The second-year specialisation in Opportunities and Challenges for Innovation Management in New Economic Powerhouses offered by Manipal Academy Of Higher Education attempts to explore the rapidly changing business landscape in India. It attempts to provide students with a platform to explore this rich developing economy and trace its journey as it emerges into a strong economic power house. The third semester would commence with a one-week cultural immersion program that will sensitize students to the rich cultural heritage of India. This cultural program will also be a birds-eye view of the business culture operational in India. The courses offered in the third semester will provide students with insights into the business models operational in India and changing contours of the business environment. A potent, powerful blend pedagogy consisting of lectures, discussions, on-site visits and case studies will be employed. The project undertaken by the students in the fourth semester will enable them to obtain a hands one experience in an organization where he/she will be able to relate the class room discussions practically.
The modules comprise the following:
- Business Modelling and System Dynamics
- Business Research Methods
- Foreign Language Hindi
- Management in Practice
- Seminar Series on Innovation Management
- Technology and Business
- Technology, Creativity and Innovation
The student is required to achieve 60 ECTS points at MAHE which comprise 30 ECTS points for the 3rd semester modules and 30 ECTS for the thesis in the 4th semester.