MBA in Production & Operations is a 2-year postgraduate program.
The discipline plays a leading role in addressing key and topical issues of concern to businesses, and pertains to:
As an academic discipline, the discipline constitutes of sub disciplines such as:
The course can be pursued after successful completion of graduation from a recognized university, with a minimum aggregate score of 45%, or equivalent qualification.
Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as:
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 5000 and 5 Lacs for a span of 2 years.
The average annual salary offered to successful professionals of the discipline in India ranges between INR 5 and 10 lacs, increasing with the candidate’s experience and skillset.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System/Year wise|
|Admission Process||based on entrance exam|
|Course Fee||INR 5,000 to 5 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 12 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Anchor Electricals, Biomax Fuels Ltd., Accenture, Nokia, Toyota, Proctor & Gamble DTDC, Adobe, HCL, IBM, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Inventory Control Units, Warehousing & Distribution Units, Colleges & Universities, Production Companies, Process Management Units, Vendor Development Units, and such.|
|Job Positions||Store Manager, Production Manager, Floor Shop Manager, Inventory Manager, Logistics Manager, Manufacturing / Production Executive, Manager & Director, Teacher & Professor, Executive Director & Head, Manager & Director, Sale-purchase Assist. Manager, Material Manager, Hotel and Catering Manager, Head of Supply, Assistant Manager, Logistic Trainee, among others.|
MBA in Production is principally concerned with:
Aspiring candidates for the course would ideally possess:
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees (INR)|
|Malaviya National Institute of Technology||Jaipur||89,800|
|Sona School of Management||Salem||80,000|
|Institute of Management and Information Technology||Cuttack||28,700|
|Sri Krishna Institute of Management||Coimbatore||3,00,000|
|Vaishali Institute of Business and Rural Management||Muzaffarpur||1,40,000|
|KV Institute of Management and Informations Studies||Coimbatore||1,00,000|
|Vinoba Bhave University||Hazaribagh||65,500|
|Chaudhary Charan Singh University||Meerut||52,500|
|Annex College of Management Studies||Kolkata||40,000|
|Assam Science and Technology University||Guwahati||1,00,000|
|Coimbatore Institute of Engineering and Technology||Coimbatore||81,020|
|Jayawantrao Sawant College of Engineering||Pune||65,000|
|Maharaja Engineering College||Coimbatore||30,000|
|Scad College of Engineering and Technology||Ambasamudram||40,000|
|Sobhasaria Engineering College||Sikar||59,500|
|Nehru Institute of Technology||Coimbatore||1,00,000|
|BRM International Institute of Technology||Bhubaneswar||76,000|
|Sanghvi Innovative Academy||Indore||65,000|
Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the level of graduation.
Listed below are some of the entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course.
ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions)
A year-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Year I||Year II|
|Management of Organizations||Management of International Business|
|Quantitative Techniques and Methods||Business Policy and Strategic Management|
|Managerial Economics||Summer Training Project|
|Business Skills Development||-|
|Corporate Legal Environment||-|
|Accounting for Managers||-|
|Group A: Human Resource Management||Group B: Marketing|
|Human Resource Planning and Development||Services Marketing|
|Management of Industrial Relations||Marketing Research|
|Compensation Management||Sales and Distribution Management|
|Organizational Change and Development||Retail Marketing Management|
|Group C: Finance||Group D: Information Technology|
|Management of Financial Institution||Database Management System|
|Financial Markets and Services||System Analysis and Design|
|Security Analysis and Portfolio Management||Communication Networks for Business|
|Derivatives and Risk Management||Service Operation Management|
|Group E: Operation Management/ Production Management|
|Production Planning and Control||Inventory Management|
|Total Quality Management||Service Operation Management|
|Group A: Human Resource||Group B: Marketing|
|Training and Development||Industrial Marketing|
|Labor Laws||Consumer Behavior|
|Industrial Psychology||International Marketing|
|Performance Management||Advertising and Sales Management|
|Group E: Operation Management/ Production Management|
|Purchase Management||Plant Design and Layout|
|Management of Logistics||Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing|
Employment opportunities for Production Managers are fast expanding because of the fast development of manufacturing and services sectors.
Product Managers work for:
They may be recruited across areas such as:
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful postgraduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Production Manager, Manufacturing||Manufacturing Production Managers design and arrange production timetables, and assess, arrange, and endorse budget plans and timescales with customers and supervisors.||7,80,000|
|Business Development Manager||A Business Development Manager upgrades the organization’s market position and performs budgetary development. They create long-term organizational strategic objectives, identify business openings, construct key client connections, and negotiate and close business deals. They also maintain broad awareness of current market conditions.||5,63,674|
|Senior Technical Manager||Senior Technical Managers deal with various technical teams within the given budget plan and project schedule.||1,2,00,000|
|Inventory Manager||Inventory Managers lead a group of inventory or distribution center specialists to get and record new stock details as it comes in. Also, they move stock onto trucks or shelves as required.||5,17,453|
|Purchase Manager||Purchase Managers look for dependable merchants or providers to provide quality goods at sensible costs. Also, they arrange costs and contracts, technical specification for raw materials, parts, gear or structures.||7,14,557|