Contemporary MBAs For Contemporary Careers

Business Schools Under Symbiosis international university

In the first article in this series, we provided you with an overview of four institutes that provide niche MBA programmes. This article will provide information about more business schools under the aegis of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) that provide niche specializations. You will need to crack the SNAP Entrance Exam to gain admission into any of these institutes. You can find more information about SNAP 2021 on Now, let’s dive into the Symbiosis institutes that offer niche MBA programmes part 2: 

Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM, Pune)

SIDTM (formerly known as SITM) was established in 1996 and has pioneered telecom and digital management education in the SAARC region. The institute strives to develop World-Class Business Leaders who can succeed in the constantly changing business scenario. SIDTM provides the following programme: 

  • MBA in Digital and Telecom Management with specializations in:

    • Systems and Finance

    • Marketing and Finance

    • Analytics and Finance

The main focus of this programme is to train students about various digital and communication technologies like 5G, AI, IoT, etc. Moreover, students will also learn about digital and communication infrastructure, digital risk management, digital analytics, data analytics, and more. All the all, the programme aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful leaders in the digital and telecom industry. 

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune (SIMC, Pune)

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communications, (SIMC-PG, Pune) is one of the top media and communication colleges in India. SIMC’s goal is to train professionals to be industry-ready with the right skills. Students at SIMC are adept in various communication fields like Brand Communication, Public Relations, Marketing & Media Analytics, and Media Management. SIMC offers communication courses as an MBA and an MA program. 

  • MBA in Communication Management has four specializations:

    • Public Relations

    • Media Management

    • Brand Communications

    • Marketing and Media Analytics

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nashik) 

SIOM was launched with the vision of promoting international understanding through quality education. At SIOM, students are transformed, with value-based education and training, into techno managers. The institute is the only one in India dedicated to operations management. The institute offers the following program:

  • MBA in Operations Management

The curriculum offers subjects like Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Technology Management, Modelling Dynamic Systems, and Quality Management. It also includes SAP ERP training, Six Sigma Certification, APICS Certification, CII Logistics Workshop, and SCS training. All these certifications and training ensure that students transform into competent global managers in the various manufacturing and services sector. 

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

SCIT has been churning out leaders in the niche area of Information Technology Business Management in India for more than ten years. SCIT has been a pioneer in nurturing IT talent and turning them into leaders in the information technology sector. Those who welcome challenges and are willing to transform themselves into proactive professionals can choose from two niche MBA programmes at SCIT: 

  • MBA (Information Technology Business Management) with the following specializations:

    • Systems

    • Data Science

    • IT Infrastructure Management

    • Software Solution Management

    • Information Security Management Stream

  • MBA (Data Science and Data Analytics)

The curriculum for both programmes is carried out with innovative teaching methodologies. Students also have access to state of the art computer labs, platforms for peer learning and opportunities to learn management skills in real-time. 

So far, we have covered eight institutes that provide niche MBA programmes. Stay tuned for the final article in this series. If you haven't read part 1 of this article, click here.

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