Why Pursuing MBA from LPU is the Best Option for You, Read Here

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The decision to pursue an MBA program can offer a life-changing experience and can propel you to pursue your highest aspirations, both personal and professional. Selecting the right Business School that will be your ally and partner during this journey is one of the most important and maybe the most difficult decision you must make. 

A large number of students think that IIMs in India are the only best option for MBA, but IIMs may not always be the best option for you and you may want to look beyond them. 

In such a scenario, Mittal School of Business (MSB) at Lovely Professional University (LPU) can be one of the best B-School options for an MBA aspirant who is looking to nurture his skills and be industry ready.

While there is no doubt that there are hundreds of B- School options for an admission seeker, MSB stands out among the rest and is one of the best B-Schools in lineage to IIMs, FMS of the country.

Mittal School of Business (MSB) at LPU is included among the first 10 Institutions in India with ACBSP (USA) Accreditation. In the NIRF Ranking 2020, Ministry of Human Resource Department, Government of India, LPU appears among top 50 B-Schools of India.

 In its voyage of 20 years, MSB has always kept pace with industry requirements, ensuring excellent placements, nurturing entrepreneurs, upgrading research skills of the students and faculty.

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The School currently offers more than 25 different UG and PG programs in management, commerce and economics. MSB is particularly known for its MBA programs, which impart cutting edge skills valued by the industry. Beyond the functional area specializations, an array of MBA programs offers specializations in business analytics, financial markets, international business, hospital & healthcare, I.T. and supply chain etc. 

Why is MSB the Perfect Option for an MBA?

Strong Corporate Connect: LPU in general and MSB, in particular, have a very strong corporate interface with a large number of professionals regularly sharing their expertise and experiences with students. Strong corporate connect also ensures opportunities for MBA students to work on live projects of the industry to maximize their practical exposure, which ultimately translates into desirable placements and effective performance at the workplace.

In last one year alone, 500+ MBA students have done live industry projects with companies like Amazon, Sony, Kellogg, Capgemini, OYO, Decathlon, Godrej, Coke, Videocon, Big Bazaar, Lehar Foods, Kirloskar, Force Motor, Colgate, Mobikwik, Modern Food, etc. Major industry alliance partners for management programs include Google, WileyNXT, SAP, Safeducate, NSE, LearnBizwhereas IMA (USA), CIMA (UK) and ACCA (UK).

To enhance employability while keeping in mind the recent industry developments, the School has integrated industry certifications like Digital Marketing by Google, Investment Operations by The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), Financial Analyst by Moody’s Analytics NCFM by NSE, Digital Marketing & Business Analytics by UpGrad, etc. with the curriculum.

Diversity: The student enrolment from across the world and the presence of more than 400 international students from various parts of the world is an emphatic acknowledgement of MSB’s core competence to cultivate management skills and capabilities for global careers. Diversity of the student body provides students with a rare opportunity to experience diverse viewpoints and trains them to work in multinational global companies. 

International Tie-ups: MSB is also one of the few institutes in India with robust international networks and collaborations with Universities across the world to create opportunities for global exposure for tomorrow’s business leaders. Management students can avail options for completing part of the program or undertake internships at a partnering university. Many of our students have gone on exchange programs to top B Schools in the USA, UK, Australia, France, Estonia & Canada.

Placements: Mittal School of Business is very actively supported by an independent School of Professional Enhancement and the Division of Career Services to ensure campus recruitment with national and international brands. MSB has a track record of 100% placement of eligible students. MSB consistently grooms bright students to help them secure illustrious packages of more than Rs. 1 crore. Recruiters from MSB include Amazon, Hindustan-Unilever, Federal Bank, HDFC Bank, Moody’s Analytics, ITC, Colgate Palmolive, Asian Paints, Berger Paints, Trident, Qatar Airways, Vodafone, Blue Star, Marico, Havells, Cavinkare, Nerolac Paints, Apollo Munich Health Insurance, WNS, KPMG, VMware, etc.

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Encouraging Entrepreneurship: Apart from preparing students for corporate careers, encouraging entrepreneurship is a key focus of MSB. The School is actively supported by LPU’s own Start-Up School, which was inaugurated by Late Shri Arun Jaitley, former Finance Minister of India. The Start-Up School ensures that students are nurtured with entrepreneurial orientation through boot camps, workshops, interaction with industry professionals and venture capitalists and providing business incubation support. Endeavouring to create a robust Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, MSB annually hosts ‘Indian Entrepreneurship Congress’ where students interact with successful entrepreneurs and participate in competitions. Eminent entrepreneurs like Ronnie Screwvala and Dr. Subhash Chandra have visited LPU and motivated and enlightened the budding entrepreneurs by sharing their professional journey. Student Start-Ups like ‘SabStore’ and ‘Amrita TBI’ have been successfully recognized among Government Student Start-Ups. Apart from that, many alumni and active students are building and successfully running several entrepreneurial ventures.

Holistic Development: Beyond the classroom, students get regular opportunities to participate in cultural, co-curricular and sports activities, all year round. LPU’s annual programs like ‘One World’, ‘One India’, ‘Youth Vibe’ have come to acquire iconic status. Community development projects are also undertaken by the students to improve their social sensitivity, which brings a heightened sense of responsibility for a more satisfying professional, social and personal life.

Infrastructure / Smart Classrooms, Simulation Labs and Libraries: MSB is privileged to avail elaborate facilities of global standards at LPU, a young and dynamic institution. Smart classrooms, conference rooms, break-out galleries, open-air theatres and many such features make MSB one of India's most beautifully designed campuses geared towards collaborative learning. Other elaborate facilities include an ultra-modern green campus, excellent auditoria, the largest and ultra-modern indoor sports complex and outdoor sports infrastructure, libraries, lecture theatres, shopping mall, excellent hostel facilities, a rich variety of national & international cuisines, on-campus hospital and utmost safety on the campus with more than 4000 CCTVs and elaborate security arrangements.

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