The impact of the rapid pace of transformation in business and industry has triggered a metamorphosis in executive mindsets. This has made it imperative for graduates, aspiring businesspersons and professionals to equip themselves with the latest know-how and bets practices. Versatile management training is indispensable as it provides the requisite skill sets to withstand the emerging challenges of the corporate world and successfully leverage career opportunities.
In order to meet the growing demand for management education, the Mandal, with the help of handsome donation from Narsee Monjee Educational Trust, established Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Higher Studies in 1981. The institute commenced its activities with starting of Masters Degree Programme in Management Studies.
Through this Institute, SVKM hopes to contribute to strengthening the corporate foundation by imparting training in the latest techniques and know-how. The Institute renews its commitment to produce well-trained professionals who can take on the challenges and become modern day business managers.
In 1981, by the order of the University of Mumbai, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies was established to meet the growing demand for young managers. The parent body, Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal was among the first educational trusts to have realized this need and further the interests of aspiring management students and also meet the needs of the challenging world of business.
* NMIMS is the first business school to be accredited and awarded a “FIVE STAR” rating by the UGC sponsored National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which is the highest rating that is awarded by the council.
* NMIMS has been awarded the ISO 9001:2000 Certification by ICL in 2004.
* The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission (UGC) has accredited NMIMS University with Grade 'A' (Score 85-90%)
Deemed University Status
Based on the recommendations of the University Grants Commission and All India Council for Technical Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, has accorded Deemed to be University Status to NMIMS in January 2003.
Visualizing the onset of globalisation the institute went International and established linkages with a number of foreign universities like, ESSCA, Angers, France; ESSCA, Budapest, Hungary; EUROMED, Marseille, France; Universiti Uttara Malaysia; Athens University, Greece; Stockholm University, Sweden and Middlesex University, UK. Linkages with institutions in South Africa and U.S.A. are on the anvil.
Concept of Schools at SVKM's NMIMS University
Having experienced the benefits of the Deemed University, NMIMS has taken a conscious decision to move towards the concept of Schools and Cells. The concept of Schools revolves around the fact that each school has its unique identity and operation like an academic business unit responsible for its growth. Based on the discussions and deliberations for the last couple of months, the concept of schools has come into existence from 1st April 2006.
* SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
* MUKESH PATEL SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING
* SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
* SCHOOL OF DISTANCE LEARNING
* BALWANT SHETH SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
* SCHOOL OF SCIENCE
* SCHOOL OF COMMERCE
Also, the University has taken an initiative to address the needs of various sectors and launched sectorial specific post graduate programmes like MBA (Retail Management), MBA (Pharmaceuticals Management), MBA (Services Management), MBA (Global Business), MBA (Actuarial Science), MBA (Capital Markets) and MBA (Banking).
These details are retrieved from www.nmims.edu