MS in Management
MS in Management program is designed to provide leadership to make a difference in the fields of management-education, research and industry. During their studies, the students go through rigorous training and are exposed to the latest information, concepts, tools and techniques in business management research. They are required to use their best intellectual and scholastic abilities to earn the degree.
It is a course-cum-research based program with a strong research-training component. This program is extremely valuable for the pursuit of higher degree programs such as PhD. Based on two-year duration, the studies in this program are relatively structured to ensure that students build on intellectual and broad based knowledge and skills. In one and a half year, i.e., within the first three semesters of the program, participants are expected to complete the coursework of 27 credit hours. In the fourth semester, the participants carry out research and produces the MS thesis of 06 credit hours.
MS students are required to take coursework consisting of 09 courses, equivalent of 27 credit-hours. This is necessary to provide essential grounding in philosophical foundation of management thought and research methodology.
After satisfactory clearance of coursework, the students are required to undertake research work, leading to a thesis/dissertation (equivalent to 06 credit-hours) on an approved topic under a supervisor of an acceptable academic standing. The minimum duration required to complete the entire research work, including final submission of thesis / dissertation, will be six months.
The 27 credit-hour curriculum consists of 7 elective and 2 mandatory courses. The elective courses can be opted from the list of the following announced courses:
1. Decision Sciences
2. Human Self and Behavior
3. New Science of Life and Nature
4. Knowledge Management and Information Sciences
5. History of Ideas
6. Statistical Analysis and Management Research
7. Economics of Business Management
8. Strategy and Policy (Case Studies)
9. Supply Chain Management
10. Global Organization
11. Econometric Models and Forecasting
12. Management of Technology
13. Leadership and Change
14. Organization Theory
15. Economic Development and Policy
16. Management of Public Sector Organization
17. Any other relevant course if recommended
The mandatory courses are designed to provide research tools and methodology for building analytical capability of the students. The courses listed as mandatory include the following:
18. Statistical Analysis and Management Research
19. Quantitative Research Methods and Techniques
MBA degree or equivalent Minimum work experience of two years