Distance MBA Decoded: Pros and Cons

The hefty pays and the sure shot placements offered to the students who pursued MBA attracted a splurge of students years back. These aspirants left no stone unturned to prepare for those MBA entrance exams and get the best possible college and university. However, with the advanced technologies and the available resources right at the doorstep due to the internet, the distance MBA has come into the picture. In spite of the entire eye catching things about the distance MBA there is a set of cons as well that you need to be aware of. Keeping an eye on all the pros and cons of the distance MBA is something that will help you in making this process simplified for you.

At first place when we talk about the distance MBA there are a lot of benefits that ought to be discussed. The time is one of the biggest constraints that push students these days for courses like distance MBA in Marketing, Finance, Operations, Tourism, Insurance, etc.. When you take up these programs you get the freedom to study as per your convenience and in a manner that suits you. Since the teaching happens over the internet, it is available 24/7 and you can study whenever and wherever you want. For all those who missed doing MBA as they had to take up a job in early years, a distance MBA is a perfect option. You can earn and learn simultaneously. With inflation striking everywhere, the education industry also looks affected. The fees that the folks have to pay for MBA is quite a huge amount and a lot of people have no option but to let go of this dream of theirs. Since the fees of distance MBA are quite less in comparison to the traditional MBA it becomes easy for people to grab a management degree these days.

Just like a regular MBA program the aspirants have to give exams and do all the other things as well that happen in a traditional college. But in spite of this, there is a set of cons that are associated with the distance MBA. Even if you save your time, money and energy by opting for distance MBA you miss a big deal of things. The hands on classroom experience are one of the most important things that you would miss out here. When you study in a group you learn a lot of things but this isn’t possible in distance MBA. Another factor that makes distances MBA less preferred is the opportunity of grabbing the best job placements and packages that are offered in the traditional MBA colleges.

Self-control and some level of self-discipline are the must qualities that you ought to possess when opting for distance MBA. No matter what thing or topic you talk about there will always be a darker side. The only thing that you need to keep in mind is the way you overcome that side and make the most of the shining one. Choose wisely your purpose and then make a choice of distance MBA keeping all the pros and cons in mind.

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About Rashid Faridi

I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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