Degree

MBA

Programme Details

“Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT–World Peace University” launches India’s 1st 2 year full-time course in MBA in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The Companies ACT 2013, passed by the Government of India and in effect since 1st April, 2014 defines the CSR Law. According, to Section 135 and Schedule VII of the Companies Act, CSR Law is applicable on companies with the below mentioned threshold limit. The companies have to spend 2% of their Net Profits in CSR activities. (a) Net worth of the company to be INR 500 crore or more; (b) Turnover of the company to be INR 1000 crore or more; (c) Net profit of the company to be INR 5 crore or more. Further as per the CSR Rules, the provisions of CSR is not only applicable to Indian companies, but also applicable to branch and project offices of a foreign company in India. The companies coming under the aforementioned ambit are on hiring spree but facing a challenge of professionally trained CSR Personals. Nearly, more than 8000 companies fall in this purview and each needs to hire minimum 5 people incremental on the basis of their operations. The CSR spending has been on the rise with 28% increase in CSR spend financial year 2016.http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/india-inc-s-csr-spend-up-28-in-fy16-116102400830_1.html ) The pressing for requirement of CSR personals has been in news every year and has been surging: (Note: Please mention in the following manner – Business-Standard and hyperlink it, similarly do the same for Economic Times and Forbes) http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/demand-of-trained-corporate-social-responsibility-csr-professionals-116050601338_1.html http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/jobs/india-inc-on-a-hiring-binge-as-csr-grows-in-scale-scope-salaries-zoom/articleshow/46628802.cms https://www.forbes.com/sites/csr/2011/03/30/kpmg-predicts-strong-demand-for-jobs-in-csr/#5a08fec0542d

talentTarget Audience:

The students looking to specialize in this course would undergo learning of conventional General Management subjects in addition with emphasis on concepts of Responsible business practices, sustainability, creating shared value, inclusive growth and similar areas. Thus, an idle combination of the present core management concepts with the subjects on global concerns for future. Students who are passionate on the following topics would be able to create successful career as CSR Professional:
  • Environment
  • Social Inclusion
  • Sustainable Business Practices
  • Responsible Business
  • Ethics
  • Governance
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Impact Investments
  • And similar relevant areas
The students graduating from this course would have ocean of opportunities in Indian, International and Multinational corporate houses. They would be welcomed by Government and civil society organizations, Social Ventures.

Unique Selling Points (USP):

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  • The course is a fine combination to address global concerns with responsible and sustainable business practices.
  • The designing of the course is done thoroughly by selected industry practitioners of leading Indian and International companies in CSR.
  • Apart, from designing they would be engaged in teaching the subjects as full-time faculties.
  • Global Internships assistance would be provided.
  • 100% Job assistance in the most reputed companies in the world.
  • Each student or group of student would be mentored by industry practitioner.
  • Live project engagements would be given to students.
  • An opportunity to publish research papers in journals, newspapers will be provided to the students.
  • Guest lectures by International practitioners.
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