Greater NOIDA: Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, an ‘Institution of Eminence’ as recognized by the Government of India, has launched an MBA program, seamlessly delivered online in collaboration with Great Learning, one of India’s leading EdTech companies for professional and higher education. The UGC-approved, two-year MBA program is designed for working professionals and young entrepreneurs to unlock their career potential while juggling their busy schedules, including fresh graduates with outstanding credentials.
Shiv Nadar University’s MBA program offers specializations in domains such as Data Science & Analytics, Digital Finance, Marketing, and Human Resources, and empowers learners with the knowledge and skills to succeed in a highly competitive and complex digital world. It will be delivered via live interactive lectures, industry expert sessions, recorded videos, projects, and case studies to simulate real-world scenarios, enabled by Great Learning’s cutting-edge online learning technologies. The program is intended to include regular meet-ups for program participants at Great Learning centres in key metro cities and in-person residencies at the Shiv Nadar University Delhi-NCR campus once a year for peer-to-peer interaction, engagement and learning during the program.
Dr. Bibek Banerjee, Dean of the School of Management & Entrepreneurship, and Head of Strategic Initiatives at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, said: “The MBA program is distinguished by the most immersive and contemporary curriculum, with a slant on digital technologies, delivered by a mix of highly experienced Indian and International faculty. Shiv Nadar University’s School of Management and Entrepreneurship is well known for delivering impactful and transformative learning for the digital professionals of the 21st Century. We are excited to partner with Great Learning in taking our MBA degree program to learners across the length and breadth of the nation, so that young professionals can benefit from it in ways that will have far-reaching positive impact on their careers.”
Some of the industry-relevant modules of the program include Emerging Technologies, Globalization of Businesses, and Strategy in a Digital World. The program blends the traditional MBA curriculum with new-age technologies and skills like Business Analytics, Web & Social Media Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence for Business, Digital Marketing, Consumer Experience Management, Product & Brand Management, Marketing Analytics, Financial Analytics, Credit Tech & Digital Fraud, Digital Banking & Finance, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency.
Mr. Mohan Lakhamraju, Founder and CEO of Great Learning, said: “We started Great Learning over 7 years back with a mission to provide students and working professionals access to high-quality education that can help transform their careers and lives. Over the years, we have continuously offered programs in alignment with changing market trends and demand from organizations rapidly embracing the digital economy. Through our collaborations with reputed universities like Shiv Nadar University, we aim to provide greater opportunities to learners, ensuring they develop the right skills to make them industry-ready. We are confident that these will take their career trajectory to a whole new level and give them a competitive advantage.”
Learners will have access to robust career support from Great Learning including resumé and interview preparation support, access to 1-1 career mentorship, virtual job fairs and to job opportunities through its placement assistance program, GL Excelerate. The platform has partnered with 500+ leading organizations including Accenture, Bank of America, Barclays, Capgemini, Cognizant, HSBC, JP Morgan, and Tata Consultancy Services, that choose from the extensive talent pool.
About Shiv Nadar University, Delhi – NCR:
Shiv Nadar University Delhi-NCR is a student-centric, multidisciplinary and research-focused University offering a wide range of academic programs at the Undergraduate, Master’s and Doctoral levels. The University was set up in 2011 by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL. The University is in the quest to become a globally acclaimed center for learning and innovation in the fields of Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Management. The core of the University consists of a select, world-class faculty with doctoral and postdoctoral experiences from ranked universities all over the world.
Shiv Nadar University has been recognized as one of the ten private ‘Institutions of Eminence’ by the Government. In the NIRF (Government’s National Institutional Ranking Framework), the University has been the youngest institution in the ‘top 100’ Overall list, and its score has been rising steadily. In NIRF-2020, it ranked 56 in the ‘University’ category. Shiv Nadar University has been accredited with Grade ‘A’ by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council), valid for a period of five years from 26 November 2019. It is also among a select group of green-field institutions in the country which were awarded the prestigious Atal Incubation Center grant by the NITI Aayog, Government of India, in the very first round in 2017.