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MBA vs PGDBM vs PGDM : Degree vs diploma - which is better

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What is the difference between MBA and PGDBM ( post graduate diploma in business management)

which one is better as some univ are offering MBA while some other PGDM? Shall I go for MBA degree or diploma in Management?
Avatar Image asked Oct 29, 2011 in Planning MBA by (1,275 points)  
  

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MBA is degree while PGDBA is diploma. As per UGC rule only a University can award degree and hence all IIMs award diplomas while andhra univ give degree.

If you have a degree you can go for PhD while with PGDBM you can'tgo further. a degree can only be offered by a university
Avatar Image answered Oct 31, 2011 by (2,560 points)  
Can I do PhD after having the Distant Learning Mode MBA degree?
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If your aim is to work in corporates then MBA or PGDBM/PGDM does not matter much.

Institutes like IIMs offer PGDBM courses as these are autonomous colleges and are not affliated to any university.

In this case, the college/institute's standing and ranking is more important than the degree per se. Corporates would value a PGDBM from IIM more than a MBA from a local university.

In case you want to pursue a PhD and choose a teaching career, then a masters degree becomes an essential to apply for a PhD degree. For that matter any post graduate degree is required to do a PhD.
Avatar Image answered Nov 3, 2011 by vinutha (295 points)  
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IIMs offer their own PGP not PGDM, and who told that you can't go for PhD after PGP from IIM or PGDM from a recognised institute? Please clear your views before posting.
answered Dec 20, 2011 by anonymous  

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