Shiv Nadar University (SNU) has announced the launch of the
School of Management and Entrepreneurship (SME).
Prof. Shekhar Chaudhuri, former Director, IIM Calcutta, has
been appointed as the Director of the School of Management and
The SNU School of Management and Entrepreneurship will be
offering a two-year MBA programme in the academic session commencing in 2014.
As per SNU, the postgraduate management programme is
specifically designed to ensure that students become ‘industry ready’ and
‘entrepreneurially oriented’. With the curriculum designed in consultation with
Prof. Srikant Datar, Professor of Business Administration of the Harvard
Business School and a co-author of “Rethinking the MBA”, the programme will
help in building abilities for creative thinking and innovation, developing
analytical rigour and inculcating appropriate attitude for leading
organizations of the future.
Speaking on the occasion, Shekhar Chaudhuri, Director,
School of Management and Entrepreneurship said, “Today’s world of business and
enterprise is remarkable for its growing levels of uncertainty and
unpredictability. The assumptions that underpin traditional management
education are undergoing a paradigm shift.”
“Gone are the days when corporate organizations were willing
to wait for a couple of years for their new hires to start contributing
significantly. Instead the new managerial recruits are expected to start
performing immediately. Future leaders and icons of the corporate world will be
those who would be hands-on in a dramatically dynamic business ecosystem.
Management students today need significant exposure to real life business
conditions that mandates an increasing focus on experiential learning. We
intend to be a management school that develops professionals and leaders who
understand this changing milieu and thrive in it,” he said.
Admission to the MBA programme will be through CAT or GMAT.