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    Key Highlights

    AICTE Approved MBA (Executive) Degree from NMIMS Global Access
    AICTE Approved MBA (Executive) Degree from NMIMS Global Access
    Alumni status by NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education
    Alumni status by NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education
    Awarded Category 1 Autonomy by UGC
    Awarded Category 1 Autonomy by UGC
    Business Simulations from Harvard Business Publishing
    Business Simulations from Harvard Business Publishing
    200+ hours of live interaction with faculty
    200+ hours of live interaction with faculty
    3-month industry-relevant capstone project
    3-month industry-relevant capstone project
    360-degree career support
    360-degree career support
    One-on-one interaction with industry mentors
    One-on-one interaction with industry mentors
    Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
    Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
    The program is managed and delivered by NMIMS
    The program is managed and delivered by NMIMS

    The MBA(X)-BA by NMIMS Global Access is at par with the best on-campus executive MBA programs across the world.

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    Syllabus

    Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions

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    Top Subjects you will learn
    Core Management Skills and application of Analytics in - Finview more
    Who Is This Programme For?
    Working professionals from any domain: Marketing and Sales, view more
    Job Opportunity
    Management Consulting, Growth Manager, Business consultant, view more
    Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from recognisedview more

    Business Analytics Tools Integral To The Programme

    Become a part of a community of management leaders with a degree and alumni status from NMIMS Global Access School For Continuing Education
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    • AICTE approved MBA (Executive) Degree
    • Alumni status from NMIMS Global Access
    • Become job-ready with data-driven decision making

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    Syllabus

    Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments, and live sessions

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    6
    Terms
    1000+
    Learning hours
    100
    Total LS Sessions in the program
    3
    Months Long Capstone Project

    Term 1 - Business Communication

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • Effective Communication
    • Building a Personal Brand

    Term 1 - Managerial Economics

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • MicroEconomics
    • MacroEconomics
    • Game Theory & Strategy

    Term 1 - Information Systems for Managers

    2 Weeks
    1 Project
    • Information Systems for Effective Decision Making
    • Excel for Managers

    Term 1 - Marketing Management

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • Consumer Behaviour
    • Marketing Strategy
    • Marketing Channels

    Term 1 - Basics of Python

    2 Weeks
    1 Project
    • Introduction to Python
    • Data and Control Structures

    Term2 - Python for Business Analytics

    2 Weeks
    1 Project
    • Python Libraries
    • Python Masterclass with Rahim

    Term 2 - Behavioural Sciences and Human Resource Management

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • Organizational Behaviour
    • HRM Strategy

    Term 2 - Business Statistics

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • Fundamentals of Statistics
    • Inferential Statistics
    • Association & Causation
    • Statistics Masterclass with Mahesh Iyer

    Term 2 - Financial Accounting for Managers

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • Accounting Principles & Statements
    • Statement & Ratio Analysis

    Term 3 - Business Problem Solving , Tableau and Story Telling

    2 Weeks
    1 Project
    • Business Problem Solving
    • Visualisation Using Tableau
    • Visualisation using Power BI
    • Storytelling Masterclass with Rahim

    Term 3 - Operations & Supply Chain Management

    2 Weeks
    1 Simulation
    • Supply Chain Management and Strategic Planning
    • Source-Make-Move

    Term 3 - Corporate Finance

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • Basics of Corporate Finance
    • Advanced Project Evaluation

    Term 3 - Exploratory Data Analytics, Big Data and SQL

    2 Weeks
    1 Project
    • Exploratory Data Analysis
    • SQL
    • Big Data

    Term 4 - Strategic Business Management

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • Business Analysis
    • Strategy Formulation
    • Business Strategy Case Studies

    Term 4 - Machine Learning - I

    2 Weeks
    1 Assignments
    • Fundamentals of Machine Learning
    • Supervised Learning: Regression
    • Supervised Learning: Classification

    Term 4 - Model Selection and Machine Learning - II

    2 Weeks
    5 Assignments
    • Decision Trees
    • Model Selection and Optimisation
    • Ensembles

    Term 4 - Advanced Machine Learning

    2 Weeks
    1 Project
    • Time Series Forecasting
    • Unsupervised Learning
    • Beyond Basic Machine Learning

    Term 5 - Marketing, Web and Social Media Analytics

    2 Weeks
    1 Simulation
    • Consumer Behaviour Analytics
    • Product and Price Optimisation
    • Marketing Campaign Analytics
    • Case Studies

    Term 5 - Fraud and Risk Analytics

    2 Weeks
    1 Project
    • Fraud Analytics
    • Credit Risk Analysis

    Term 5 - Supply Chain And Logistics Analytics

    2 Weeks
    1 Simulation
    • Demand Forecasting
    • Inventory Optimisation
    • Network Design & Optimisation

    Term 5 - HR Analytics

    2 Weeks
    1 Project
    • HR Analytics -I
    • HR Analytics -II

    Term 6 - Capstone Project

    12 Weeks
    • Capstone Mini Project
    • Capstone Simulation

    Term 7 and 8 - Project Work

    6 Months
    • Project of six (6) month duration is a mandatory component of the MBA X program. Students need to submit a project or submit a work experience certificate of the mentioned 6 month duration.

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    Learning Support

    Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
    Student Support
    • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
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    Doubt Resolution

    Doubt Resolution
    Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by Industry experts and peers.
    • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects.
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts.
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    Networking

    Networking
    upGrad BaseCamp
    • Fun-packed, informative and career building workshops
    • Sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussions and feedback sessions with industry mentors

    Admission Process

    Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

    Programme Fee - Indian Residents

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Programme Overview

    What is the MBA (Executive) with specialisation in Business Analytics?

    The MBA (Executive) with specialisation in Business Analytics is an engaging yet rigorous 24-months programme designed specifically for working professionals. The programme combines NMIMS's academic expertise to help you develop practical knowledge and skills, establish a professional network, and accelerate entry into analytics, management and business leadership roles. The MBA (Executive) is awarded by NGA-SCE upon successful completion of the programme. The program is managed and delivered by NMIMS.

    Is there any minimum educational qualification required to take this programme?

    Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from recognised universities with a minimum of 55% and 3+ years of work experience.

    OR

    Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from recognised universities with a minimum of 55% and Post-Graduation / Professional Degree from recognised universities with a minimum of 55% and 2+ years of work experience.

    How do I know if the programme is right for me?

    For IT professionals: Roles in the IT industry are evolving rapidly, and one is now expected to have a better understanding of analytics. Hence, to lead such teams, managers are expected to have the knowledge of analytics in addition to having strong leadership qualities. This program will help you with both.

    For non-IT professionals: With each and every business decision becoming data-driven, analytics is a de-facto skill expected from any manager, as you would be the one making decisions. This program will help you understand how to convert a business problem into an analytics problem and then solve it. So, if you are aiming to lead the teams working on solving problems of the digital age, start your own business, or even consult others in making business decisions, then this programme is meant for you.

    My current role does not include exposure to analytics. Does it make sense for me to opt for an MBA with Business Analytics specialisation?

    Absolutely! Analytics is fast becoming a necessity for all industries and is no longer a choice. Hence, there is a critical demand for quality analytics professionals, especially in leadership positions. This programme can open doors to the most lucrative career options across industries.

    What sets this programme apart from other programmes?

    MBA (Executive) from SVKM’s NMIMS deemed to be university: SVKM’s NMIMS deemed to be University is NAAC accredited with A+ grade. MBA (Executive) from NMIMS university has industry-wide recognition and acceptance.

    upGrad edge: We bring together the best-in-industry content and academia, and also provide student support, strong hand-holding and intensive career support to ensure measurable career outcomes.

    Business analytics specialisation: This is a unique specialisation to prepare you for leading the teams in a digital age. You will be equipped to lead analytics projects and make data-driven decisions.

    Admission

    What is the application process for the programme?

    You can start the application process by submitting basic information on upGrad's website. You will then be redirected to the NMIMS Global Access application page. Please fill in the application form and pay the application fee of ₹1,500 to complete the process. Upon successful completion of the application, you will receive a selection test link. Based on your profile and your performance in the selection test, the NMIMS Global Access admissions team will communicate the status of your application.

    What is the selection process for this programme?

    STEP-1
    Complete Application

    Fill the program application form and pay one-time registration fee of Rs. 1500

    STEP-2
    Selection Test,Get shortlisted and receive the offer letter

    Appear for a 30-minute online Aptitude test, consisting of 15 questions encompassing Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation. The candidates will be evaluated based on their profile, i.e., professional experience, graduation and post-graduation degree scores, and selection test. Select candidates may be asked to appear for an online interview.

    STEP-3
    Block your seat and Complete the Payment

    Upon receiving the offer letter, block your seat by paying a caution amount and pay the balance fee. Submit self attested documents. Pay the balance fee. 0% interest EMI options available. 

    What is the programme fee?

    The programme fee is ₹4,00,000 (incl. taxes)*. For detailed fee breakup, please contact us at executive.mba@nmims.edu

    Can I pay the programme fee in multiple instalments?

    Candidate can opt for Instalment payment option, minimum instalment applicable will be ₹50000/- and complete program fee payment is to be made within 1 month from the date of issuance of Provisional Offer Letter or the last date available for payment of programme fees as announced by the University whichever is earlier. Instalment payment is to be completed in 3 instalments.

    What are the timelines for the payment of the programme fee?

    • Candidate will make payment of ₹40000/- i.e. Seat reservation amount within 7 days from the date of issuance of provisional offer letter to book the seat. Balance fee has to be paid within 1 month from the date of issuance of Provisional Offer Letter or the last date available for payment of programme fees as announced by the University whichever is earlier.
    • Candidate can opt for Instalment payment option, minimum instalment applicable will be ₹50000/- and complete programme fee payment is to be made within 1 month from the date of issuance of Provisional Offer Letter or the last date available for payment of programme fees as announced by the University whichever is earlier. Instalment payment is to be completed in 3 instalments.
    • Candidate can also opt for Loan facility for payment of programme fee. Loan facility will not be applicable for payment of Seat Reservation amount (₹40000/-) of programme fee. The loan approval should be received within 1 month from the date of issuance of Provisional Offer Letter or the last date available for payment of programme fees as announced by the University whichever is earlier.

    In case the candidate is not able to pay the complete programme fee within the stipulated time-period, a late fee of ₹10000/- will have to be paid in addition to the program fee. In case a candidate only pays the block amount or the partial program fee up until the last payment date, the partial fee payment will be refunded after deducting ₹5000/- administrative charges and the registration will be cancelled.

    What is the refund policy of the programme?

    The application fee of ₹1,500 is non-refundable.

    Here is the list of deductions applicable to the total program fee if you choose to withdraw your candidature after being accepted into the programme.

     

    • ₹5,000 if you want to withdraw your candidature before the last application date for the programme
    • ₹5,000 + 20% of the programme fee if you want to withdraw after the last application date but within 15 days after the last application date
    • ₹5,000+ 50% of the programme fee if you want to withdraw 15 days after the last application date but within 30 days after the last application date
    • No refund will be provided after 30th day from the last application date.

    Is there a loan facility available for the programme?

    Yes, loan facility can be availed for the payment of the programme fee. Loan facility will not be applicable for payment of seat reservation amount (₹40,000/-) of the programme fee and can be availed for an amount up to ₹3,60,000/-

    For select loan partner and duration you can avail the loan at 0% interest. Please refer to "Programme Fee" section of the website to view detailed loan plans.

    The loan should get approved and  disbursed within 1 month from the date of issuance of provisional offer letter or the last date available for payment of programme fees as announced by the University, whichever is earlier. Loan applications can take up to 2 weeks to get processed, hence candidates are advised to apply for loan as soon as they are shortlisted.

    Rs. 10,000 penalty will be applicable if the loan is disbursed after the last date mentioned in the offer letter.

    Academics and Learning Experience

    How is the programme structured?

    The program has been divided into 8 terms. The first two term will focus largely on core management aspects and the next two on the application of analytics. 

    What is the mode of delivery for this programme?

    The complete programme is delivered online via a state-of-the-art learning platform. The content is a mix of interactive recorded videos, poll questions, opinion question, MCQs, hands-on coding practice and projects. These give you the flexibility to consume the content at a time convenient to you. The platform is like an interactive workbook where you learn concepts and apply them in parallel. The program is also interspersed with live sessions from the faculty and experts who will help you clear your conceptual doubts and help you understand application of these concepts in the industry.

    What type of learning experience should I expect?

    The content will be a mix of interactive lectures from leading NMIMS faculty and industry leaders. Additionally, the program comprises live lectures or Hangouts sessions dedicated to solving your academic queries and reinforcing learning. 

    How will my doubts/questions be addressed?

    The program's learning environment has an integrated peer-to-peer discussion forum where you can post your queries, and your peers, faculty or teaching assistants will answer your queries within a day. Students can also ask questions, clarify doubts during the live interactive sessions.

    What is the time commitment expected for the programme?

    We recommend 15-18 hours of weekly time commitment in order to gain maximum benefit from the programme.

    How many projects are present in the course?

    As part of the program, you will execute about 10 projects and a 3-month-long industry expert-mentored Capstone Project.

    How will the evaluation for the programme take place?

    NMIMS Global Access follows a Continuous Learning and Assessment approach.

    • Each course has a weightage of 100 marks.
    • 40% weightage to internal (continuous) assessment and 60% weightage to course-end assessment.
    • Absolute Grading System: More than 50/100 marks must be scored in order to pass a course across Internal and Course-end assessment.
    • Minimum 40% marks must be scored in the Course-end assessment.
    • If a student fails any course in the term, then he/she will have to appear for a computer-based proctored exam which can be taken from home.

    What is the minimum grade required for the successful completion of the programme?

    To complete the programme successfully, a student must pass each term and to pass a term, a student must pass each course.

    Overall, 50% marks must be scored in each course in order to pass a course across Internal and Course-end assessment and a minimum 40% must be scored in the Course-end assessment.

    Can I take a break in the middle of the programme?

    Yes, the duration of the program is 24-months, and the validity of the programme is 30 months from the date of commencement of your respective batch. The program is divided into 8 terms and you can take a break after the end of a term and re-register for an upcoming term. Please note that the program has to be completed within the programme validity period.

    Will there be any printed material or books provided?

    The learning resources for the programme will be available via the program's learning platform.

    What type of career support should I expect from this programme?

    Preparatory support: Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)

    For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform. 

     

    Access to Opportunities: Once you have completed the programme, we will float opportunities from our fast-increasing base of over 300 hiring partners. You will also be added to the NMIMS Global Access alumni network, which will give you access to premium job openings posted there by the alumni.

    What if I do not secure the minimum grade needed to pass a course?

    One must pass each course of a term to clear the term. We understand that due to various personal and work related reasons, a student may not be able to meet the criteria needed to pass a course. In such a scenario you are allowed to appear for re-exam . For each course you need to appear for the re-exam, you need to pay an examination fee of Rs. 2500.

    Re-exam will be a 100 marks paper including only Descriptive Question, 2.5hrs each


    Learner’s failing in more than 2 courses in a term, won’t be allowed to sit for a re-examination in the active academic term, they’ll have to wait for the next-examination window.

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