MBA in Marketing V/s MBA in Human Resource Management


Marketing and Human Resources are the two important specialization subjects that candidates from any background can pursue in MBA course. Both courses offer job opportunities in various firms along with good pay packages. As there is common entrance exam for this course, candidates can choose according to their preferences. Read the following article to know the future aspects of both courses.
Future Prospects after MBA in Marketing

Master of Business in Marketing is one of the well sought courses all around the world. It provides detailed knowledge in topics such as Marketing communications, Services Marketing consumer behavior and Brand Management. There are numerous job opportunities for those who have completed Master of Business Administration in Marketing Management. Candidates should have good inter-personal skills. They can seek employment in various firms as Business Development Executives and Sales Consultants etc. Those who have professional experience in relevant field can work in higher job positions with attractive salary packages. Fast moving consumer durable goods firms such as Hindustan Unilever, Colgate and automobile firms such as Maruti Suzuki, Hero Motor Corp are major recruiters.

Public Sector firms such as Hindustan Life care limited, Indian Space Research Organization recruits MBA graduates specialized in Marketing Management as Management Trainee. Public sector banks such as Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce recruits such candidates as specialist officers in marketing department. In addition to this, marketing being a core department in all organizations, job opportunities are higher. Experienced professionals can seek employment in reputed firms abroad.

Future Prospects after MBA in Human Resources

Those who are specializing in Human Resources need to have good communication skills as they have to interact with others. The course gives insight in topics such as recruitment, performance evaluation, industrial relations and learning and development. Job opportunities in this sector are higher as HR is as competitive as any other stream of management in these days. Candidates can seek employment as HR executive, graduate trainee in private as well public sector organizations.

Public sector firms such as Hindustan Insecticides, Hindustan Life care Limited, Indian Oil Corporation, Coal India and Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Limited recruits graduates who have completed MBA in Human Resources as Management Trainee. Apart from this, candidates can join as HR Trainee in various private firms in IT industry, Automobile Industry, FMCG firms etc. Recruitment firms are the major employers in this sector.

Which Course Is Better?

Both courses have equal values. Those who wish to have a career in jobs such as Advertising, Retail Management can go for MBA in Marketing Management. Candidates who wish to work in administrative roles can opt for MBA in Human Resources. When it comes to job opportunities, MBA Marketing is slightly above MBA Human Resources. Though the job profile includes to hectic schedule, candidates can seek attractive pay packages as well as incentives in marketing jobs. MBA in Human resources on the other hand provides a few job openings where career growth is higher than that of MBA Marketing.



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2 Responses to “MBA in Marketing V/s MBA in Human Resource Management”

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    Bolloju Manasa:

    Iam Manasa, comlpleted my graduation with i have joined MBA. I have a dylama to pursue my MBA in what specialization so Please help me to take a descision of my specialization either in marketing or HR management Which kind of jobs suits for a girl in my future with a good income.
    Thanking you,

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    Kamini Chauhan:

    Sikkim Manipal University MBA Management of human resource papers