Mangaluru, Dec 5: Career success in the corporate world is not rocket science. It is all about developing one’s personality to fit the corporate ethos. It is about knowing what makes companies and businesses tick and moulding oneself to function optimally amidst challenging scenarios. In short, it is about earning an MBA degree from MSNIM. Because a Master’s in Business Administration from this elite institute delivers what it promises: a real feel for corporate life so that one can hone himself or herself for the successful career one deserves.
Manel Srinivas Nayak Institute of Management (MSNIM), formerly known as MSNM Besant Institute of PG Studies, was the first private MBA college to open under Mangalore University in 1999. It has continued to be the foremost in providing quality management education in coastal Karnataka during the two decades of its existence. The institute, which will soon be celebrating its silver jubilee year in 2024, is the flagship institute of the Women’s National Education Society, which enjoys a historical connection with illustrious personalities like Dr Annie Besant, the world renowned theosophist, social reformer and freedom fighter.
Management Education with a Difference
MSNIM is one of the few stand-alone B-schools in the district. Hence, it is able to fully devote itself to its mission of developing talent and business leadership in students. The institute’s exclusive 3.5 acre campus is situated in the serene Bondel locality of Mangaluru city. With a modern academic block, spacious playgrounds and the best of infrastructure and academic facilities, the students enjoy a holistic learning atmosphere and continuous complementary and supplementary activities to mould them into competent business leaders, well versed in business concepts, management skills and the required personal attributes.
Apart from the intense academic regimen, what makes MSNIM an institute with a difference is the 360 degree view it gives the students of the intricacies of corporate life to make them ready to meet the demands of corporate careers. “MBA is perhaps the only professional degree that calls for personal qualities like ambition, drive, involvement and a lot of hard work,” says Dr Molly S Chaudhuri, the director of the institute. “MBA is the gateway to the corporate world for young men and women who want to prove themselves in this field, which rewards good performance and helps them become successful managers, entrepreneurs and business leaders.”
A variety of programmes are organised on campus day after day, both in academic and non-academic areas, to load the future business leaders with all that they need for success in corporate careers. In addition to the university curriculum, guest lectures by national and international academicians are arranged to expose its students to the latest developments in their core subjects. Various add-on courses like Advanced Excel, GST, Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, and IBM Courses like data science and design thinking are also offered.
The institute’s unique capacity building approach includes a round-the-year schedule of interactive sessions like the MSNIM Knowledge Series, MSNIM Dialogue Series and MSNIM Health Series. The MSNIM Knowledge Series provides an open discussion platform for students to engage in meaningful discussions with leading industrialists about current issues. The MSNIM Dialogue Series provides an opportunity to learn about the lives of renowned business icons.Professional managers and industry icons share their success stories in dialogues with the institute’s mentor, V Leeladhar, former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
The MSNIM Health Series is a series of lectures given by prominent health professionals to students on various aspects of health and fitness. By organising conferences, seminars, and workshops, the institute ignites the assertiveness for research in students and faculty members. Through the MSNIM Alumni Series, the institute invites former students working in the leading corporations in India and abroad to share their knowledge with the present students. Interactions with their seniors help the students groom themselves for the corporate world and get an idea of corporate needs.
EDIFY is a prominent student activity where they organise business competitions for fellow students of other colleges and institutions. Through this activity, students develop decision-making, leadership and event-organizing skills. Agneya is another activity organised by the students’ forum for undergraduate students. It is a competition in various forms of art. The institute also encourages students to participate in the management festivals organised by other institutions by sponsoring their registration. The universal approach to study has enabled our students to bag overall championships, individual event winners, and many more accolades.
MSNIM students experience a diverse range of student activities. They acquire quality education in all aspects of life. The institute teaches its students about their responsibility towards society with activities like beach cleaning, Swachha Bharath Abhiyaan, and visits to orphanages, schools, and old-age homes. In addition, the institute celebrates nationally and internationally observed dates like World Environment Day, Women’s Day, Independence Day, Yoga Day, Earth Day, and many more.
MSNIM enjoys an excellent track record for placements, and the students from its earlier batches are employed in leading corporates and MNCs. The institute has memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with different business houses and institutions, which helps the institute provide internships and better placement opportunities to students.
With the admission season opening up, MSNIM is all set to welcome its new batch of students. For students who dream of being their best in life, an MBA course at MNSIM is the most promising route to take into the exciting and challenging world of corporate. More information about the MBA programme at MSNIM may be obtained by contacting the institute office.
Students aspiring to pursue an MBA at MSNIM can avail educational loans from banks and financial institutions. The institute also offers scholarships to eligible students on management seats. MSNIM is a recognised institute for availing scholarships under various government schemes for OBC, SC/ST and other categories. Furthermore, students may avail ‘Arivu’ government sponsored educational loans. These low interest loans are available for the minority category too.