MBA Courses

There is no denying the value of Data and MBA courses these days. Combining these 2 in order to deliver the highest-quality online education that you actually benefit from, upGrad brings to you the MBA in Business Analytics program.
In this course, you’ll learn how to be a technical hotshot with strong business acumen. Using tools like R and Tableau, you will learn how to sift through data, pull out what’s valuable, and make data-driven decisions that benefit your organization.
Whether you are a working professional or enrolled in an MBA program, this course will equip you with additional skills that amp up your value and employability.


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Programs in MBA

With upGrad’s MBA, you’ll learn how to think and work like a professional right from the get-go. Whether you dream of working with a big corporation or bringing the power of data to small business while being paid well, you will be ready for the future you dream of.

MBA (Executive) with Specialisation in Business Analytics
MBA (Executive) with Specialisation in Business Analytics | 18 months
Become a data-driven manager, with a new-age MBA from NMIMS Global Access School For Continuing Education. Exclusively for professionals with work experience
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18 Months
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MBA  O.P. Jindal Global University in Digital Finance & Banking
MBA O.P. Jindal Global University in Digital Finance & Banking | 24 months
A quarantine should never be a mental lockdown on your abilities to learn & grow professionally. Take the first step to secure your future and experience the upGrad way of learning.
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24 Months
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upGrad’s Job Linked Management Program with PGCPM from IMI Bhubaneswar
upGrad’s Job Linked Management Program with PGCPM from IMI Bhubaneswar | 11 months
upGrad's Job-Linked Program with PG Certificate in Management from IMI Bhubaneswar is a world-class program designed to empower you in your professional journey.
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11 Months
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Why do an MBA?
Why do an MBA?
The modern industry is highly competitive and dynamic. We have witnessed a massive upsurge in new roles fuelled by emerging technologies like AI and ML in the past decade. Thus, professionals entering the industry must not only know how to wield new-age technologies, but they must also possess strong business acumen. What better than an MBA degree to groom you for stepping into the job world?
An MBA degree comes with a host of advantages, particularly if you’ve graduated from a reputed B-school. After obtaining an MBA degree, you can bag high-profile management job roles in established companies, receive a handsome yearly compensation, and of course, advance your career to the next level. Apart from these apparent benefits, an MBA degree will help you:
  • To gain flexible skills that apply to a wide range of industries.
  • To start and launch your own company from the ground up.
  • To enhance your communication and interpersonal skills.
  • To develop and expand your professional network.
  • To boost your professional credibility.
Overall, an MBA program is an excellent career choice for all-round personal and professional development.
How to do an MBA in India?
In India, MBA courses are offered by B-schools, colleges, universities, edTech companies, and other private institutions across the country. Usually, the duration for MBA courses is two years. Students have the option to pursue full-time or part-time MBA programs, one-year MBA courses, modular MBA, or Executive MBA (EMBA). Some common MBA specializations include Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Business Administration, Business Development, Economics, Hospitality, Entrepreneurship, and International Business.
MBA aspirants who are already engaged in education/job commitments should opt for distance (online) MBA programs. Online MBA courses offer you the flexibility to complete your MBA education while maintaining your present engagements.
upGrad has excellent MBA programs - MBA Deakin Business School, MBA Liverpool Business School, MBA (Executive) in Business Analytics, MBA in Digital Banking & Finance, MBA in Marketing, MBA in Finance, MBA in Operations, and MBA in Strategy & Leadership. These courses are offered in collaboration with some of the most prestigious institutes, including DBS, LBS, NMIMS Global Access School, IMT Ghaziabad, and O.P. Jindal Global University. Thus, students are trained and groomed by top mentors and industry leaders. On course completion, they’re fully equipped to enter the job world.
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Tools Integral to the Program

Professional Certificate In MBA Business Analytics

The MBA Business Analytics Certificate will focus on imparting practically-driven knowledge and developing the following skillset:

  • An analytical mindset to detect and solve problems
  • Carrying out in-depth research
  • Interpretation skills to understand the situations around you
  • Managing huge amounts of data
  • A thorough understanding of technology to analyse information
  • Working solo and as a team-player, too
    • In terms of other tangible course components, you’ll learn and then be tested in the following domains:

      • Quantitative methods
      • Management information systems
      • Statistical analysis
      • Organizational behavior
      • Data modeling
      • Computational methods

      In addition, you’ll also learn about: business intelligence, research methods, predictive analytics, risk management, marketing analysis, data modeling, simulation modeling, strategic management, big data analytics, and the ethical and legal aspect of analytics

Professional Certificate In MBA Business Analytics

  • You’ll also study role-specific topics like marketing analysis, operations and supply chain analytics, HR analytics, and financial analytics.
  • The certification is ideal for those who are looking for technical and numerical excitement in a business field and want to weird their powers for greater organizational success.
  • All of these topics come together to make you a professional who is capable of knowing which metrics, measures, and indicators to focus on, and how to deduce the best decisions for growth as a result of analysing them.


The Best faculty and India’s leading Analytics, Marketing, HR, Finance and Supply Chain professionals. Interact weekly with the faculty members and experts to understand concepts, clarify doubts and practice business problem-solving. The faculty list is only indicative.

Career path after MBA
Career path after MBA
The best thing about an MBA program is that it opens before you a plethora of career opportunities - the career path after MBA is diverse and expansive. No matter what your MBA specialization is, you’ll get plenty of flexible and versatile options to choose from according to your interests and career goals.
On course completion, MBA graduates are fully trained to take on the real-world business environment. Thanks to the one-on-one guidance and career counseling offered by top instructors in B-schools in India, MBA graduates are well-equipped to identify the employment opportunities that align with their career aspirations and skillset. Almost 93% of MBA graduates regard their degree to offer a professionally rewarding experience.
MBA graduates can find job prospects across every possible sector of the industry, including academia, healthcare, hospitality & tourism, investment management, consulting, eCommerce, retail, analytics, BFSI, IT, and FMCG. Furthermore, MBA graduates enjoy the perks of choosing from different specialization job profiles in areas like sales, marketing, product management, human resources, finance & accounting, and IT management, to name a few.
Below are some of the most promising career paths for MBA graduates in India are:
  • Sales Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Account Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Business Analyst
Skills Required for MBA
An MBA program combines the best of both worlds - business sense with professional competency. Naturally, candidates require a set of hard and soft skills to sail smoothly through the business world. The most desired MBA skills include strategic thinking, analytical thinking, problem-solving, leadership skills, and interpersonal skills.
Globally, employers look for candidates who can:
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Develop and build healthy relationships in the industry.
  • Work in a team with members from various departments.
  • Solve complex business problems by utilizing the right mix of tools.
  • Understand the digital impact on businesses in the present market.
  • Communicate ideas to team members, stakeholders, and executive management in a lucid and presentable manner.
However, the MBA skill set is not limited to only these skills. Due to the ever-evolving industry needs and rapid adoption of the latest technologies across different sectors, employers want MBA graduates to possess new-age skills like:>
  • The ability to use social media tools and channels..
  • Proficiency in risk management and market research..
  • Proficiency in Big Data analysis and financial forecasting..
  • The ability to leverage digital marketing and brand storytelling techniques. .
  • The ability to make ethical business decisions aligned with a company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR).
An MBA graduate who possesses these skills is sure to become a valuable asset for any organization.
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