Some new and much needed management programmes specific to industry have been introduced by the new gen IIMs. Some of these management programmes like MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management; MBA in Sports Management; MBA in Digital Governance and MBA in Hospital Administration and Healthcare Management are already offered by many private B Schools.
The new courses are focused on creating a set of talent forces with domain-specific knowledge and unique acumen to readily fit into the business needs and job roles.
As demand for these courses grew more and more management institutes including the new gen IIMs are introducing these courses.
With these industry-specific courses the new IIMs are in a way trying to attract students and industry which is essentially good for the students as well as the recruiters who are in constant search for “industry ready” freshers with a fair amount of knowledge on the vertical they are being recruited for.
Going beyond the contemporary course modules also indicates that the institutes are changing with the changing times and responding to the newer skill set demands of the industry.
MBA aspirants can now choose from a wide range of sectoral MBA courses ranging from hospitality to health administration to sports management and many more:
- IIM Sirmaur: MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management
The institute understood the course’ role in bridging the gap of economic, social and cultural development of the state. The course launched in 2020, integrates management education with local and global hospitality concepts, and is currently running its second academic batch.
Eligibility-CAT score or IIM Sirmaur test score
- IIM Rohtak: MBA in Sports Management
MBA aspirant or anyone who is hardcore sport lover, on securing admission here will be learning various domains of sports management like sports marketing, sports law, financials of sports, event management, sports infrastructure management, sponsorship, sports organizations. The institute is happily hosting its fourth batch.
Eligibility- CAT score or IIM Rohtak test score.
- IIM Visakhapatnam: MBA in Digital Governance and Management
The course is designed to enhance the digital-management capacities. The course module is in sync with the implementation of the ‘Digital India’ mission. IIM-V has the status of Institute of National Importance (INI), under the aegis of the National e-Governance Division (NeGD), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). The 2022-24 academic session is its fourth batch of students.
Eligibility- CAT score or IIM Visakhapatnam test score
- IIM Jammu: MBA in Hospital Administration and Healthcare Management
The course prepares students to understand overall clinical/non-clinical functioning of the hospitals including the socio-economic, technological, and legal aspects. The IIM Jammu’s flagship management course was launched in the year 2016 and the degree is jointly awarded by IIM Jammu, AIIMS Jammu, and IIT Jammu.
Eligibility- Only CAT score.