MBA/Inter. Business for less work experience-Better option/school to consider?


Bhakti
Hi All,

I have a BBA degree, around 7-8 months of full-time work experience. Preparing for GMAT. Want to do an MBA, yes I Know most good business schools require min. 2 years work experience but even thou I was searching for a job for close to a year, have'nt been successful because the market is such (based in Dubai) and everyone wants an experienced candidate (well, for fresh graduates it has to start somewhere for that..), besides its not only me but many out here with same situation.

Well, my worry is that i'm looking for a good MBA which is accredited and holds good value back here (dubai), once i'm done with it. I was looking at business schools in dubai, singapore, hongkong, US, australia and europe. I wouldnt want to a really expensive one but depends on its value.

Otherwise i'm looking at doing a Masters in International Business. Instead of MBA right now. I have come across S.P.Jain's MIB degree which is starting this year, which according to them later after a 2 years work exp. can to converted into a MBA degree (attend 6 weeks classes, remaining credits etc). and another one is Hult's MIB degree which after 3 years work experience can be converted into MBA (attend 6 months remaining credits...) (a bit on the expensive side but looking at their action learning projects and a campus in dubai and tie-ups with companies would be better to help find me job here). But also later I will have good experience so maybe i could do somewhere else also but right now i would like to choose best option for my further enhancement.

As of now not researched much, looking at different degrees. Would really appreciate opinions on MBA/MIB and universities!! Thanks a lot!
Hi All,

I have a BBA degree, around 7-8 months of full-time work experience. Preparing for GMAT. Want to do an MBA, yes I Know most good business schools require min. 2 years work experience but even thou I was searching for a job for close to a year, have'nt been successful because the market is such (based in Dubai) and everyone wants an experienced candidate (well, for fresh graduates it has to start somewhere for that..), besides its not only me but many out here with same situation.

Well, my worry is that i'm looking for a good MBA which is accredited and holds good value back here (dubai), once i'm done with it. I was looking at business schools in dubai, singapore, hongkong, US, australia and europe. I wouldnt want to a really expensive one but depends on its value.

Otherwise i'm looking at doing a Masters in International Business. Instead of MBA right now. I have come across S.P.Jain's MIB degree which is starting this year, which according to them later after a 2 years work exp. can to converted into a MBA degree (attend 6 weeks classes, remaining credits etc). and another one is Hult's MIB degree which after 3 years work experience can be converted into MBA (attend 6 months remaining credits...) (a bit on the expensive side but looking at their action learning projects and a campus in dubai and tie-ups with companies would be better to help find me job here). But also later I will have good experience so maybe i could do somewhere else also but right now i would like to choose best option for my further enhancement.

As of now not researched much, looking at different degrees. Would really appreciate opinions on MBA/MIB and universities!! Thanks a lot!
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Hi All,

I have a BBA degree, around 7-8 months of full-time work experience. Preparing for GMAT. Want to do an MBA, yes I Know most good business schools require min. 2 years work experience but even thou I was searching for a job for close to a year, have'nt been successful because the market is such (based in Dubai) and everyone wants an experienced candidate (well, for fresh graduates it has to start somewhere for that..), besides its not only me but many out here with same situation.

Well, my worry is that i'm looking for a good MBA which is accredited and holds good value back here (dubai), once i'm done with it. I was looking at business schools in dubai, singapore, hongkong, US, australia and europe. I wouldnt want to a really expensive one but depends on its value.

Otherwise i'm looking at doing a Masters in International Business. Instead of MBA right now. I have come across S.P.Jain's MIB degree which is starting this year, which according to them later after a 2 years work exp. can to converted into a MBA degree (attend 6 weeks classes, remaining credits etc). and another one is Hult's MIB degree which after 3 years work experience can be converted into MBA (attend 6 months remaining credits...) (a bit on the expensive side but looking at their action learning projects and a campus in dubai and tie-ups with companies would be better to help find me job here). But also later I will have good experience so maybe i could do somewhere else also but right now i would like to choose best option for my further enhancement.

As of now not researched much, looking at different degrees. Would really appreciate opinions on MBA/MIB and universities!! Thanks a lot!

Thanks you for the post.
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<blockquote>Hi All,

I have a BBA degree, around 7-8 months of full-time work experience. Preparing for GMAT. Want to do an MBA, yes I Know most good business schools require min. 2 years work experience but even thou I was searching for a job for close to a year, have'nt been successful because the market is such (based in Dubai) and everyone wants an experienced candidate (well, for fresh graduates it has to start somewhere for that..), besides its not only me but many out here with same situation.

Well, my worry is that i'm looking for a good MBA which is accredited and holds good value back here (dubai), once i'm done with it. I was looking at business schools in dubai, singapore, hongkong, US, australia and europe. I wouldnt want to a really expensive one but depends on its value.

Otherwise i'm looking at doing a Masters in International Business. Instead of MBA right now. I have come across S.P.Jain's MIB degree which is starting this year, which according to them later after a 2 years work exp. can to converted into a MBA degree (attend 6 weeks classes, remaining credits etc). and another one is Hult's MIB degree which after 3 years work experience can be converted into MBA (attend 6 months remaining credits...) (a bit on the expensive side but looking at their action learning projects and a campus in dubai and tie-ups with companies would be better to help find me job here). But also later I will have good experience so maybe i could do somewhere else also but right now i would like to choose best option for my further enhancement.

As of now not researched much, looking at different degrees. Would really appreciate opinions on MBA/MIB and universities!! Thanks a lot!</blockquote>
Thanks you for the post.
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Duncan
Yes, SP Jain is an excellent option for you.
Yes, SP Jain is an excellent option for you.
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Bhakti
Thanks for the advise Duncan! The SP Jain's degree that i'm talking about is MGB (Masters in Global Business) and is starting this year, online they have said that its a twin city model (6 months dubai and 6 months singapore) but when I spoke to them they said its in process of mostly becoming a 3 city model being 4 months in each including australia. I should be assuming that its good program since its offered by them, later it will hold value to it, right? I heard there are good universities in US which don't require work experience but they 2 year degrees and are expensive..Isn't there any other option? or I should stick to this one itself, unless I get a job..?
Thanks for the advise Duncan! The SP Jain's degree that i'm talking about is MGB (Masters in Global Business) and is starting this year, online they have said that its a twin city model (6 months dubai and 6 months singapore) but when I spoke to them they said its in process of mostly becoming a 3 city model being 4 months in each including australia. I should be assuming that its good program since its offered by them, later it will hold value to it, right? I heard there are good universities in US which don't require work experience but they 2 year degrees and are expensive..Isn't there any other option? or I should stick to this one itself, unless I get a job..?
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Duncan
Ideally, get a job then get more work experience then get into a ranked MBA. If not, do an masters, then get even better work experience, then get into a highly-ranked MBA.
Ideally, get a job then get more work experience then get into a ranked MBA. If not, do an masters, then get even better work experience, then get into a highly-ranked MBA.
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Bhakti
Thanks again for the advice Duncan. I will consider it and hopefully will choose the best option available.
Thanks again for the advice Duncan. I will consider it and hopefully will choose the best option available.
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