MBA Strategy & Consulting In Collaboration With KPMG (Business Strategy & Transformation)

MBA Strategy & Consulting in Collaboration with KPMG - Business Strategy & Transformation

Program details

The MBA Strategy & Consulting in Collaboration with KPMG (Business Strategy & Transformation) program at UPES is a highly focused and comprehensive course that aims to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the dynamic world of corporate strategy and innovation management. The program delves deep into the interplay between corporate strategy and innovation, emphasizing the importance of these aspects in the global business landscape. It focuses on both domestic operations and the overall business ecosystem, preparing students to tackle the challenges of a competitive global environment.

The core courses offered in the program cover a wide range of topics, including strategic management, transformation management, innovation, leadership, marketing, finance, and human resource management. This diverse curriculum ensures that students gain a solid foundation in various areas essential for effective decision-making and managing corporate strategy within organizations. Additionally, the program incorporates practical components like case studies, simulations, and real-world projects, enabling students to apply their knowledge in practical settings. This hands-on approach fosters critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, essential for success in the field.

Graduates of this program enjoy promising career prospects in various sectors of the transportation industry, including logistics, supply chain management, aviation, shipping, and more. With their specialized knowledge and expertise in business strategy and innovation management, they can assume roles such as strategic planners, operations managers, logistics managers, transportation analysts, supply chain consultants, and business development managers. Moreover, they may have the opportunity to work on projects related to strategic planning, innovation management, and process improvement within transportation organizations. Overall, the MBA Strategy & Consulting program in collaboration with KPMG offers a well-rounded and practical education that enables students to thrive in the rapidly evolving world of business strategy and transformation.

Program Highlights

  • Students undertake a significant dissertation project, allowing them to apply their learning to real-world business challenges.
  • Summer internships and live projects with companies provide hands-on experience and industry exposure.
  • The MBA Strategy & Consulting in Collaboration with KPMG (Business Strategy & Transformation) program is designed to prepare students for both business and consulting roles, offering diverse career opportunities.
  • Students and faculty benefit from international collaboration through exchange programs, research projects, seminars, and conferences.
  • Students engage with real-world case studies, industry visits, and guest lectures from industry experts.
  • The program equips students with a range of software and technology skills, including SAP, Six Sigma, advanced Excel, and Analytics tools (like R-studio).

The MBA Strategy & Consulting in Collaboration with KPMG (Business Strategy & Transformation) program offers a bright future for graduates, aligning well with the dynamic business landscape. Graduates can take on strategic leadership roles, driving corporate growth and competitiveness. The program emphasizes innovation, enabling graduates to lead strategy management initiatives and foster a culture of innovation. Change management expertise is also in demand as businesses adapt to rapid changes. Graduates can pursue consulting and advisory roles, addressing complex challenges and driving performance. Entrepreneurship opportunities are open, with the program's blend of corporate strategy and innovation management skills enabling successful start-ups. The program also addresses digital transformation, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility, opening up diverse career paths. With global business expansion, graduates can contribute internationally. Overall, this MBA program equips graduates for a promising future in a rapidly evolving business environment.

Career Opportunities

The School of Business at UPES offers the MBA Strategy & Consulting in Collaboration with KPMG (Business Strategy & Transformation) program, providing graduates with a wealth of career opportunities. Through internships, live projects, and placements, students gain valuable corporate experience and build connections with potential employers for future job prospects. The program prepares students for diverse roles in industries like manufacturing, service, and consulting. The career options include Entrepreneur/Start-up Founder, Management Consultant, Business Development Manager, Product Manager, Sustainability Manager, Project Analyst, Business Analyst, Research Investigator, Associate of Strategic Initiatives, Product Strategist, and Change Management Consultant. These opportunities allow students to explore their interests and thrive in various business environments.


The placement scenario for MBA students specializing in Strategy & Consulting, in collaboration with KPMG's Business Strategy & Transformation program, has shown remarkable improvement in recent years. Renowned companies such as Amazon, HDFC Bank, IBM, Infosys, Accenture, Deloitte, and others, in addition to KPMG, offer attractive job opportunities to these students. Even mid-sized start-ups are enthusiastic about hiring MBA postgraduates. At The School of Business, the highest salary for MBA freshers is INR 30 Lac per annum, while the top 10% of graduates receive an average CTC of INR 18.06 Lacs per annum. The offered salary is dependent on the candidate's skills, knowledge, and exposure.

Fee Structure

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Semester 1

Organizational Behaviour3003
Marketing Management3003
Managerial Economics3003
Accounting for Managers3003
Quantitative Techniques for Managers3003
Business Analysis and Communication I1022
Spreadsheet modeling2023
Business Environment2002
TOTAL   22

Semester 2

Financial Management3003
Business Research Methods3003
Operations Management3003
Strategic Management I2003
Strategic Analytics3003
Industrial Visit0001
Business Analysis and Communication II1022
Managing Digital Transformation3003
Business Ethics and CSR3002
Consulting skills 101 3003
Human Resource Management3003
TOTAL   29

Semester 3

Specialization Paper I 
(Business Model Innovation 
& Entrepreneurial Strategy 
OR Business Strategy by 
Firms-based in Emerging 
Market Economies)
Strategic Management II3003
Merger, Acquisition and 
Corporate Restructuring
Business and Financial Modeling3002
Summer Internship0002
Experiential mentored project3003
Global context of Business3001
Project Management2003
TOTAL   20

Semester 4

Strategies for Sustainability2002
International Strategy3003
Specialization Paper II3003
Dissertation II0004
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3003
Environmental, Social and Governance3003
TOTAL   21


Interested students must meet the minimum eligibility criteria for the MBA Strategy & Consulting in Collaboration with KPMG (Business Strategy & Transformation) as stated below: Minimum 50% marks in Class X, XII and Graduation. Graduation From a recognized University in any stream.

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for students who wish to pursue MBA Strategy & Consulting in Collaboration with KPMG (Business Strategy & Transformation) offered by UPES depend on the individual's performance in UPESMET / National Level Exams/ CUET followed by Personal Interview.

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