I am a Civil Geotechnical Engineer with a total 7 years work-ex to date in the engineering consulting services. My experience has been in large infrastructure projects. To broaden my scope outside of technical field, I am interested in an MBA. Particularly, I am looking into Infrastructure/Utilities/Real Estate finance.
My top choices are Chicago Booth, London Business School, Indian School of Business and INSEAD.
I was wondering what schools and what strategy would suit me to achieve such a career switch.
Here is my profile:
Concentration Preference - Project Finance, Infrastructure/Utilities/Real Estate Finance
Location Preference - Asia , Europe
GMAT (1st attempt): 760 (99%ile) Quant - 90%ile Verbal - 93 %ile IR - 7/8 AWA - 5.5/6
Masters : Virginia Tech GPA 3.4
Undergrad : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi GPA - 7.4 out of 10
Work ex : I would say a satisfactory work - ex. Can get good recommendations and show leadership in managing tasks, mentoring and advising. Can
demonstrate problem solving with quantifiable results.
1. 7 years with a big EPC (Engineering , Procurement and Construction) firm in the US
2. Currently an Associate Project Manager
3. Managing a team of 3-5 geologists and engineer
4. Promoted twice and recommended to be promoted to next level by manager
Extra Curricular : Somewhat sporadic
1. Created, marketed and managed a website with a partner - employed one more full time person in India - venture hasnt taken off
2. Leadership role in blood donation drive
4. Minor fundraising for NGO
5. Tutoring, animal shelter volunteering
6. Cricket, Soccer
Thanks in advance for the complementary evaluation!