NMIMS School of Business Management commences admission for its Post-Graduate Courses in Social Entrepreneurship

Mumbai, 28th March 2024: NMIMS School of Business Management (SBM) commences admissions for its MBA (Part-Time) in Social Entrepreneurship (2- Years) and Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship (1- Year) programs. NMIMS SBM is one of the top 10 AACSB-accredited business schools in India and has been ranked among the top 100 global B-Schools by Financial Times MiM 2023. Its vision is to be a management school of academic and research excellence that develops transformational leaders for an inclusive and sustainable world.

The MBA (Part-time) in Social Entrepreneurship and Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship programs are specially designed to help development sector professionals find their footing in the field’s dynamic and challenging landscape. Through these programs, NMIMS aims to provide opportunities for individuals passionate about making a positive impact on society to bring their social entrepreneurial ideas to life. The programs combine academic rigor and practical experience to equip students with the knowledge and skills that directly impact their professional growth.

The MBA (Part-Time) in Social Entrepreneurship is a two-year, comprehensive program for development sector professionals who aspire to excel in today’s complex and competitive environment. It focuses on bettering the sustainability of development organisations through a combination of innovative management strategies and socially beneficial entrepreneurial practices to foster a holistic perspective on contemporary issues in the for-profit, non-profit, and government sectors. For this program, NMIMS offers need-cum-merit based scholarships up to Rs. 150,000/-. Additionally, NMIMS SBM is also pleased to announce the Mirae Asset Foundation Scholarships – ten need cum merit-based scholarships of up to Rs. 100,000/- for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) candidates.

The Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship is a one-year program that provides managerial inputs for seasoned professionals as well as newcomers in the social development sector. It aims to help participants increase their effectiveness and efficiency in the social sector through nuanced management practices, financial planning and developmental design skills.

Dr. Meena Galliara, Director of the Jasani Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Sustainability Management, said, “The Jasani Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Management at NMIMS aims to promote innovation and effectiveness in the social sector. The Centre promotes social entrepreneurship and sustainability through consultancy, teaching, and experiential learning. The program curriculum is designed to inspire a professional response to social concerns through an integrated approach comprising critical thinking, capacity building, and entrepreneurship development. Our students also have the chance to collaborate with NGOs, which helps provide the practical knowledge required to work in the social sector.”

Dr. Satish M.K, Program Chairperson, MBA (Part-Time) Social Entrepreneurship, said, “Social entrepreneurship is more than just a buzzword; it marks a paradigm shift in the way the social and corporate sector operates and delivers social value. Our 2-year Part-Time

MBA in Social Entrepreneurship and 1-year Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship programs aim to instill in our students the desire for success with a social conscience. They are specifically designed to foster strategic orientation, provide a diverse social perspective, and a chance to create the network they need to excel in the field of social entrepreneurship.”

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