The School of Business Management (SBM) of the SVKM’s NMIMS Deemed to be University (as per UGC Norms) has long been a leader in management education. Apart from offering various programs for students, the School also offers executive education programs mapedir training working professionals, who want to make the key transition in their lives.
The Dean is the operational head of SBM. Along with his faculty team he decides the goals, strategic operations and plan of action for the school, keeping in mind the overall vision, mission and goals of the university. He is supported by Heads of Departments (HoDs) and Chairpersons for various areas, together with the Course Coordinators for the smooth running of various programs. The Dean is responsible for all academic matters like building a learning climate, students’ learning and development, curriculum development, faculty selection, assessment and development and program delivery. Besides, he also leads placement of the graduates, development of research, executive education, international linkages, creation of brand image and other quality measures for the SBM. The Dean is a member of all the statutory committees of the University.
Each teaching area has a Board of Studies headed by its HoDs or Chairperson. It comprises of members from the industry and academia. The objectives of these boards are to review the curriculum and syllabus, suggest courses, text books and other measures to meet the demands of students, industry and other stakeholders.
Faculty members esteemed in their respective fields for their knowledge, industry interaction, research and consulting are constantly engaged in knowledge creation and seek to expand horizons by participating in seminars and conferences both national and international. They are actively engaged in training and consultancy projects for companies in different functional areas on an ongoing basis. The changing business environment and economic realities necessitate that academia respond to these changes with new knowledge created through innovations and research. The SBM has always been proactive in improving partnership with the industry through research and projects and has regularly undertaken conceptual and applied research.