Ankita Gupta

Additional course

I m doing MBA currently in 1st year. i m planning to take HR and marketing as specialization. want to know if there will be any benefit by doing short term additional course or diploma along with mba in placements?

by Ankita Gupta
7 answers
| Share :

7 answers

RE: Additional course

Surabhi Dewra
Surabhi Dewra
Verified Career Expert
Founder and CEO at CareerGuide.Com
  • Noida

No additional courses will have close to zero benefit for your placements - if you are in MBA and from HR & Marketing specialization.

Have internships in the given area of specialization will add a lot and help you in job and in placement.

So go for internships. One atleast in each year !

Suggest you to also read below answer:

RE: Additional course

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Founder & CEO: Discovering Careers India
  • pune

Dear Aspirant,

Nice to know that you are concerned about your employability and wish to add on value to your Resume when you pass out MBA.

MBA is itself a comparatively complete course. Since you will be taking HR as specialisation, there is no need at this moment to do any other course.

Till you are in the BSchool, I would like to strongly recommend you to get proficient in computers (MS Office applications). 80% MBA graduates are not proficient in MS Office and therefore fail in clearing the entry tests and interviews in job.

Best wishes,

Dr. Anand Wadadekar

RE: Additional course

Ankita Gupta
Ankita Gupta

Ohk..
Thanks a lot
Recently i heard that mba and law are good combination Someone advised me to do law diploma along with mba for placement in top companies. Is there any need for it?

RE: Additional course

Surabhi Dewra
Surabhi Dewra
Verified Career Expert
Founder and CEO at CareerGuide.Com
  • Noida

I can safely say ignore the advice of Law + MBA ! smile

Do some amazing internships where they make you work - which would mean you will learn !

RE: Additional course

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Founder & CEO: Discovering Careers India
  • pune

Hi,

There is no Law diploma. Its just LLB.

In the industry, HR people do LLB if they are interested in Labour Laws. Such combination is useful if one is working and would like to continue working in manufacturing or industrial companies, which are labour intensive.

MBA HR people sometimes do Psychology courses too, which are Diplomas and can be done through Distance Learning. You may also do certifications of Learning & Development which can help you to diverse from HR to L & D by remaining connected to HR field as well.

Best Wishes,

Dr. Anand Wadadekar

RE: Additional course

Ankita Gupta
Ankita Gupta

Can you please tell the name of some universities offering such Phsychology courses..?
Thanks in advance smile

RE: Additional course

Surabhi Dewra
Surabhi Dewra
Verified Career Expert
Founder and CEO at CareerGuide.Com
  • Noida

IGNOU should be right for psychology courses. However I would NOT recommend at all for doing any courses - as even suggsted by @anandwadadekar MBA is complete in itself - even want to do any courses should be done when in work to grow further.

IMHO Psychology course will not do any benefit - stick to your MBA + Do Internships + Take part in as many workshops in college/outside.

RE: Additional course

This topic is now closed. New replies are no longer allowed.
Latest ANSWERS

What are my alternative career options with an MA in mass comm and 8 years of advertising experience

Hello Sharmishtha, Interesting question asked. But who other than you would be capable of answering this question best. You have a vast array of work .. read more

Procedure for admission in DMIT course?

Hello Karishma, Looks like you are interested in finger print analysis and Multiple intelligence. A such this course can be pursued by any Individual. .. read more

What are the jobs available for class 10th passed students?

Hello Anshul, Your question is a bit surprising. Why do you wish to work after 10th? Anyways that is a personal choice. Only advise, I would give here .. read more

best college for animation

Hello Hisham, Good question. But please note, I can only list down colleges, whether they are the best or not, is for you to decide. Check the website .. read more
Most Popular

How is the typical day of a Tourist Guide/Manager ?

Tour guides work in the travel industry, giving guided tours to groups of visitors. They are experts on the history of the location and offer their to .. read more

What is the eligibility criteria to be a Geologist?

Someone who's interested and concerned with Earth's natural resources may want to look into a career as a geologist. Geologists study the Earth to gai .. read more

What should choose between Software developer and Bank PO

We can compare both by the following factors. 1. On the basis of Salary: Starting salary for Bank PO Job - 38,000 – 42,000 Starting salary for I .. read more

Top 10 MBA Colleges that don’t require CAT Score

1. XLRI Jamshedpur- XAT 2. JBIMS-MHCet 3. SP Jain- CAT or XAT 4. IIFT  5. NMIMS 6. SIBM- SNAP 7. XIMB- XAT 8. MICA- Ahmedabad 9. SCMHRD -SNAP 10. .. read more