MBA at Dept. of Management Studies, IIT Madras has been designed keeping in view today's dynamic business environment and the consequent need to develop unique, young management talent to work in this environment.
Programme Structure Advantage
The MBA programme at DoMS has a unique structure with courses spread over seven quarters having only four to five courses per quarter. This gives students an optimal learning experience, enabling them to develop a well-rounded professional personality by engaging in a variety of constructive activities including taking courses on audit, going on field visits, participating in various management workshops and competitions, organizing special professional events, and working on live business projects.
The IIT Advantage Students of MBA at DoMS can opt for auditing courses from any of the elective courses offered by the Department of Management Studies or from over 300 courses offered by the other 16 departments in the Institute covering science, technology, humanities and social sciences. This unique access to a blend of knowledge streams feed the MBA program to produce a distinct breed of business professionals. Within the IIT system our MBA students get to develop a distinct capability in analytics and problem solving. Our MBA students also become lifetime members of the pan IIT ecosystem able to lead technology organizations and enterprises.
Business Domain Exposure
To incorporate a deep industry specific knowledge and process level understanding of organizations in various industrial verticals, our MBA program offers a course on industrial and business domains. In addition, every year industry trends are studied and course contents are updated or new courses introduced.
Diversity and Size
Our MBA batch size is in the range of 50 to 70 students admitted from a large pool of applicants through a rigorous national level selection process. Our students come from across the length and breadth of our country. In addition, many of our courses are attended by participants from other departments, research scholars and foreign students coming through international exchange programs. They learn from and enjoy the advantage of working with people from different socio-cultural backgrounds. Other sources of diversity in the class room include a balanced gender mix and fresh- out- of-college and participants with prior work experience. The small batch size enables our faculty to give personalized attention to our students, and build a warm culture of group-work in the Department.