Discussion in 'Business and MBA degrees' started by Zaya, Jan 19, 2008.
Are you a student there? Your review might be interesting.
Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania does not make the list in the US?
Top Five US
- Stanford University
- Harvard University
- University of Pennsylvania
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Columbia University
Top Five UK
- London Business School of University of London
- Oxford University
- University of Cambridge
- Imperial College London
- University of Warwick
The big surprise absence on that list for me is Kellogg and perhaps arguably Ross/UofM, but certainly Kellogg. Also goes to show, why these lists are not that meaningful.
I guess it depends who do you ask. But Imperial College London has to be on the TOP FIVE IN THE UK.
Hey… I know a guy who attends there!
If your are looking mba from india the University of Mysore is best option, the UoM online programs are valid world wide.
Six specializations, total cost 2 yrs about $5,400 USD. Not a bad deal, but there are SO many that are more familiar to Western Nations employers. For just over $7k a student could get an AACSB - accredited MBA from U. of Southwestern Georgia. That one is not a bad deal for an Indian Student - especially if he/she intends to seek work in US. Some places here, it's "AACSB or the Highway."
Good school. I'm assuming the MBA program is good - but for whom is it the "best choice?" There are so many good choices -and so many different reasons. No one choice is the best for everyone. That's the kind of difference that keeps this forum in business.
Marketing 101. Try not to make unsupported claims. Bad mojo.
Thank you for valuable reply, of-course all of have different choice. But UoM not bad choice it is world wide accredited university.
The "best" MBA might be no MBA.
The same could be said in spades, of law degrees. Excluding, of course, the two you hold.
But you're exactly right. The risk is spending a lot of money for a degree that doesn't pay off and a lot of MBAs and JDs fit that description.
I checked Anabin, just out of curiosity and University of Mysore is OK for Germany - H+ means all its degrees are acceptable. I was wondering because I knew about the 'AACSB or the Authobahn' rule for MBAs in Germany - but that rule only applies to American MBAs, not other countries.
Anabin H+ means that the school is state-recognized in its homecountry. In that case the degree is accepted as a full degree by the German state.
In some cases there are hand-written notes regarding certain schools in Anabin in addition to the general H+ or H- grading. For example one note says that UCN degrees are recognised if you studied at the campus in Nicaragua. According to anabin ucn doesn't have state-recognition for its distance Learning programs and because of that these degrees are not officially recognised in Germany.
AACSB has no meaning for Anabin.
Yes, that's what H+ means - and that's what's shown for U. Mysore. There's also an H+- designation, for schools with some degrees that are deemed OK for German use and some that are labeled "deficient." H- means that the whole degree roster is deemed "deficient." And I have to say, Anabin contains very valuable information, but it's just about the clunkiest database I've used in the past 30 years. They should fix it.
AACSB? No meaning to Anabin? well, it definitely DOES have meaning to German education authorities, so I'll take that with just a small grain of salt. It's common knowledge that in Germany, foreign MBA degrees (only those from US schools) must be from AACSB accredited programs - or they're toast. AACSB of course, is programmatic, not institutional, accreditation. Perhaps that's why Anabin doesn't dwell on it, but .... they know, I'm sure.
And as for UCN - that, to me, is proof that Anabin is doing its job well.
And that job is...protecting Germans from ETD's - Educationally-transmitted deficiencies.
Harvard also requires work experience.
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