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Dual Specialization MBA VS Single Specialization MBA

Most MBA aspirants have a belief that they have to go for dual specialization to excel and stay ahead in the race. Often students look for a combination of Marketing or Finance with HRM as a minor specialization or take marketing and finance as a combination. Honestly speaking from the recruiter’s perspective it shouldn’t really make a big difference whether a student goes for a dual specialization or a single specialization.

Sometimes it just looks like there is no proper career plan; for example if the combination chosen is Marketing & Finance, both these domains are different. The MBA student can either sit for Marketing job interview or Finance job interview depending on the major specialization, the minor specialization is often ignored. In reality there will be either a pure marketing job or a pure finance job but not both.

By opting to go for MBA, one should have a clarity on what he or she is going to be in future. Throwing stones will not help here, if you are desperate to be into finance domain go for it and study only finance. By having another minor specialization like Marketing or HR you will be loosing focus on the major interest.

One should keep in mind that by doing MBA you are looking to gain maturity and learn practically. Case studies, internship, projects, group exercises, co curricular activities are few things that will help you land into a job. If the dual specialization is costing a bit more then you are better off to choose a single specialization as it hardly makes any difference.

Our vote is for single specialization, focus on one thing and push hard to be a specialist in that domain. Tell us your views!

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ICICI Business Leadership Programme 2011

ICICI Bank in collaboration with NIIT University is conducting a Business Leadership (MBA) Programme for working professionals who are CA’s / Engineers / Graduates in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 60% in graduation. Other criteria required are work experience of min 3 years and the age of the applicant should not exceed 30 as on 15th April 2011.

Highlights of the Programme:

  • Two years full time residential programme leading to MBA in Finance & Banking
  • Emphasis on advanced areas of Finance and Banking in the domain of Corporate Banking, Risk Management, Information Technology and International Finance
  • Internship offered at ICICI Bank with Rs 50,000 pm as compensation
  • Stipend provided for selected applicants at Rs 10,000 pm
  • Selected applicants will be placed at mid management level at ICICI Bank

Business Leadership Programme will commence in the month of April 2011, you can learn more about applying for this programme here.

For more information please refer http://icicicareers.com/icici-niit/index.html

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