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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


To be recognised as a Management Institute of Excellence by developing an individual’s
potentials in the field of Management through spread of knowledge and wisdom in an
intelligent environment.


By enriching the knowledge and enhancing the facilities through management education with relevance of industry and society as a whole.

By facilitating a harmonious symphony of excellence in teaching with a practical approach which shall be synonymous with academic rigor, research culture and sustained efforts to maximise value based education.

By developing holistic focus on character building along with a range of curricular, co- curricular and extracurricular activities.


To equip the students with requisite knowledge, skills and 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 and Society, aligned with the national priorities.

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

To harness entrepreneurial approach and skill sets

Programme Outcomes (POs): At the end of the MBA programme the
learner will possess

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Critical Thinking -

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

4. Effective Communication -

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

5. 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

6. 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.

7. Entrepreneurship -

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

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Lifelong Learning –

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


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 as per specialization:

1. Marketing:

1 To develop basic marketing skills among students in order to cater to the needs of marketing in industries.
2 To develop the tools & techniques of Marketing Management and their applications in the business.
3 To develop the ability to make marketing decisions & plan accordingly which are executable marketing strategies.

2. Finance:

1 Students will able to identify, assess, and manage financial risks, including market risk, credit risk, and operational risk, within the context of corporate finance.
2 Financial Modeling Skills: Students will become proficient in creating and utilizing financial models for decision- making, valuation, and forecasting purposes.
3 Students will get a deep understanding of corporate finance principles, including capital budgeting, cost of capital, and optimal capital structure.

3. Human Resource

1 Students will acquire skill set, combining HR expertise with strategic thinking, ethical decision-making, and effective communication.
2 Students will able to develop Organizational Policies, Processes, and Evaluation Techniques in accordance with contemporary legal framework in accordance with national and global perspective.
3 Graduates will be able to conduct workforce planning, analyze HR metrics, and use data- driven insights for strategic decision-making.

4. Business Analytics

1 Formulate business analytics problems.
2 To understand quantitative and qualitative tools, work on utilizing statistical data, visualization of data to navigate and solve problems in the business environment.
3 Professionally competent to apply data analytical techniques,
4 Imply historical analysis, value-based analysis, variance analysis, trend analysis, correlation, time series, regression, as well as machine and deep learning analysis.


Graduates of the MBA program will successfully integrate core, cross-functional and  inter-disciplinary aspects 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.


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 asto manage continuity, change, risk, ambiguity and complexity.


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


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.


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 agent.

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)