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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHigher Education (University +) · 10 years ago

How is Electrical Engineering (Hons) + MBA ?

I wanna ask how is electrical eng (hons) + mba from Scotland is in terms of career, paying and JOB SECURITY ????

Also tell me if CA from Pakistan will have better prospects.. I am interested in both.. Thanks

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    Lv 6
    10 years ago
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    An engineering degree and an MBA used to be all the rage 20yrs ago. Often times doing so would put yourself on the fast track to a managerial position in an engineering consultancy/firm, with good pay, job security, ect. Nowadays, this is not so much the case. MBAs are much more popular now, so it will be harder to get a managerial position (which is what you are really telling people you want if you get an MBA rather than a masters in engineering). Often times companies prefer to give managerial positions to people who have actually been engineers for at least 5+ years, went back to school, got an MBA, and now wants to be a manager. This is mainly because it is much harder to manage people working on something you have no experience with. They will be able to pull a fast one on you and you won't even know. Yes you have a degree in engineering, but you learn a lot about REAL life engineering when you are in your job. It is much different than college, and it takes time to adjust to. The engineering + MBA combination can be great, but I think engineering + plus a few years of experience working as an engineering + MBA will be much more favorable in the long run.

  • 10 years ago

    Good Combination, but complete CA from Pakistan, in Pakistan pays better. Job security is always more in public sector jobs what ever qualification you have.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    electric engineering is marked under primary because of the fact all industries have already succeeded in hiring the best engineers - leaving the school graduates no jobs. that's rather lots the comparable for different branches of engineer... yet once you do get fortunate and stumble on a reliable get entry to point civil engineering pastime, be arranged to relocate. choose for civil engineering. it particularly is totally exciting. I majored in mechanical yet i could've replaced to civil if it weren't too late.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Useless. Unless you are making your own engineering firm of contractors.

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