Mumbai, 23, September 2023: SVKM’s NMIMS School of Business Management (SBM), a leading management institution with over 41 years of academic excellence, announces the commencement of registrations for its highly acclaimed MBA in Business Analytics (MBA BA) program.
In the past few years, the application of analytics has been fast-forwarded across various sectors, making the MBA BA program even more relevant and crucial. It has emerged as one of the most sought-after programs among MBA aspirants due to the immense career opportunities it offers in the era of Data Science.
The MBA BA program offered by NMIMS SBM Mumbai is specifically designed to cater to the rising demand for data-savvy professionals to serve the data-centric business landscape. This two-year full-time program stands out for its industry-oriented curriculum, exceptional course delivery, the campus’ state-of-the-art infrastructure, erudite and highly qualified professors, and impressive placement records. Meanwhile, in 2022, Analytics India Magazine placed NMIMS SBM’s MBA BA program 10th among the top 20 best Data Science Courses in India.
The program’s innovative curriculum is thoughtfully designed to align with industry expectations, which is the true measure of the program’s success lying in the meaningful roles that graduates secure upon completion. The MBA-BA program encompasses a very comprehensive curriculum comprising of globally recognized reading materials and practical assignments. Opportunities for industry projects and internships add to the practical knowledge of the students. Moreover, the Capstone simulation project in the last trimester includes students implementing what they have learned in a typical business scenario. This experience allows students to be prepared for their professional journeys by bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application. Students are also introduced to several tools like Python, Tableau, SPSS, and more, in line with the industry’s demands, making them adept at handling challenges at the workplace.
Roles offered to some of the alumni of the program include Credit Analyst, Product Analyst, Lead Consultant, Data Visualization Specialist, Consumer Insights Analyst, Data Science Manager, Business Analytics Associate, Application Engagement Specialist, and Market Research Analyst at blue-chip companies.
In the final placements for the 2021-23 batch, the highest on-campus salary offered was Rs. 26.13 LPA by Jio Platforms, with an average on-campus salary of Rs. 17.85 LPA. The placement season saw the participation of 25 Fortune 500 companies, and there was an international offer from the Netherlands-based One2Ten, which offered the role of Customer Rating Systems Power BI for the third year in a row. Several new companies like Jio Platform, BNY Mellon, Vodafone, General Mills, Marsh & McLennan, and PWC hired for the first time for this batch. Some of the major recruiters included Amazon, Cognizant, HCL, KPMG, Vodafone, and Yes Bank. Moreover, 30% of the batch secured Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) from their summer internship recruiters.
Meanwhile, in the summer placements for the 2022-24 batch, the highest stipend offered for two months was Rs. 1,60,000 by Yes Bank and Aditya Birla Capital. The average stipend increased by 20% to Rs. 73,000 for two months compared to the previous year.
NMIMS students also achieved noteworthy recognition by securing the top ranks in national-level events like Bitathon-GIM, a 24-hour analytics Hackathon. Whereas Bangalore-based Education magazine – The Academic Insights – has ranked (6th) our MBA-BA program.
Dr. Sridhar Vaithianathan, Program Chairperson (MBA-BA) at SBM, and Director of the Centre of Excellence in Analytics & Data Science (COE A&DS) at NMIMS, said, “At SVKM’s NMIMS School of Business Management in Mumbai, we’ve designed a top-notch curriculum for our MBA in Business Analytics program that competes globally. Our program blends theory and hands-on learning using real-world data, live industry projects, and actual analytics challenges. This ensures our students enjoy learning while becoming experts in their domains by improving their skills. Our courses integrate the latest tools and techniques used worldwide. We have modern facilities to support student learning, including computers, online resources, Bloomberg terminals, academic databases, Harvard business case studies, an analytics lab with cutting-edge software, cloud computing resources, and a big data lab, which make the program very comprehensive and well-rounded.”