Most of the good one year MBA programs for executives in India (offered by ISB and the IIMs) are based outside Mumbai, Interestingly, apart from the traditional 2-year MBA programs like Jamnalal Bajaj (JBMIS), Narsee Monjee (NMIMS) there’s not much for executives with experience to choose from in the commercial capital.

SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) is trying to make a mark in this growing niche. And you’ve got to give it credit for being innovative. It is among the few Indian Business schools that has not only the 2-year MBA format, but also 2 flavors of the 1-year MBA abroad and in India. We published an article earlier on 1-year Global MBA (GMBA). This time we focus on PGPM – its one-year MBA in Mumbai.

What is it like to study in the shorter duration MBA in Mumbai for executives who not only have pre-MBA experience but are also looking for a career change? SPJIMR PGPM alumna and visiting faculty member, Rimjhim Ray, takes us on a guided tour into the only 1 year full time MBA program that offers 4 specializations. (more…)

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