“You must have a bac +5 to apply for an MBA”
Not necessarily. It is true that many candidates already have a significant level of education. However, holders of a bac +2 or bac +3 with a very good professional experience have all their chances. For example, a person having a BTS but who has held several managerial positions, or even who has set up his own business, can quite be admitted to the MBA of a major school.
“There are only engineers in MBA”
It depends. In recent years, MBA managers have been trying to mix their promotions and integrate more women, students from various nationalities and educational backgrounds, but it is true that engineers still represent a large part of the battalions. Why ? Because it is to them that benefits the most the ” double competence »Since they already have the technical know-how, they benefit from develop managerial know-how (which is less the case for a graduate of a major business school, already familiar with certain fundamentals such as marketing, etc.).
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“You have to be perfectly bilingual”
It all depends on the course. The most popular are the most demanding : you will be asked for convincing results to TOEFL, English test used by most MBAs as a selection tool. In France, the level of English required varies according to the course chosen. Some with French education do not systematically control English level.
“You can accept a new position and start an MBA”
Hard. An Executive MBA involves a significant workload: count at least as many hours of personal work as hours of class. It therefore seems complicated to have to face, on the professional front, new time-consuming missions.
“The file must contain letters of recommendation from former employers”
Yes, in most cases you will be asked to attach at least two letters of recommendation (laudatory, as one can imagine!) of former employers.
“Not having an answer at the end of the interview is a bad sign”
No. It is even frequent, because the team consults and makes cross-checks between what you have said orally and what is stipulated in your file. Please allow one to three weeks to receive a response.
” “The fear of MBA directors is the task on the way” “
Yes, it is a failure both for the student, for the rest of the promotion, because group work habits are quickly put in place, but also for the school and for its image. Hence the in-depth interview that accompanies any selection, supposed test your motivation.
8 good reasons to take an MBA …
• Change sector
• Change activity
• Change function or broaden one’s field of competence
• Acquire a solid and high-level managerial culture with a view to career development
• Open the doors of international groups
• Plan to emigrate
• Improve his salary
• Develop your network of contacts and professional relations
… and 4 bad ones
• Add one more diploma to your CV without a project
• Have as only objective a salary increase
• Look for a short, practical and targeted training
• Expecting too much from an MBA: training can give you confidence, but it is not therapy