MBA or MSc in Logistics


guygot

Hello All,

Request your inputs:
I am working in Logistics field ( non- managerial) for the last 8 years with no formal education in logistics. I do not have a Post Graduate degree yet and plans to take one this Sep/Oct.
I am interested in MBA in Dubai part time- a) Strathclyde b) Bradford c) SP Jain EMBA and take electives on Supply Chain
also my alternative is in Logistics field with Msc Logistics a) UOWD or b) Heriot Watt. i did not find any other CIPS/CILT accredited course in dubai.

Regardless these both courses can help my career. I can join any of these(MBA or MSc) now and in a few years i can do the other from the best university.

Now my dilemma is to do MBA now and do MSc later or vice versa?

If i invest 100k in MBA, will it help to secure a better job in mgmt in a Logistics company given my lack of experience in same? or if MSc Log will it help me in my career in uae in getting better positions?

I know MSc is off topic but your insights are highly valuable and appreciate your help specially from Forum handlers. : )

Thank you

Hello All,

Request your inputs:
I am working in Logistics field ( non- managerial) for the last 8 years with no formal education in logistics. I do not have a Post Graduate degree yet and plans to take one this Sep/Oct.
I am interested in MBA in Dubai part time- a) Strathclyde b) Bradford c) SP Jain EMBA and take electives on Supply Chain
also my alternative is in Logistics field with Msc Logistics a) UOWD or b) Heriot Watt. i did not find any other CIPS/CILT accredited course in dubai.

Regardless these both courses can help my career. I can join any of these(MBA or MSc) now and in a few years i can do the other from the best university.

Now my dilemma is to do MBA now and do MSc later or vice versa?

If i invest 100k in MBA, will it help to secure a better job in mgmt in a Logistics company given my lack of experience in same? or if MSc Log will it help me in my career in uae in getting better positions?

I know MSc is off topic but your insights are highly valuable and appreciate your help specially from Forum handlers. : )

Thank you




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Duncan

You don't have many choices is you restrict yourself to part-time study in Dubai. A full-time MBA at an internationally-ranked business school will be the most effective way to transition into management.

You don't have many choices is you restrict yourself to part-time study in Dubai. A full-time MBA at an internationally-ranked business school will be the most effective way to transition into management.
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guygot

Thank you for the response. Appreciate it.

Regarding your post,Is it because the study quality is not upto par for Part time in Dubai , will Part time in Strath /Brad ford be any good if going to class around 3 days avg per month. Is it because it is not intensive as Full time?

Can you give any suggestion regarding SCM and Logistics Post Grad study in UAE? there is MSc logistics in both UOWD and Heriot Watt.

Thank you for the response. Appreciate it.

Regarding your post,Is it because the study quality is not upto par for Part time in Dubai , will Part time in Strath /Brad ford be any good if going to class around 3 days avg per month. Is it because it is not intensive as Full time?

Can you give any suggestion regarding SCM and Logistics Post Grad study in UAE? there is MSc logistics in both UOWD and Heriot Watt.
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Duncan

Full-time programmes are designed for people making bigger changes. It's not just the content of the slides, but the quality of the students, alumni, careers services and faculty. Imagine, for example, if you took the MIT programme in Zaragoza or elsewhere (http://ctl.mit.edu/education/masters_programs) then you'd have a very different experience.

Full-time programmes are designed for people making bigger changes. It's not just the content of the slides, but the quality of the students, alumni, careers services and faculty. Imagine, for example, if you took the MIT programme in Zaragoza or elsewhere (http://ctl.mit.edu/education/masters_programs) then you'd have a very different experience.
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guygot

I wish i could do this program, but alas it is not possible.

Any thoughts on CIPS / CILT accreditec course from UOWD and Heriot Watt Msc Log.

I wish i could do this program, but alas it is not possible.

Any thoughts on CIPS / CILT accreditec course from UOWD and Heriot Watt Msc Log.
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Duncan

A part-time MSc will probably help you to smoothly continue on your existing track, but more briskly. The University of Wollongong looks much, much better than Heriot-Watt. But for their price you could do a world-class full-time programme somewhere like Germany,The Netherlands or Sweden.

A part-time MSc will probably help you to smoothly continue on your existing track, but more briskly. The University of Wollongong looks much, much better than Heriot-Watt. But for their price you could do a world-class full-time programme somewhere like Germany,The Netherlands or Sweden.
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saud786

Hello,

Mr. Duncan as you said UOWD is much better than Heriot Watt but how you define that because am planning to take an admission in MSc Supply chain & Logistics at Heriot Watt in coming semester so would you advice me my decision is fulfill my requirement.

Regard's
Saud

Hello,

Mr. Duncan as you said UOWD is much better than Heriot Watt but how you define that because am planning to take an admission in MSc Supply chain & Logistics at Heriot Watt in coming semester so would you advice me my decision is fulfill my requirement.

Regard's
Saud
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Duncan

I meant that, comparing the course content and the student support, UOWD looked better to me.

I meant that, comparing the course content and the student support, UOWD looked better to me.
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