Management education offers all necessary tools to equip one with the necessary techniques of successfully handling various business and management related issues. Also the basic tools which will enable you to make contributions to global economy. Besides providing the basic management capabilities it also provides:
● The ability to use the contingency approach to solving business problems.
● Combining the best parts of several solutions into a unique and better solution.
● Having a global perspective
● Working with and learning from others
Available Programs in Management Studies :
Under Graduate Programs in Management Studies :
BBA/BBM/BBS : BBA or Bachelor of Business Administration is an undergraduate business management course. The duration of Bachelor of Business Administration is 3 years divided into a number of semesters. The course can be pursued either as a full time graduate course or part time graduate course i.e. through correspondence or distance education depending upon one’s choice. Bachelors Degree programs in Business Administration are also known by various names in different institutes; BBS (Bachelor of Business Studies), BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies) etc are courses which are more or less the same thing.
BBA course is designed to provide basic understanding about management education and to train the students in communication skills effectively which inculcate entrepreneurship skills. The students are prepared to explore opportunities being newly created in management profession. Business Administration study methodology involves training through practical experience in the form of case studies, projects, presentations, industrial visits and interaction with experts from the industry.
● Any candidate who has passed senior secondary (10+2) exam from any stream with English as passing subject and secured minimum 45% marks at 12th class.
● Admission is based on the entrance test. normally, there is an objective type entrance test for admission to BBA/BBS/BMS courses which evaluates English language, quantitative aptitude, and reasoning skills.
Mode of admission:
Each university has its own selection criteria. Please refer to a particular university for detailed selection process.
Post Graduate Programs in Management Studies :
MBA/PGDM/PGPM : MBA stands for Master of Business Administration. It is a postgraduate degree course in management whose area of expertise is studying the various aspects of a business setup. Business Administration is a process of managing all the aspects of business to enhance and improve the growth and stability of business enterprise. It is normally a 2 years program with 4 or more semesters varying as per the institute’s policy. The MBA course strengthens the theoretical, analytical, and applied knowledge base of Business Administration. Master of Business Administration degree is one of the most sought after degree which a candidate belonging to any stream can achieve.
The IIM and other autonomous business schools offer a post graduate diploma in management (PGDM) or postgraduate programme in management (PGPM) which is recognised in India as similar to an MBA degree. Government accreditation bodies such as AICTE established that autonomous business schools can offer only the PGDM or PGPM, where as a postgraduate degree can be awarded by University affiliated college, in 2 year full time program. The curriculum of the PGDM or PGPM and MBA degrees are equivalent, though PGDM or PGPM is industry oriented and mainly focuses on building soft skills.
The followings are the criteria for pursuing a full time MBA course :
(A) A bachelor's degree from any recognized university.
(B) Some institutions have their own entrance exams.
(C) Some universities take into consideration the overall academic performance of a candidate.
(D) There are few competitive exams like CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, which give you an opportunity to get admission to top management institutes in India such as the IIMs, XLRI, SP Jain, MDI, FMS etc. Apart from the full time course, many universities offer distance learning courses. To enrol in the distance learning courses, the candidates’ needs to be a graduate from any recognized university.
Management Studies in Hospitality (Hotel Management) :
One of the significant outcomes of globalization is the tremendous growth in the tourism and hospitality industry. With India being one of the most popular travel destinations, the government too is encouraging and investing in the development of these industries.
The hotel industry is a crucial part of the hospitality industry with a huge growth potential in the near future. The demand for hotel management professionals is already huge and is expected to grow more with the increasing number of hotels being set up in India and all over the world. Apart from its glamour, a career in hotel management has become lucrative and exciting, attracting more and more students to opt for it.
Hotel management jobs include multiple skills like food and beverage service, front office operation, sales and marketing, accounting etc. Many government colleges and private institutes in India offer certificate, diploma or degree courses in hotel management.
Eligibility Criteria :
Minimum qualification necessary for a hotel management course is 10+2. Depending on the cost and duration of the course, one can opt for a certificate, diploma or degree course.
Certificate courses can be of six months to one year duration, a diploma of two years and a degree course of three year duration.
Selection for government recognized colleges and institutes are done through the common entrance test held in April every year. The test consists of multiple choice questions in English, Reasoning, General Science and General knowledge.
A group discussion and personal interview is conducted further to assess the personality and aptitude of the candidate before he is finally selected for the hotel management course. Private institutes too conduct tests along the same lines for selecting candidates.