gas...

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While, i don't work in Oil & Gas, "Canadian Energy" sector (note i did not include US) is perhaps the only sector that even in longer term i am not bullish, it never recovered from 2014/15, foreign capital has left this space and is going to other energy jurisdictions. Lots of reasons, but they are very fundamental in nature that was exacerbated by lower global oil prices [/quote]
Interesting that 2014/2015 roughly coincides with Justin Trudeau's ascension to prime minister. Do you think that has anything to do with it? The previous administration was strongly pro-oil/gas...
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maury

Not just in Canada...

Not just in Canada...
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