The Audyogik Shikshan Mandal (ASM), Pune has signed an enterprise agreement with the Harvard Business School (HBS) Online. ASM is the first and only B-School in India to offer a curriculum integrated with HBS online courses. All the courses offered are designed by the leading Harvard Business School faculty and offers the students the opportunity to engage with a global cohort, enhancing and expanding their exposure and business acumen development.


“We are pleased to build on our collaboration with ASM. By allowing access to Indian students, we extend the mission of Harvard Business School to ‘educate leaders who make a difference in the world’,” said HBS Online Executive Director Patrick Mullane.

“It’s an honor to build on the relationship with Harvard Business School, globally recognized as the leader in business education. We were the first b-school in India to offer CORe- their business fundamentals program and we are happy to now be able to offer more of the impactful HBS Online programs,” said Dr. Sandeep Pachpande, Chairman ASM.

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In his comments after signing the MoU, Ross Pearo, Sr. Director, Strategic Alliances & Initiatives, HBS Online, said, “The core values of ASM are aligned to that of HBS and we have seen significant traction in the collaboration since the limited one was signed in 2016. The feedback we have received from students in India who have gone through the courses has been extremely positive.”

About Harvard Business School Online Programs 

All the programs are interactive and engaging for students. The fees from the program range between $950 up to $3250. The course has a general management approach that will prepare the management aspirants for the management leadership position.

In an exclusive interaction with Ms. Prerna Lamba of BW Businessworld and Mr. Ross Pearo who is the Senior Director of Strategic Alliances at Harvard Business School Online, said that India is among the top 5 strongest international markets for HBS.

Note: For the ASM Group, Pune all the programs will be included in the curriculum with no extra charges for the same.