MBA in operations or Operations management is a term used synonymously by CAT aspirants as well as various B schools, but what is operations management? MBA in operations is a post-graduate program designed to train B school students to handle/ manage all activities in a firm about operations which include planning, supervision, execution, and production activities of the goods and services of a firm. MBA in operations, if taken up by a CAT aspirant helps management students utilize inputs and outputs of a company productively and profitably. MBA in operations has 2 major fields, supply chain management, and logistics, as these are the backbone of operations management of any business firm to operate as they involve all the development activities of a firm before a product or a service is ready to be marketed. MBA in operations is a highly specialized field, focusing on operations management.
These are the top colleges for MBA in operations management which accept CAT score
There are many B schools in India, which are good for Operations Management, however, if a CAT aspirant wants to go for an MBA in Operations Management, here are some B schools in India to look at:
MBA campus placements are one of the major aspects a CAT aspirant should consider before selecting a B school in India. Here is a list for CAT aspirants to look at the average packages offered by some of the MBA colleges known for an MBA in Operations Management.
As we can observe from the top 4 colleges for MBA in Operations Management, the average package has been increasing year after year indicating that operations management is a field that will always stay in demand when it comes to the choice of B school graduates and CAT aspirants. Overall, out of each college 80% of the MBA students were placed out of which many were from Operations Management, Supply Chain, and Logistics. The top recruiters offering operations management roles in the MBA campus placements were:
Some of the noteworthy profiles that were offered by the top recruiters at the MBA campus placements were:
Operations management as a course has the following subjects that set in the foundations of a good manager in operations Management:
For a CAT aspirant who has received a call letter by the premier institutes known for an MBA in Operations Management, at the time of interviews, the colleges are looking for skills like perseverance, determination, stress management mainly because operations management is a hectic and tedious task. Majorly students having a Bachelors in Engineering (B.Tech) are easily picked up by employers when it comes to MBA campus placements for MBA in Operations Management, however lately a paradigm shift has been seen as BBA students with a Work Experience of 1-2 years are taken by companies, the college conversion and the placements for MBA in Operations Management, for freshers, are dominated by engineers.
Based on the placement reports of various B schools which specialize in MBA in Operations Management, following are the work ex profiles that get selected for MBA in Operations and are most likely to bag a good package and a good role during college placements
These profiles are known to help students in operations at later stages of their career as their knowledge from their work experience helps the company.
These are some of the online courses that give certification and increase knowledge of a candidate in the field of Operations Management, thereby increasing their chances of selection: