Specialization in Industrial Management is designed to address and solve real life problems relating to industrial set-ups. Collaboration with relevant industries and financial institutes is its modus operandi. This specialization is one of the very few aimed at mid-career professionals who wish to make the move to senior management within industrial and manufacturing organizations. It is designed to provide the business expertise essential for all senior managers by integrating specific engineering subjects with the management of technology and manufacturing systems. The specialization also examines the latest business thinking and provides expert knowledge on engineering and technology issues and theories. Topics such as finance, marketing, management strategy are integrated with modern industrial issues such as project and quality management, manufacturing effectiveness, advanced manufacturing technology and supply chain management.
Students selecting the domain based specialization in Industrial Management are expected to have completed the 30 credit hours of foundation stage of the MBA program. Specialization stage consists of 42 credit hours of course work covering strategic and operational areas. These include courses in the area of Marketing Strategy, Strategic Finance, Strategic Management, Leadership, Technology/Operations, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Processes, Analytics of Decision Making, etc. During the specialization stage, students take 12 credit hours of strategy courses, 9 credit hours of operational level courses, and 12 credit hours of elective courses. The department of Industrial Management has developed the strategy, operational and elective courses to help the students understand the requirement of the industry. In addition students select two real life Capstone Projects (6 credit hours) in their area of specialization during their final year.
MBA track for specialization in Industrial Management as well as the foundation stage is only available during the weekends. Candidates must select the specialization at the time of filing the application.
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