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Working in Europe temporarily. Have an option to do Executive MBA, it’s around 70-90k Euros for an year. Another option I have is doing part time PhD in Management. It’s around 35-40k Euros for 4 years. Any thoughts on which one would be more useful? Currently work in a T2 in their digital practice. Had plans of shifting to MBB 3-4 years back but lost interest after

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Useful for what? Tbh neither seems very useful to advance your career in consulting or the business world. The PhD can help you become a prof or write a management book

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That’s what I am thinking, but thought it wouldn’t hurt to get more opinions

Wow, these almost feel like US tuition costs. And you have to pay for the PhD?

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A PhD that you have to pay for doesn’t bode well for the reputation of that program

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What do you want to be doing 10 years from now?

Then neither sounds a great idea - I’m UK based and I’ve only ever seen one or two partners with anything more than a degree and a professional qualification

Are you planning to go back to the USA? MBA could be useful depending on your company, but not always necessary. You should check how many partners there do/do not have MBAs

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