Faculty of Management and Commerce

The Faculty was previously a part of the M. S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies and from 2007 has been offering MBA courses of Coventry University, UK and University of Mysore. The Faculty also offers a specialized management course, of 2 years duration, in Hospital Administration in association with M. S. Ramaiah Hospitals, leading to the MHA Degree. The Commerce department of the faculty offers a 2 year programme for Master of Commerce (M.Com).

The Faculty of Management and Commerce (FMC) offers 2-year postgraduate programmes leading to MBA degree with specialisations in -

  • Marketing Management,
  • Human Resource Management,
  • Financial Management,
  • Operations Management
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • MBA Innovation and Entrepreneurship

All the programmes of the Faculty of Management and Commerce have been designed based on successful management programmes offered by reputed Business Schools and Universities in the West as well as in the East. However, a considerable part of the curriculum is designed to deal with peculiarities that are specific to Indian business and culture. The curriculum offered is outcome based and helps students to develop critical thinking, creative and innovative abilities and imbibe relevant practical skills for a smooth transition from academics to real life work environment. Students are equipped with real-life problem-solving skills through their assignments and role plays. Opportunities are provided for students to do their internship in India or abroad depending upon their preferences. Alumni of the Faculty have been successful in getting hired into responsible positions by industrial and business organisations at various levels.

The Faculty offers scholar opportunities for research leading to the PhD degree. It also undertakes sponsored research projects with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The main areas of research are Supply Chain Management, Management of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Lean Management and Engineering Operations and Financial Investments. The Faculty publishes more than 25 papers annually and contributes to the University publications, Book of Students Projects Abstracts, a student feedback magazine called Reflections and a biannual technical journal, SAS Tech.