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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  /  Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Course : Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Duration : MBA is two year full time post-graduate degree programme

Savitribai Phule Pune University, earlier known as Pune University, is widely regarded as one of the Premier Universities of India. It is situated in the North-Western part of the city, which is often referred to as the ‘Oxford of the East’. It was established on the 10th of February, 1949 under the Poona University Act and has grown over the years to now include over 46 academic departments. Out of the various management programs offered by the University, the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) have an industry-relevant syllabus.

The Institute has an industry-related curriculum as mandated by the University that gives the students a crux of the processes most integral to the IT industry. This would not only help them bridge the Industry-Academia gap, but also preserve the academic autonomy of educational institution

At the end of the MBA programme the learner will possess the

Generic and Domain Knowledge

Ability to articulate, illustrate, analyze, synthesize and apply the knowledge of principles and frameworks of management and allied domains to the solutions of real-world complex business issues.

Problem Solving & Innovation

Ability to Identify, formulate and provide innovative solution frameworks to real world complex business and social problems by systematically applying modern quantitative and qualitative problem solving tools and techniques.

Critical Thinking

Ability to conduct investigation of multidimensional business problems using research based knowledge and research methods to arrive at data driven decisions.

Effective Communication

Ability to effectively communicate in cross-cultural settings, in technology mediated environments, especially in the business context and with society at large.

Leadership and Team Work

Ability to collaborate in an organizational context and across organizational boundaries and lead themselves and others in the achievement of organizational goals and optimize outcomes for all stakeholders.

Global Orientation and Cross-Cultural Appreciation

Ability to approach any relevant business issues from a global perspective and exhibit an appreciation of Cross Cultural aspects of business and management.


Ability to identify entrepreneurial opportunities and leverage managerial & leadership skills for founding, leading & managing startups as well as professionalizing and growing family businesses.

Environment and Sustainability

Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development and assess the impact of managerial decisions and business priorities on the societal, economic and environmental aspects.

Social Responsiveness and Ethics

Ability to exhibit a broad appreciation of the ethical and value underpinningsof managerial choices in a political, cross-cultural, globalized, digitized, socio-economic environment anddistinguish between ethical and unethical behaviors & act with integrity.

LifeLong Learning

Ability to operate independently in new environment, acquire new knowledge and skills andassimilate them into the internalized knowledge and skills.


PEO1: Graduates of the MBA program will successfully integrate core, cross-functional and inter-disciplinaryaspects of management theories, models and frameworks with the real world practices and the sector specific nuances to provide solutions to real world business, policy and social issues in a dynamic and complex world.

PEO2: Graduates of the MBA program will possess excellent communication skills, excel in cross-functional, multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams, and have an appreciation for local, domestic and global contexts so as to manage continuity, change, risk, ambiguity and complexity.

PEO3: Graduates of the MBA program will be appreciative of the significance of Indian ethos and values in managerial decision making and exhibit value centered leadership.

PEO4: Graduates of the MBA program will be ready to engage in successful career pursuits covering a broad spectrum of areas in corporate, non-profit organizations, public policy, entrepreneurial ventures and engage in life-long learning.

PEO5: Graduates of the MBA program will be recognized in their chosen fields for their managerial competence, creativity & innovation, integrity & sensitivity to local and global issues of social relevance and earn the trust &respect of others as inspiring, effective and ethical leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and change agents.

MBA: Program Objectives

To equip the students with requisite knowledge, skills & right attitude necessary to provide effective leadership in a global environment.

To develop competent management professionals with strong ethical values, capable of assuming a pivotal role in various sectors of the Indian Economy & Society, aligned with the national priorities.

To harness entrepreneurial approach and skill sets.

Program Specific Outcomes

Program Specific Outcomes or PSOs are abilities that a MBA Programme professional should have after successful completion of the program. Following PSOs have been defined:

A graduate will have

An ability to apply knowledge, skills and right attitude necessary to provideeffective leadership in a global environment.

An ability to develop competent management professionals with strong ethical values, capable of assuming a pivotal role in various sectors of the Indian Economy & Society, aligned with the national priorities.

An ability to develop proactive thinking so as to perform effectively in the dynamic socio-economic and business ecosystem.

An ability to communicate effectively.

PO’s & CO’s of MBA Programme 2020 Pattern
PO’s & CO’s of MBA Programme 2019 Pattern
PO’s & CO’s of MBA Programme

Specializations Offered

The following specializations shall be offered as MAJOR / MINOR

Marketing Management (MKT)

Financial Management (FIN)

Human Resources Management (HRM)

Operations & Supply Chain Management (OSCM)

Business Analytics (BA)

The following specializations shall be offered ONLY as MINOR Specializations

Rural & Agribusiness Management (RABM)

Pharma & Healthcare Management (PHM)

Tourism & Hospitality Management (THM)

International Business Management (IB)