The only prerequisite to doing an MBA is to have basic business knowledge. Other than this, anyone can do an MBA to gain holistic business understanding and transition to or grow in management roles.
Eligibility criteria vary depending on the program. Some MBA programs do not need any work-experience while some do. Some programs compulsorily need a Bachelor's program while some programs accept a Diploma as well. You can check this in the program eligibility section or speak to an Academic Counselor for details about specific programs.
Not at all. The program is specially designed for working professionals to enable effective learning while they continue their jobs/existing pre-dispositions. Recorded content can be consumed on the website or mobile application on the go while the Live classes are scheduled on weekends at convenient times so you can easily attend them.
Depending on the program, you will have to devote between 10-20 hours per week. upGrad provides extensive support to make this journey easier for learners and make sure that they stay on track and complete the program.
Yes, the acceptance of online MBAs has increased steadily over time. Numerous top companies recruit upGrad MBA learners including Kotak Mahindra, HDFC, LeadSquared, Genpact, PwC, EY, HUL and Accenture.
An MBA helps you gain holistic business knowledge across domains such as marketing, finance, HR, IT, Supply Chain, Business Analytics and General Management and equips you with essential skills to help you succeed in management roles. Some upGrad MBA programs also offer specialisations in MBAs which help you deep-dive into a domain of your choice and build higher expertise in these domains.
You can learn this programme from any city in India and abroad.
MBAs welcome learners from all walks of life. This includes regular working professionals, founders, managers, directors, entrepreneurs, lawyers, doctors, data analysts, economists and more. Most MBA programs have a mix of learners from freshers to Directors and VPs of multinational companies. This diversity of experience and backgrounds helps learners get wider exposure during peer-to-peer interaction.
This depends on the program that you enroll for. Global MBAs provided by Golden Gate University, Staffordshire Business School, Deakin Business School and Liverpool Business School do not mention 'online' on the MBA certificate. Learners are awarded the same MBA certificate as on-campus students in these programs. In a few programs such as the BIMTECH PGDM, 'online' is mentioned as per AICTE and UGC norms. Most of the programs do not mention 'upGrad' in their certificate. For further details about any particular program, you can reach out to an Academic Counselor.
Yes, there are easy, interest-free financing options available that can cover upto 100% of the course fee, including GST. We have partnered with a number of financial institutions to enable this. You can view the details of financing options for a program on the program webpages. The process for financing will be opened up to you once you receive an offer for admission into the program.
You can drop your contact on this webpage and an Academic Counselor will reach out to you. Alternately, you can reach out to an Academic Counselor through the 'Chat' or 'Call me back' option.