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3 Years Part Time Master's Degree Program

Globally, there is a revival of interest in executive education. As you rise up the corporate ladder, you feel the necessity of a management degree - not a certificate program, but a masters degree.

The Three Year Master's Degree courses - Masters in Marketing Management (MMM), Masters in Financial Management (MFM) and Masters in Human Resources Development (MHRDM), are designed by
the University of Mumbai with clear vision and objective of empowering promising executives, with practical experience, to earn a management degree while they continue to work.

We, at Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), conduct these courses which are approved By Govt. of Maharashtra, DTE and affiliated to University of Mumbai.
The courses have been implemented keeping in mind your work schedule and more important, your commuting nightmare.
The classes are predominantly held during weekends so as to enable you to attend classes easily.

The admission form is available on our website. Fill in application form and submit online. Application fee of Rs. 1000 should be sent by demand draft drawn in favour of “DSIMS “to the Institute Office along with the down loaded application form before the last date for submission of admission form. Forms received without application processing fee will not be considered for admission.

Applicants will be short listed for Group Discussion and Personal Interview on the basis of data provided by the applicants in the application form.

Selected applicants shall have to appear for group discussion and interview. GD & PI will take place at DSIMS campus. The GD & PI interview schedule will be put up on the website and also intimated to you by email.

Number of Seats: 60 each in MMM, MFM and MHRDM

The Part time Masters courses follow the course structure set by the University of Mumbai.

The first three semesters in the Part Time courses are common across the disciplines. The first three semesters see a total of 17 courses spread over 18 months. These courses offer a grounding in the core disciplines of Management, enabling the executives to get a grounding necessary to perform in a complex integrated global environment.

The fourth and fifth semesters are the specialization semesters, where the executives immerse themselves in the specializations they have chosen.

The final semester is again a common one where the executives are groomed in the contemporary areas of management, and integrates the five semesters learning to provide a holistic corporate exposure.
A learner for being eligible for admission into the part time Post Graduate Management degree program ie. MFM/MMM/MHRDM/MIM shall have passed the Bachelor’s degree examination of the University of Mumbai or any other university recognized as equivalent thereto with minimum two years work experience at supervisory level.
The total fee per year is Rs. 65,000.00 plus library refundable deposit of Rs. 5,000.00

"If offered admission to the MMM/MFM/MHRDM program, a student will be given a deadline by which he/she should secure his/her seat by paying the fees before the last date given for payment of fees.

Students who wish to secure a loan will have to start the loan process well in advance to meet these deadlines. The necessary letter for bank loan shall be issued by the Office on demand.

Refund of Fees:
The refund of fees as applicable shall be made in due course. It is made clear that such application for cancellation will be considered only if the admission is confirmed by paying the prescribed tuition fee and other fees in full and by submitting the original documents. Refund shall be made after deduction of cancellation charges as shown below:

Sr. No. Situation Refund
1 Cancellation Request Received before the starting of the course Full fees after deducing processing fee of Rs. 1,000/-.
2 Cancellation Request received after a student joining and if the vacated seat is consequently filled by another students by he last date of admission Full fees after deducting processing fee of Rs. 1,000.00 and proportionate monthly fee.
3 In the case vacated seat is not filled in Only security deposit is refundable
4 Cancellation request received after cut off date for admission Only security deposit is refundable
DSIMS offers three contemporary specializations in the areas of Finance, Marketing and Human Resource Development Management.

These specializations have been designed by the University of Mmbai. However, to make it relevant to the working executive, we have assimlated the course into or blended pedagogy.

The Part Time Master program Curriculum has been adapted to provide working professionals with a thorough grounding on the broad areas of management that are fundamental to developing specialized skills and knowledge.

Semester I Semester II
Financial Accounting Personnel Law and Management
Business Law Managerial Economics
Cost Management & Management Control Production management
Organizational Behavior Marketing Management
Principles of Management Research Methodology
Quantitative Methods in Management Financial Management
Semester III Semester IV
Introductions to Compeers MMM
Effective Communication MFM
Human Resources Management MHRDM
Business Environment
Semester V Semester VI
MMM Entrepreneurship Management
MFM Management of Environment & Productivity
MHRDM Project Management
Strategic Management
Business Ethics

The MMM course covers all the important areas in the subjects of Marketing. The course deals with almost all those topics which are necessary for marketing executives to move to top level of general management positions.

Marketing Planning, Sales Management, Marketing Research. Distribution, Advertising and Export and International Marketing are some of the core areas which are covered during the course duration.

The specialization disciplines for MMM are:

MMM Semester 4
Advertising & Sales Promotion Management
Marketing Research
Consumer/ Industrial Buyer Behaviour
Retail Management
Social Marketing
Sales Management
MMM Semester 5
International Marketing
Product Management/Industrial Mktg./Service Mktg.
Marketing Strategy
Distribution Management & Marketing Finance
Special Studies in Marketing (Projects)

The MFM course covers all the important areas in the subjects of Finance with special emphasis on Managerial Applications in Finance .

Project Planning and Control, Corporate Planning, Management Audit, Internal Audi, Marketing Analysis and Economic Analysis will be some of the core learning areas which will be covered along with many more topics like Banking and insurance Some other demanding topics will also be taught during three years of course duration.

MFM Semester 4
Taxation Management (Planning)
Financial Planning & Control System
Business Law - II
Strategic Cost Management
Financial Management - II
MFM Semester 4
International Finance
Quantitative Methods in Finance
Management of Banks & Financial Services
Marketing Finance and Personnel Finance
Special Studies in Accounting & Finance (Projects)

The MHRDM course will prepare the executives /supervisors attending this programmer to move to top level Human Resources positions in public or private sector organizations. The emphasis in this course is towards developing a proper role perception of Human Recourses Development The course emphasizes to translate H R skills into effective policies and actions.

MMM Semester 4
Organizational Behavior - II
Industrial Relation Environment
Labor Welfare & Management
Manpower Planning
Personnel Assessment
Organizational Theories, Structure & Design (Including Applications)
MMM Semester 5
International Personnel Management
Quantitative Techniques in HRD
Management Development
Personnel Finance and Marketing Personnel
Organizational Development
Special Studies in Personnel (Projects)

The Part Time Masters courses at DSIMS are conducted with the same rigor of the full time course. We do not distinguish between Part time and full time courses when it comes to faculty quality. Our part time courses are taught by the same faculty as our full time courses.

The pedagogy used is a blend of

  • Lectures
  • Role Plays
  • Case Studies
  • Presentations
  • Seminars & Workshops
  • Group Discussion
  • Guest Lectures Series
  • Live Projects
  • Soft Skills Development
  • Outbound Training
Academic Calendar July 2015- June 2016

Module/Event Semester I Semester II Semester III Semester IV Semester V Semester VI
Inauguration 08-Aug-2015 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Commencement of Regular Classes 08-Aug-2015 to 06-Dec-2015 02-Jan-2016 to 24-Apr-2016 11-Jul-2015 to 08-Nov-2015 12-Dec-2015 to 10-Apr-2016 11-Jul-2015 to 08-Nov-2015 12-Dec-2015 to 10-Apr-2016
Diwali Vacation 09-Nov-2015 to 15-Nov-2015
Term-End Exam 11-Dec-2015 to 16-Dec-2015 06-May-2016 to 11-May-2016 20-21-22 Nov 2015(Depends upon University Exam) 22-23-24 Apr & 29-30 Apr – 01 May 2016 20-21-22 & 27-28-29 Nov 2015 22-23-24 Apr & 29-30 Apr – 01 May 2016
University Exam N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Winter Vacation 25-Dec-2015 to 01-Jan-2016
Foundation Day 2015 13-Aug-2015 Rural Immersion 2015 (II Year) 14-Dec-2015 to 20-Dec-2015 Marketing Conclave Touge 2016 13-Feb-2016
Operations Conclave OpSession 2015 17-Oct-2015 22 Yards (completely student led event) 25-Dec-2015 to 01-Jan-2016 Versus 2016 & Sabrang 2016 17-Feb-2016 to 21-Feb-2016
HR Conclave HR-O-Scope 2015 12-Dec-2015 Finance Conclave Financia 2016 23-Jan-2016 International Immersion 2016 (I Year) 01-Mar-2016 to 08-Mar-2016

  • Examination Time-Table will be informed separately.
  • These are indicative dates, subject to change. In case of any change in dates, the same will be informed accordingly.
  • As per the existing institute norms, you must have 75% attendance in each subject, failing which you will not be allowed to appear in Term End examination

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