Why should you do an MIM? A look at its key advantages!
Updated: Jun 6, 2019
Today, we will continue talking about the MIM programs, and highlight some of the main benefits of attending such programs from the top B-Schools in the world.
Given the fact that most of the top programs are located in Europe, you get a chance to explore the entire continent, it’s rich cultural history, and heritage, and gain significant global experience.
As you probably are aware, most of the top B-Schools for MIM programs are located in Europe. In fact, as per the latest FT rankings, the highest ranked school outside of Europe is the #18 Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, followed at #19 by IIM Ahmedabad. The only other 2 Indian schools to make this list are IIM Calcutta, at #23 and IIM Bangalore at #26.
So, here’s the first benefit that you get if you want to go for a top MIM program: You get a chance to obtain a degree from some of the best programs in the world!
Then comes the second benefit - an incredible international experience. Given the fact that most of the top programs are located in Europe, you get a chance to explore the entire continent, it’s rich cultural history, and heritage, and gain significant global experience which can help you in so many ways!
The third benefit - studying with an incredibly talented pool of students allows you to open yourself to new possibilities. Studying at the top MIM programs allows you the privilege of making privileged connections! You will make friends with other students, all of whom have had significantly unique lives and experiences, and share your experiences with them. The amount of learning that gets exchanged is just ginormous!
In fact, in some countries, you could literally get the MIM degree for as low as 1,000 Euros in tuition fees! Imagine the ROI on that!
Fourth - Kick start a Global Career - If you want to go international with your career, there is no better place than Europe to get a head-start. Name any field that you would like to work in, from cutting-edge tech to luxury, from chocolates to automobiles, there are plenty of globally leading companies which call Europe their home, and would be glad to take you on!
Fifth - Saving Money! - An MIM degree is designed for a much younger demographic than for MBA programs - this difference is best explained by taking a look at the difference in the tuition fees of both programs! While almost all good MBA programs can make your pockets significantly lighter, MIM degrees can save you a lot of money in this regard as they are cheaper and much more affordable. In fact, in some countries, you could literally get the MIM degree for as low as 1000 Euros in tuition fees! Imagine the ROI on that!
So this was our quick spotlight on the benefits of MIM programs!
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Piyush Ranjan is the chief consultant for Management Masters. He did his undergrad from IIT-BHU, and then studied at the SIM program of the University of St. Gallen. He has helped multiple students get admission calls from HEC Paris, ESSEC Business School, and other top Business schools worldwide.