Faculty of Management at GLS University offers 2 years (4 Semesters) Masters of Business Administration (MBA) for all eligible graduates aspiring for a career in the field of management. On the successful completion of the 2-year programme, the students are awarded Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree. The department was established with the prime philosophy to create leaders well equipped with strong functional skills along with palpable ethos to contribute to the society at the micro as well as at the macro level.
MBA Programme offered by GLS University under the auspice of NRIBM & GLSICT-MBA have always remained the most preferred & highly sought-after institutes in the state of Gujarat since their inception before 24 years. The major focus of the programme is towards professional development of students to empower them for becoming successful management professionals in the corporate world.
For creating leaders of tomorrow, the department has developed a Unique Choice based Credit System. Students can opt for any two specializations out of Finance/Marketing/HR along with choice of subjects. The pedagogy comprises of classroom lectures, industry exposure and training, experimental learning methods, live project work, case analysis, management quiz, group discussions, corporate expert interactions, soft skill development, research orientation, and international exposure.
At the end of two years’ rigorous programme, the MBA graduates will be well equipped with critical thinking, inter-personal & decision-making skills; adapt and integrate those skills in real life scenarios; develop the aptitude for problem solving along with strategic thought processes and leadership development.
Two-years full-time programme
The MBA program is conducted on a semester basis with four semesters spread over two academic years. The duration of each semester is around 16 weeks.
First Year: In first year, each semester has 8 courses. All 16 courses during these two years are foundation subjects to acquaint students in various areas like General Management, Marketing, Finance, Quantitative Techniques and HR.
Second Year: In second year, there are core as well as elective & concentration area subjects. Through Choice Based Credit System, students select their choice of subjects along with minimum two core subjects in each semester. The elective & concentration area subjects are from three different areas namely, Marketing, Finance and Human Resource.
|Sr. No.||Subject Name|
|1||Critical Thinking & Corporate Communication|
|2||Econometrics & Economics for Managers|
|5||Principles of Management|
|8||Computer Applications in Management|
|Sr. No.||Subject Name|
|1||Business & Technology|
|2||Advanced Research Methods|
|4||Human Resource Management|
|6||Production & Operations Management|
|Sr. No.||Subject Name|
|1||Summer Internship Project|
|8||Concentration Area Subject-I|
|9||Concentration Area Subject-II|
|Sr. No.||Subject Name|
|Finance Electives||Marketing Electives||Human Resource Electives|
|Derivatives & Risk Management||Consumer Behavior||Recruitment & Selection|
|Investment Management||Integrated Marketing Communication||Compensation Management|
|Management of Financial Services||Sales and Distribution Management||Managing Industrial Relations & Labor Legislations|
|Corporate Taxation||Product & Brand Management||Strategic Human Resource Management|
|International Finance||Digital Marketing||Change Management & Organizational Development|
|Corporate Restructuring||Services Marketing||Performance Management|
|Forensic Accounting||Retail Management||Talent Management|
|Finance Area||Marketing Area||Human Resource Area|
|FinTech & Cryptocurrency||Marketing Analytics||HR Analytics|
|Wealth Management & Insurance||Logistics Management||HR Policies & Practices|
|Financial Inclusion||Customer Engagement & Loyalty Management||Learning & Development|
|Financial Modelling||Rural Marketing||Human Resource Information System|
The only differentiating factor for any B- school is its academic excellence. The department has always had a strong academic performance in university examinations. It grabbed 99% result in GLS University examination.
The department has persistently maintained a commendable placement record for all the years of its existence. Moreover, every year handful of management graduates with budding entrepreneur skills start their own venture or join family business successfully.
List of Recruiters 2022 for Final Placement: (As per alphabetical order)
The department has an active account on LinkedIn (Premium) and Facebook which bridges the gap between the corporates and placement cell. It helps to regularly stay in touch with corporates and student fraternity through social media platforms. It regularly shares information about various events, workshops and seminars organized at the campus like International Conference, Industrial Visits, Guest Sessions, Club Activities, Summer Internship Competition, Soft Skills Training Programme, Alumni meet, etc.
To stay updated about the latest happenings, click on the following links:-
Dr. Kalagi Shah : +91 9824461344
Dr. GurmeetSingh Sikh : +91 9898180087
Dr. Harikrishan Chaurasiya : +91 9687652158
Guest sessions are active & inspiring learning instruments which serves as means to demonstrate multiple ways of seeing and knowing a particular area of business vertical.
FOM recognizes the importance to instill corporate culture into the lives of the participants. The department explicitly emphasis on Industry-Academia Interactions as a part of continuous endeavors by setting up a Corporate Relations Cell. The dedicated cell organizes subject and content specific guest sessions on routine basis which indeed helps participants to relate and explore theoretical learning into practical implementation through the real-world experience of successful practitioners. It provides a vibrant platform to the management students to get insights from the vast pool of expertise in a gamut of all the promising areas and sectors wherein they strive to see their professional careers.
Experts from various sectors share their views about the industry, its macro and micro integrities, and give the entire overview of recent nuances in the corporate world. This learning enhancement initiative helps mold the participants, into proficient managers of the future.
Experts from various corporates such as Coca Cola, Adani, Intas Pharmaceuticals, Hearty Mart, Zydus Cadila, Fortune Landmark, Sales India, Torrent, Holiday Inn, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, Tea Post, Vadilal, etc. visited the campus last year to share their insights & experiences with the students.
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GLS University aims to develop graduates with competitive skills well matched to the global standards. It has developed active liaisons with many foreign universities with global repute. These academic tie-ups have ensured that both students and faculty members of these universities as well as our department can partner for Joint Research Opportunities and Exchange Programme. Several students visit Georgian University Ontario, Canada; California Baptist University, USA; The University of New Castle & Curtin University, Australia; Curtin University, Dubai; Synergy University, Russia; Luiss Business School, Italy; Leeds Beckett University, England and participate in student exchange programme for 2-4 weeks. They are exposed to innovative teaching methodologies and learn practical applications of these subjects. It becomes a great learning experience for them, interacting with international faculties and fellow students.
MBA programme aims to groom participants holistically. It strongly endorses this thought and hence apart from a strong academic rigor, it encourages students to participate into various events, competitions, sports and CSR activities hosted by reputed management institutes at state and national level. They are mentored by the faculties having the expertise in the domain of competition. This helps them to outshine than other management graduates in competitions that they participate & win several accolades.
The students are encouraged to participate and present their research output in various national & international conferences and seminars. FOM has been the one of the few departments in the state of Gujarat whose students’ research is well acclaimed and accepted in prominent and reputed institutions including IIM (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Bodhgaya, Tiruchirappalli), MICA, Nirma & many more.
Last year, 100+ research papers were published in various national and international journals by faculty members & students. Moreover, various accolades were achieved at various national & international institutes for research papers by faculty members & students.
Student Development Activities
The admission to the MBA programme is through CMAT examination followed by the centralized admission process through the Government of Gujarat appointed admission committee.
Following is the fee structure of both institutes as decided by Fee Regulatory Committee, Government of Gujarat:
|Sr. No.||Programme||Institute Name||2022-23|
|1.||MBA||Faculty of Management (NRIBM)||64,000|
|2.||Faculty of Management (GLSICT-MBA)||61, 000|