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Pls Help - Need Suggestion for 1 Year MBA [#permalink]
14 Dec 2011, 04:45
Need to evaluate my profile . This is Adi ( Indian IT Male - 30 years ).Following is my brief profile -:
1.10th - 89 % ( State Rank Holder,India )
2.12th - 81 % ( Reputed College , state board,India)
3.B.E - 75 % ( Electronic and Telecom,Reputed Govt Engg College ,India)
4.Total Work Exp - 9+ by the time I join the course in June 2013.
5.GMAT - 700+ range ( In practice tests getting 700+,yet to take the GMAT)
B.E Completed in 2003.Started working with Indian IT Services first in
networking and telecom domain since 2004.First 7 years with an IT Service Major and remaining time with a reputed product based company in a Tech Lead Role.Majority of the time worked on network Products from Cisco and Alcatel.Completed CCNA with decent score.Through out my career,I have been academically sound.Traveled overseas twice.International work experience of close to 1.5 years out of which 6 months in USA(North Carolina) on L1 and remaining time 1 year at Canada(Ottawa).Have experience in leading a team of 4-5 members.Awarded few certificates for project deliveries from the organizations I have worked for.
During my school and college days had some experience in organizing the
college cultural events.Have some certifications to support that.Nothing extra-ordinary in terms of extracurricular as of now.
In Summary I have a core technical ( networking and embedded experience ,
wire-line networking experience in layer1-layer3 of the OSI networking model to be precise.Have been involved in the QA-test as well as Development Roles)
My Query is -:
1.What is the kind of role I can expect after I complete my MBA (1 year program) ?
The area I am looking for -:
a) Product Line Management in Companies like Google,Cisco,Microsoft,Juniper etc...
b) Strategy Consulting
c) Management Consulting
Will (b) and (c) possible with a 1 year programs considering my years of experience ?
Will my considerable years of experience work on the positive
side or negative side for (b) and (c) ?
Is (a) - considered to be a lucrative career compared to management consulting ?
2.The programs I am considering in terms of preference -:
a) IIM-Ahmdedbad ( PGPEX )
b) ISB- Hyderabad
c) Kellogs 1 year Program
d) Cornell 1 year Program
f) Oxford Said
Can you please suggest some more similar programs ? Are there any schools
which are predominantly famous for the areas I mentioned in point (1.) above.
If so , where can I find the list that specifies the breakup list ?
3.What are the chance of getting scholarship and
how much % for the schools mentioned excepting (a) and (b) ?
The reason for me going for the 1 year MBA is a) the cost and b) the time I will be away from work.
(a) - being the primary.
4.Is there a placement guarantee that the school listed above provides ? (non-Indian schools in particular,I am interested in.As far as the Indian Schools are concerned, I am aware of the placement services)
I would be really grateful , if someone can answer my queries above.Thanks in advance.