SIOMs MBA (Operations Management) offers unique global potential for engineers

Operations Management is an area of business concerned with managing the process that converts inputs (in the forms of materials, labor and energy) into outputs (in the form of goods and services). It involves the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient in terms of using as little resource as needed, and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements.

Today, with the world turning increasingly to technology and automation, and business relying heavily on technology to achieve the competitive advantage, the need for qualified professionals with specialised skills is huge.

Envisaging the vast potential in this field, Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM), Nashik was established as a B-School with a clear differentiation an exclusive focus on Operations Management.

The SIOM Advantage

SIOM is an effort to nurture the students mindsets and skills so that they master the ability to manage ambitious corporate growth by achieving cost excellence, acquiring market excellence rapidly, strengthening and customizing design and building global / regional operating footprints. SIOM is born out of the conviction that engineers, if forged and chiseled in an exclusive B-School environment can be outstanding business techno professionals atop the current competitive markets by developing the critical and required traits.

According to Director of SIOM, Vandana Sonwaney, SIOM believes that a path is made by walking on it. As an Institution SIOM shall radiate Leadership, Creativity, Attitude, Skills and Learning from its every corner to cast its rays towards empowering Operations excellence in the Industry.

The MBA (Operations Management) Program

The MBA (Operations Management) program at SIOM is designed to meet the needs of diverse sectors of economy viz. manufacturing, service, IT and consulting. It provides students the skills and knowledge necessary to design, manage, analyze, and improve the operations systems in those business sectors. Students develop both, an in-depth strategic understanding of operations systems, their components, contributions, and interactions with other functional areas and the analytical and computer tools necessary to address both strategic and tactical issues.

The program includes instruction in principles of general management, manufacturing and production systems, plant management, equipment maintenance management, production control, industrial labor relations and skilled trades supervision, strategic manufacturing policy, systems analysis, productivity analysis and cost control, and materials planning.

SIOM believes in the development of both body and mind in keeping with its aim of providing holistic education. Hence, SIOM includes the following in its program:

  • Art of Living, Vipassana, Yoga, Gym and Aerobics
  • Health & Holistic Workshop
  • Live Projects and Research
  • Plant Visits, Outbound learning
  • Events Management
  • Industry interaction through seminars and guest lectures


Special highlights

  • CPIM/CSCP certification: SIOM provides opportunities to its student to attain CPIM/CSCP certification from The Association for Operations Management, USA.
  • Six-Sigma Green Belt Certification: SIOM students are trained in Six-Sigma and conferred Green Belts certifications by KPMG. Every students carries out a LIVE PROJECT on Six Sigma in the industry.
  • SAP-ERP: Students get more than 100 hours of training in the 4 functional modules of SAP
  • Capstone Business Simulation to understand & apply management concepts better
  • Students also undergo training and receive certification for CII Logistics and SCS (a Supply Chain software by i2 Technologies).


The SIOM MBA (Operations Mangament) is open to Engineering Graduates from a recognized university with minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% for SC/ST candidates).

Admissions & Selection:

Step I: Register online for SNAP 2010 at before 26th November 2010.

Step II: Register online for SIOM and pay the Registration fees either online or by way of demand draft in favor of Director, Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, payable at Nashik main branch.

Candidates will be short listed for GD as per the SNAP score. and after that for Personal Interviews at Nashik.

Contact details

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management

Plot No.A-23, Shravan Sector, New CIDCO, Nashik 422 008

Tel No: (0253) 2376107 / 2376108 Fax: (0253) 2379959



(Note: This is a sponsored article and has NOT been written by the PaGaLGuY Editorial Team. It is intended from an informational perspective only and it is upto the readers to research and verify the claims and judgmentsin the article before reaching a conclusion.)

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