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Hii. My friend has completed her B.tech and is currently doing job. She wants to do MBA through correspondence. Please suggest name of some universities offering the same.??
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Glad to know that your friend is working and wishes to do MBA alongside the job. Hope she is clear that MBA will be beneficial to her. For an Engineer, an MBA is not the only course which can be done.
Which BTech she is? She can also think of Project Management certification (CAPM and PMP) of the PMI, USA, which is globally recognised project management certification and very helpful to Engineers especially.
For MBA, she will need to choose either Finance, HR, Marketing, International Business or Operations. If she chooses MBA specialisation apart from Operations, then may be she wont work as an Engineer and then she will be into finance, hr or marketing completely.
For distance MBA, I would suggest:
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), MumbaiSymbiosis Center for Distance Learning, PuneSikkim Manipal UniversityAmity University
Dr. Anand Wadadekar
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I believe doing MBA from distance education is not bad as you are already working. Distance education is the best option for working professionals who want to add applied knowledge and skills.
Well I have questions to ask you for clarity. Your friend is working in an industry. What made her think to do MBA specifically?
Doing MBA will change the domain of work. MBA is advisable if she is interested in management field.MBA does not gaurentee jobs.IT industry too has scope. Can't you do masters in the subject relevant to IT or any subject that can enhance your present job? There are good certifications in the IT field that would enhance her job portfolio.
She can choose appropriate specialization (HR, finance, marketing, international business) based on her interest and skills.
There are many institutes (Government as well as private) offer correspondence course. List of known institutes are already mentioned by Dr. Anand. Just ensure that the institute where you do the course is UGC recognized.
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Hello Dear Aspirant,Welcome to career guide.comThanks for visiting us and writing us your career query.
Good to hear that you have been trying to help your friend with regards to the further education. And also glad to hear your friend have been thinking to go for the further education.Many students they have been giving a thought to go for an MBA after successfully completing their B.E/B.Tech. After Engineering and Medical, MBA is one of the top most preferred career option for further studies. And the rising demand and vivid specalisation in the MBA course has always given the students coming from different educational backgrounds to pursue their further degree in MBA.
Many a times after engineering many students hire a job and later they feel the need of pursuing an MBA which is very useful for them to move ahead in their career.There are many universities that offer an MBA for the working students in the distance learning mode or in correspondence. The universities that offer MBA in distance learning are being discussed by my colleague Dr.Anand. While i have some of the more universities with whom you can check for the course:-1.Indira Gandhi National Open University- IGNOU2.Annamalai University3.ICFAI University4.Prin.L N Welingkar Institute of Management
These are also some of the top institutes for distance mode MBA .Your friend can select any area of specialisation viz. HR,Marketing,Finance,IT,Operations Management etc. in MBA course as per Her choice or area of interest.
While selecting an university apart from mentioned by us make sure that they are UGC approved and take admission only in UGC approved university for MBA course.
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Wish your friend your Good Luck for her further Career Journey.
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