Department of Management Studies is the latest addition to Basaveshwar Engineering College list. Management Education has become imperative to all disciplines and walks of life, especially in the globalized world. In order to develop and manage business and industry effectively and efficiently, people having specialized skill in management are essential. It is also observed that there is an acute shortage of skilled MBA graduates to cope up with the advancements in manufacturing and service organization. Keeping this in view, the visionary Governing Council of the college decided to impart quality management education and hence established during the year 2009-2010 with the intake of 60 students. The Department of Management Studies is an autonomous program, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum (VTU) and approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
The Department of Management Studies has an objective to enable budding professionals to internalize the body of knowledge in Business Management and emerge out with mastery integrated with social responsibility and ethical standards. While the MBA Programme provides the students a rich blend of academic excellence, practical insight from industry and technology enabled infrastructure, grooms students with global standards in education that would prepare them to face cross cultural challenges around the world. The department is focusing its resources exclusively on the budding managers. The main aim of the department is to enrich the knowledge to create and equip prospective managerial skills, leadership skills, lateral thinking, problem solving skills, communication skills, decision making skills, listening skills, commitment to the truth, administrative and financial skills thus abetting successful entrepreneurs and corporate heads of tomorrow. It enables the students to become effective personnel by building qualities like ethics, values and accountability.
Selection of students is based on valid CMAT, PGCET etc. authentic competative test score with full-time degree from a recognized University or Institution. Consistent academic scores and managerial work experience are considered as advantageous. The Department has excellent infrastructure including seminar hall equipped with LCD projectors and computer lab with internet facility. Students have access to many books, management journals and magazines in the library. Dedicated campus- wide computer network with internet facility provides the opportunity to every student to be in touch with the latest in the information age.
During the first two semesters, core and foundation courses are offered. The uniqueness of the department includes intoduction of Presentation laboratory, Business Communication laboratory and Business Software Application laboratory are introduced to give practical exposure to the students, which enhanaces presentation, communication and technical skills required for today’s and future managers.
The department offers following specializations:
To become a leader in management education through strong business partnerships, focusing on technology and innovation, promoting entrepreneurial programs, and developing national and international initiatives and alliances.
To create active integration of teaching, research, and engagement by creating an innovative, realistic and intellectual environment with a focus on leadership and management in a technology rich global marketplace.