MMS is a comprehensive Post Graduate Degree Programme that aims to develop students into innovative thinkers and successful managers by sharpening their skills to meet the growing but specific requirements of various business.
Thecoursestructureprovidesaperfectcombinationofconceptualframeworkandpracticalinsightstotackle business challenges. MMS Programme is conducted on semester basis with four semesters spread over two academic years. In the second year the students have the choice of specialization among the five areas i.e., Finance, Marketing, HR, Operations and IT.
The process of teaching and learning comprises interactiveclassroom lectures, discussions,case studies,projects,assignments,presentations,guest lectures, role plays, treasure hunts, Field visits and Field projects. Each student must spend maximum time on self-study and come thoroughly prepared for classes wherein the faculty members act as guides and facilitators .Among others, the teaching and learning process inculcates leadership and teamwork.
The Institute focusses on continuous evaluation process. It follows the University prescribed Credit Based Semester Grading System (CBSGS)which mandates that every student is required to complete 30 hours of learning in order to gain 01 credit point. The total credits attainable by a student in a span of two years are 80 points. It is compulsoryfor everystudentto be presentat lectures. The parameters for evaluation are attendance, class participation, case study analysis and discussion, online and offline class tests, assignments, projects, presentation and end-term examinations. The student is required to separately pass in internal and end-term examinations. The Institute also applies scaling down process in order to ensure that the difference in the percentage of marks scored in the internal assessment and the term end examination does not exceed more than 20%.
As per the University of Mumbai norms, a minimum of 75% attendance is mandatory for all classes and 100% for tutorials, guest lectures and seminars and events. Attendance is an integral part of evaluation criteria for each subject/programme.
In order to supplement the day-to-day learning by students from the in-house faculty members, guest sessions are organized on specific subjects of the semesters, on Saturdays. The onus of organizing the guest lecture rests on the subject faculty member who identifies the resource person and also formalizes the entire process such as formulating the topic in consultation with the identified resource person, getting the approval from the authorities and processing it through the administration, organizing the guest lecture on the stipulated Saturday, monitoring students, their attendance, feedback of the resource person and taking students' feedback on the learning outcome of the guest session.