About Management Courses
Management is a multidisciplinary discipline that focuses on a wide range of fields such as economics, business, finances, marketing, and involves the study of basic practices of administration. All the management courses focus on enhancing the planning, execution, analysis, directing and supervising skills of the students. It involves an in-depth study of the establishment of businesses or companies and all the functional levels like finance, administration, human resources, production, marketing and sales. Most of the courses provided under this discipline are open to students from all the streams, be it science, arts or commerce. Furthermore, students opting for any of the management degree courses are trained in...
- Technical Skills: It includes proficiency in production tools, and software, designing different products or services and analytical strategies to boost sales.
- Human and Interpersonal Skills: Refers to the ability to interact and work efficiently with other members.
- Decision Making: It is an important skill that involves making informed decisions for the success of projects, organizations or businesses.
- Problem-Solving Skills: Involves the ability to identify, analyze, handle and solve the problems with the right set of strategies.
Management is a popular discipline for higher education as it is open to students from all streams i.e. Commerce, Science and Arts and it can be pursued at program levels.
Who Can Opt for a Management Course?
Management courses are a great choice for students who aspire to become entrepreneurs or business leaders. Students can opt for it either after completing their 10+2 or even after completing their graduation. The management degree courses provide a deeper understanding of business, human resources and finance. The students interested in making a career in a different vertical of business (or related field) can opt for a management course after 12th. Most of these courses open up a host of opportunities, equip students with knowledge and skills in the related field and help to gain business management skills. Additionally, management courses are beneficial for one’s professional career as it helps to increase the earning bandwidth.
Management Course Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility for management courses varies across different program levels and depends on criteria set by different partner institutes. However, general eligibility criteria for different program levels of the management discipline are given as follows:
Eligibility for UG Management Course:
A bachelor’s degree in management discipline is generally a full-time course with a duration of 3 years. The management courses at UG level are open for students of all streams and they can pursue them after completing their 10+2 in any stream. This degree gives an exposure to the dynamics of business and how operations/work take at different levels in business the world. There are a number of management courses offered at the undergraduate level in India. Some of the popular options include retail management, international business, hotel management, banking and finance, advertising and management, travel and tourism, digital marketing, etc.
Eligibility for PG Management Course:
A master’s degree in management is generally a full-time course with a duration of 2 years. Students can pursue it after completing their undergraduate degrees. Masters in management courses offer in-depth knowledge of different management principles (of concerned branch/specialization). After completing the course, students can either go ahead with research and opt for a PhD or make a career in fields such as IT Firms, the Manufacturing industry, Finance, Infrastructure, etc.
Eligibility for PhD Management Course:
PhD in any branch of management is a doctorate level degree and the students can pursue it after completing their post-graduation. During the course study, students learn how to manage organizations, how different organizations operate and how they should interact with other organizations at national and international levels.
**Note: Please note, that eligibility for various courses under management courses differs across institutes. Therefore, before applying the students can confirm the same through the ‘Course’ tab.
The Study in India partner institutes offer management courses across 3 levels, namely - Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD.
The three-year management courses at the UG level focus on the study of business administration. In addition to this students are also taught entrepreneurial and managerial skills. So, they can opt a management courses after 12th across branches such as finance, economics, entrepreneurship, banking and finance, human resource management, marketing and sales, etc
The two-year management degree courses at the PG level ensure a competitive edge in the professional career. The course of study helps in gaining managerial skills and leadership skills and availing better opportunities in one’s professional career. Overall, this PG degree provides more exposure to the world of economy and business.
The PhD level management course offers an in-depth study of business management and students interested in making a career in either research or teaching may go ahead with their doctorate degree in a specific branch of management.
Management Subjects and Syllabus
The subjects and syllabus of different management courses depend on the branch or specialization picked by students for their UG, PG or PhD level. However, a general overview of management subjects and syllabus at the UG and PG level is as follows.
The course curriculum covers concepts like business economics, management accounting, statistics, marketing management, business mathematics, security analysis, operational research, business finance, sales and distribution, international marketing, etc.
The course curriculum curated for different PG specialisations like MBA Marketing, MBA Finance, MBA HR, etc is different. However, in general, it covers subjects like marketing, organisational behaviour, supply chain management, principles of management, operations management, etc.
Admission Process for Management Courses in India
Interested international student can pursue management course after 12th across three (UG, PG and PhD) disciplines by applying to the Study in India Programme. The step by step process to for the same is given as follows:
Firstly students are required to register and become a part of the Study in India Programme. The registration form is simple wherein students need to fill in fundamental information such as Name, Country (name and code), Mobile Number, Email ID and Password.
Followed by the registration the students are provided with the login credentials that they need to save for future reference.
Once registration is complete, students will have to fill out the SII Application which is divided into three parts: Basic Information, Academic Information and Choice Filling.
Although the students have to fill all the three-section carefully, it is the Choice Filling that is important. Because, during counselling, the final allocation of courses and institutes is done on the basis of choices filled by students.
While completing the Choice Filling form, students are required to give and rank a minimum of three preferences for management courses and institutes they are interested in.
Lastly, they are required to fill out the declaration form and submit their respective applications. The students can find a detailed explanation for filling out the SII Application here.
Management being a vast discipline has many branches and caters to different interest areas of students. Some of the popular options offered in India are mentioned in the table below:
|Accounting and Finance||Advertising and Marketing||Aviation Management|
|Banking and Finance||Business Analytics||Business Administration|
|Business Management||Digital Business||Digital Marketing|
|Finance||Financial Markets||Food Production|
|Foreign Trade||General Management||Hospital Management|
|Hotel Management||Human Resource Management||International Banking and Finance|
|Logistic and Supply Chain Management||Management Accounting||Marketing and Sales|
|Operations Management||Oil and Gas Management||Retail Management|
|Sustainable Development and Management||Tourism and Event Management||Power Management|
Most Popular Management Courses
As per the trend from the past couple of years here are some of the most popular branch choices of the management courses opted through Study in India Programme:
A. Aviation Management
As the term aviation suggests, this branch involves the study of businesses related to the aerospace industry, airports and airlines including operations, marketing, financial accounting, public relations, sales as well as technical assistance. Students opting this management course after 12th are trained to work in various departments such as traffic control or airport security. Furthermore, students also receive training in ground handling, fleet management, international tourism board, ticketing, hospitality and in-flight services as well.
B. Banking and Finance
Banking and finance management is the branch that focuses on the study of modern economics. It provides an in-depth knowledge of financial business operations, policies, stock markets, securities and the global economy. Students opting for banking and finance are taught a wide range of subjects related to the economy like:
- types, roles and the day to day operations of financial institutions (such as handling of assets, advances, loans and investments)
- various marketing concepts and the processing of financial services
- fundamental understanding of management accounting, cost accounting and the effect on the financial decision-making process.
C. Business Administration
Business administration is the management branch that involves analysis, planning, organizing and management of all the activities related to finances and business of enterprises. Students taking up a course of business administration are trained to handle various divisions of a company including supervision of business operations, office building administration, accounting, finance, designing, quality assurance, data analysis, sales, project management, research and development as well as marketing.
D. Business Analytics
Business analytics can be understood as the combination of fields like business, management, statistics and computer science. It acts as a bridge between two main components of any organization namely, management and technology. The branch of business analytics focuses on developing new business insights by bringing in a data-driven approach to the world of business through the use of data modelling and statistics. Students are taught how to analyze data about the past performance of any business to estimate future performance and make business decisions accordingly.
One of the main requirements of any business is to be able to efficiently manage their financial assets and finance is a management branch that deals with the controlling or handling of financial resources in organizations. Major areas of study include strategic financial management, corporate finance and financial accounting. Students opting for this branch are trained in how to evaluate well-planned decisions in a corporate set-up, take efficient financial decisions and learn about the capital markets from a financial perspective.
F. General Management
The term general management refers to the overall responsibility (such as handling planning, execution, coordination, delegation and efficient decision making) for the performance and growth of an organization. General management is an interdisciplinary discipline involving the study of human resource management, management information systems, tax accounting, principles of marketing, corporate finance, cost management and organizational behaviour. Students opting for general management courses are trained in functional, managerial and operational skills. This set of skills prepares them to plan, supervise, and ensure seamless coordination across all teams or departments.
G. Hotel Management
In the past few years, hotel management has become a popular choice of subject for management course after 12th. A course in hotel management is concerned with overseeing the operations of establishments providing hospitality services like hotel administration, airlines, hospital, cruise lines. The main subjects of study include front office, food and beverages services, housekeeping, food and beverages production, revenue, sales and marketing as well as security.
H. Human Resource Management
Human resource management is concerned with a comprehensive and strategic approach to managing employees and a workplace. The key responsibilities of human resource executives or managers are to enable necessary tools, address concerns of the employees, evaluate overall work performance, talent acquisition and management, extend support to employees and maintain company culture within organizations. Students opting for a course in human resource management are taught about cross-cultural management, creating remote workforces, establishing employee policies, strategic HR leadership skills.
I. International Business
International business management involves the study of trade of goods or services, technology and capital across the borders, at a global level. A course in international business provides in-depth knowledge about commercial activities taking place between two or more countries, distribution facilities of the foreign markets, manufacturing process as well as research and development. The students are taught how to make and implement efficient strategies within any organization to achieve international reach.
Marketing is one of the most sought-after branches of management and it refers to the process of understanding customers and establishing a relationship with them. Effective marketing is concerned with analyzing, managing and catering to the demand of products or services and promoting it among the target audience. In a nutshell, marketing professionals help organizations to understand their consumers and develop strategies to communicate distinctive selling points of their products or services. The main areas of study under this branch include marketing principles, consumer decision making, marketing channels and creating a brand image.
K. Logistic and Supply Chain Management
The branch of logistics and supply chain management deals with the sourcing of raw materials needed by the companies to manufacture their products. The key responsibility of the professionals working in the field of logistics revolves around enhancing the overall supply chain performance by ensuring fast delivery. Students opting for the subject of logistic and supply chain management study about the functioning of global supply chain and e-commerce. Furthermore, they are trained in several skills like problem-solving, decision making, analysis and negotiation.
L. Operations Management
Operations management is the field of study wherein the students learn about the managing production of goods or services and how to improve the production system to ensure effective output. It forms the backbone of any organization as the operations division encompasses multiple things from designing manufacturing systems, employee training, management of inventory, supply chain management to quality control. Students opting for an operations management course are trained to handle different aspects of a business like planning, production, manufacturing, and maintenance.
Popular Management UG Course in India
As management courses open up a number of professional opportunities across different fields, it is one of the most sought after courses. The fact students from all the streams (including science, commerce or humanities) can pursue management courses makes it even more popular. Pursuing UG course in management field open up many lucrative career options like business analyst, risk manager, project manager, data analyst, supply chain manager, human resource executive, etc. Given below are the popular management UG courses offered by Study in India partner institutes.
|General Management||Bussiness Analytics||International Finance|
|Hotel Management||Advertising and Marketing||Banking and Finance|
|Tourism and Hospitality Management||International Marketing||Business Analysis|
|Digital Marketing||Human Resource Management||Operation Management|
|Logistic and Supply Chain Management||International Business||Healthcare Management|
Popular Management PG Course in India
Opting for a master’s course in management has many benefits. Students are helped and encouraged to develop common competencies like brushing up on management and leadership skills, creating connections or partnerships and ways to ensure a company’s growth. Additionally, these courses help the students to bag high-paying jobs in their professional careers. So, students can decide which management course to pick for their post-graduation from the popular options listed below.
|Banking and Finance||Business Administration||Entrepreneurship|
|Finance||General Management||Hospital Management|
|Human Resource Management||International Business||Logistic and Supply Management|
|Marketing and Finance||Operation Management||Tourism and Hospitality Management|
**Note: Before applying to the SII Programme, students must confirm if the concerned management course of their choice is offered in the current academic year or not.
After pursuing a degree in management course the students can choose from a wide range of career options and some of them are mentioned in the table below.
|Client Service Manager||Sales Representative||Project Manager|
|Office Manager||Human Resource Executive / Manager||Human Resource Executive / Manager|
|Staff Accountant||Marketing Manager||Logistic Manager|
|Account Executive||Data Analyst||Business Consultant|
|Management Analyst||Operations Manager||Administrative Officer|
Management Course: Frequently Asked Questions
1. What courses/programs under management are offered by Study in India partner institutes?
There are different mamangement courses offered across Bachelor level, Master Level & Doctorate Level
2. Full form of MBA, BBA, PGDM, BHM, BMS.
A. The full form of MBA is Master of Business Administration
B. The full form of BBA is Bachelor of Business Administration
C. The full form of PGDM is Post Graduate Diploma in Management
D. The full form of BHM is Bachelor of Hotel Management
E. The full form of BMS is Bachelor of Management Studies
3. What are the popular branches of MBA?
Some of the popular branches of MBA are Marketing, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Finance, General Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
4. Can MBA be done after the 12th?
You need to have a Bachelor's/Undergraduate degree before applying for an MBA.
5. Can MBA be done after B.Tech?
Yes, MBA can be done after pursuing a B.Tech degree
6. Is Mathematics required for an MBA?
Generally, maths as a subject is not compulsory for students looking to pursue an MBA. However, eligibility criteria may vary from institute to institute and you are advised to confirm the same at the time of filling Study in India application. But having mathematical and analytical skills serve as an added advantage.
7. What should I study before MBA?
You should have an undergraduate degree to be able to pursue an MBA course.
8. Which MBA & BBA College is best in India?
All SII partner institutes offering BBA & MBA are quality assured as they either:
- have National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation of 3.26 and above, or
- are ranked among the top 100 in any category except medical by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), or
- have the status of Institute of National Importance (INI) or Institute of Eminence (IOE).
9. Are management courses expensive?
Fees for management courses may vary across various Study in India partner institutes. The actual fees depend upon factors like program level and the institute you choose to pursue your course from. Therefore, you should check the same at the time of applying.
10. Is there any entrance examination to apply for management degree courses?
Examinations such a GMAT or GRE are the additional requirements that may be asked by some of the Study in India partner institutes. The same can be verified at the time of applying.
11. What is the duration of the management courses?
The duration of management courses depends on different program levels. For undergraduate courses, it is 3 years, for post-graduate courses, it ranges between 1-2 years and for doctorate courses, it ranges from 3-6 years.
12. Who all are eligible to do management courses?
The minimum eligibility requirement for pursuing a UG degree is 10+2 (higher secondary) in any stream, for a PG degree, it is graduation and for a Doctorate degree, it is masters. However, you can check the specific eligibility criteria for each institute at the time of applying.
13. Top 10 career options after pursuing a management course?
- Marketing Manager
- Business Analyst
- Financial Analyst
- Management Consultant
- Human Resource Executive
- Operations Executive
- Sales Executive
- Project Manager
- Store Manager
- Investment Banker
14. What is the GMAT test/exam?
The Graduate Management Assessment Test, abbreviated as GMAT, is a standardised test recognised by the Graduate Management Admission Council and serves as an additional requirement for MBA courses. At the time of applying, you can check whether the institute is asking for the same or not.
15. Is BBA/MBA offered by public/government institutes too?
Yes, BBA/MBA is offered by both public & private institutes under Study in India partner institutes
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