MBA - Operations Management

MBA - Operations Management

Program details

The MBA in Operations Management program offered by UPES is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in various aspects of operations management. Over the course of two years, students will delve into a wide range of subjects related to operations management, including supply chain management, inventory management, quality management, lean manufacturing, six sigma, project management, business analytics, and data science. By covering these diverse topics, the program ensures that graduates have a well-rounded understanding of the field.

One key component of the program is the internship requirement. This provides students with the opportunity to gain practical experience in the corporate sector, the social sector, or the government sector. The internship allows students to apply the concepts and theories they have learned in the classroom to real-world scenarios. This hands-on experience not only enhances their understanding of operations management but also helps them develop valuable skills that are highly sought after by employers.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Operations Management. This degree opens up a range of career opportunities for graduates. They can pursue roles such as operations manager, supply chain manager, inventory manager, quality manager, lean manufacturing manager, six sigma manager, project manager, business analyst, or data scientist. These positions can be found in organizations of all sizes and industries, allowing graduates to explore various sectors and industries based on their interests and career goals.

Program Highlights

  • Students undertake a significant project that allows them to apply their knowledge and skills to real-world business challenges.
  • Students participate in summer internships and live projects with companies, providing valuable hands-on experience and industry exposure.
  • The MBA in Operations Management program is designed to equip students with skills for both marketing and sales roles in companies, providing flexibility in career choices.
  • The program encourages student and faculty exchange, research projects, seminars, conferences, and internships to foster a dynamic learning environment.
  • Students are exposed to practical scenarios through real-world case studies and industry visits, enabling them to understand operations management in action.
  • Industry experts deliver guest lectures, sharing their experiences and insights, enriching the learning experience and providing valuable industry perspectives.

The future prospects for MBA in Operations Management are promising, thanks to the ever-evolving nature of the field and the emergence of new technologies and business models. With the demand for skilled operations professionals on the rise, those equipped with the latest trends and expertise are sought after. E-commerce growth, automation advancements, data analytics' increasing significance, and sustainability's growing emphasis are among the industry trends projected to drive the demand for Operations Management MBAs in the future. This indicates a bright future for individuals pursuing this program, as they can capitalize on the opportunities presented by these trends and make valuable contributions to organizations in various sectors.

Career Opportunities

Completing an MBA in Operations Management program offered by UPES School of Business opens up a plethora of rewarding career opportunities. Graduates are well-equipped to pursue roles in various industries such as manufacturing, logistics, supply chain management, and consulting. They can thrive as operations managers, production planners, logistics coordinators, procurement analysts, or supply chain consultants. With their comprehensive knowledge in areas such as process optimization, project management, quality control, and supply chain strategy, they are in high demand by both multinational corporations and startups alike. The program's emphasis on practical learning, industry collaborations, and real-world case studies ensures that graduates possess the skills and expertise to excel in a dynamic and globally competitive business environment.

Below are the listed professional paths in the field of Operations Management that the students may choose to pursue.

  • Operations Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Sourcing Specialist
  • Inventory Planner
  • Project Manager
  • Process Improvement Specialist
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • E-commerce Specialist
  • Operations Consultant
  • Warehouse Design & Management
  • Inventory Management & Control


The placement scenario for students pursuing an MBA in Operations Management has shown significant improvement in recent years. Renowned companies such as Flipkart, Reliance Industries, HUL, GATI KWE, Adani Wilmar, Accenture, Deloitte, Kuehne Nagel, Xiaomi, TATA Croma, Odex, Transystem, and Amazon, among others, provide attractive employment opportunities to these students. In addition, numerous mid-sized startups are eager to hire graduates of this program. The job roles available for MBA in Operations graduates include Brand Manager, Product Manager, Social Media Manager, Marketing Manager, and Sales Manager. Freshers in this field can typically expect a starting salary ranging from INR 6-30 lakh per annum, depending on their 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

Human Resource Management3003
Financial Management3003
Operations Management3003
Business Analysis and Communication II1022
Managing Digital Transformation3003
Business Research Methods3003
Industrial Visit0001
Business Ethics and CSR3002
TOTAL   24

Semester 3

Production Planning & Control3003
Strategic Management 3003
Total Quality Management3003
Lean Manufacturing3003
Service Operations3003
Digital Suply Chain3003
Summer Internship 0002
Global context of Business3001
Project Management3003
TOTAL   24

Semester 4

Technology Management3003
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3003
Sustainable SCM3003
Environmental, Social and Governance3003
TOTAL   16


The minimum eligibility criteria for MBA in Operations Management to be fulfilled by interested students is as follows: Minimum 50% marks in Class X, XII and Graduation. Graduation From a recognized University in any stream.

Selection Criteria

The process of selection criteria for students interested in pursuing MBA in Operations Management offered by UPES is based on the individual's performance in UPESMET / National Level Exams/ CUET followed by Personal Interview

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