Today's business environment is characterized by dynamic uncertainties and complexities, which makes the work of managers and organizational leaders extremely challenging. Thus, those who aspire to become organizational managers in today's business environment need to acquire specialized knowledge, skills and attitude along with multi-tasking ability in order to understand and analyze complex business situations. In pursuit of this goal, the MBA programme of GLA University, nurtures leaders capable of making a difference in the corporate and service sectors.
The MBA Construction Management is a focused programme which prepares you to excel in the role of a project manager, working in a team, often as a team leader. The curriculum is a blend of theoretical and applied courses focusing on the areas of real estate and urban infrastructure management. You will be able to lead teams of specialists including architects, structural engineers, electrical engineers, sustainability experts and finance experts. Almost all the courses taught are by the case-study method followed by leading business schools stimulate and inculcate analytical and strategic thinking amongst the students. All the students who successfully complete the programme are recruited by reputed Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Project (CRIP) companies through the campus placements. Consulting Organisations and Companies from manufacturing/services sectors also visit the Campus for recruitment. This MBA will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to do this.
Program Outcomes (POs)
PO1: Scholarship of Knowledge: Acquire in-depth knowledge of specific discipline or professional area, including wider and global perspective, with an ability to discriminate, evaluate, analyze and synthesize existing and new knowledge, and integration of the same for enhancement of knowledge.
PO2: Critical Thinking: Analyze complex engineering problems critically; apply independent judgment for synthesizing information to make intellectual and/or creative advances for conducting research in a wider theoretical, practical and policy context.
PO3: Problem Solving: Think laterally and originally, conceptualize and solve engineering problems, evaluate a wide range of potential solutions for those problems and arrive at feasible, optimal solutions after considering public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental factors in the core areas of expertise.
PO4: Research Skill: Extract information pertinent to unfamiliar problems through literature survey and experiments, apply appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, design, conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data, demonstrate higher order skill and view things in a broader perspective, contribute individually/in group(s) to the development of scientific/technological knowledge in one or more domains of engineering.
PO5: Usage of modern tools: Create, select, learn and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PO6: Collaborative and Multidisciplinary work: Possess knowledge and understanding of group dynamics, recognize opportunities and contribute positively to collaborative-multidisciplinary scientific research, demonstrate a capacity for self-management and teamwork, decision-making based on open- mindedness, objectivity and rational analysis in order to achieve common goals and further the learning of themselves as well as others.
PO7: Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply the same to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, manage projects efficiently in respective disciplines and multidisciplinary environments after consideration of economic and financial factors.
PO8: Communication: Communicate with the engineering community, and with society at large, regarding complex engineering activities confidently and effectively, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation by adhering to appropriate standards, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO9: Life-long Learning: Recognise the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in life-long learning independently, with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to improve knowledge and competence continuously.
PO10: Ethical Practices and Social Responsibility: Acquire professional and intellectual integrity, professional code of conduct, ethics of research and scholarship, consideration of the impact of research outcomes on professional practices and an understanding of responsibility to contribute to the community for sustainable development of society.
PO11: Independent and Reflective Learning: Observe and examine critically the outcomes of one’s actions and make corrective measures subsequently, and learn from mistakes without depending on external feedback.
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
PEO1: To demonstrate fundamental knowledge and skills required for pursuing higher education and for functioning effectively as a skilled professional. (Engineering Knowledge)
PEO2: To provide motivation and engineering base to get actively involved in focused research targeting innovative solutions to modern society challenges. (Problem Analysis, Design/Development of Solution)
PEO3: To work collaboratively within a team and individually, efficaciously articulate technical knowledge, ideas, and proposals. (Teamwork & Leadership)
PEO4: To acknowledge the responsibilities towards the society and to behave ethically, morally and be willing to engage in activities beneficial to the society. (Ethics & Society)
PEO5: To demonstrate an understanding of the elements of entrepreneurship, such as active discovery and exploitation of opportunities, prudent risk-taking and implementation of novel ideas or methods. (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
PSO1: Apply project management and construction techniques to complete projects within the stipulated period and funds.
PSO2: Test management concepts specifically for the construction industry.
PSO3: Design and develop sustainable and smart infrastructure considering the global environmental challenges.