MBA without Work Experience ..


Mamit
also to mention that my marks till date in b.com is 74%.

i am avoiding cardiff becouse it is full of indian students which wont give me the global exposure i want.

Hi Mazumder,
According to my suggestion since you are from accountancy background, I would suggest you to take up MSc in Accounting and Finance from some good b-school and simultaneously, you should do ACCA, or CIMA or any other relevant qualification, since you are CA student in india, therefore you may seek for some exemptions in your ACCA or ACA or CIMA qualifications. in case you would like to go for an MBA at this stage then i would recommend that you can opt for an average B-School with low fees structure (around 10K). doing this will help you in 2 ways.
Firstly your investment will be low and you can invest some money into your professional qualification
Secondly: MBA at an average B-School will not be very rigorous, therefore giving you more time to devote into your professional qualification.
I must say that even if you have MBA from an average University in the UK and you have a professional qualification (in accounting or finance) along with it, then you have far more better chances of getting good offers here in the UK then doing only MBA or MSc from top B-School.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further information or guidance.
Mamit Agarwal
<blockquote>also to mention that my marks till date in b.com is 74%.

i am avoiding cardiff becouse it is full of indian students which wont give me the global exposure i want.</blockquote>
Hi Mazumder,
According to my suggestion since you are from accountancy background, I would suggest you to take up MSc in Accounting and Finance from some good b-school and simultaneously, you should do ACCA, or CIMA or any other relevant qualification, since you are CA student in india, therefore you may seek for some exemptions in your ACCA or ACA or CIMA qualifications. in case you would like to go for an MBA at this stage then i would recommend that you can opt for an average B-School with low fees structure (around 10K). doing this will help you in 2 ways.
Firstly your investment will be low and you can invest some money into your professional qualification
Secondly: MBA at an average B-School will not be very rigorous, therefore giving you more time to devote into your professional qualification.
I must say that even if you have MBA from an average University in the UK and you have a professional qualification (in accounting or finance) along with it, then you have far more better chances of getting good offers here in the UK then doing only MBA or MSc from top B-School.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need any further information or guidance.
Mamit Agarwal
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mazumder
seriously thnx a lot.......
so which b-schools will you suggest?
seriously thnx a lot.......
so which b-schools will you suggest?
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Duncan
There's a good ranking of pre-experience MSc programmes in finance at: http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/masters-in-finance-pre-experience-2011 Many of those programmes also have pathways or sister programmes for accounting.
There's a good ranking of pre-experience MSc programmes in finance at: http://rankings.ft.com/businessschoolrankings/masters-in-finance-pre-experience-2011 Many of those programmes also have pathways or sister programmes for accounting.
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Leeds Metropolitan University offer a graduate MBA with a global mix of students. Check it out.
Leeds Metropolitan University offer a graduate MBA with a global mix of students. Check it out.
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Duncan
Is there an MBA in the UK that does *not* have a global mix of students? The points of difference between MBAs are: what's the average salary for graduates, and what percentage have jobs in the country where they want to be?
Is there an MBA in the UK that does *not* have a global mix of students? The points of difference between MBAs are: what's the average salary for graduates, and what percentage have jobs in the country where they want to be?
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Yes there are MBA programme without a global mix in the UK. see the string of posts in relation to this.
Factually the main growth in jobs for MBA graduates at present is in Asia see QSltd report 2010/2011.
What Leeds Business School offer is international employability to combat this.
Yes there are MBA programme without a global mix in the UK. see the string of posts in relation to this.
Factually the main growth in jobs for MBA graduates at present is in Asia see QSltd report 2010/2011.
What Leeds Business School offer is international employability to combat this.
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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
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
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Duncan
I suggest people reply to you at http://www.find-mba.com/board/31120/1#post-31173 where you have asked the same question.
I suggest people reply to you at http://www.find-mba.com/board/31120/1#post-31173 where you have asked the same question.
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can any one tell me if university of greenwich offers mba with out any work experience ?
please help me with this , if not suggest me few goo universities in london only because i want to do my mba in london only .
can any one tell me if university of greenwich offers mba with out any work experience ?
please help me with this , if not suggest me few goo universities in london only because i want to do my mba in london only .
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Duncan
Yes, most of the former polytechnics like Greenwich have low-quality and unaccredited MBAs aimed at international students without work experience who want to return to their own country.

If you want a good university or a good education, then look at MSc programmes at schools on this list, ideally as high as possible http://www.eduniversal-ranking.com/business-school-university-ranking-in-united-kingdom.html

There are some great schools in London with MSc programmes: LBS, ESCP (which has its main campus in Paris, but a big campus in London too), LSE, Imperial, City, Brunel, Kingston etc.

There are also good schools within an hour of London: Oxford, Cranfield, Henley, Cambridge and Surrey.

If your results are not good enough for these schools then look elsewhere in the University of London: King's College London, Queen Mary; Royal Holloway and SOAS are all better than the former polytechnics.

PS To be clear, without workj experience you will not be able to get into an MBA because, in Europe, the MBA is a post-experience degree. Take an MSc in management instead.
Yes, most of the former polytechnics like Greenwich have low-quality and unaccredited MBAs aimed at international students without work experience who want to return to their own country.

If you want a good university or a good education, then look at MSc programmes at schools on this list, ideally as high as possible http://www.eduniversal-ranking.com/business-school-university-ranking-in-united-kingdom.html

There are some great schools in London with MSc programmes: LBS, ESCP (which has its main campus in Paris, but a big campus in London too), LSE, Imperial, City, Brunel, Kingston etc.

There are also good schools within an hour of London: Oxford, Cranfield, Henley, Cambridge and Surrey.

If your results are not good enough for these schools then look elsewhere in the University of London: King's College London, Queen Mary; Royal Holloway and SOAS are all better than the former polytechnics.

PS To be clear, without workj experience you will not be able to get into an MBA because, in Europe, the MBA is a post-experience degree. Take an MSc in management instead.
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Ajinkya
I have a great confusion please help before that i would like to share me profile, I am from BE-2013 June passout with 63% and i eagerly want to go for Jan Intake. As i was following this thread which helped me a lot kudos to your posts. But i do have few confusions.
# as per jan intake which one is better Aberdeen or greenwich or any other
# is it really worth to go to any of this university with investment of approx 20Lakhs with no exp as i am willing to return to India with a Job of say 2year for recovery.
#any other option similar to cardiff in any place say usa, canada, singapore, newzealand, australia but an intake of JANUARY.
Plzz do reply to my above very important questions ASAP for jan intake..... will be awaiting for the reply. Thank You so much :)
I have a great confusion please help before that i would like to share me profile, I am from BE-2013 June passout with 63% and i eagerly want to go for Jan Intake. As i was following this thread which helped me a lot kudos to your posts. But i do have few confusions.
# as per jan intake which one is better Aberdeen or greenwich or any other
# is it really worth to go to any of this university with investment of approx 20Lakhs with no exp as i am willing to return to India with a Job of say 2year for recovery.
#any other option similar to cardiff in any place say usa, canada, singapore, newzealand, australia but an intake of JANUARY.
Plzz do reply to my above very important questions ASAP for jan intake..... will be awaiting for the reply. Thank You so much :)
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Duncan
I think this really depends on your goals. If you are certain that you won't want to work in the West, then these freshers' MBAs are all equally weak. The best option for your career development is a masters in management rather than an freshers' MBA. Cardiff, Sterling and Aberdeen at least have the merit of not being terrible universities.
I think this really depends on your goals. If you are certain that you won't want to work in the West, then these freshers' MBAs are all equally weak. The best option for your career development is a masters in management rather than an freshers' MBA. Cardiff, Sterling and Aberdeen at least have the merit of not being terrible universities.
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Ajinkya
I was like I can work for two years in uk for recovery of investment.
And is a MSc degree that much soundable (Recognition, post MBA placement) as against MBA degree with respect to any top university.
I was like I can work for two years in uk for recovery of investment.
And is a MSc degree that much soundable (Recognition, post MBA placement) as against MBA degree with respect to any top university.
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Duncan
I don't really understand what you are trying to say, but if you want to work in the UK and you don't have three years' work experience then you should take a masters in management, because these are at accredited business schools, which are really respected by employers, rather than a freshers' MBA, because those are not highly valued by employers.

I feel like I am repeating myself, but please read: Which MSc's are better than pre-experience 'Freshers' MBAs? www.find-mba.com/board/22783
I don't really understand what you are trying to say, but if you want to work in the UK and you don't have three years' work experience then you should take a masters in management, because these are at accredited business schools, which are really respected by employers, rather than a freshers' MBA, because those are not highly valued by employers.

I feel like I am repeating myself, but please read: Which MSc's are better than pre-experience 'Freshers' MBAs? www.find-mba.com/board/22783
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Hey,
Im pursuing MS(Software Engineering) 5 year integrated program in VIT Univerity,Vellore.I plan on doing MBA in UK
right GMAT after my graduation. Assuming that my GMAT score is above 650 and my profile as given below,please suggest
me any universities where im likely to get an admission for MBA.

10th- 88%
12th-94%
GPA till 5th sem- 8.5/10
Former National Skating Player.
Photographer for photography club VIT University.
Worked as coordinator for Gravita's 14(Technical Fest)
Worked as coordinator for Rivera 14(Cultural Fest)
Worked as cashier in Dad's business giving me insight of basic business rules.
Will be attending MUN's next sem
NCC A,B,C Certified with 'A' grade.

After my MBA i wanna come back to INDIA and work so please do comment in the job opportunities in INDIA.

Thanks in advance.
Hey,
Im pursuing MS(Software Engineering) 5 year integrated program in VIT Univerity,Vellore.I plan on doing MBA in UK
right GMAT after my graduation. Assuming that my GMAT score is above 650 and my profile as given below,please suggest
me any universities where im likely to get an admission for MBA.

10th- 88%
12th-94%
GPA till 5th sem- 8.5/10
Former National Skating Player.
Photographer for photography club VIT University.
Worked as coordinator for Gravita's 14(Technical Fest)
Worked as coordinator for Rivera 14(Cultural Fest)
Worked as cashier in Dad's business giving me insight of basic business rules.
Will be attending MUN's next sem
NCC A,B,C Certified with 'A' grade.

After my MBA i wanna come back to INDIA and work so please do comment in the job opportunities in INDIA.

Thanks in advance.
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Duncan
This seems like a god question to ask on an Indian website.

Generally, I would recommend you read:-
Why freshers' MBAs are worse than MiM degrees from better schools http://www.find-mba.com/board/38133

Which MSc's are better than pre-experience 'Freshers' MBAs? www.find-mba.com/board/22783
This seems like a god question to ask on an Indian website.

Generally, I would recommend you read:-
Why freshers' MBAs are worse than MiM degrees from better schools http://www.find-mba.com/board/38133

Which MSc's are better than pre-experience 'Freshers' MBAs? www.find-mba.com/board/22783
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