Low cost MBA??


plad

Thank you Duncan

Thank you Duncan
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How about CSU, San Bernardino?
mba.csusb.edu

How about CSU, San Bernardino?
mba.csusb.edu
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Duncan

Kristie, Plad has a 8K budget and wants to get into a PhD program. Do you have an alternative suggestion?

Kristie, Plad has a 8K budget and wants to get into a PhD program. Do you have an alternative suggestion?
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Kristie, Plad has a 8K budget and wants to get into a PhD program. Do you have an alternative suggestion?


A PhD at that cost..... hmmmm. That would be tough. I don't know of any AACSB programs that would be an option for.

<blockquote>Kristie, Plad has a 8K budget and wants to get into a PhD program. Do you have an alternative suggestion?</blockquote>

A PhD at that cost..... hmmmm. That would be tough. I don't know of any AACSB programs that would be an option for.
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Duncan

I suggest reading through these threads before offering suggestions to the candidates, just to prevent them exploring dead ends.

I suggest reading through these threads before offering suggestions to the candidates, just to prevent them exploring dead ends.
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Hi Duncan,

The original post was asking about a MBA, low cost, which is a perfect fit. Though *one poster* is recommending to go straight to the PhD, it was not the original post.

I apologize for giving options, didn't mean to offend, just offer programs that may be a fit. Good luck to the original poster!

Hi Duncan,

The original post was asking about a MBA, low cost, which is a perfect fit. Though *one poster* is recommending to go straight to the PhD, it was not the original post.

I apologize for giving options, didn't mean to offend, just offer programs that may be a fit. Good luck to the original poster!
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Duncan

I don't think anyone is recommending going directly to the PhD. This person has a three year BA and therefore needs a fourth year or masters to get into a PhD. Given their limited budget and focus on a PhD, what would you recommend?

I don't think anyone is recommending going directly to the PhD. This person has a three year BA and therefore needs a fourth year or masters to get into a PhD. Given their limited budget and focus on a PhD, what would you recommend?
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Though it is the case that one could directly move to a PhD, it is a risk. When I advise students, if I know they will get through without a doubt, and have a strong application package, I would advise them to go this route. Unfortunately, if they don't make it through, they don't have anything to show for it. By going the MBA route, they will have the Master's if anything occurs prior to graduating with the PhD.

I also find most of the PhD schools are looking for a thesis or substantial project to look at prior to acceptance, which typically not in a portfolio of an undergraduate student.

I hope this helps and best of luck!

Though it is the case that one could directly move to a PhD, it is a risk. When I advise students, if I know they will get through without a doubt, and have a strong application package, I would advise them to go this route. Unfortunately, if they don't make it through, they don't have anything to show for it. By going the MBA route, they will have the Master's if anything occurs prior to graduating with the PhD.

I also find most of the PhD schools are looking for a thesis or substantial project to look at prior to acceptance, which typically not in a portfolio of an undergraduate student.

I hope this helps and best of luck!
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I did my executive education in Boston before moving on to a PhD program, and I think it may have influenced the schools decision to accept me. I do have an MBA, but the rest of my application wasn't all that competitive and they asked about it in the interview.

I did my executive education in Boston before moving on to a PhD program, and I think it may have influenced the schools decision to accept me. I do have an MBA, but the rest of my application wasn't all that competitive and they asked about it in the interview.
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Indian79

Hi I am a working professional in banking industry in India and have 5 years experience in Working capital finance. I am looking for an MBA program in finland to augment by career. Could you please advise. I have already done an MBA Finance prior to my Banking Job. please guide

Hi I am a working professional in banking industry in India and have 5 years experience in Working capital finance. I am looking for an MBA program in finland to augment by career. Could you please advise. I have already done an MBA Finance prior to my Banking Job. please guide
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Duncan

Why Finland? There are no full-time MBAs in Finland with international accreditation, nor are there unaccredited MBAs there specialising in Finance. Take a look at http://www.find-mba.com/search

Why Finland? There are no full-time MBAs in Finland with international accreditation, nor are there unaccredited MBAs there specialising in Finance. Take a look at http://www.find-mba.com/search
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Mamit

I would suggest that you either consider UK or any other developed english speaking country, for maximum output from your MBA.

I would suggest that you either consider UK or any other developed english speaking country, for maximum output from your MBA.
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ralph

I have already done an MBA Finance prior to my Banking Job. please guide

If you already have an MBA, what would be the benefit of having a second one? Why not look into targeted executive programs to skill-up? Depending on where you are in India and how you are looking to augment your career, you have a few options. IIM-B offers courses in everything from strategy to marketing and leadership:

http://www.nextexecutive.com/schools/iimb-bangalore

A lot of international schools (including Harvard and Wharton) offer programs in Mumbai:

http://www.nextexecutive.com/locations/mumbai

And of course, there's always ISB:

http://www.nextexecutive.com/schools/isb

<blockquote>I have already done an MBA Finance prior to my Banking Job. please guide</blockquote>
If you already have an MBA, what would be the benefit of having a second one? Why not look into targeted executive programs to skill-up? Depending on where you are in India and how you are looking to augment your career, you have a few options. IIM-B offers courses in everything from strategy to marketing and leadership:

http://www.nextexecutive.com/schools/iimb-bangalore

A lot of international schools (including Harvard and Wharton) offer programs in Mumbai:

http://www.nextexecutive.com/locations/mumbai

And of course, there's always ISB:

http://www.nextexecutive.com/schools/isb
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ali008

hello i am from Pakistan, i want to get MBA degree from Europe specially in Italy. My primary objective to compete MBA with least expenses. (not more than 4000 euros)

I have done my bachelors in Business Administration(BBA 4years) 85%

i am yet to take GMAT, having more then 2 years experience

What do you suggest me?

hello i am from Pakistan, i want to get MBA degree from Europe specially in Italy. My primary objective to compete MBA with least expenses. (not more than 4000 euros)

I have done my bachelors in Business Administration(BBA 4years) 85%

i am yet to take GMAT, having more then 2 years experience

What do you suggest me?
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Duncan

There is no good MBA at that price anywhere, and no bad MBA in Italy at that price. So, you need to
- be flexible on the the quality of the MBA (or look for an MSc), - reconsider the budget
- reassess Italy

There is no good MBA at that price anywhere, and no bad MBA in Italy at that price. So, you need to
- be flexible on the the quality of the MBA (or look for an MSc), - reconsider the budget
- reassess Italy
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safwan

Hi Duncan
I would like to study MBA at UK so kindly help me about that
I need max one year full time and no more than 7000 pounds
thanks
safwan

Hi Duncan
I would like to study MBA at UK so kindly help me about that
I need max one year full time and no more than 7000 pounds
thanks
safwan
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Duncan

I already replied to you at http://www.find-mba.com/board/35177/1#post-37294

I already replied to you at http://www.find-mba.com/board/35177/1#post-37294
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