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The MBA(Executive) programme at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Pune has been designed specifically for working executives at a more advanced level in their career. This programme has been tailor made for professionals desirous of acquiring a clear advantage in terms of knowledge and skills for their growth and development.

A rigorous curriculum interspersed with cutting edge pedagogy facilitates development of a broader perspective and an enhanced confidence level in participants. This formalizes their knowledge of overcoming real world business challenges through a deeper understanding of general and specialization subjects which help them fine tune their leadership acumen along with technical and behavioral skills. Armed with the knowhow of critical thinking and the insight of questioning business assumptions, the participants are ready to take the next step in their career by the end of this course.

The programme structure is adapted to the needs of the participants to balance work and study. The classes take place on weekends.

Programme Highlights

  • Convenient Design: Offered at the SIBM Pune picturesque Lavale campus on weekends (Sat & Sun). No need to take leave from work.
  • Options for Specialisation*: The programme has major and minor specializations in the following areas:

    (* A specialisation may not be offered if the enrolment for a specialisation is less than 10 students of the enrolled students.)


The focus of marketing specialization is on imparting knowledge and skill set needed to understand, interpret and apply marketing concepts in live corporate scenarios. Students can advance their knowledge and expertise in areas such as Digital Marketing, Services Marketing, Brand Management, Sports & Entertainment Marketing and B2B Marketing. Developing skill sets in these areas has the potential to increase their lifetime earnings, and qualify for positions of greater power and responsibility.

A specialization in Finance is designed to provide students with a foundation in applied financial management. It equips the student in acquiring knowledge which can help in financial decision-making, deep understanding of the financial aspects of the economy and the corporate world. The quantitative and analytic skills of the students are enhanced with a deep dive into contemporary areas like Derivatives, Financial Modeling and Financial Analytics. The specialization also helps develop financial analysis skills that can be used to guide a company's fiscal operations and policies.


Human resource specialization provides students with the skills required for successful human capital management. It familiarizes them with current corporate practices. It juxtaposes the traditional learning areas like Industrial Relations and Labor Laws with the latest like HR Analytics. The course also focuses on technical, interpersonal and people management skills to enable students to transcend the scope of traditional Human Resource Management and develop into Strategic Business Partners.


Operations and Supply Chain Management specialization deals with understanding and integrating business processes within and between organizations. Logistics and Distribution networks have become huge differentiating factors for an organisation when competes in the market. The course structure in this specialization, with subjects like Lean Six Sigma, Operations Analytics, Service Operations Management, Supply Chain Strategy and Enterprise Risk Management ensures that technological knowhow are integrated with current industrial practices to equip students to deliver beyond standard service levels for the businesses to grow further.

Analytics & Information Technology specialization aims at developing students for IT Businesses and its specialized streams. The program builds Management skills and reinforces IT skills to create Leaders & Entrepreneurs in IT domain. This program enables students to gain in depth knowledge in the niche areas such Machine Learning, IoT, Data Visualization, Mobile Analytics, Social Media Analytics, IT analysis, Security Management, and other areas, where industry has a constant demand for people with such expertise.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship specialization equips students to apply design methodologies and innovation tools in a corporate environment. The students can use the skills acquired to work closely within their company and identify real problem to solve by adopting innovative framework and approaches. With knowledge in subjects like Design Thinking, Creativity & Innovation, Product Design, Business Modelling & Planning, Venture & Private Equity Funding, students learn how to employ a business-design framework that includes identifying new business opportunities based on market needs, designing and testing breakthrough concepts and developing a viable business plan for their new ventures.