Department of Management Studies

    The Department of Management Studies at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus serves a unique purpose by preparing students for a career in the various areas of business and management. The department has created an environment where the teaching is complemented with academic research, business case studies and project-based learning. In an effort to cater to the present-day industry requirements, the curriculum is designed to train the students and professionals for various areas such as banking & finance, business analytics, HR, supply chain, digital marketing, etc. The Department offers following programmes:

    Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Honours:

    The Department offers a comprehensive four-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Honours programme. The programme is divided into seven semesters of coursework and one full semester dedicated to an internship (Practice School-II).   A student also has an option to do a thesis in case he/she does not opt for Practic School. Prior to Practice School II, all students are required to complete a two month summer-term internship (Practice School-I) at the end of their second year.

    This programme is carefully curated and aims to develop fundamental knowledge, skills, and analytical tools essential for becoming efficient and responsible business managers, and ultimately, leaders in the global economy. It focuses on providing knowledge and developing competencies in the emerging areas of business management including business analytics and data driven decision making, financial analytics, digital transformation, and business management in a digitized economy.

    The structure of our BBA (Hons) programme provides students with the flexibility to choose courses from various management domains as discipline electives, allowing them to create and customize their own specializations aligned with their specific interests. Furthermore, students can select five courses under the ‘Open Electives’ category from any field of knowledge, including engineering, data science, science, or any branch of social sciences and arts. For more details, please follow the link: Click Here

    At the Master’s level, the Department offers two distinct programmes in the area of Management:
    i) Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    ii) MBA in Business Analytics
    Both these programmes are of two-year duration and are designed to meet the needs and requirements of fresh graduates and the working professionals from diverse educational and professional backgrounds. The MBA program gives students exposure to different domains of management such as, marketing, finance, human resource management, information systems and analytics, operations and supply chain management. The MBA in Business Analytics is designed to develop among students the necessary skills and problem-solving aptitude involved in the process of data-driven decision making in the area of business and management. With a robust business analytics curriculum, embedded with a strong and unique industrial component, and through various innovative pedagogies, the Institute aims to deliver these cutting-edge programmes in a dynamic and flexible learning environment.
    At the Doctoral level, the Department of Management Studies offers a PhD Programme in various disciplines which include Management, Finance & Accounting, Economics, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Operations Management etc.
    Short-term Certificate Programmes: The Department also offers short-term Certificate Programmes in the different areas of Management such as: Digital Marketing and Financial Analytics.
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    • The Vision
    • The Mission
    • To advance management knowledge and develop impactful leaders

    • To be the destination of first choice for key stakeholders viz. students, faculty, organisations and community by designing and delivering cutting-edge management programs in a learning environment that develops leaders who are socially responsible, innovative & result-oriented

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