Case study approach
The SBM has been actively engaging industry and academia to conduct case study based courses. A large number of areas covering the areas of finance, marketing, Human Resources and Behavioral Sciences, Operations and Decision sciences are conducted using the same.
A mentorship programme has been put in place to ensure outstation students are at ease in matters relating to their lives at the School. A group of students is put under a faculty who acts as his mentor. A Buddy Concept is another way to make the students at home. A final year student is attached to a freshman to interact, advise and enlighten him with various procedures of the university.
As the campus is in the heart of the financial capital of the country – Mumbai, for students it is an ideal opportunity to learn and interact through corporate projects. The IIPC cell, with its objective to promote industry-academia linkage places emphasis on learning by applying theoretical concepts learned in the classroom on live Industry projects. These corporate projects vary from 1-3 months.
Workshops and seminars
Workshops and Seminars aimed at equipping the students with the right skill-sets to face industry complexities with confidence are conducted by eminent personalities from the industry on array of issues critical to creating a holistic perspective for the student.
Academic learning is reinforced with industry leaders visiting the campus to address key issues prevalent in the corporate world and insights on key features.
Held in the month of November, Paragana – The annual management festival of NMIMS is the opportunity when corporate heavy-weights descend upon the campus to ideate, exchange and enlighten views on a theme of national and international importance. In 2007, the theme was Iceberg India: Discoveries beneath the surface, attended by luminaries of the corporate world. The event showcases the managerial talent of the entire student community which takes the onus of organizing the event.
SPSS training / Advanced MS excel
Regular sessions are conducted to equip students with tools to aid their learning in the form of tutorials for specific marketing finance and statistical tools like SPSS, Advanced MS â€“ Excel, IRS, Six-Sigma Certifications etc. Besides this, the School lays emphasis on Corporate / simulation games / contests / events to stimulate a dynamic learning environment.
Students at the MBA programmes have to undergo a two month summer internship at a corporate facility. It is expected that students apply their learning in practical situations during this period.