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NUS MS in Business analytics [#permalink] New post 08 Jul 2013, 06:58
Just received an admit from NUS for their MSBA course........I am thoroughly confused whether to take it up......I was preparing full throttle for the MBA apps....but I am afraid to let this go lest I dont get a similar opportunity again.....

Any insight would be helpful!

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Re: NUS MS in Business analytics [#permalink] New post 10 Jul 2013, 05:20
Dear Dreaming,

It's great you got a place. I've also interviewed for the program but have yet to hear back.

The MSBA is different from a traditional MBA path in that this program is focused on data analysis and the world of big data, while a MBA is focused on general management skills while allowing you to specialize in certain areas, eg finance, marketing, etc

It really depends on what is your goal. May I ask when did you interview and when did you get an offer?
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Re: NUS MS in Business analytics [#permalink] New post 10 Jul 2013, 05:35
I see your WE is in Supply Chain management, and your interest is in strategy and operations. I do not think Business Analytic goes well with that. Don't get carried away with brand value alone. Try connecting with the alumni/current students and find out about what the recruiting companies look in a candidate profile. As far as I know, companies look mostly for Statistics, IT Data warehousing and marketing experience for an BA profile.

Unless you get any other better opportunity in which you have genuine interest, you go for this course. I believe masters should be in an area in which your passion lies.
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Re: NUS MS in Business analytics [#permalink] New post 10 Jul 2013, 20:46
ddingo123 wrote:
Dear Dreaming,

It's great you got a place. I've also interviewed for the program but have yet to hear back.

The MSBA is different from a traditional MBA path in that this program is focused on data analysis and the world of big data, while a MBA is focused on general management skills while allowing you to specialize in certain areas, eg finance, marketing, etc

It really depends on what is your goal. May I ask when did you interview and when did you get an offer?


Hi,

I interviewd on 4th July.....and got the admit on 8th.....

When did u interview and whats ur profile?

The reason I applied at all was because I want to work in Analytics and later go into consulting....Working in analytics will give me a wide range view of various business domais(or so I believe)......I think I will take this opportunity up...
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Re: NUS MS in Business analytics [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2013, 22:23
Hi Dreaming,
have you finally taken up MSBA at NUS? If you indeed did, I would be very happy to exchange ideas with you in the Business Analytics domain.
Interestingly, I went through a similar dilemma - choosing between MBA and MSc in 2011. I turned down NUS MBA, continued working and been deferring my study plan; by chance I switched to a semi-professional analytic role and really enjoyed it so far (8 months into the job). I'm based in Singapore so it's a no brainer to pick up something like MSBA, however it is a brand new course.
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Re: NUS MS in Business analytics [#permalink] New post 18 Sep 2014, 10:52
dear dreaming, i want to apply for the same program. please may i know what was ur GMAT/GRE score along with the breakup. thankyou! :)
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Re: NUS MS in Business analytics [#permalink] New post 18 Sep 2014, 19:25
Hi...
It was 720(q48.v40)

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