A READER WRITES
There is a golden chance At UK EBay. You will bid for a set of
complete individual courses (Paper and Electronic) for the Heriot
Watt/Edinburgh Business school modular MBA programme.
THREE complete and unregistered courses for Accounting, Strategic
Planning and Finance plus the Student handbook. This lot would cost you
£2,425 if purchased direct from EBS.
View hours are left!
They seem to
have gone. Other offerings, but not, unfortunately, unregistered. Just the
Watt MBA course material comes with a registration ticket that entitles the
holder entry to the course. If you are offered course materials where the
course registration ticket has already been used, you are being sold
courseware with no right of entry into the course itself, nor enrollment in
the H-W EBS MBA program.
materials include an unused registration ticket, the owner/user is entitled
to register as a participant in the course and, if they already possess the
necessary prerequisites, enroll as a degree-seeking student in the MBA
By way of
example, as I write this, I have on my desk a folder comprising the H-W EBS
MBA courseware for the core compulsory course in QUANTITATIVE METHODS.*
also contains an unused blue course/program registration ticket with a
unique serial number beginning - QM00xxxx.
material is nine year old (I bought it in 1995) and the courseware may
require a little updating, it is still a valuable commodity by virtue of
its unused registration ticket.**
ticket, maybe it could sell for, say, $600 discounted. Without the ticket,
it would be worth around $40, discounted.
So, if you're
thinking about this MBA program and you are tempted by the offer of
secondhand Heriot Watt EBS MBA courseware materials on ebay or elsewhere,
establish in the first instance that they come with the associated valid
. . . You may
just be looking for used courseware for its own sake, of course, and that's
an entirely different kettle of fish.
a look at of the current EBS MBA website reveals the QM course is no longer
part of core requirements but has been relegated to an elective.
the time limit to complete the MBA degree is seven years, it is seven years
from the date of registration (or test) of your first course, not from the
date of purchase. Since the registration ticket of the QM course cited has
never been used, the clock has not yet started to tick.