Applications for the two-year course are open till December 14
SVKM’s NMIMS’ School of Business Management (SBM is inviting admissions for its MBA in Pharmaceuticals Management in Mumbai. Applications for the two-year course are open till December 14.
Speaking on the course, Dr Ramesh Bhat, officiating Vice Chancellor SVKM’s NMIMS, Provost and Dean, said, “NMIMS’ MBA in Pharmaceuticals Management is one of the first-of-its-kind in the country. Ever since we launched it 16 years ago, it has remained among the top courses in pharma industry management with a track record of 100 percent placements both for summer internships and final placements. Some of the eminent recruiters include Boston Scientific, Roche, AstraZeneca, Cognizant, Novartis, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Dr Lal Path Labs, Tech Mahindra, Sun Pharma, etc.”
The programme is upgraded annually in consultation with industry experts to ensure that it remains contemporary. The MBA programme is developed in consultation with industry heads and experts to ensure that students benefit from their practical knowledge. Apart from the institute-industry faculty alliance, the course is also carefully designed to ensure maximum on-field exposure for the students in order to broaden their knowledge of the industry. The domain-focussed programme will help students hone their learning in every aspect of the industry. Students also have to take up one foreign language course, either Mandarin or Spanish.
Dr Harikumar Iyer, Associate Professor, SBM, further added, “Our vision over the two years of the course is to immerse our students in this multi-dimensional and dynamic industry. What sets this course apart from any other MBA in the pharmaceutical field is our close association with the industry partners. This partnership has further helped us to hone our programme among the best in the country today. For instance, this is the only MBA programme where students have to work for six months on a Brand Dissertation.”
For eligibility, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in; Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Medical Technology & Biotechnology, and MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS from a recognised University with minimum 50 per cent marks in the aggregate is required. Candidates with B Tech. Bio-Tech./Bio-Medical or BE. Bio-Tech./BioMedical from a recognised University with minimum 50 per cent marks in the aggregate are also eligible to apply. Candidates working in pharmaceutical companies or with work experience in healthcare sector can also apply subject to meeting the above qualification criteria.