Pre-MBA courses ?


habdul
May I ask you to please guide me. I am a dentist living in UAE with 2.5 years of experience and am looking for a career change, in management ( not necessarily in healthcare). I do not have a GMAT score but I am planning to prepare for it as I know the top rated schools want that. I can not afford to leave my job and join a Full Time MBA, because to be honest I can not afford them. So I am thinking to take an online MBA. But my concern is whether studying online instead of face to face with no prior business education a good idea ? Or do you suggest that it is better to take some pre MBA courses first before getting started? Also , can you please suggest online MBAs that offer to finish the course within 12-18 months ?
May I ask you to please guide me. I am a dentist living in UAE with 2.5 years of experience and am looking for a career change, in management ( not necessarily in healthcare). I do not have a GMAT score but I am planning to prepare for it as I know the top rated schools want that. I can not afford to leave my job and join a Full Time MBA, because to be honest I can not afford them. So I am thinking to take an online MBA. But my concern is whether studying online instead of face to face with no prior business education a good idea ? Or do you suggest that it is better to take some pre MBA courses first before getting started? Also , can you please suggest online MBAs that offer to finish the course within 12-18 months ?
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Duncan
Studying online is very well discussed on this site. If you don't need to change career or cannot take a full-time course then it's a good option. You will benefit greatly from a full-time MBA, even if you need to borrow to pay the fees.

The FT has a good online MBA ranking. Also see: Online Harvard courses for pre-MBA prep www.find-mba.com/board/35433
Studying online is very well discussed on this site. If you don't need to change career or cannot take a full-time course then it's a good option. You will benefit greatly from a full-time MBA, even if you need to borrow to pay the fees.

The FT has a good online MBA ranking. Also see: Online Harvard courses for pre-MBA prep www.find-mba.com/board/35433

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habdul
Thank you Duncan for your prompt reply , may I ask, I came across coursera and also checked Harvard, can you please suggest which topics to cover or give more emphasis on ( the fundamentals) before starting an MBA for someone like me who do not have prior business education ? I am thinking to get into iMBA Illinois ( I saw your suggestion from another post). Thanks
Thank you Duncan for your prompt reply , may I ask, I came across coursera and also checked Harvard, can you please suggest which topics to cover or give more emphasis on ( the fundamentals) before starting an MBA for someone like me who do not have prior business education ? I am thinking to get into iMBA Illinois ( I saw your suggestion from another post). Thanks
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Duncan
The key things are to refresh high school maths and to sharpen up business English. That is really what the GMAT focusses on, and they are right to do so.
The key things are to refresh high school maths and to sharpen up business English. That is really what the GMAT focusses on, and they are right to do so.
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pansah
hi,
I newly joined this group. I am a surgeon with 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry and currently practicing in UAE. I am planning to enter in the healthcare management/ administration field.
I want to do online or part-time MBA in healthcare management. please guide me following points
1. general MBA or healthcare specific MBA
2. There is an accreditation body for healthcare MBA, like AACSB/AMBA/EQUIS for general MBA
3. geneva business school / Robert Kennedy college/ York St John -- which one good
4, please suggest other good, value for money online MBA in healthcare management
thanks
with regards
Pansah
hi,
I newly joined this group. I am a surgeon with 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry and currently practicing in UAE. I am planning to enter in the healthcare management/ administration field.
I want to do online or part-time MBA in healthcare management. please guide me following points
1. general MBA or healthcare specific MBA
2. There is an accreditation body for healthcare MBA, like AACSB/AMBA/EQUIS for general MBA
3. geneva business school / Robert Kennedy college/ York St John -- which one good
4, please suggest other good, value for money online MBA in healthcare management
thanks
with regards
Pansah
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Duncan
Your question is off the topic for this thread.
1. Depends on your goals, but probabaly general MBA
2. No.
3. Neither are good.
4. The best value will be high-quality courses, since tey have the best return. See https://find-mba.com/search/result?keyword=&spec=15&program=5&accredition=true
Your question is off the topic for this thread.
1. Depends on your goals, but probabaly general MBA
2. No.
3. Neither are good.
4. The best value will be high-quality courses, since tey have the best return. See https://find-mba.com/search/result?keyword=&spec=15&program=5&accredition=true
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pansah
thank you Duncan. I checked all online MBA on the link which you suggested. They are very expensive. Can u suggest good but Budget online MBA or campus located in UAE?
thanks
thank you Duncan. I checked all online MBA on the link which you suggested. They are very expensive. Can u suggest good but Budget online MBA or campus located in UAE?
thanks
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Duncan
What is your budget?
What is your budget?
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What is your budget?


Dear Duncan
I am Aswath Raj from India. I request you to please answer to my post. It'd be really helpful if you do so.

My post title: Thank you for noticing... Suggest:RSM MScBa or TU Munich MiM or NUS MiM
[quote]What is your budget? [/quote]

Dear Duncan
I am Aswath Raj from India. I request you to please answer to my post. It'd be really helpful if you do so.

My post title: Thank you for noticing... Suggest:RSM MScBa or TU Munich MiM or NUS MiM
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pansah
in UAE
Geneva business school MBA healthcare online course -- 11000$ one year
York St John ( Public University) General MBA course-- 10500$ one year
Robert Kennedy college general MBA 11000$
I am also looking for the same range or a little bit more.
thanks
in UAE
Geneva business school MBA healthcare online course -- 11000$ one year
York St John ( Public University) General MBA course-- 10500$ one year
Robert Kennedy college general MBA 11000$
I am also looking for the same range or a little bit more.
thanks



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Duncan
I don't think Geneva has the right to issue awards recognised as degrees by the Swiss government. York St John and Cumbria, which I think issue RKC degrees, will be better.
I don't think Geneva has the right to issue awards recognised as degrees by the Swiss government. York St John and Cumbria, which I think issue RKC degrees, will be better.
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George Pat...
pansah, did you check out Leicester? It is overall pretty strong in Clinical and Health fields (in undergraduate rankings), and has AMBA accreditation.

the three options you listed, are really not that great

[Edited by George Patsoulis on Mar 18, 2019]

pansah, did you check out Leicester? It is overall pretty strong in Clinical and Health fields (in undergraduate rankings), and has AMBA accreditation.

the three options you listed, are really not that great
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pansah
Duncan, thanks for your guidance.
thanks for your suggestion, George .
Duncan, thanks for your guidance.
thanks for your suggestion, George .
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George Pat...
Keep in mind there are much much better options out there.
Just this one seems to be close to your budget
Keep in mind there are much much better options out there.
Just this one seems to be close to your budget
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Duncan
An MSc in health management or policy could be less costly. Perhaps a better university might be available to you if you focussed on what outcomes you want rather than the MBA title, despite the quality of the university.
An MSc in health management or policy could be less costly. Perhaps a better university might be available to you if you focussed on what outcomes you want rather than the MBA title, despite the quality of the university.
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Duncan
Coursera for example has two MPH options, from Michigan and Imperial.

[Edited by Duncan on Mar 18, 2019]

Coursera for example has two MPH options, from Michigan and Imperial.
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