Thanks so much in advance for the evaluation. Here goes...
GMAT Score: 690 (Q48V37) on 14th mar,2013Education:
Undergrad - B.tech in computer sciences from Gautam Buddh Techincal University- 4yrs - 64% - first div
PMP certified in good standing since 2010 (Project mgmt professional - PMI)
Certificate Program in Management of Software Development (CPMSD) from Indian Institute Of Management (IIM) Calcutta, WB, India.
IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL v3) Foundation from Cabinet Office, UK.
A couple more certification.Work Experience:
Working at HP Services Singapore (earlier in Ericsson/ HCL tech) as a senior consultant. I have about 7 yrs of exp.
worked in US/Hongkong/Singapore/India, and can show achievements/ progress made in my career.
Job profile - IT Consulting/ pre sales/ CRM / Project management ...handled big multi million $ project ,
Also I have worked extensively in multi cultural work env with people from different backgrounds and geographies.LT/ST Goals:
My professional objective is to make a career in Business strategy and planning. My short term career objective is to augment my leadership skills, gain expertise in business strategy and planning, global consulting, sales and marketing.
I have been planning my finances and making progress towards my career goals for the past 3 years, and In terms of experience and financial capability, I believe now is the right time in my career to go for an MBA.Weakness:
Weakness is that my undergrad is NOT from a TOP univ, Its an avg\above avg state univ. Although i have tried to get industry level certifications like PMP \other mgmt certifications, to mitigate this.Target Schools:
I want to be very practical while i apply to US MBA Schools. Please could you suggest a few safe and few target schools for me?
Perhaps a couple of reach schools too?
GMATPrep 1: 670
GMATPrep 2 : 710