SBM-TSGM Dual Degree –
MBA + Master of Global Management

Become a Disruptive Digital Leader with a Global Perspective

This era is defined by disruptions of all kinds: tech-led disruptions, pandemic, war, and so on. Never in the history before have organizations experienced this magnitude of volatility and uncertainty. Business models gets obsolete and new industries get created overnight. The scale of change has never been so massive.

Organizations today, thus require leaders who not just help them navigate this labyrinth of disruptions, but also use them to create competitive edge. NMIMS being a futuristic educational powerhouse, understands this critical demand from the industry, and has curated one-of-its-kind dual-degree MBA programme, by collaborating with Thunderbird School of Global Management (TSGM). Leaders who enrol in this programme complete their 1st year of MBA at NMIMS, and 2nd year at TSGM, Arizona State University (ASU).

They earn 2 degrees in 2 years -  a Master’s in Global Management (MGM) at TSGM, which is the #1 Master in Management programme in the world, as per the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, and an MBA from NMIMS.

The distinguishing characteristic of this breed of disruptive digital leaders, is their ability to lead complex business transformations leveraging today’s digital technologies.  The programme, thus builds on strong foundations of business and management, with specializations in three concentrations:

  • Global Digital Transformation
  • Data Science
  • Global Business

To learn more about the MGM programme at TSGM, visit here

The NMIMS and Thunderbird advantage

Thunderbird School of Global Management


Years of Legacy

Ranked #1

for Master’s in management by Times Higher Education and Wall Street Journal

Ranked #1

in U.S. for innovation (ahead of Stanford and MIT) by U.S. News and World Report

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies


Years of Legacy

Ranked #96

Globally in the Masters in Management 2022 Ranking by Financial Times

Ranked #2

Ranked #2 Private B-School in India by Financial Times

Career Prospects

Learners successfully completing any of these specialized MS programmes at TSGM will be eligible for 3 years Optional Practical Training (OPT), which allows these graduates to pursue exciting career opportunities at the US.

A list of probable roles and recruiting companies can be found here.


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  • 1st Year, NMIMS – Rs. 11,95,000
  • 2nd Year, ASU –  $53,000 (Generous Scholarships are available for NMIMS students)*


A webinar with representations from both NMIMS and ASU is tentatively scheduled on 15th March,2023 to address all the queries related to this programme.


Learners complete first 3 trimesters at NMIMS to earn 57 credits. The last 3 trimesters will be completed at ASU to earn 37 credits.

MBA Ist Year course Structure for 2023-24

Curriculum for Master of Global Management at TSGM


Term II
  • Optimization Modelling for Business Analytics (3)
  • Multivariate Data Analysis (3)
  • Machine Learning Using Python(3)
  • Marketing Research & Planning(3)
  • Negotiation Skills(3)
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management (3)
  • Management Communication – II (1.5)
  • Value Risk & Capital Markets(1.5)
  • Artificial Intelligence Concepts & Applications(1.5)
  • Workshop on " Statistics for Analytics"

NMIMS & Purdue reserve the right to alter the program structure.

Term III
  • Corporate Finance (1.5)
  • IT Project management(3)
  • Strategic Management (3)
  • Human Resource Management (3)
  • Business Communication & Analysis (1.5)
  • Advanced Optimisation Techniques (1.5)
  • Ethical issues in Management (1.5)
  • Advanced Spreadsheet Modelling & Simulation (1.5)
  • Information Systems for Management(3)
  • Predictive Modeling(3)
  • Workshop on " Neural Networks & Deep Learning "

NMIMS & Purdue reserve the right to alter the program structure.

Bridge Term – NMIMS
  • List of Electives (3 Electives to be selected by each student)
  • Marketing Analytics (Elective)
  • Consulting Approach to Analytics(Elective)
  • Supply Chain Analytics(Elective)
  • HR Analytics (Elective)
  • Portfolio and Risk Analytics ( Elective)

NMIMS & Purdue reserve the right to alter the program structure.

18 Credits

Core Courses
  • Managing Organizational Data (2)
  • Data Mining (2)
  • Adv Business Analytics with SAS (2)
  • Predictive Analytics (2)
  • Python Programming (2)
  • Business Analytics (2)
  • Computing for Analytics (2)
  • Linear Models and Forecasting (2)
  • Using R for Analytics (2)
  • Big Data Technologies (2)
  • Prod Scale Big Data Implementation (2)
  • Web Data Analytics (2)
  • Analyzing Unstructured Data (2)
  • Statistical & Machine Learning (2)
  • Experimental Learning through project (2)

NMIMS & Purdue reserve the right to alter the program structure.

Industry internship

12 weeks industry internship in India under the guidance of a NMIMS-SBM faculty. Students earn 6 credits on successful completion of internship.

Capstone project facilitates students to apply classroom learning to real world projects. Students work on a real world business problem – using analytical tools to diagnose the problem, generate solution insights and designing optimum solution to the problem. The project ends with the project presentation to a panel of experts. The project duration is 8 weeks and on its successful completion student will earn 3 credits.

Term University Term Schedule
Term 1 NMIMS June–September 2020
Term 2 NMIMS September–December 2020
Term 3 NMIMS December–April 2021
Capstone Project NMIMS April–May 2021
Term 4 & Term 5 Purdue June–December 2021
Term 6 Internship (India) January–April 2022

Eligibity Criteria

  1. Learners should have been offered a place in the MBA programme at NMIMS.
  2. A minimum of 3.0 CGPA at NMIMS after the first 3 trimesters, to be eligible for admission into the MS in Global Management at TSGM.
  3. Proof of English language proficiency:
    1. A minimum score of 100 in TOEFL OR
    2. A minimum score of 7.5 in IELTS
NMIMS University Tuition Fees FY 2020 : INR 12,00,000
  • To be paid within 10 days of receipt of provisional admission offer from NMIMS SBM.
NMIMS Application Fees
  • NMIMS Application Fees FY 2020: Rs.2000/- plus applicable taxes
Purdue University Tuition Fees US $24,426
  • To be paid by June 2021 ( Students have the option to pay fees term wise )
Purdue University application fees US $75
  • To be paid at the time of application to Purdue University

Living Expenses in US – US $6,000-$6,500 approx.

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