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Integrated BTech – MBA (Five Year)

Integrated BTech – MBA (Five Year)

In the last decade, Industry 4.0 or the Fourth Industrial revolution in the form of Big Data, Analytics, Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning etc. has shaped all sectors and human activities globally. Jobs have become hybrid, more complex and multi-disciplinary. Effective performance of these jobs requires skills from a variety of knowledge domain. It is not enough to do just computer science and engineering. Today, a software professional should be adept at design, user interface, team work and collaboration and above all business acumen. These hybrid jobs are just rapidly growing, but are also highly paid right from the start. To prepare such blended professionals equipped with contemporary technological skills, appropriate managerial competencies and industry orientation, the Institute of Management launched the Integrated B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering) – MBA Programme in 2020.

This Five-year programme is jointly offered with the Institute of Technology, Nirma University. Students learn technical and analytical skills during undergraduate (first three years) at the Institute of Technology. In postgraduate (fourth and fifth year) students enhance their analytical skills and acquire managerial skills necessitated by the technology and data driven context of global business.

Programme Highlights

  • The programme synergises undergraduate and postgraduate education to groom modern day managers who can effectively perform hybridized roles immanent in human-machine interface.
  • The programme curriculum is a prudent mix of technology, management and allied courses.
  • In the postgraduate phase, students have the option of dual specialisation. Students can choose to major in either Marketing, Finance or Operations. Whereas minor specialisation will be Digital Transformation and Analytics.
  • There is two months of corporate internship during the postgraduate phase.
  • Experienced faculty, student centric learning methods and pedagogical mix provides for participatory, experiential and hands-on learning.
  • Outcome Based Education System involving steadfast commitment to quality and continuous improvement assure learning at the course and programme levels.
  • Continuous mentoring of students for personality development and career advancement.
  • Various co-curricular activities through the aegis of almost two dozen student driven clubs and committees ensure overall development of the students.
  • Excellent Placement Prospects.
  • The Programme combines the undergraduate and postgraduate phases i.e. BTech (CSE) and MBA.
  • Programme curriculum is a prudent mix of technical, management and allied courses.
  • Programme comprises four months corporate internship during the postgraduate phase.
  • Students get opportunity to specialise in different management areas such as Marketing, Finance, Operations, Information Technology, International Business, etc. during the postgraduatephase of the programme.
  • Additional minor specialisation in Information Management & Business Analytics in the postgraduate phase.
  • The curriculum is flexible.
  • Excellent Placement Prospect.
  • Experienced faculty and innovative methods of teaching, comprising a proper mix of theory and practice that provides opportunities for participatory and experiential learning.
  • Excellent infrastructure with state-of-the-art classrooms, library & IT facilities.
  • Continuous mentoring of students for career advancement.
  • Various activities for overall personality development of the students.
  • Outcome Based Education System.

After undergoing this programme, the student shall be able to:

  • Evaluate different business issues using an integrative approach.
  • Communicate effectively in different contexts.
  • Demonstrate leadership, teamwork, and social skills.
  • Analyse the global business environment for effective decision making.
  • Use relevant conceptual framework, both in technical and management practices.
  • Propose innovative solutions to problems by blending engineering/ scientific knowledge and business acumen skills.
  • Develop functional and general management skills.
  • Improve productivity by adopting contemporary technologies and tools.
  • Demonstrate creativity, risk-taking ability, and adaptability to become a life-long learner.
  • Act as an ethical & socially responsible management professional.

The first three years [B.Tech-CSE Phase] have six semesters with two semesters in each of the three years. The duration of each semester is approximately16weeks. A teaching week normally has 45 contact hours, out of which 30 hours is for classroom teaching, including tutorials, while the balance 15 hours involves Practical/laboratory/Project Work sessions. The next two years of the Programme is [Postgraduate Phase] has a total of six terms, with three terms in each of the two years. The postgraduate phase of the programme is fully residential.

Faculty members at the Institute of Management, Nirma University use a variety of pedagogical tools as part of their teaching-learning process. These include:

  • Case studies
  • Simulation
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Role plays
  • Group Discussion
  • Games
  • Field projects
  • Research Projects
  • Online Learning
  • Workshops and Training Sessions
  • Tutorials

Additionally, each course includes interactions with industry thought leaders that augment the classroom experience. Faculty members also maintain an active discussion with students through the Learning Management System (LMS) and course blogs.