Online MBA Courses in India with Zero Upfront Fee

  • By Sneha Dasgupta
  • 7 September 2021
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A one-of-a-kind Zero Upfront Fee, online MBA program for all the hustlers out there! As a stimulator of positive change, an online MBA ensures an upward career path for all the go-getters who wish to devote themselves to working and studying simultaneously. 

In light of the Covid-19 crisis, the world has gone completely digital. An online MBA program is a boon for all those professionals who wish to be equipped with a lucrative degree alongside excelling in their workspace.

We interacted with young professionals across a wide range of networks and realised the impediments in their way to achieve their dream degrees. And that is what inspired us to launch this thoughtfully curated online MBA program with Zero Upfront Fee which assures a 25% hike in salary.

From key learning to optimum utilization of one of the most sought-after degrees in the country, learn why Sunstone's online MBA is one of the most unique programs in the country.

What is an Online MBA with Sunstone's edge?

As the name suggests, online MBA with Sunstone's edge is a 2-year post-graduate course that is simulated in a completely virtual classroom. This live program incorporates live discussions conducted by a distinctive motley of faculty members offering mentorship, coaching, and career guidance.

In this online program, a student is sure to derive top-notch learning through case studies, group discussions, and projects. Let us walk you through the nitty-gritties of this program below.

Why Should you opt for Online MBA Program with Sunstone's edge?

Is saving up on time and money of utmost importance to you? Do you wish to grow and see the impact of your work? Is it high time you regain ownership of your contribution at work? Do you feel the need to expand your network and create lucrative opportunities for yourself? If your answer to all these questions is a resounding YES, then this online MBA program is cut out for you.

Zero Upfront Fee

Commence your MBA/PGDM Journey with Zero Upfront Fee.

25% Salary Hike Assured

Equip yourself with invaluable skills that ensure a 25% salary hike.

Celebrity Masterclasses

Engage with renowned personalities and gain business insights.

Mentorship Programs

Receive personalized guidance to grow upward in the learning curve.

Resume Building Services

Build a robust resume to present yourself better.

Skills Lab

Learn through a hands-on approach to hone industry-oriented skills.

Complimentary Programs 

Access Sunstone’s industry-aligned certification programs free of charge.

Immersion Programs

Exchange ideas and experiences with peers through immersion modules.

Progress Nudges

Track progress proactively through nudges designed to assist you.

Rewards and Incentives

Unlock one-on-one coaching sessions, rewards, and subscriptions.

Discussion Forums

Participate in online and moderated discussion forums that help in establishing a sense of community while learning. 

Milestone Projects

Evaluate key concepts from a real-life situation lens by studying case studies. 

Capstone Project

Take an integrative approach to solve a complex problem.

What Values will an Online MBA inculcate in you?

You must be well acquainted with the benefits of an MBA course as it is one of the most sought-after courses in India. However, what gives an online MBA program that extra edge? Here are the deep-seated values that an online MBA program is bound to inculcate in you:

Business Management Skills
Hone your managerial skills to emerge victorious in the corporate world. 

Logical and Critical Thinking
Sharpen your analytical faculties and critical thinking abilities. 

Problem Identification and Solving Skills
Gain the knowledge to manoeuvre through difficult circumstances.

Social and Corporate Skills
Build your social skills which will enable you to thrive in the corporate world.

Decision-making Capability
Make sound decisions with industry-oriented skills. 

Workforce Management Skills
Learn how to manage activities in the work sphere efficiently. 

Verbal Articulation & Presentation
Develop verbal articulation skills which will enable you to deliver presentations seamlessly. 

Positive Attitude & Self-confidence
Reinstate confidence in yourself and develop a positive outlook towards work. 

Eligibility and Admission Process for an Online MBA Program

For an online MBA program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from any of the recognized universities, deemed universities, institutions of national importance or from a professional body including ICAI, ICSI, ICWAI, and similar bodies. 

The admission process for an online MBA program at Sunstone is a four-part procedure:

  • Fill the application form: Fill the application form. 
  • Submit documents: Submit your Class 10th Marksheet, Class 12th Marksheet, Graduation Certificate, Graduation Marksheet, and a valid government Photo ID Proof.
  • Offer acceptance: Share your acceptance of the offer letter received in order to confirm your seat.
  • Complete joining formalities: Submit the remaining official formalities to complete the admission process.

Explore our Online Courses

Under the umbrella of online programs, below are the courses offered by Sunstone in partnership with top universities across the country.

Online MBA Program - Jain (Deemed-to-be University)

An "A" graded University by NAAC with Graded Autonomy Status, Jain (Deemed-to-be University) is one of the top universities in partnership with Sunstone to offer an online MBA program.

Syllabus

The curriculum for the Online MBA program has been meticulously designed by the faculty of Sunstone with the experts of MBA. Here is a semester wise distribution of the course material:

SEMESTER I -Principles of Economics and Markets 
-Managerial Effectiveness and Ethics 
-Accounting and Finance 
-Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management 
-Quantitative Techniques and Analytics 
SEMESTER II -Entrepreneurship 
-Marketing Management and Research 
-Consumer Behavior 
-Talent Acquisition and Management 
-Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance 
SEMESTER III -Operations Management 
-Integrated Marketing Communications 
-Employee Reward Management 
-Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management 
-Open Elective Course
SEMESTER IV -Retail Marketing and Brand Management 
-Digital Marketing and Data Analytics 
-Organization Development and Change Management 
-Wealth Management and Behavioral Finance 
-Business Environment and Strategy 
-Cross-Functional Elective Course 
-Master Thesis / Project 

Online PGDM and PGDBA - MIT Pune

AICTE and UGC approved, MIT Pune is an NBA accredited university that offers not one but two distinctive online courses: online PGDM and PGDBA. A PGDBA may sound unfamiliar to you. But worry not, we will take you through the key elements of a PGDBA and what makes it distinct from other management courses.

What is a PGDBA in Financial Management?

A PGDBA is a 2-year full-time Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration. This course gives you an expert’s perspective on business administration in curated masterclasses. The specialization includes new age subjects like:

1.   Marketing of Financial Services
2.   Social Media Marketing
3.   Predictive Modelling
4.   Certifications in Entrepreneurship

Primary features of a PGDBA in Financial Management from Sunstone:

  • Scope of a PGDBA in Finance: A PGDBA in financial management from Sunstone opens up various avenues for students by making them skilled in statistics, machine learning, algorithms, and company bookkeeping.
  • Pedagogy: At Sunstone, internships, workshops, and interactive sessions with industry experts give students an in-depth understanding of the world of finance. 
  • Job Opportunities: A PGDBA in Finance graduate can take charge of technical roles like a Data Scientist or a Business Analyst.

Syllabus

The curriculum for the Online PGDM and PGDBA program has been meticulously designed by the faculty of Sunstone with the experts of MBA, PGDM, and PGDBA. Here is a semester wise distribution of the curriculum:

Syllabus for PGDBA

SEMESTER I -Principles of Management 
-Indian Economy and Policy 
-Business Communication 
-Accounting for Managers 
-Marketing Management 
-Legal and Business Environment (Micro and Macro)
SEMESTER II -Management Information System 
-Human Resource Management 
-Research Methodology and Management Decision 
-Strategic Management 
-Business Analytics 
-Financial Management
SEMESTER III -Project Management 
-Strategic Cost management 
-Financial Markets and Services 
-Corporate Finance 
-Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 
-Project Work 

Analytics Basket (Choose any 1) 
-HR Analytics 
-Marketing Analytics 
-Supply Chain Analytics 
-Financial Analytics
SEMESTER IV -Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Management 
-Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
-International Finance 
-Mergers and Acquisitions 
-Project Work 

Elective Basket (Choose any 1)
-Marketing of Financial Services 
-Social Media Marketing 
-Predictive Modelling

Syllabus for PGDM

SEMESTER I -Principles of Management 
-Indian Economy and Policy 
-Business Communication 
-Accounting for Managers 
-Marketing Management 
-Legal and Business Environment (Micro and Macro)
SEMESTER II -Management Information System 
-Human Resource Management 
-Research Methodology and Management Decision 
-Strategic Management 
-Business Analytics 
-Financial Management
SEMESTER III -Project Management 
-Strategic Cost Management 
-Financial Markets and Services 
-Corporate Finance 
-Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 

Analytics Basket (Choose any 1) 
-HR Analytics 
-Marketing Analytics 
-Supply Chain Analytics 
-Financial Analytics
PROJECT TERM
(3 MONTHS)
-Desk Research 
-Project Work

About Sunstone

Sunstone is a leading higher education service provider that works with academic institutions in up-skilling students for employability. Sunstone offers career oriented training interventions for undergraduate and postgraduate students at 30+ institutions across 25 cities.

Sunstone’s training programs are industry endorsed to enhance employability. These programs are designed for hybrid delivery with unparalleled focus on soft skills and personality development. Sunstone’s focus is to provide students with holistic educational experience.

FAQs About Online MBA

What is Online MBA with Sunstone's edge and how does it differ from others?

Online MBA with Sunstone's edge is an online course, offered in partnership with accredited institutions such as MIT and Jain (Deemed-to-be-University), that ensures an upward career path for all the go-getters who wish to work and study simultaneously. 

With this program, you can commence your online MBA course with Zero Upfront Fee. 
 
This Online MBA program focuses on honing industry-ready skills. This sets it apart from other programs.

What is the process of admission for an online MBA?

The Online MBA admission process with Sunstone's edge is a four-part process-

Fill the application form: Fill the application form.
Submit documents: Submit your Class 10th Marksheet, Class 12th Marksheet, Graduation Certificate, Graduation Marksheet, and a valid government Photo ID Proof.
Offer acceptance: Share your acceptance of the offer letter received in order to confirm your seat.
Complete Joining Formalities: Submit the remaining official formalities to complete the admission process.

What is a PGDM in Financial Management?

PGDM stands for Post Graduate Diploma in Management which is a 21-month long postgraduate management course.  Primary features of a PGDM in Financial Management from Sunstone:

Scope of a PGDM in Finance: A PGDM in financial management opens up various avenues for students by making them skilled to analyse company reports, forecast economic trends, balance risk and probability, and much more.
Pedagogy: At Sunstone, internships, workshops, and interactive sessions with industry experts give students an in-depth understanding of the world of finance. 
Job Opportunities: There is no dearth of job opportunities for PGDM Finance grads as areas such as Asset Management, Corporate Finance, Corporate Banking, Credit Risk Management and many more have numerous openings for PGDM Finance students.

What is a PGDBA in Financial Management? What makes Sunstone’s PGDBA unique?

A PGDBA is a 2-year full-time Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration. This course gives you an expert’s perspective on business administration in curated masterclasses. The specialization includes new age subjects like:

1.   Marketing of Financial Services
2.   Social Media Marketing
3.   Predictive Modelling
4.   Certifications in Entrepreneurship

Primary features of a PGDM in Financial Management with Sunstone's edge:

Scope of a PGDBA in Finance: A PGDBA in financial management opens up various avenues for students by making them skilled in statistics, machine learning, algorithms, and company bookkeeping.
Pedagogy: Internships, workshops, and interactive sessions with industry experts give students an in-depth understanding of the world of finance. 
Job Opportunities: A PGDBA in Finance graduate can take charge of technical roles like a Data Scientist or a Business Analyst.

What is the difference between a PGDM and a PGDBA?

A PGDBA stands for Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration while a PGDM stands for Post Graduate Diploma in Management. Here are the differences between the two courses:
Curriculum: A PGDBA is more inclined towards topics like statistics, machine learning, algorithms, coding. On the other hand, a PGDM is focused on applying marketing or finance concepts in the business world.
Pedagogy: In PGDBA, the focus is to do as many data-intensive projects as possible. On the other hand, in a PGDM, a case-based approach is preferred. 
Job opportunities: While a PGDBA graduate may be presented with more technical roles like that of a Data Scientist or a Business Analyst, a PGDM graduate has more Management Roles open to them such as Management Consultant. 

What is the Zero Upfront Fee Program and how does it work?

The Zero Upfront Fee program is a version of our Pay After Placement Program where you pay nothing when you start. 

Once you are placed, you’re required to pay 6x or 4x (as per your course) of the monthly salary for your tuition fee. The cap of the total fee including tuition fee stands at INR 3,00,000.
 
If you don’t get placed through the Zero Upfront Fee program or opt-out of the placement program, you need to pay the stipulated tuition fee of your course to claim your degree.

Once placed, you are liable to pay the Placement Fee within 45 days of receiving the offer letter.

What is the eligibility criterion for an online MBA?

You must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from any of the recognized universities, deemed universities, institutions of national importance, or from a professional body including ICAI, ICSI, ICWAI, or similar bodies.

Why should you join the online MBA program with Sunstone's edge?

Here are some reasons for you to join this online MBA program:
Save up on time and money 
To grow and see the impact of your work
Feel recognized at work
Regain ownership of your contribution at work
Expand your network for lucrative opportunities

What values will this course inculcate in you?

Below are some of the skills our Online MBA will equip you with:
Business expertise
Confidence in leading managerial activities
Domain expertise
Skills for joining high-growth companies/networks
Verbal and written communication skills
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
A positive outlook towards business ventures
Well-rounded soft skills

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