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SAP PP vs MBA

Former Member
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Hi All,

I am Prajot. I have done B.E. and started my career in SAP PP(Production Planning) module in a MNC and now I have completed 1.2 years.

So at this stage please suggest me that should I go for MBA option or continue with this PP module.

Which would be a better option.

Thanks & Br,

Prajot.

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Former Member
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Hi Prajot,

There are two aspects to your query -

1.  MBA is a post graduate course and will definitely add value to your SAP career.  Most of the IT organizations look for SAP Professional with BE+MBA option (atleast in INDIA).  MBA gives a better advantage in terms of job opportunities.  But ofcourse it involves cost, preparation for entrance exam etc. and you will be without job for 2 years.  MBA does not mean about the managerial skills. Managerial skills (including people skills) gets developed with the experience. 

Also, if you will do your MBA then choose the correct specialization for your MBA which will be an added advantage for your SAP PP working experience.

2.  I would suggest, please continue with your job and complete the 2 years of work experience and then go for MBA.  This 2 years work experience will also gives an edge than the non-experienced MBA aspirant.

Hope this will be useful.  Best luck for your career moves

Thanks and Regards

DJ

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Former Member
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Hi Prajot,

There are two aspects to your query -

1.  MBA is a post graduate course and will definitely add value to your SAP career.  Most of the IT organizations look for SAP Professional with BE+MBA option (atleast in INDIA).  MBA gives a better advantage in terms of job opportunities.  But ofcourse it involves cost, preparation for entrance exam etc. and you will be without job for 2 years.  MBA does not mean about the managerial skills. Managerial skills (including people skills) gets developed with the experience. 

Also, if you will do your MBA then choose the correct specialization for your MBA which will be an added advantage for your SAP PP working experience.

2.  I would suggest, please continue with your job and complete the 2 years of work experience and then go for MBA.  This 2 years work experience will also gives an edge than the non-experienced MBA aspirant.

Hope this will be useful.  Best luck for your career moves

Thanks and Regards

DJ

Former Member
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Hi Prajot,

You are working in PP so you should find out the branch in MBA that will go in sync with PP. Like Dnyanesh has mentioned that managerial skills don't come by any class but it comes with experience and taking responsibilities. Think what is your ultimate goal, whether you want to become a successful SAP Consultant or go in managing projects/people.

Thank you,

Nagarajan

Former Member
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Hi Prajot,

Feel free to ask any other question if you have. If you feel your question is answered then please rate the response and close the threat.

Thank you,

Nagarajan Viswanathan

Former Member
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Hi Prajot,

Since you had already working in SAP, so i would like to suggest that spend some time and continue with what you are doing & master it ,  MBA  you can do it after having some experience & l also you have an option of doing it with distance learning.  Thanks Sukant Chakraborthy

Former Member
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Hi DJ & Nagarajan,

Thanks a lot for your valuable feedback.It really help me a lot in understanding the career moves in both the fields.

As DJ said so I appreciate if you can add some points on the fields in MBA available which I look upon after having 2 years of experience in SAP PP so that it add on some value to it.

So that this would make me more clear about my career moves.

Thanks in advance for your understanding.

Thanks & Br,

Prajot