UIUC iMBA vs. Warwick


crolin

Can anybody please advise on the choice between the iMBA and the Warwick Distance Learning MBA?

I am in retail and would like to leverage an MBA to grow in my career. I am considering a possible change to consulting.

I know that the Warwick program is ranked by the FT but the iMBA is not. Is that a big deal?

Can anybody please advise on the choice between the iMBA and the Warwick Distance Learning MBA?

I am in retail and would like to leverage an MBA to grow in my career. I am considering a possible change to consulting.

I know that the Warwick program is ranked by the FT but the iMBA is not. Is that a big deal?
quote
Duncan


I have nothing to say that isn't already in other posts on this board. 

I don't think the ranking is a big deal: UIUC simply isn't taking part in rankings and the cohort design makes it hard to work its data into rankings. 

Consulting is a big field. Warwick is a strong brand in the UK and many Commonwealth countries. UIUC has a different design, more like a general management MBA while the Warwick degree has better support for electives because if it's smaller core. 

<br>I have nothing to say that isn't already in other posts on this board.&nbsp;<br><br>I don't think the ranking is a big deal: UIUC simply isn't taking part in rankings and the cohort design makes it hard to work its data into rankings.&nbsp;<br><br>Consulting is a big field. Warwick is a strong brand in the UK and many Commonwealth countries. UIUC has a different design, more like a general management MBA while the Warwick degree has better support for electives because if it's smaller core.&nbsp;
quote
mba hipste...

You'd have much better success transitioning into consulting if you were to do an in-class program. Unless you already have connections in the industry, the career resources provided by an in-class program would help a lot in this regard. 

You'd have much better success transitioning into consulting if you were to do an in-class program. Unless you already have connections in the industry, the career resources provided by an in-class program would help a lot in this regard.&nbsp;
quote

Reply to Post

Related Business Schools

Champaign, Illinois 29 Followers 27 Discussions
Coventry, United Kingdom (UK) 80 Followers 88 Discussions

Other Related Content

Mar 03, 2020

The Financial Times Updates Online MBA Ranking for 2020

News Mar 03, 2020

Blurred Lines: Hybrid Online and Campus MBA Courses Come of Age

Article Jul 01, 2020

Business schools are moving towards a new paradigm, where the physical dimension is not alternative to the digital one; they are integrated

Hot Discussions