Q.1} What is Distance Learning?
Ans. Distance Learning refers to teaching and learning situations in which the instructor and the learner or learners are geographically separated and therefore rely on other modes of instructional delivery.
Q.2} Advantages of a Distance Learning program?
Ans. Right from its inception, KSBM realized that Distance Learning presents the ideal type of educational programs for the mature career individual and for those who have major disadvantages attending normal classroom environments. KSBM plays an important role in this field and is continuously developing new programs and new methods of delivery to remain in the forefront of this very important sector of adult education. Other advantages are the low fees and other overheads, no capitation fees or donations involved and allow working people to pursue education in a manner most suitable to them.
Q.3} Who will benefit from KSBM programs?
Ans. KSBM Programs are extremely useful for working executives, self-employed entrepreneurs and job seekers who do not have a formal managerial qualification. These courses provide extensive knowledge of essential management techniques and offer an opportunity to everyone, irrespective of background, to receive job oriented training which meets business and industry requirements. It greatly improves the chances of getting a job and also improves career prospects, as lack of a management qualification often bars entry into managerial cadre in the corporate sector.
Q.4} How is the MBA Program of KSBM different from other MBA Programs?
Ans. The MBA Program of KSBM focuses on knowledge and skills required by management professionals who plan to work for Indian and multinational corporations. It provides the students with a general management perspective and introduces them to the latest concepts and practices related to functional areas of management. The substantive exposure to Indian and international management practices with a strong case-study orientation is a unique feature of the MBA Program. In addition, the MBA Program is structured in a flexible manner so that working executives can pursue this program without disturbing their careers.
Q.5} What is MBA fast track?
Ans. The program is for 2 years; however we give this facility to our students wherein they can finish the program any time between 6 month and 2-years. Generally when you go for a regular MBA with 16-24 subjects the course structure is basically divided in 3 major parts. In the first part i.e.1st Year, you get to revise the graduation studies and the basics of MBA. In the second part i.e. 2nd Year 1st half, you get to learn your 1st specialization and in the 3rd part, they cover your second specialization. This particular program that we offer is a single specialization MBA with 4 other subjects. So in a way what we are offering you is the 2nd year 2nd half of any regular MBA program because you already know the first 2 parts through you experience.
Q.6} Is the MBA and other Programs recognized by AICTE?
Ans. KSBM is a non-university institution. All program of KSBM are autonomous and do not come under preview of UGC/AICTE. In the changing economic environment what matters most is the recognition by the employers. The MBA Program is highly appreciated and valued by blue-chip employers, as it is a uniquely designed program in Management, comprehensively covering all the functional areas of management in great depth. In today’s buyers’ market, these professionals will have good prospects in Indian companies and also in MNCs operating in India. All programs are autonomous.
Q.7} I am a working executive. Can I pursue the MBA Program?
Ans. Yes, the MBA Program can be pursued on a self-study basis. You can do self-study in your free time, and appear for the examinations and complete the program. It is designed completely in a flexible manner to suit the needs of the working executives.
Q.8} What are the placement prospects for the MBA graduates?
Ans. Acquiring the MBA qualification will give a sustainable competitive advantage for candidates who are interested in career opportunities with progressive employers. The MBA Program offers a broad spectrum of management courses with a strong practical orientation through its emphasis on case-based learning. The candidates who pursue the MBA Program will get exposed to a cutting-edge curriculum. Thus, successful candidates will be able to explore career opportunities with leading Indian and multinational companies. KSBM also assists qualified MBAs in their placement efforts.
Q.9} Can I go for an extra specialization?
Ans. Yes, you can go for as many specializations as you want. You have to pay Rs. 5000/- extra per specialization.
Q.10} Is the study material supplied by the institute?
Ans. The study material is supplied by the institute without any additional cost, subject to the receipt of fees as per the payment schedule.
Q.11} How do students receive their study material? Do they have to pay extra charges other then the fees paid?
Ans. Study Material is dispatched to the student within 35 working days from the date of admission at the correspondence address mentioned in the application form. No extra charges are payable by the student for the same.
Q.12} When are the examinations held?
Ans. The examinations are held throughout the year.
Q.13} What I am to do if I fail in any of the subject?
Ans. In such a case, you are to be re-examined for the subject in which you have failed. A re-examination fee @ Rs. 400/- per subject is required to be paid by you.
Q.14} How relevant will what I learn be to the real business world ?
Ans. The experts who have planned the curriculum of these programs have extensive real world experience. They know both business theory and business practice.