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Currently an IT Strat/Arch Manager at K. Want to try for OW SITO or ATK Digital Transformation. Can someone tell me how realistic it is without MBA? Gave my GMAT but haven't decided on MBA.

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Doable by just applying online. Obviously having a strong referral is better overall. MBA is not a prerequisite for advancement at OW. Many Partners don't have MBAs.

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OW SITO definitely doable without MBA.

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Thanks, doable as in "doable by networking and referrals" or doable by just applying online? I know folks in Mercer and they can refer me I think, but I need to network with OW folks

Thanks! Are you in a position to comment on level equivalence? I am M, can I apply for EM or should I look at SC?

Is IT strat/ arch same?

Does SITO include implementation work?

K1, no from what I know. C1, no, it does not. But for both I would advise seeking out someone from OW SITO and asking them. I had a former class mate at OW before he moved to China

On the level equivalence, probably Associate or EM. This would be assessed during the interview process.

By the way, OW alumni can make referrals and get 50% of the normal bonus I believe.

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