SYMBIOSIS CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (SCMHRD) is a premier institute honing world-class leaders and entrepreneurs. Established in 1993 and having a 30-year-long legacy, SCMHRD’s MBA program is one of the most prestigious programs in India. In line with its vision to be a preferred provider of management education that builds global citizens, the institute has focussed on providing the best-in-class input to its students. This led to it being the first B-School in Pune and one amongst the 19 B-Schools in India to receive the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accreditation. Only 5% B-Schools in the world have been accorded this accreditation. The prestigious AACSB Accreditation is a testament to the robust systems and the quality of learning SCMHRD offers.
SCMHRD has been one of the coveted institutes to bag many academic awards. A testament to the exceptional competency the institute holds. Most recently, in the IIRF Rankings of 2022, SCMHRD ranked 3rd in the Best B-school West (Private), Ranked 8th in School of Eminence for Employability (Private), and Ranked 6th in the top 100 B-School (Private).
As part of its flagship MBA program, SCMHRD offers specializations in Human Resources, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Infrastructure Development and Management, and Business Analytics. The intense academic curriculum provides the student with a wholesome practical learning experience along with intellectual development. SCMHRD offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth through case competitions and Guest lectures, which enhance the student’s skills to solve real-world problems.
Along with the flagship program of SCMHRD, it also offers two niche programs MBA in Business Analytics and MBA in Infrastructure Development and Management. The MBA in Business Analytics programme at SCMHRD aims to give students a solid understanding of management theory and practice with conceptual and practical knowledge of business analytics. The courses in MBA Analytics program is curated with active participation by people from the industry working in Analytics and Big Data. Building capabilities to develop infrastructure is the goal of the innovative MBA in Infrastructure Development and Management programme offered by SCMHRD. The curriculum was created by industry specialists while incorporating the SCMHRD’s well-established history of management education. The course is curated to address a diverse set of problems and difficulties in India’s infrastructure development. At the same time, it provides a firm grounding in general managerial aspects like business strategies, supply chain management, and business laws. Students are allowed to specialize in select functional and sectoral areas.
SCMHRD had stellar placements for the batch of 2020-22. The average CTC for the MBA batch stood at 20.40 lakhs, the highest CTC (Domestic) stood at 35.50 lakhs, and the highest CTC (International) stood at 61.50 lakhs. The average CTC for the MBA in Business Analytics batch stood at 17.30 lakhs, and the highest CTC stood at 32.00 lakhs. The average CTC for the MBA in Infrastructure development and management stood at INR 14.31 lakhs, and the highest CTC stood at INR 26.50 lakhs. It shows the commitment SCMHRD toward its students. The unique learning approach combined with the focus on holistic development, is what gives an edge to SCMHRD students and prepares them for the challenging corporate career ahead.