Accelerated MBA vs 2 Year MBA


HI There,

I've hit a crossroads in my life. I really want to develop my business and leadership skills, earn a brilliant salary, have a more challenging job and experience working life in the USA. (I've singled out NYC, as I've always wanted to live there).

I actually come from a Digital field. Almost 2 years in management, 6 years in digital and 8/9 years work experience in total.

The more and more I research MBAs, the more and more I want to do it. But I don't think I could afford being out of work for 2 years though. Especially the digital industry, it's dynamic and changes drastically every 2 years.

I'm also worried financially, although I know I could just take a numerous loans to cover me for 2 years.

I've recently considered the Accelerated MBA, but again, I'm worried that I would be seriously missing out, on the internships and electives offered during 2 year MBA courses. The accelerated MBA courses I have seen, only for 2 weeks ,(like Cornell).

If I choose an accelerated MBA, am I like to be have the same job opps/sponsorships, as 2 yr MBA candidates? Am I like to have the same netwiorking opportunities/connections as 2 year MBA candidates?

Many thanks,

Reena.

HI There,

I've hit a crossroads in my life. I really want to develop my business and leadership skills, earn a brilliant salary, have a more challenging job and experience working life in the USA. (I've singled out NYC, as I've always wanted to live there).

I actually come from a Digital field. Almost 2 years in management, 6 years in digital and 8/9 years work experience in total.

The more and more I research MBAs, the more and more I want to do it. But I don't think I could afford being out of work for 2 years though. Especially the digital industry, it's dynamic and changes drastically every 2 years.

I'm also worried financially, although I know I could just take a numerous loans to cover me for 2 years.

I've recently considered the Accelerated MBA, but again, I'm worried that I would be seriously missing out, on the internships and electives offered during 2 year MBA courses. The accelerated MBA courses I have seen, only for 2 weeks ,(like Cornell).

If I choose an accelerated MBA, am I like to be have the same job opps/sponsorships, as 2 yr MBA candidates? Am I like to have the same netwiorking opportunities/connections as 2 year MBA candidates?

Many thanks,

Reena.
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Hi Reena,

You will not only miss on internships and electives offered during 2 year MBA courses. But also the MBA experience, A-MBA will be very intense- school only cares about ->student finishing the modules , so your modules (subject) will be Block modules (where they finish a subject in a week's time).

They will also not give you electives option, as the program is designed as such.

If I choose an accelerated MBA, am I like to be have the same job opps/sponsorships, as 2 yr MBA candidates?

Yes, because you get a degree stating "MBA from xyz", it wont mention Accelerated MBA from xyz..

Am I like to have the same netwiorking opportunities/connections as 2 year MBA candidates?

NO, you wont,
a) your class strength will be very less compared to 2-yrs course.
b) A-MBA is intense, you will spend most of your time completing assignments/exams ---so----> you will miss out on events/workshops for networking.

Hope this helps

Hi Reena,

You will not only miss on internships and electives offered during 2 year MBA courses. But also the MBA experience, A-MBA will be very intense- school only cares about ->student finishing the modules , so your modules (subject) will be Block modules (where they finish a subject in a week's time).

They will also not give you electives option, as the program is designed as such.

If I choose an accelerated MBA, am I like to be have the same job opps/sponsorships, as 2 yr MBA candidates?

Yes, because you get a degree stating "MBA from xyz", it wont mention Accelerated MBA from xyz..

Am I like to have the same netwiorking opportunities/connections as 2 year MBA candidates?

NO, you wont,
a) your class strength will be very less compared to 2-yrs course.
b) A-MBA is intense, you will spend most of your time completing assignments/exams ---so----> you will miss out on events/workshops for networking.

Hope this helps


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