The only MBA focused on Operations Management for engineers only!

Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) is Indias only B-School with a dedicated focus on Operations Management and has received the Dewang Mehta Best B-School Award for Academic Inputs (Syllabus).

The potential for Operations Management

Operations Management (OM) is a specialized and emerging body of knowledge that facilitates the process of value delivery by improving productivity, quality, cost and supply chain cycle times and providing a broad array of high quality products and services.

Organisations worldwide have realized that efficient management of business operations and technology is the secret to survival and success. Be it the manufacturing, retail or services sectors such as IT, finance, logistics, transportation, health care or public utility or education, the service delivery pipelines must be carefully designed, resourced and managed effectively.

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

Unique curriculum

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.

Exclusively for Engineers

The MBA – Operations is open only to engineers who SIOM believes have the necessary background, knowledge and mindset to be outstanding Techno-Business managers – professionals atop the current competitive markets with a vision for world class excellence.

Special highlights

CPIM/CSCP certification: SIOM provides opportunities to its student to attain CPIM/CSCP certification from The Association for Operations Management, USA (formerly known as American Production and Inventory Control Society i.e. APICS).

Six-Sigma Green Belt Certification: SIOM students are trained in Six-Sigma and conferred Green Belts certifications by KPMG, the world’s leading Management Consulting Firm. Every students carries out a LIVE PROJECT on Six Sigma in the industry.

SAP-ERP: SIOM is one of the very few management institutes in India to have a dedicated and fully functional SAP Lab. This provides an edge to our students over other B- Schools in understanding best Business Practices. SIOM students are offered more than 100 hours of training in SAP for any of the 4 functional modules viz., Financial Accounting (FI) and Controlling (CO), Materials Management (MM), Sales and Distribution (S&D;) and Production Planning (PP).

– Students also undergo training and receive certification for CII Logistics and SCS (a Supply Chain software by i2 Technologies).

Strong corporate interface

An important aspect of SIOMs curriculum is the corporate interface whereby students gain insights into the actual world of corporate business and operations management. At TATTV, an event organized every year, 25-30 CEOs and COO from varied industry are invited to SIOM for panel discussions on topical and relevant issues. This years theme was Desire… Drive… Inspire… from Slowdown to Touchdown and discussed how to excel in this time of crisis, and how to work towards building a green organization encompassing business ethics which would become a benchmark for one and all to emulate.

Another regular feature is CONVERGE, an interactive seminar where academicians and industry stalwarts meet to deliberate and discuss on a contemporary topic such as Supply Chain Management, Six Sigma, etc.


The SIOM MBA Operations is open to Engineering Graduates from a recognized university with minimum 50% aggregate marks (all years put together) or equivalent grades. For SC/ST candidates minimum marks are 45%.

Admissions & Selection:

Step I: Register online for SNAP 2009 at before 24th November 2009.

Step II: Register online for SIOM and pay the Registration fees of Rs. 1000 either online or by way of demand draft in favor of Director, Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, payable at Nashik main branch before January 23, 2010.

Candidates will be short listed on various parameters like SNAP score, work exp, academic performance, etc to appear for Group Discussions and later, 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) 2397150 / 2376107 / 2376108 Fax: (0253) 2379959



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