Best career path - PMP or MBA or Six Sigma

By wishlist ·

I am a Mechanical Engineer, with a MS, stuck in the same position for the past 5 years. I would like to get out and grow but unable to decide which career path to choose. The work I currently do is similar to project management. I don't want to blindly do MBA and expect to get offers, as I don't have direct experience in management.

My mind has also been wavering on changing my field to IT (like SAP for example) but is it wise???

Please suggest me......

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My experience

by jdmercha In reply to Best career path - PMP or ...

I switched from Engineering to IT several years ago. BIG MISTAKE! Engineering is a much better (financially) career path to follow. It is fairly easy to switch from engineering to IT, but it is nearly impossible to switch back.

If your finding your current career to be a bit stagnant, an MBA might help. But you might also want to look into a starting a side business.

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by schwabe In reply to Best career path - PMP or ...

I suggest both...I currently posses both and firmly believe that global competition demands that you at least have a masters degree to move ahead in the business world. A PMP is an afterthought as I say this because, with the right experience, it is easy to get.

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PMP is the best bang for the buck

by joshnankivel In reply to Best career path - PMP or ...

If you have a few years of project management experience, the PMP is the best bang for the buck. I think the MBA is over-rated, especially if you have a business degree or business related experience already.
I put up this page as an <a href="">easy step-by-step guide on how to get your PMP Certification</a>.

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Six Sigma is Diverse

by ClaudiaVandermilt In reply to Best career path - PMP or ...

Six sigma can work in conjunction with IT, engineering, finance, project management...Pretty much any industry with production that could use stream-lining.

Here's a great article on the types of jobs available through <a href="">six sigma certification</a>.

There's another article about <a href="">Six Sigma Careers</a> and companies using six sigma as well.

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bout the PMP

I did MBA In finance and having more than 5 years experience in Accounts and Finance ... i want to do PMP its beneficiary for me or not kindly suggest me ,,,,,,,,,

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