TimesPro and AACSB-accredited K J Somaiya Institute of Management have collaborated to launch the Master of Business Administration (MBA) for Working Executives to elevate the learner’s skillsets, develop management expertise for career-defining opportunities and build a repertoire to grow as competent leaders and decision-makers.
The first batch of the 15-month programme has a flexible curriculum with seven specialisations with an early exit and re-join option for learners after the first year. The MBA for Working Executives is likely to commence in July and will have learners equipping themselves with cross-functional and change management skills, building leadership qualities, and gaining expertise in disruptive technologies. These skills are crucial for the learners to ensure sustainable growth and mitigate the challenges of Industry 4.0.
Speaking at the announcement, Sunil Sood, Chief Business Office – Executive Education, TimesPro, said, “As businesses transform to meet new-age challenges, it has become imperative that professionals must skill themselves to lead with foresight. With modern management undergoing a paradigm shift, an advanced and future-centric MBA offered by TimesPro and K J Somaiya Institute of Management will enable working executives to ensure career progression and sustainable growth.”
Raman Ramachandran, Phd., Director & Dean at K J Somaiya Institute of Management, said, “The Master of Business Administration (MBA) for Working Executives offered by TimesPro and K J Somaiya Institute of Management has a judicious blend of management and technology that will develop leadership, managerial and strategic skillsets to propel the learner’s career growth. Professionals have realised that they need to invest in developing new skills to stay in sync with evolving industry dynamics, and the MBA will boost their competencies to achieve their professional goals.”
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) for Working Executives will be conducted via TimesPro’s state-of-the-art Interactive Learning (IL) platform and delivered in Direct-to-Device (D2D) mode. The programme will follow the proven pedagogy of a judicious blend of lectures, discussions, real-life case studies, group presentations of case analysis, business simulation games, etc. The programme will help professionals vastly by learning contemporary modules such as Leadership and Organisational Behaviour, Ethics, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Finance, Data Science and Technology, Marketing Management, Operations, HR, Business Analytics, etc.
TimesPro, established in 2013, is a leading Higher EdTech platform dedicated to empowering the career growth of aspiring learners by equipping them with skills to rise in a competitive world. TimesPro’s H.EdTech programmes are created to meet the rapidly changing industry requirements and have been blended with technology to make them accessible & affordable.
TimesPro offers a variety of created and curated learning programmes across a range of categories, industries, and age groups. They include employment-oriented early career programmes across BFSI, e-Commerce, and technology sectors; executive education for working professionals in collaboration with premier educational institutions like IIMs and IITs; and organisational learning and development interventions at the corporate level.
TimesPro also collaborates with India’s leading MNCs across varied sectors to provide upskilling and reskilling solutions to boost employability and create a robust workforce. TimesPro is a Higher EdTech initiative by the Times of India Group.
About K J Somaiya Institute of Management:
K J Somaiya Institute of Management (formerly K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research) was established in 1981, is currently a part of Somaiya Vidyavihar University with the objective of providing state of the art education in management and allied areas. The institute is consistently ranked among the Top-25 Management Institutes and Top-10 Private B-schools in India. Over the past 4 decades, the Institute has evolved into a leading B-school offering employment-oriented management programmes. Apart from the regular programmes, the Institute offers customized and industry-specific certificate and executive development programmes for government bodies, companies, defence personnel and NGOs. The Institute became the 19th B-school in India to earn the coveted AACSB accreditation in 2022.