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Department of Management

Department of Management
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To develop impactful leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset who are human-oriented and environmentally sensitive for technology-rich workplace.
The Management group at BITS Pilani was established in the year 1968. It initially offered the two year Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme. But later in 1973, when the institute created an integrated educational structure, MBA evolved into the integrated first degree programme MMS- Master of Management Studies which was a blend of engineering and management.

This programme was successfully offered for a period of three decades. Based on the  demands from the indusrty and continuous evolution of Management as a discipline, the course was restructured as MBA in the year 2006.

It is a two-year Post-Graduate Programme designed as a full time residential course for graduates who wish to pursue their careers in management.The objective of this programme is to cater to requirement of the industry by providing quality management professionals with strong technical skills and an acumen for managing business.The Management programme in BITS was ranked by Asia Week as the Top 30 Best Full-Time MBA. The programme has also been verified as one of the top ranked by various rating agencies(# 16 Best B-Schools by Outlook-Survey, 2016).

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Our Management Programme  provides a grounding in analytical skills and seeks to create a leadership mindset which will transform problems into opportunities, conceptualize goals to seize those opportunities and learn to make important decisions in a dynamic global environment in the face of inadequate information; It envisions to produce management professionals who can make a difference in whatever societies they operate by inspiring other people while displaying highest level of integrity and social sensitivity.
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The Department of Management, BITS Pilani brings a cutting-edge thinking and best learning practices with its flagship MBA Programme,which is a two year Post Graduate programme designed as a full time residential course.
Three semesters of rigorous classroom training coupled with 6 months of industry exposure through a structured and evaluative internship (Practice School) make this programme one of its kind.
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Our faculty has extensive experience in teaching, research and training. Our strength is a reflection of their skills, innovation and drive. The Department has a healthy faculty-student ratio of 1:5.

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Any Integrated first degree of BITS or B.E./B.Tech in Engineering disciplines or Masters in any discipline from other recognized universities with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.
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Department of Management DoM, BITS Pilani is positioning itself among the country's premier management institutes. Over the past few years  the  interface with the business world has been accelerated. The belief that the  corporate world places on the quality of management education that DoM, BITS Pilani imparts is  amply reflected in the placement offers the students have been getting year on year. 


  • Session on "Campus to Career - A giant leap" by first MMS batch of 1971.

    We were privileged to hear it from our own alumni from the first MMS batch of 1971 last night on 5th November.

    The session was arranged by Alumni Relations Cell , DoM, BITS Pilani and PLACEMENT CELL MBA, BITS Pilani. The agenda of the session was "Campus to Career - A giant leap". The leaders in their own industry and the panel members were Rajeev Loiwal, Jakes Jayakaran, DR.K.D Nayar, Rajive Bajpai, Manoj K Agrawal, Rohit Jain.
    We from BITS MBA 2016-18 express gratitude to all the 6 BITSians and welcome them to keep guiding their fellow juniors and upcoming BITSians.

  • Session on "How to face Interviews" and Mock interviews

    Department of Management, BITS Pilani expresses gratitude to Mr. Subhashish Roy who is consultant, trainer & coach, an esteemed alumnus of the 1979-1983 MMS batch, BITS Pilani for conducting session on "How to Face the Interviews" for students who aspire to pursue career in Marketing and HR domain followed by mock interviews.  The event was held at BITS, Pilani on 4th and 5th of September and was organized by Placement Cell, MBA 2016-18 & Alumni Relations Club, DoM, BITs Pilani. We express gratitude to Mr. Subhashish Roy for sharing his words of wisdom and preparing students for final placements.

  • Story Selling Workshop

    PLACEMENT CELL MBA 2016-18, BITS Pilani 2016-18 organized a "Story Selling" workshop for the MBA Batch of 2016-18, BITS Pilani on 9th and 10th Sept. The key note speaker was Mr. Ramesh Dorairaj who made the session a success and interesting by sharing the insights as to how an individual can articulate an experience in the form of a great story keeping in mind the deliverable of the questions faced which are commonly asked during interviews or real life. Department of Management is thankful to Mr. Ramesh Dorairaj for agreeing to conduct a session despite busy schedule to keep and coming down all the way to BITS Pilani campus, helping students narrate, when asked "What's your story?".

  • Advanced Excel Workshop

    MS-Excel is often referred to as the "bloodline" of an MBA graduate. Placement Committee of BITS MBA 2016-18 took initiative in organizing a full fledged Advanced Excel Workshop which was conducted by IB Institute, Delhi. Students got great insights moving from basic excel to advanced excel and also had first hand experience on VBA and MS Access.  

  • Interface'17

    The journey to INTERFACE'17 started with immense enthusiasm and dedication. The tireless efforts of the students along with the focussed guidance of the faculty led to the success of the 40th annual management fest. The TVF Prof show marked a lavish beginning to the three day management extravaganza. This year, we saw participation from the crème la crème bschools of India. The flagship events like Kaliedoscope , Admania, Are you the one, You are fired ,Finquest, Great Indian Business Competition experienced great response from the participants. The winning teams belonged to tier 1 bschools like ISB Hyderabad, IMI Delhi, IMT Ghaziaband, IIM Amritsar , BIMTECH Noida, MICA Ahmadabad and our very own BITS Pilani. This Interface, we witnessed insightful workshops organized by Zerodha, Trakinvest etc which surely enlightened us on many management domains.  Eminent personalities like Mr. Monish Suri, Mr. Arjun Chakroborti, Dr. Satyajit Majumdar, Mr. Partho Dasgupta, Mr. Deepak Bharara graced the occasion with their knowledge and experience. Interface has been a legacy of BITS Pilani. And this year ,we, the organizers of INTERFACE'17 are proud to state that we have surely achieved success in keeping this legacy alive.

  • HR Conclave 2017

    The Department of Management and Work Integrated Learning Programmes Division of BITS Pilani organized its first HR Conclave on 20th of January 2017 in Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi. This event brought together eminent professionals who shared their years of expertise and knowledge in the field of human resources relating more to our topic “Bridging the Talent Gap: Opportunities and Challenges”. The panelists were widely diversified professionals with diversified insights to bridge the gap between opportunities and challenges. They exchanged their thoughts pertaining to the key issues of talent not being used efficiently in the industry and the various ways adopted by industries to bridge the gap.

  • ICEBM 2017

    Dept of Management BITS Pilani successfully conducted the second edition of ICEBM on 17th and 18th of March. The theme of ICEBM 2017 was evidence based management and these two days of untrodden knowledge exposure and learning have intrigued both the student and the faculty fraternity. Here, we witnessed excellent knowledge dissemination of new ideas and innovations in diverse fields. The conference was inaugurated by Prof. Shailendra Palviya who hailed from MDI Gurgaon. The occasion was graced by Prof A.K Sarkar, Director, BITS Pilani and our respected professor Dr. Leela Rani, HOD, BITS Pilani MBA Dept.

  • SAS Workshop

    We always aim to educate our students with the prevalent market scenarios and trends. Working towards it, BITS MBA organized a two-day Statistical Analysis System workshop (SAS) on 26th and 27th of March. It was led forward by our dear alumni Mr. Sachin Soni who provided his insights on the subject. We thank the Alumni Relation Cell, Placement Committee and all the students in transforming the workshop into a success.

  • ARENA Workshop

    The Department of Management organized the workshop on Business model Simulation on the 2nd of this month. The workshop headed by Dr.Dilbag Singh Broca ,an esteemed faculty of XLRI Jamshedpur enlightened our students with the various business model simulations using the Arena simulation software. We thank our department and the placement committee for organizing such a knowledgeable workshop.

  • Ice Breaking Session organized for Junior Batch 2017-19

    An ice breaking session was organised for Junior Batch 2017-19 by the Senior Batch 2016-18 of Department of Management. Students had great fun while performing activities at the same time interacting with seniors and knowing more about their batch mates.

  • Debate Competition for MBA 2017-19 Batch

    The Finomaniac (Fianance Club) and Manav (HR Club) of Department of Management organized an interactive and educative debate competition powered by Fore Vision for the batch of 2017-19 and had healthy discussion on interesting topics pertaining to academics and current affairs.

  • KPMG Lean Six Sigma Certification

    The Department of Management, BITS  Pilani recently conducted Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification program.
    The certification program is driven through Business Excellence practice and is well recognized throughout industry and academics. The training was conducted by KPMG which is the leading provider of Risk, Financial, Business advisory, Audit, Corporate Governance, Tax and Regulatory Services. Mr. Ankur Kumar GargManagement Consulting, KPMG India, Business Excellence, who is a certified Master Black Belt in Six Sigma methodologies visited the BITS Pilani campus to conduct the training. The program was attended by participants from both MBA batches 2016-18 and 2017-19. 

  • Project Management Professionals (PMP) Training

    The Department Of Management, BITS Pilani recently organized a 35 hours session on Project Management Professionals training in the Pilani Campus. The training was conducted from 9th to 12th September 2016. The Trainer for the program was Mr K T Upadhyaya who is a PMI certified trainer and a veteran in Project Management.The 4 day training covered all concepts of Project management in detail with reference to the Project Management Body of knowledge (PMBOK) Guide and offered students an opportunity to acquire sound understanding of the subject with glimpses of real world application. Around 50 candidates participated in the program. This training is a mandatory requirement for appearing in the PMP certification examination conducted by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The PMP certification is considered world over as the gold standard in project management and is one of the most important industry-recognized certification.

  • Guest Talk by Dr. Rajeshwari Narendran

    Department of Management, BITS Pilani was privileged to host Dr Rajeshwari Narendran, Director, Academy of Human Resources Development, India
    Dr Narendran is a PhD in Management and MBA, Andrew Towl Scholar - Harvard Business School. She has the distinction of being the first ever and youngest National President of Indian Society for Training and Development, New Delhi (2013-14) She is Professor HR/OB, M L Sukhadia University, Udaipur and Visiting Professor to Harvard
    Business School, IIM Udaipur, IIM Ahmedabad and many Universities across the globe.

  • Workshop on Financial Modelling

    Finomaniac - The Finance Club of Department of Management, BITS Pilani under the guidance of the Department of Management, organized a workshop on Advanced Excel, Financial Modelling and ValuationMr. Manoj Kumar and Mr. Ankur Gaur, from Investment Banking Institute Delhi, came down to Bits Pilani for conducting this three day workshop. It was an enriching experience as it increased the knowledge base of the students. This workshop also provided insights into the industry and equipped us with the skill sets that are demanded by the industries and is the need of hour.

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