– Admissions open for MBA (Entrepreneurship & Family Business), Integrated MBA (Entrepreneurship & Family Business), Weekend MBA (Family Managed Business) and MBA (Entrepreneurship)

MUMBAI, India, Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — SVKM’s NMIMS, an academic institute with a legacy of 40 years, invites applications for its premier specialized MBA programs, at Pravin Dalal School of Entrepreneurship & Family Business Management (PDSE & FBM), Mumbai. The courses on offer are MBA (Entrepreneurship & Family Business), Integrated MBA (Entrepreneurship & Family Business), Weekend MBA (Family Managed Business) and MBA (Entrepreneurship).

Speaking about the different MBA programs, Dr. Ramesh Bhat, Vice Chancellor, SVKM’s NMIMS said, “Family-owned businesses are a critical part of our economy. From large corporations to small-scale industries, these businesses are responsible for employing millions across the country. With many of these businesses still run in the traditional manner, there is an urgent need to help them transition to more modern management thought, and business practices which are more effective. At NMIMS Pravin Dalal School of Entrepreneurship & Family Business Management, we have been working with such businesses, in transitioning into more contemporary, professional, and forward-thinking organizations. Our aim is to groom entrepreneurs, business successors, and managers into global leaders of tomorrow.”

Prof. Seema Mahajan, Director, Pravin Dalal School of Entrepreneurship & Family Business Management, Mumbai, explained why NMIMS’ Family Business Programs are distinct and unique. She said, “The NMIMS family business and entrepreneurship programs stand out because of our understanding of the unique needs of family-owned businesses. Our extensive student exchange programs and International linkages with over 30 institutions help our students gain a valuable multicultural perspective. Apart from a carefully designed curriculum, our programs are tailored to meet the various requirements of working executives and future business successors. While the integrated MBA (Entrepreneurship & Family Business) is best suited for students just out of school, the weekend MBA Family Managed Business is customized for a busy executive.” 

PDSE & FBM, Mumbai, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), one of the most prestigious professional accreditations in business education. It was also recognized as “The 2020 Innovation that Inspires” by AACSB. NMIMS Mumbai is also accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with Grade A+ (3.59 CGPA). 

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MBA (Entrepreneurship & Family Business) 

The two-year program is designed to help business successors to develop an understanding of the changing global scenario and the modern economic landscape. The interactive pedagogy includes projects and case studies to ensure that students receive hands-on experience.

Applicants must be graduates in any discipline from a recognized university (minimum 50% in aggregate/final year). They must also show proof of involvement in a family business. 

Apply at nmims.secure.force.com/SBM_MEFBM_Login  Selection  will be on the basis of a personal interview. For more details, visit familybusiness.nmims.edu/programs/mba-entrepreneurship-and-family-business/  

Integrated MBA (Entrepreneurship & Family Business

The five-year composite course combines a graduate as well as postgraduate degree – BBA (E&FB) and MBA (E&FB) – making it ideal for students who want to study management after Grade 12. 

Applicants must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examinations from a recognized board (including CBSE/HSC/IB/ISC) with a minimum of 60% aggregate in any stream at the first attempt.

Apply at nmims.secure.force.com/SBM_IMFBM_Login. Candidates will be selected on the basis of an assignment that they will need to submit.  For more details, visit familybusiness.nmims.edu/programs/integrated-mba-family-business/ 

Weekend MBA (Family Managed Business)

This flexible one-year program, with classes over the weekends, is ideal for business owners or successors who are already working in a family business. The holistic curriculum is specially designed to help owner-managers transition from traditional management practices to modern thoughts and processes. 

Applicants must possess a graduate degree from a recognized university, or a post-HSC diploma in any discipline from a recognized institute/university, with a minimum of 2 years of business experience. They must also show proof of involvement in a family business.

Apply at nmims.secure.force.com/SBM_MEFBM_Login. Selection will be on the basis of a personal interview. For more details, visit familybusiness.nmims.edu/programs/weekend-family-managed-business-administration-program-fmba/   

MBA (Entrepreneurship) 

This two-year program aims to develop future-ready business leaders who want to manage a business or start their own venture. Students develop cross-functional expertise in areas that are critical in setting up a business, from developing analytical skills to conducting comprehensive risk assessments, for thriving in a competitive market. 

Applicants need a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university (minimum 50% in aggregate/final year). 

Apply at nmims.secure.force.com/SBM_MEFBM_Login. Selection will be on the basis of a personal interview. For more details, visit familybusiness.nmims.edu/programs/mba-business-entrepreneurship/ 

About Pravin Dalal School of Entrepreneurship & Family Business Management, Mumbai

PDSE & FBM was established to assist family owned firms to be in line with professional organizations. Being pioneers in the segment for more than a decade we understand the emerging needs of family run businesses in the growth and emergence of India as a strong nation. With an Alumni base of 4500 plus entrepreneurs from a family business background, in the last 22 years the School has taken serious initiatives and has developed expertise in Family Business and Entrepreneurship Management. The School focuses on understanding and respecting each culture and values system existing in Indian markets and brings in transformation by becoming a part of the family thereby actually doing mentoring and handholding. 

Website: https://familybusiness.nmims.edu/ 

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Established in 1981, NMIMS is today recognized as a globally reputed university with strong industry linkages. It offers multiple disciplines across 8 campuses that consist of 17 specialized schools, more than 17000 students, and about 750 full-time faculty members, 10 faculty members with Fulbright Scholarship and Humboldt International Scholarship for post-doctoral researchers. It is known for its consistent academic quality and research-focused approach towards holistic education. 

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