Is It The Time For Unconventional Degrees?
SIIB | 01 Dec 2013

There was an era when doing post graduation was considered to be one of the most coveted degree.

There was an era when doing post graduation was considered to be one of the most coveted degree. But, now times have changed and doing a post graduation has become mandatory especially if you want to build a career. In fact, even the MBA is such a common fetish that the struggle to differentiate has magnified manifolds. Given this scenario, the relatively unexplored options like MBA in International Business, MBA in Agribusiness and MBA in Energy and environment are suddenly turning out to be more sought after than their usual counterparts. So, does that mean it is time for newer degrees and more unconventional options to enter mainstream? Well, the time for unconventional options has surely come. But, this is not because of the need to get newer options to study. It is because of the fact that an increasing number of audiences have realized the importance of pursuing options like MBA in Agribusiness, MBA in International Business and the promise of better careers that it brings.

Today an MBA in agribusiness degree holds more value than the simple MBA in general management. Why this has happened? This is one of the common questions to come to your mind when you think about these recently evolving trends. However, look at the broader picture and you will be able to solve the puzzle. The current situation is such that you need to tap the potential in developing areas like the agribusiness, energy and international business. In fact, domains like International business are more relevant given the globally interconnected scenario that we are progressing towards. The simple MBA in Pune and similar options were not going to suffice.

Symbiosis Institutes being the torchbearer of academic excellence initiated the movement wherein the foundations for Symbiosis Institute of International Business were laid. What started with an urge to build an academically qualified talent pool that is capable of taking up global challenges and delivering evolved into a world class institution specializing in three niche domains. Two decades down the line, SIIB has become a force to reckon with in the domain of academic excellence. Additionally, the institution and its continued effort have proved the growing preference of such unconventional degrees.

There is a spurt in people realizing the importance of world class education in fields like agribusiness and international business. The increases rush in admissions to MBA in Symbiosis is a clear proof of this trend. In such situations it is apt to believe that the once unconventional degrees have now entered and are gradually dominating the mainstream MBA circuit in the country. Admissions for the next batch that is 2014-2016 are on in full swing. For all those who want the adventure of travelling the not so often treaded path that comes with a promise of a bright career, this is the time to apply. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!