Beyond the Predictable Path

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An MBA degree has been a marketable credential for many years now which is why graduates from diverse fieldshave been pursuing the program to fast-track their career. Earlier trends saw engineering and commerce graduates making their way to B-schools, but now you have former armed forces personnel, students of humanities, chartered accountants, lawyers and many more working towards an MBA degree to achieve their professional goals and boost their career trajectory.

While every degree or certification is an accomplishment by itself, it also opens up wide opportunities for a particular specialisation. It’s quite a predictable path. But what if these credentials could be taken much further, beyond a regular MBA degree?

In today’s globalised economy, certain types of MBAs with specialisations in sought-after fields like law are particularly valuable. A graduate may aspire to hold a leadership role in business while already equipped with legal expertise, or who while interested in a career in the latter two, also wants a solid foundation in management.

It is to fulfil this very need that the NMIMS, School of Business Management developed a two-year MBA (Law) program which combines business intelligence with legal acumen. This truly one-of-its-kind course is presented in association with the Kirit P. Mehta School of Law.

The curriculum is interdisciplinary, market-driven and relevant to industry demands and advancements. It works to reinforce legal competencies in corporate operations like marketing, finance, among other departments. This is accomplished by some of India’s most sought-after faculty from academia, the legal world and the industry, all of whomdeliver the programme through lectures, presentations, discussions based on published papers, case studies and caselets, spread across six trimesters and an internship.

The NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) was established in 1981 to meet the growing demand for management education and in 2003, was declared a Deemed to be University.

With a legacy of 40 years, NMIMS is one of the top-10 B-schools in India, and has emerged as a multi-disciplinary, multi-campus University with 17 constituent schools that include Management, Family Business, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce, Economics, Law, Science and Liberal Arts, among others. NMIMS also has nine Centres of Excellence.

NMIMS has more than 17,000 students and about 750+ full time faculty members; 10 faculty members at the University are Fulbright and Humboldt International Scholars.

Today, more global mergers and acquisitions are taking place and only a law degree or just an MBA may not prepare a manager to handle such complex scenarios. Conscientious corporate managers cannot make significant business decisions without an acute awareness of their possible legal implications. And on the other hand, lawyers who counsel corporate management must be aware of the business implications of their legal advice.

MBA Law: It’s a 2 Year, 6 Trimester course with an intake of 40 seats and out of a total 38 courses, 16 are related to Law and 22 are assigned for Management.

Program Highlights:

Enriches knowledge for skill development related to management & administration, analyses of business data, multi-modal communication, etc.
Hones skill sets with fusion of management & application orientation
Enables to think more practically with analyses of business information and effectively apply legal knowledge from the perspective of business needs
Equips with additional capabilities for understanding and resolving critical business problems
Helps to gain skill sets in matters of laying down legal briefs, policy documents, standard operating & monitoring procedures for execution of business decisions, etc. in total compliance with laws, regulations, governance requirements, etc.
MBA (Law) is country’s first of its kind program designed to fulfil the needs of contemporary business ecosystem. Hence, it has received tremendous response for on-campus recruitments with some of the major names participating like Ernst and Young, Legasis Services Pvt. Ltd., Avantis, Deloitte, HDFC Ltd., Kotak Mahindra Bank, Automotive Manufacturers, Reliance JioInfocomm, Aranca, Michael Page, IIFL, Berkeley Research Group and others.

NMIMS School of Business Management is AACSB-accredited and globally recognised B-School which helps student become a part of its active network with over 20,000 alumni, illustrious corporate partners and industry experts. At NMIMS SBM, MBA(Law) creates leaders of tomorrow fully equipped with the skills and knowledge to be a Management Consultant, Business Law Professional, Social Entrepreneur, In-House Counsel, Business Advisory Professional and more, in a myriad of industries from manufacturing to education, healthcare to retail. The possibilities, as they say, are endless!

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