Management Department

About Department

The Department of Studies and Research in Management was established in the year 1997 under the umbrella of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) with a view to impart quality management education for the budding leaders who could share the national as well as global responsibilities. The necessary skills of a manager are the core concepts of the programme. The Department has stitched programme on the basis of market requirement and industry academic interaction. At present the Department is offering 3 specializations viz, Finance, Marketing, and People Management (HR). The Department is facilitated with highly qualified and experienced teaching faculties. Board of Studies (BOS) comprises reputed academicians, industrialists & entrepreneurs from various institutions throughout Karnataka to enrich the quality and content of syllabus. The students of MBA would be highly benefited with the guidance and special lectures by the eminent industrialists and entrepreneur. The MBA is globally recognized brand that can open doors to new opportunities from diverse industries. The Department of Management comes under the purview of School of Commerce and Management. The Department offers Master of Business Administration (MBA), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA), and Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (PGDMM). The Department has been achieving a high percentage of results. The students who completed MBA degree from KSOU are seen in very good positions in various organizations of national and international reputations.


To be one of the premier institute in imparting the management education through the ODL system and also through the online mode in an effective and efficient manner.


To inculcate entrepreneurial skills and management skills to execute it practically in order to attain excellence in business administration.

Among the budding managers, cultivating the principles of corporate governance, Business Ethics, and corporate social responsibility.

To promote self-employment in the world of competition through Entrepreneurship and Developing capable Business and Community leaders.

Chairperson : Dr. Savitha

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