IGNOU MBA

Ignou MBA- IGNOU Master of Business Administration, is a master's degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. The MBA designation originated in the United States, emerging from the late 19th century as the country industrialized and companies sought out scientific approaches to management. The core courses in the Ignou MBA program are designed to introduce students to the various areas of business such as accounting, marketing, human resources, operations management, etc. Students in some MBA programs have the option to select an area or multiple areas of concentration and focus approximately one-third of their studies in this subject.

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Accreditation bodies exist specifically for MBA programs to ensure consistency and quality of graduate business education. Business schools in many countries offer MBA programs tailored to full-time, part-time, executive, and distance learning students, with specialized concentrations.

School of Management Studies (SOMS):
Master of Business Administration (MBA):
Minimum Duration: 2.6 Years
Maximum Duration: 8 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 21,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:
Graduation in any discipline with 50 per cent marks of General Category and 45 per cent marks for reserved category.
OR
Bachelor's degree with three years of supervisory/ managerial/professional experience, or Professional Degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Medicine/ Architecture/ Law/ Pharmacy or Professional Qualifications in Accountancy/ Cost and Works Accountancy/ Company Secretaryship etc. or Masters Degree in any subject.

Clearance of OPENMAT conducted by IGNOU. The candidates who have successfully cleared the entrance test for admission into Management Programme conducted by institutions like CAT, MAT, and State level tests need not appear in OPENMAT.

Non-graduates (10+2 or equivalent) with six years of managerial/ supervisory/ professional experience are eligible for taking admission into Diploma in Management only after clearing the entrance test.

IGNOU MBA Syllabus 2014:

1 MS-1 Management Functions and Behaviour
2 MS-2 Management of Human Resources
3 MS-3 Economic and Social Environment
4 MS-4 Accounting and Finance for Managers
5 MS-5 Management of Machines and Materials
6 MS-6 Marketing for Managers
7 MS-7 Information Systems for Managers
8 MS-8 Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications
9 MS-9 Managerial Economics
10 MS-10 Organisational Design, Development and Change
11 MS-11 Strategic Management
12 MS-91 Advanced Strategic Management
13 MS-95 Research Methodology for Management Decisions
14 MS-100 Project Work (equivalent to two courses)
15 MS-21 Social Processes and Behavioural Issues
16 MS-22 Human Resource Development
17 MS-23 Human Resource Planning
18 MS-24 Employment Relations
19 MS-41 Working Capital Management
20 MS-42 Capital Investment and Financing Decisions
21 MS-43 Management Control Systems
22 MS-51 Operations Research
23 MS-52 Project Management
24 MS-53 Production/Operations Management
25 MS-54 Management Information Systems
26 MS-61 Consumer Behaviour
27 MS-62 Sales Management
28 MS-63 Product Management
29 MS-64 International Marketing
30 MS-65 Marketing of Services
31 MS-92 Management of Public Enterprises
32 MS-93 Management of New and Small Enterprises

July 2012/2013 Semester (July to December)

1 MS-1 Management Functions and Behaviour
2 MS-2 Management of Human Resources
3 MS-3 Economic and Social Environment
4 MS-4 Accounting and Finance for Managers
5 MS-5 Management of Machines and Materials
6 MS-6 Marketing for Managers
7 MS-7 Information Systems for Managers
8 MS-8 Quantitative Analysis for Managerial Applications
9 MS-9 Managerial Economics
10 MS-10 Organisational Design, Development and Change
11 MS-11 Strategic Management
12 MS-91 Advanced Strategic Management
13 MS-95 Research Methodology for Management Decisions
14 MS-100 Project Work (equivalent to two courses)
15 MS-25 Managing Change in Organisations
16 MS-26 Organisational Dynamics
17 MS-27 Wage and Salary Administration
18 MS-28 Labour Laws
19 MS-44 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
20 MS-45 International Financial Management
21 MS-46 Management of Financial Services
22 MS-55 Logistics and Supply Chain Management
23 MS-56 Materials Management
24 MS-57 Maintenance Management
25 MS-58 Management of R&D and Innovation
26 MS-66 Marketing Research
27 MS-68 Management of Marketing Communication and Advertising
28 MS-611 Rural Marketing
29 MS-612 Retail Management
30 MS-94 Technology Management
31 MS-96 Total Quality Management
32 MS-97 International Business

Basic types of MBA programs:

Two-year (Full Time) MBA

programs normally take place over two academic years (i.e. approximately 18 months of term time). For example in the Northern Hemisphere beginning in late August/September of year one and continuing until May of year two, with a three to four month summer break in between years one and two. Students enter with a reasonable amount of prior real-world work experience and take classes during weekdays like other university students.

Accelerated MBA

programs are a variation of the two year programs. They involve a higher course load with more intense class and examination schedules. They usually have less "down time" during the program and between semesters. For example, there is no three to four month summer break, and between semesters there might be seven to ten days off rather than three to five weeks vacation.

Part-time MBA

programs normally hold classes on weekday evenings, after normal working hours, or on weekends. Part-time programs normally last three years or more. The students in these programs typically consist of working professionals, who take a light course load for a longer period of time until the graduation requirements are met.

Executive MBA (EMBA)

programs developed to meet the educational needs of managers and executives, allowing students to earn an MBA or another business-related graduate degree in two years or less while working full time. Participants come from every type and size of organization – profit, nonprofit, government — representing a variety of industries. EMBA students typically have a higher level of work experience, often 10 years or more, compared to other MBA students. In response to the increasing number of EMBA programs offered, The Executive MBA Council was formed in 1981 to advance executive education.

Distance learning

MBA programs hold classes off-campus. These programs can be offered in a number of different formats: correspondence courses by postal mail or email, non-interactive broadcast video, pre-recorded video, live teleconference or videoconference, offline or online computer courses. Many schools offer these programs.

Advantages of IGNOU MBA

There are many advantages for an MBA from IGNOU, some of them are listed below:

Authority

IGNOU is the top body in India for distance education (DEC) and is responsible for the distance learning system in India. So naturally there will be a quality and authority for an IGNOU MBA degree.

Flexibility

You can work and study at the same time.This flexibility is very much helpful for working professionals, who wish to boost their career with an added advantage of an MBA degree.It is also suitable for graduates who wish to kick start their career without spending 2 years on a regular MBA degree.

Convenience

You can learn whenever you want no matter wherever you are.You can also learn at your own pace. All you need to do is complete the program within the long span of 8 years (but it is recommended that you take it enthusiastically and try to finish it within the minimum duration of 2 years) .

Less Costly

You can save money since IGNOU MBA is less costly compared to conventional MBA programs and other competing distance education programs. It is the best option for students who can not afford to a regular MBA program.

Availability of Resources

The resources of IGNOU MBA are easily available and accessible both online and offline. This makes learning an easy experience.

How To Get IGNOU MBA Degree

Now that you know all the basic information regarding MBA program offered by IGNOU, including the advantages, let’s look how to actually get one by securing admission to IGNOU MBA.

OPENMAT IGNOU MBA Entrance Test

IGNOU conducts OPENMAT (Open Management Aptitude Test) twice every year for admission to IGNOU Management Programs including IGNOU MBA. OPENMAT exams usually are conducted in February and September every year.

The admissions to management programs are open twice a year.Candidates qualifying the OPENMAT are eligible to secure admission in any of the two subsequent admission openings.

Comments

Hello, I've done BCA with 75% and i'm interested to join correspondence course specially MBA in IT(Information technology). So would you let me know whether i can get that specialization in IGNOU ?

sir,
i am dhiraj from jammu i passed distance graduation from jammu university with 50 percent marks.now i want to clear mba pls suggest me how to apply this year.

dhiraj jammu

Please tell me Distance MBA course entrance examination dates for the year 2014-2015.

Thanks in advance

In distance learning MBA ,it is needed to give any entrance exams like cat,mat,gmat??

I have passed b.sc..please tell me can I take admission in mBA. Iska form kab aayega plz plz tell me

I wanted to learn M.B.A cources externerly

please give me the complete detail of correspondence MBA in IGNOU. Is there any project work in distance learning MBA from IGNOU.what is the fee structure and the courses they are providing.please give me the complete details. Thanku in advance.

Hello Sir/Mam,
L have completed my TYBcom currently and i want to pursue for MBA full time course so please suggest me what to do as my percentage are low and i had a marketing practical backlog as i was ill so please suggest me what can i do.

Thankyou.

when are the MBA 5th sem classes starting...

Hello sir ....
I am currently pursuing my BBM . I want to pursue my MBA , but under DISTANCE EDUCATION . can i know the fee structure , subjects for each semester and the classes conducted . Fee is per semester ??

Thank you !!

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