There is nothing that can replace the experience of full time MBA, if your situation does not allow you to pursue full time MBA, and then the next best thing may be choosing to enroll in Distance Learning MBA Program which is also known as Online MBA program or Correspondence MBA Program. You can specialize in Marketing, Finance, HR, Business Management, IT, Family Managed Business, Insurance Management, Operations, Communications, Advertising etc through Correspondence or Online Distance Learning MBA Program.
According to Wikipedia “Distance learning MBA programs hold classes off-campus. These programs can be offered in a number of different formats: correspondence courses by postal mail or email, non-interactive broadcast video, prerecorded video, live teleconference or video conference, offline or online computer courses.”
How to choose Distance Learning MBA program?
There would many factors that you should consider in selecting a Distance Learning MBA program and college
- Recognition: Ensure that the college/institute/university you applied for distance learning management program is recognized by the AICTE
- Approval: Ensure that the college/institute/university you applied for distance learning management program is approved distance learning institute by Distance Education Council (DEC) of India.
- Program quality, access to faculty
Duration of Distance Learning MBA
Duration of Distance Learning MBA may vary from institute to institute and ranges from 1 to 8 years. Most popular distance learning MBA programs are of 2-3 years duration. Some universities/colleges also provide 1 year MBA or management from through distance mode.
Eligibility for Distance Learning MBA Courses
The eligibility criteria for admissions to the distance learning MBA courses may vary from institute to institute. The common eligibility requirement is that applicants must have a graduation degree in any discipline.
Distance Learning Programs in Management
Some popular distance learning management programs are
- Master Of Business Administration (MBA)
- Post Graduate Diploma In Business Administration (PGDBA)
- Post Graduate Diploma In Business Management (PGDBM)
With specialization in Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Insurance Management, Marketing Management, Personnel Management, Operations Management, Construction Management, Foreign Trade, International Business
Most of correspondence MBA colleges in Pune deliver course in postal mail and online format.
Distance Learning MBA Colleges in Pune
Symbiosis Pune, MIT Pune and BIMM are big names in management education that started Distance Learning MBA in Pune.
Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning
SCDL is one of the largest autonomous distance learning education institute in India, recognized by Distance Education Council, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. It offers Post Graduate Diploma, Diploma and Certificate programs across industry sectors including Business Management, International Business, Information Technology, Banking and Finance, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship Management, Insurance Management, Education Management, Business and Corporate Law and Entrepreneurship Development.