Guidance Needed For MBA


karan5567

Hello,
I am from INDIA,
I have completed my B.E in computer science and engineering in june 2012from India,my aggregate was 66%
I want to apply for jan/feb/mar 2013 intake for an MBA programme from a good business school may be a ranked one.I also wanted to know which country i should select in terms good education and job opportunities currently i am considering (UK,AUS,Singapore,Ireland and canada),as i dont have any work experience which of the good B-Schools i should consider for applying,
As i know that no Ranked B-school is offering mba for freshers,this makes me more confused to opt for an Msc programme.
Now my questions are:-
1-What course i should select MBA or Msc ?
2-If Msc which field i should consider my core field or management?
3-Is there any good b-school which is offering mba for freshers?
4-I will be also grateful for any other of your valuable Advice for me.
I have posted my question on this forum after looking at the other true advices given by the respected members of this forum,I am in a desperate need of a good career counselling.
Thanks in Advance

Hello,
I am from INDIA,
I have completed my B.E in computer science and engineering in june 2012from India,my aggregate was 66%
I want to apply for jan/feb/mar 2013 intake for an MBA programme from a good business school may be a ranked one.I also wanted to know which country i should select in terms good education and job opportunities currently i am considering (UK,AUS,Singapore,Ireland and canada),as i dont have any work experience which of the good B-Schools i should consider for applying,
As i know that no Ranked B-school is offering mba for freshers,this makes me more confused to opt for an Msc programme.
Now my questions are:-
1-What course i should select MBA or Msc ?
2-If Msc which field i should consider my core field or management?
3-Is there any good b-school which is offering mba for freshers?
4-I will be also grateful for any other of your valuable Advice for me.
I have posted my question on this forum after looking at the other true advices given by the respected members of this forum,I am in a desperate need of a good career counselling.
Thanks in Advance
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Duncan

Look at the Financial Times rankings of masters in management programmes. Those are designed for people like you.

PS Outside India, there are no good Freshers MBAs.

Look at the Financial Times rankings of masters in management programmes. Those are designed for people like you.

PS Outside India, there are no good Freshers MBAs.
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karan5567

Thank you for your reply sir,
i have seen the Financial Times rankings of masters in management programmes,but most of them does not have spring intake,i wanted to know which of these b-schools offering spring intake?And please suggest me the best freshers MBA programme for me by considering my profile.

Thank you for your reply sir,
i have seen the Financial Times rankings of masters in management programmes,but most of them does not have spring intake,i wanted to know which of these b-schools offering spring intake?And please suggest me the best freshers MBA programme for me by considering my profile.

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Duncan

The academic year starts in the Autumn. I think In Australasia you can start in February.

Don't take a freshers' MBA (except at the IIMA,B,C). They are inferior to the MSc degrees in management at accredited, respected schools.

The academic year starts in the Autumn. I think In Australasia you can start in February.

Don't take a freshers' MBA (except at the IIMA,B,C). They are inferior to the MSc degrees in management at accredited, respected schools.
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karan5567

I have seen the list but there is no australian business school listed in that list..please help

I have seen the list but there is no australian business school listed in that list..please help
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Duncan

You can't always get what you want. If you systematically research the sites on the FT ranking, then you might find one which has an intake in February. Otherwise, you can go to a weaker school that does start in the February.

In Australia, these are often called MCom degrees. Take a look at http://www.eduniversal-ranking.com/business-school-university-ranking-in-australia.html for the best schools there.

You can't always get what you want. If you systematically research the sites on the FT ranking, then you might find one which has an intake in February. Otherwise, you can go to a weaker school that does start in the February.

In Australia, these are often called MCom degrees. Take a look at http://www.eduniversal-ranking.com/business-school-university-ranking-in-australia.html for the best schools there.
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karan5567

Thank you for your reply sir,what is your opinion about Hult MIB programme and university of leeds B school Msc management programme?

Thank you for your reply sir,what is your opinion about Hult MIB programme and university of leeds B school Msc management programme?
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Duncan

Leeds is better: it's on the FT ranking I recommended earlier (http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/masters-in-management-2012). Look at the schools higher up on that list as well.

Leeds is better: it's on the FT ranking I recommended earlier (http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/masters-in-management-2012). Look at the schools higher up on that list as well.
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mba hipste...

If you're considering other UK-based programs, why not aim higher? Warwick, Strathclyde, Aston, Imperial, Cass, etc. all have really good pre-experience masters in management programs that would provide a much better return on investment in the long run.

Although another option would be to work for a few years and then apply for an accredited, ranked MBA program...

If you're considering other UK-based programs, why not aim higher? Warwick, Strathclyde, Aston, Imperial, Cass, etc. all have really good pre-experience masters in management programs that would provide a much better return on investment in the long run.

Although another option would be to work for a few years and then apply for an accredited, ranked MBA program...
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Duncan

That's a good suggestion. Strathclyde even has a formal pathway allowing MBM graduates to upgrade to an MBA.

That's a good suggestion. Strathclyde even has a formal pathway allowing MBM graduates to upgrade to an MBA.
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karan5567

Thank you for advices,i will definitely aim for higher ranked program,but most of them have an september intake does not have a spring intake if you know please provide me the list of b-schools providing spring intake..
By your advice i have seen starthclyde MBM programme and i like it also and the most attractive thing to me was i can also convert my degree to MBA after 3 years of work exp.
But does that degree will have the value of a full time MBA degree??Does it will give me all the advantages of MBA degree??
I will be waiting for your valuable replies..

Thank you for advices,i will definitely aim for higher ranked program,but most of them have an september intake does not have a spring intake if you know please provide me the list of b-schools providing spring intake..
By your advice i have seen starthclyde MBM programme and i like it also and the most attractive thing to me was i can also convert my degree to MBA after 3 years of work exp.
But does that degree will have the value of a full time MBA degree??Does it will give me all the advantages of MBA degree??
I will be waiting for your valuable replies..
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Duncan

The MBM doesn't have the same outcomes as an MBA: the students and roles recruited for are different for pre-experience roles. The Strathclyde MBA is pretty good. Of course you won't have the full MBA experience through the MBM pathway (you don't have a year in the MBA programme), but it's pretty good.

The MBM doesn't have the same outcomes as an MBA: the students and roles recruited for are different for pre-experience roles. The Strathclyde MBA is pretty good. Of course you won't have the full MBA experience through the MBM pathway (you don't have a year in the MBA programme), but it's pretty good.
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Hi Duncan

I am an IT professional from India with 5+ years of work experience behind me. My GMAT score is 610 ( Q-49, V-27 ). Can you please suggest some colleges that I can apply to?

Thank you.

Hi Duncan

I am an IT professional from India with 5+ years of work experience behind me. My GMAT score is 610 ( Q-49, V-27 ). Can you please suggest some colleges that I can apply to?

Thank you.
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Duncan

Look at the Tier 4 schools on this list: http://www.find-mba.com/board/27082/

Consider hiring an English tutor to help you improve your verbal score.

Look at the Tier 4 schools on this list: http://www.find-mba.com/board/27082/

Consider hiring an English tutor to help you improve your verbal score.
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ralph

I am an IT professional from India with 5+ years of work experience behind me. My GMAT score is 610 ( Q-49, V-27 ). Can you please suggest some colleges that I can apply to?

Can you do some test prep and retake the GMAT? Reason being that there is a lot of competition for people with similar profiles to you, so you want any edge you can get.

Also, where do you want to do your MBA? (US, UK, other?)

<blockquote>I am an IT professional from India with 5+ years of work experience behind me. My GMAT score is 610 ( Q-49, V-27 ). Can you please suggest some colleges that I can apply to?</blockquote>
Can you do some test prep and retake the GMAT? Reason being that there is a lot of competition for people with similar profiles to you, so you want any edge you can get.

Also, where do you want to do your MBA? (US, UK, other?)
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I am mainly targeting US, since I figured there are many more options there. Would you happen to know how good/bad the return on investment is in any of the Tier 3/4 schools?

I am already preparing for the GMAT, and I hope to score much better this time :)

Thank you for the help.

I am mainly targeting US, since I figured there are many more options there. Would you happen to know how good/bad the return on investment is in any of the Tier 3/4 schools?

I am already preparing for the GMAT, and I hope to score much better this time :)

Thank you for the help.
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Duncan

You can calculate the RoI yourself from the fees and average salary. The Forbes ranking is based on RoI.

You can calculate the RoI yourself from the fees and average salary. The Forbes ranking is based on RoI.
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ralph

I am mainly targeting US, since I figured there are many more options there. Would you happen to know how good/bad the return on investment is in any of the Tier 3/4 schools?

I am already preparing for the GMAT, and I hope to score much better this time :)

Thank you for the help.

Let us know what you expect your GMAT to be, so that we can provide better recommendations.

Keep in mind that many of the lower tier and unranked MBA programs in the US are going to be regionally-oriented, and provide more value to locals than international students. If you can bump your GMAT score to 650+, you would be able to consider programs like Rutgers or George Washington University, which tend to be more internationally-focused.

<blockquote>I am mainly targeting US, since I figured there are many more options there. Would you happen to know how good/bad the return on investment is in any of the Tier 3/4 schools?

I am already preparing for the GMAT, and I hope to score much better this time :)

Thank you for the help.</blockquote>
Let us know what you expect your GMAT to be, so that we can provide better recommendations.

Keep in mind that many of the lower tier and unranked MBA programs in the US are going to be regionally-oriented, and provide more value to locals than international students. If you can bump your GMAT score to 650+, you would be able to consider programs like Rutgers or George Washington University, which tend to be more internationally-focused.
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Hi Ralph, thank you for your response. I am targeting to score close to or above 700 this time. I'm aware that I will be on the border of round 2 deadline for all colleges, perhaps even round 3 for some. With that in mind, can you suggest what colleges I could apply to? I am planning to apply with my current score (610) at Thunderbird School of Global Management. What are your thoughts on that? I understand that their curriculum is more inclined towards an international MBA, but would it be worth the investment?

Hi Ralph, thank you for your response. I am targeting to score close to or above 700 this time. I'm aware that I will be on the border of round 2 deadline for all colleges, perhaps even round 3 for some. With that in mind, can you suggest what colleges I could apply to? I am planning to apply with my current score (610) at Thunderbird School of Global Management. What are your thoughts on that? I understand that their curriculum is more inclined towards an international MBA, but would it be worth the investment?
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Hi guys,
My name is tanmoy basak.i am from india.i want to join MBA program and also get more knowledge about MBA . so that the reasons join this forum

Hi guys,
My name is tanmoy basak.i am from india.i want to join MBA program and also get more knowledge about MBA . so that the reasons join this forum
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