MBA (Executive) is a 30 months program offered by Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), a constituent of prestigious NAAC ‘A’ graded Symbiosis International University (SIU) Pune conducted separately on Weekdays in the evening, and Weekends – Saturdays & Sundays from morning to evening, so you avail the benefits of the same top-ranked curriculum of our full-time MBA in addition to latest case study discussion and best pool of industry experienced faculty to build a solid foundation in all functional areas of business while gaining global, technology and entrepreneurial perspectives.
This degree program is designed specifically for Working Executives/Professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge, skills and capabilities essential for managing and leading organizations without sacrificing their current jobs. This also helps the working executives combine skill building with exploration of good management practices.
Specializations offered are - Marketing, Finance, Operations, and HR. Students have to select any one specialization in 4th semester.
Today it is a normal practice in industry to rotate their executives to various disciplines so as to spot the talent for further grooming. During the intense 30 months program, the executive students will have options of specializations in one of the areas such as Marketing, Finance, Operations, and HR though they are given knowledge of other general management subjects too in addition to specializations. Students will work towards developing a deeper understanding of various facets of management and hone their business and managerial skills so it’s a perfect option to pursue a part-time MBA focused on leadership and move your career to the next level.
|Weekdays||Monday – Friday||7:00pm – 10:00pm|
|Weekends||Saturdays & Sundays||10:00am – 6:00pm|
Specialization Offered - Marketing / Finance / Operations / HR. Total five semesters
Rs 3,70,000/- (all semesters)
All Internal Courses will have 100% component as internal evaluation at the Institute level. All External Courses will have 60% internal component and 40% component as external [University] exam.
The assessment of the student for each examination is done, based on relative performance. Maximum Grade Point (GP) is 10.000 corresponding to A+. For all courses, a student is required to pass both internal and external examination separately with a minimum Grade Point of 4.000 corresponding to Grade D. Students securing less than 40% absolute marks in each head of passing will be declared FAIL. The University awards a degree to the student who has achieved a minimum CGPA of 4.000 out of maximum of 10.000 for the program.
MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (EXECUTIVE) will be awarded at the end of 5th semester examination by taking into consideration the performance of all 5 semesters examinations after obtaining minimum 4.00 CGPA out of 10 CGPA.
The pedagogy will be a mix of lectures, assignments, presentations, case discussions, project work, term end exams, management games etc.
Candidates seeking admission to MBA (Executive) Batch 2018-20, please follow the guidelines:
Yes, there is flexibility and you can attend lectures in both the batches and vice-versa.
Presentation is a selection criterion for admission to Executive MBA Program of SIMS. You have to prepare any topic of your choice, prepare PPT and present it for 10 minutes. We encourage candidates to select the topic related to your work you are doing in your company so that you will be quite comfortable while speaking.
Well, its a nice question. Assistant Managers, Software Engineers, Managers and Senior Managers in all areas, Deputy General Manager, General Managers, Principle Consultants (IT), Plant Director, Vice-President, Directors, Sales Engineers, Accountants, Account Managers etc are the professionals who join this program. Even doctors and academicians also study this program.
|1||Online Application Forms (http://sims.edu/executive_mba/)||Ongoing till 30th June 2017|
|2||Application Forms submission with documents||Till 30th June 2017|
|3||Selection Process : Personal Interaction||Ongoing till 30th June 2017|
|4||Weekdays (Monday – Friday: 7:00pm – 10:00pm)||3rd July 2017 (Monday)|
|Weekends (Saturdays & Sundays – 10:00am – 6:00pm)||8th July 2017 (Saturday)|
“It surely helped me in building up knowledge base and theoretical background on top of my practical experience in the field, by which I could make a quantum leap for further growth and success. As a foreign student, there were a lot of difficulties during the course. I couldn’t have completed the course when confronted with the difficulties if I hadn’t had kind support from all people like SIMS mates, faculties, and coordinators. Now as an alumnus of SIMS, I’ll do my best to contribute myself to SIMS wherever I am.”
“SIMS MBA (For Working Professionals) Program was extremely helpful in broadening my knowledge in the area of Finance, Business Management, International Marketing, Macro & Micro Economics. The program helped me understand various department functions, their roles and responsibilities and how they complement each other to achive organization shared vision. This program has helped me understand and perform my own role in the organization more effectively. This program has helped me positioned myself to play bigger role in the organization.”
“The knowledge earned during the process of SIMS MBA has enriched me in many ways: Put things (from what I learnt the hard way with experience as opposed to what MBA showed me) in perspective. Made me recognize my own management abilities & enhance some. Made me better enabled on finance knowledge within my career field & personally gave me a wider perspective on things known little earlier e.g. M&A, International Banking, Risk Management, Marketing-Statistics & Economics. Last but not the least; Made good friends along the way & learnt a lot from them.On lighter side: Best of all I can now at least understand & relate to what RBI, FM, Governor & Govt does on Financial aspects for the country.”
“The very first lecture of the Executive MBA programme was of Macro Economics. I was so stunned by the depth of knowledge of faculty on the subject and insight on different perspective made me believe , Yes! It was the right decision to join the Executive MBA from SIMS. I thank SIMS and all its entire associated members Director Brig Rajiv Divekar and other faculty members for giving me a different perspective and giving me a broader vision on management.”
“The MBA (EE) course from SIMS has broadened and enhanced my knowledge base and helped me in developing my existing competencies. The course curriculum is up to date and designed in par with the current industrial /business trends. The sessions and rich interaction with experienced and professional faculties has enhanced my knowledge base. The course has helped me to frame my way of thinking and made me aware of the necessity of creative thinking. The assignments and different activities during the course were very thoughtful/helpful enough to gain knowledge and was much appreciated. The education I received has helped me a lot to first of all give me an orientation of what I would like to do and secondly, the practical approach followed throughout the course has provided me with valuable information helping me every day in my professional career.”
Senior Engineer, Aker Solutions Ltd.
“I was lacking few managerial skills and this SIMS MBA (For Working Professionals) Program helped me to build these skills. Many management techniques learnt in this MBA(EE) program can be used in my day to day life. Good liaising with seniors and delegations to juniors can improve the efficiency in the work. Treasure of Management Skills which we learned in this MBA (EE) Program has boosted my overall confidence for the position I am working at. As these Management skills added another dimension to my career along with my present excellence knowledge of technical skills. Keeping Cross my fingures, I would like to say now these management assets will definitely assist me to climb the ladder in my corporate world.”
“Constructive and creative Lectures on day-to-day issues helped me to understand the organization issues. MBA also helped to get the big picture of the organization. It helped me to climb the one step of the ladder. Earlier, I was doing the Technical stuff but now I am also involved in proposition of the project. Executive MBA has also provided me the ability to lead, manage and motivate other staff members.”
Atlas Copco India Ltd
“The subjects included in the whole tenure were selected as per the requirement in the latest industry. Many times it happens that in professional life we work as per the Industry requirement but due to this course I was able to relate the things practically which I do in my organisation. The college library is one of the good and offers lot of books apart from the course also. This course has helped me to uplift my professional carrier and changedÂ the way to look after and handle the situations. I would definitely recommend the course for those who are willing to do MBA but due to responsibilities or other personal reason are unable to join full time course.”
Vishay Components India Pvt Ltd
“Definitely the course helped a lot. Before enrolling for this course, I attended my last academic education 10-12 years back, I joined the course to get acquainted with different management theories, self-development, which can also be useful for climb the corporate ladder. The growth can be seen in the coming years to move ahead from our current position but definitely thinks this course helped lot.
SIMS designed the course in a way that executives will not have the burden of studies after hectic working life, they planned the syllabus, subjects which are useful in corporate life & assigned faculty who are having rich experience and depth knowledge for the subject. The management, coordinator always there to solve any raised concern by we student. It was a very good experience to be enrolled for the course with such an esteemed institute.”
Otis ISRC Pvt Ltd
“Executive MBA course by SIMS offered coaching & guidance covering all aspects of Business Management. Subjects like Cost Accounting, Finance management, International Marketing, CRM, ASCM, Organizational Behavior, HR, etc. made us aware of some non-technical challenges that each Business face. Experienced & highly knowledgeable faculties at SIMS provided us an insight on possible solutions on these challenges & their section criteria under given situation with their real Industry examples. Subjects like Integrated learning made us aware of Global challenges. Especially a subject of Entrepreneurship helped me lead Innovation Drive at my Organization which was appreciated by management.”
“This program helped me immensely in learning different aspects of management. It taught me that you cant win a race all on your own. You will need your teammates and goodwill & cooperation of your competitors too. It also helped me get good business contacts through my colleagues. I am extremely proud to be associated with such a great program from SIMS.”
IGATE Global Solutions Ltd
“It has always been a dream to be a part of Symbiosis family and my dream came true the day I joined MBA (EE) programme at SIMS Pune. Apart from the brand legacy, the course helped me by complimenting my skill set. Peer learning also played a big role in enhancing the whole experience. It has brought me in contact with illustrious batch-mates and I cherish the exchange of thoughts, ideas and knowledge I got to meet with professionals from diverse backgrounds. The faculty really adds value to the course by their extensive experience. The cases discussed are very relevant and the practice helps in tackling real life situations. It gave me the strategic perspectives for effective decision making both in the short term and long term. This experience has boosted my confidence to tackle challenging situations at the workplace.”
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Name: Dr Pravin Kumar Bhoyar
Designation: Head, MBA (Executive) Program
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS)
Address: Range Hills Road, Khadki, Pune 411020
Landline: 020 30213200; Ext: 216
Mobile: +91 9822059549 / +91 8275737754