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mvhmke

I am currently interested in attending a Fulltime MBA program in Germany/Europe. I am interested in year long programs, and hope to start this Fall. I have a Bachelor's degree in Communications, 7 years of Media Sales experience, and dual citizenship with USA and Germany. I have been accepted into two schools: Munich Business School and EU Business school.

I am uncertain if the accreditation these schools have, is considered valuable enough to ensure my time and investment is well spent. Is the importance of an AACSB, EQUIS, or AMBA, accreditation truly vital when considering schools? Neither program is accredited by these three accreditation agencies, but they do have other accreditation: ACBSP namely.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

I am currently interested in attending a Fulltime MBA program in Germany/Europe. I am interested in year long programs, and hope to start this Fall. I have a Bachelor's degree in Communications, 7 years of Media Sales experience, and dual citizenship with USA and Germany. I have been accepted into two schools: Munich Business School and EU Business school.

I am uncertain if the accreditation these schools have, is considered valuable enough to ensure my time and investment is well spent. Is the importance of an AACSB, EQUIS, or AMBA, accreditation truly vital when considering schools? Neither program is accredited by these three accreditation agencies, but they do have other accreditation: ACBSP namely.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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Duncan

The EU is a terrible school.

I'm not sure what your goals are. If you want to use your MBA in order to find work, then you should certainly go to a better school. The meaningfully-accredited schools are certainly better: better students, better faculty, better links with employers...

How did you end up getting offers from those schools? Didn't you apply to 'real' business schools?

How good is your German?

The EU is a terrible school.

I'm not sure what your goals are. If you want to use your MBA in order to find work, then you should certainly go to a better school. The meaningfully-accredited schools are certainly better: better students, better faculty, better links with employers...

How did you end up getting offers from those schools? Didn't you apply to 'real' business schools?

How good is your German?
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mvhmke

Thanks for responding -

My German is B1 level. I chose those schools based on location and a desire to start a program this Fall. Most of the programs that have a higher accreditation begin in 2016. I do not want to continue to waste time in a career that I am no longer invested in. Also, they are considerably more expensive. I am interested in pursuing the degree, but with no guaranteed employment in the year I would be studying, I am reluctant to rack up an unnecessary amount of extra expenses.

Do degrees from those schools have no value? in USA? in Germany?

Thanks for responding -

My German is B1 level. I chose those schools based on location and a desire to start a program this Fall. Most of the programs that have a higher accreditation begin in 2016. I do not want to continue to waste time in a career that I am no longer invested in. Also, they are considerably more expensive. I am interested in pursuing the degree, but with no guaranteed employment in the year I would be studying, I am reluctant to rack up an unnecessary amount of extra expenses.

Do degrees from those schools have no value? in USA? in Germany?
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Duncan

Assuming you have a bachelors degree from a traditional university, no they won't add much. You'll be better off taking an intensive German course.

Admissions for 2015 are still open at Mannheim, HSG and HHL for EU citizens.

Otherwise why not look at courses starting in January, like WHU? Rather that finish early and then be unemployed, why not take an intensive German course until December and then start in the new year.

Assuming you have a bachelors degree from a traditional university, no they won't add much. You'll be better off taking an intensive German course.

Admissions for 2015 are still open at Mannheim, HSG and HHL for EU citizens.

Otherwise why not look at courses starting in January, like WHU? Rather that finish early and then be unemployed, why not take an intensive German course until December and then start in the new year.
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Duncan

To be more specific, EU is almost totally worthless. It doesn't have the right to issue state-recognised degrees in Germany. MBS is at least a real school, but it's inferior to thousands of less costly schools.

To be more specific, EU is almost totally worthless. It doesn't have the right to issue state-recognised degrees in Germany. MBS is at least a real school, but it's inferior to thousands of less costly schools.
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maury

ESMT's MBA starts in January, and there's still quite a bit of time to go before the application deadline.

ESMT's MBA starts in January, and there's still quite a bit of time to go before the application deadline.
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MBA program has become one of the booming areas and the driver for the success of any type of business in India..Its very important role in determining the growth and development of the individual, business users, executives, start-ups and other big organizations.

MBA program has become one of the booming areas and the driver for the success of any type of business in India..Its very important role in determining the growth and development of the individual, business users, executives, start-ups and other big organizations.
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MBA program has become one of the booming areas and the driver for the success of any type of business in India..Its very important role in determining the growth and development of the individual, business users, executives, start-ups and other big organizations.

What does that have to do with anything?

[quote]MBA program has become one of the booming areas and the driver for the success of any type of business in India..Its very important role in determining the growth and development of the individual, business users, executives, start-ups and other big organizations. [/quote]
What does that have to do with anything?
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