Admissions & Current Scenario

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 29 May 2018 12:02:02


By archana dhade

A time comes in everyone’s life when one has to choose a career and for that pursue the required course. This is a turning point in the life. One has to be very cautious and specific. Once the graduation is over the question comes of, is selection of career boosting courses. What everyone wants is a course that will sharpen their skills, uncover their latent talents and transform their persona - in short a course that will launch them into a big fat pay package job, obviously in a multinational corporation.MBA is considered to be one such course. Students, executives, professionals from every walk of life feel it a need of the hour to take up this course. No doubt MBA curriculum adds weight to one’s resume especially who have done a plain commerce or arts graduation.

Yes it is true businessmen are not made but they are born. But managers to run their businesses can definitely be made. A course in Masters of Business Administration prepares such managers who can take up the current volatile and tech-oriented business of today. Business today is no more a mere buying and selling affair. It has grown and spread out in more than one dimension. Whether it is a simple beauty parlour or a chain of retail stores, whether it is a small corner shop or a mega corporation operating across the political boundaries, the process of business has not remain the same and neither simple. The competition, the technology, the customer, the market, the regulations, everything has changed and still changing. A simple graduate can handle efficiently and successfully the competitive and intricate business systems and processes. Now what one needs is a through training that will prepare them before they launch out into such a business world.

And here comes in the MBA course, which prepares the students for the new and variable needs of the industry. MBA focuses on enhancing technical and also aptitude skills. MBA is such a course which makes the students industry ready and gives an edge over the others in terms of placements. Students are exposed to a set of diverse subjects apart from their core subject to enhance their knowledge and skill set. It is a two year program. Most of the universities have it in semester pattern. Today’s MBA course is no more a chalk and talk course. The traditional format of teaching has been replaced by interactive classes, case studies, Role plays, Management Games, Business Plan, live projects, SIPS. And of course, no more monotonous study subjects. Apart from basic specialisation subjects like HR, Marketing, Finance, many universities and colleges offer specialisations in new subjects like Banking and Insurance, International Business Management , Information Technology Management, Healthcare Management, Service Sector Management, Event Management, Retail, Systems and Production, Shipping and logistics, Supply chain and logistics, Advertising and Creative Management, Travel and Tourism and many more.

An MBA will offer you a wealth of advantages, especially when it is a top business school with a very good reputation. Getting a higher salary after graduation, landing a top management position or even becoming your own boss are just a few of the advantages. The MBA curriculum seeks to provide corporations with candidates of the required managerial skill needed to run them. The aim of all the students at the time of completion of course is to get employment in one of the best companies in the job market. Recruiting companies expect their employees to be skilled in all the different aspects of company affairs, one of the important requirements being managerial skills. Therefore, the candidates with an MBA degree are preferred for various job roles in different industries. In today’s rapidly evolving economy, the MBA is still the most popular professional degree around the globe. Whether you agree or not, many people equate success and even happiness to their pay packet. Well it’s good news for those with an MBA.

When selected a college for doing MBA then students need to learn very sincerely and in the process the years will just pass on and learning will be very exciting. Students will surely expect brighter future as well as search ahead as to begin a successful career. To pursue MBA from a recognised university one needs to know the right procedure because the procedure has undergone certain changes which would help the aspiring students and would be managers.(The author is from Deptt of Management Sciences & Research, G.S.College of Commerce & Economics, Nagpur and can be reached at [email protected])