Career in Business Management

career in business management

A business management career focuses on planning, execution, analysis and supervision of business processes. A myriad of skills are required - communication, leadership ability, analytical ability and environmental awareness. Both under-graduate and post-graduate levels are important, but the latter especially so; the two year MBA, which teaches is a much sought after course. A Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) is also frequently sought by students.

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Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate business management courses such as the Bachelor of Business Management (BBM), Bachelor of Business administration (BBA) & Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) require completion of 10 + 2 with 50% (45% for SC/ST); preference may be given to Math/Commerce graduates. Selection is done by entrance examination, group discussion and personal interview performance.



Business Management Skills and Attributes

  • An outgoing, friendly personality
  • Ability to handle people
  • Ability to overcome pressure
  • Ability to meet / handle deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Team player
  • Leadership skills
  • An ability to lead by example

Business Management Job Prospects

Management graduates can find a place for themselves practically everywhere. Opportunities abound not just across industries, but even across management specialisations such as marketing managers, financial managers, strategic mangers, operations managers and human resource managers. Further jobs are always being created by the MNCs that come in to the country, and by our companies that expand abroad.

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Business Management Job Responsibilities

The job business managers do includes:

  • Planning and forecasting
  • Organising
  • Selecting staff and equipment
  • Controlling
  • Motivating
  • Researching
  • Communicating

Business Management Salary

Remuneration is usually good even at the level (Rs. 8000 – 12000) but senior managers can command much higher salaries, as can managers in large private companies.

Business Management Colleges/Universities

  • Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM C)
  • Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM A)
  • Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM B)
  • Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM L)
  • XLRI - Xavier Labour Research Institute, Jamshedpur
  • FMS - Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM I)
  • Indian Institute of Management, Calicut (IIM K - Kozhikode)
  • Manipur Institute of Management Studies, Canchipur Imphal
    Contact Information
    Canchipur, Imphal
    Phone : (0385) 2435276/24355055
    Fax : (0385) 2435145
    Website : http://manipuruniv.ac.in/
  • XLRI, JamshedpurContact Information
    XLRI
    Circuit House Area (East)
    Jamshedpur 831 001
    Jharkhand, India
    Phone : 91 - 657 - 398 3333
    Fax : 91 - 657 - 222 7814
    E mail : xlwebmaster@xlri.ac.in
    Website : www.xlri.edu
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
    Contact Information
    post box 8313, Deonar, Mumbai 400088
    Phone : 91-22-2556 3289-96
    Fax :   91-22-2556 2912
    E-mail : webmaster@tiss.edu
    Website : http://www.tiss.edu
  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Instt. of Management Studies, Indore
    Contact Information
    R. N. T. Marg
    Indore (M.P.), India Pin- 452 001
    E-mail : registrar.davv@dauniv.ac.in
    Phone : 91-731-2527532
    Fax : 91-731-2529540
    E-mail : webmaster.davv@dauniv.ac.in
    Website : www.dauniv.ac.in
  • IPS Academy of School of Management , Indore
    Contact Information
    IPS Academy, Rajendra Nagar, A.B. Road, Indore 452012 (Madhya Pradesh)
    Phone : 0731-5058673/74/77/79
    Fax : 0731-5041627
    E-mail : hodibmr@ipsacademyonline.com
    Website : www.ipsacademyonline.com
  • Awadesh Pratap Singh University , Rewa
    Contact Information
    Rewa - 486003
    Madhya Pradesh, India
    Phone : ( 91-07662) 51519
    Fax : ( 91-07662) 51519
    Email : ravendramishra@yahoo.com
  • University of Delhi
    Contact Information
    University Road, Delhi 110 007
    Phone South Campus : 011-24119832
    Phone North Campus : 011-2766709, 27667011, 27667190
    Fax : 011-27667049
    Website : www.du.ac.in
  • Rajasthan University , Jaipur
    Contact Information
    University of Rajasthan JLN Marg, Jaipur 302004
    Rajasthan, India
    Phone : 91-141-2711070
    Fax : 91-141-2711799
    E-mail : info@uniraj.ernet.in
    Website : http://www.uniraj.ernet.in/
  • Jamia Millia University, New Delhi
    Contact Information
    Jamia Nagar, New Delhi
    Pin-10025
    Phone : 26984650, 26985180
    Fax : 011-26981232
    Email : admin@jmi.nic.in
    Website : www.jmi.nic.in
  • Hamdard University, New Delhi.

             Contact Information

             Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard University,

             Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard Nagar,

             New Delhi 110062

             Phone : 011- 26059662

              Fax : 011- 26059663

              Website : www.jamiahamdard.edu

  • Bombay University , Mumbai
    University of Mumbai
    M.G. Road, Fort
    Mumbai - 400 032 Maharashtra, Pin: 400032 
    Phone : 22 - 2652825
    Fax : 22 - 2652832
    Website : www.mu.ac.in
  • Calcutta University, Kolkata
    University of Calcutta
    Senate House, 87 /1 College Street, Kolkata-700 073, West Bengal
    Phone : 033 22410071(O) 24106741(R)
    E-mail : admin@caluniv.ac.in
    Fax : 22413222
    Website : www.caluniv.ac.in
  • Guru Nanak Dev Univ, Amritsar
    Contact Information
    Guru Nanak Dev University
    Amritsar - 143 005 Punjab
    Pin: 143003
    Phone :   2450601-14 (14 lines)
    Fax : 0183-2258819, 2258820
    E-mail :  enquiry@gnduadmin.com
    Website : www.gndu.ac.in
  • Manipur Institute of Management Studies, Canchipur Imphal
    Contact Information
    Canchipur, Imphal
    Phone : (0385) 2435276/24355055
    Fax : (0385) 2435145
    Website : http://manipuruniv.ac.in
  • Amity School of management, New Delhi
    Contact Information
    Amity Campus, Sector 44
    Noida- 201303
    Phone : 26569050, 2653047
    Website : www.amity.edu
  • Wigan & Leigh College , New Delhi
    Contact Information1001-1005
    Ansal Tower38, Nehru Place
    New Delhi - 110019
    Phone : 011-41617053-56
    www.wiganindia.org
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Contact Information
    Manipal University
    Manipal – 576104, Karnataka
    Phone : 0820 2571978
    Fax : 0820 2571982
    E-mail : admissions@manipal.edu

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