MBA syllabus in India and even in world have two sections.
- Basic Foundation
Basic Foundation courses are mostly common for all. Emphasis is to discuss management concepts used in almost all organizations. Name of courses may differ college to college, but the concepts remain almost same. We learn –
- Principles of Management
- Business Environment
- Business Mathematics
- Organization Behaviour
- Managerial Economics
- Financial Management
- Business Management Ethics
- Business Law
- Information Technology
- Management Information System
Most popular specializations are
- HR – Human Resource
- Project Management
HR – It deals with Employees of organization. Functions include Recruitment, Training, Performance Evaluation, Employee welfare activities, Trade and Labour Unions handling, Grievance handling and other activities related to Employees and Managers of organization.
Finance – Every organization needs finance, earns and manages finance. Activities involve Budgets, Accounts, Bills, Recoveries, Salaries, Loans, Funds, Banks and other finance related functions.
Marketing – Sales, Advertisement, Branding, Product and Company Promotion, Understating and creating market, Customer Management, Logistics, Supply Chain, Retails, …
Operations – Production and Operations are more important in large organizations involved in manufacturing or service sector like Industries, BPO etc.
Project Management – It best suits to Engineering sector IT sector. It also works good for Business projects, NGO projects, Social projects, Event Management etc.
Specialization Courses depend on the specialization you select. e.g. If you have selected HR then courses like Industrial Relations, Organization Development, HR resource planning, HR development, Conflict Resolution will be of your choice.
In case you have selected Marketing then Consumer Behaviour, Sales & promotions, Service sector marketing, Retails management etc will be of interest.
In case of finance, the subjects of interest shall be Insurance, Portfolio Management, International Finance, Working Capital Management, Funds generation, Financials Loans Management etc.
Similarly other specializations have subjects of their field.