Introduction The Master of Business Administration Programme is one of the prestigious and more demanding programmes of Patna University, which is itself the Seventh Oldest University in India, established in the year 1917.
The Management Programme was started in the Department of Applied Economics and Commerce, Patna University in the year 1973, first at the Diploma level and subsequently at the Post-Graduate level. The Degree in Master of Business Administration (MBA) awarded by the Patna University is recognized throughout the Country and abroad.
The Management Programme offers a two-year comprehensive MBA Course designed to provide a sound foundation for understanding the complexities of modern business and to equip the students with the analytical tools required for scientific decision-making.
Thus, its basic objective is to train and equip students with knowledge and skills necessary for taking up managerial responsibilities in business enterprises. The Programme which includes teaching of Management Principles, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour, Business Environment, Management Information System, etc., is also designed to acquaint the students with all the important functional areas in business such as Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, etc. The theoretical foundation built in the students is reinforced by subjecting them to the rigors of Summer Training Programme and writing a Project Report so that during the course of the training itself, they may be in a position to test their knowledge of theory in its application to practical propositions.