MBA in Operations Management: Top B-Schools

Some of the most common specialisations that an MBA student opts for are Finance, Marketing and HR, then comes, specialisations such as Operations Management, Strategic Management, etc.

While aspirants are aware of the top B-schools when it comes to specialisations in Finance, Marketing and HR, they get confused as to which institute they should target for pursuing masters in Operations Management. We have complied a list of top B-Schools offering specialisation in Operations Management.


Before that, let’s first understand a little bit about MBA/PGDM in Operations Management.

Operations management is the field of management that involves planning, organising and managing the processes of production, manufacturing or services. It also involves the redesigning of operations that are already present in organisations in the production of goods and services. It aims at optimizing the efficiency of various processes within an organisation.

Students specialising in operations management understand the concepts such as life cycle of a product, streamlining of the processes, forecasting of demand, inventory management, supply chain management, logistics planning, etc. Students also learn skills such as strategic thinking, risk management, problem solving and decision making, analytical skills and others.

Career Opportunities after MBA/PGDM in Operations Management –

While the specialisation in operations management narrows down the career path of the individual, there are still a lot of opportunities in the domain of operations. The corporates are always on the lookout for professionals for the positions of Production Managers, Operations Consultants, Operation Managers, Inventory Control Managers, Logistic Managers, etc.

As promised.

Here is the list of top B-Schools offering specialisation in Operations Management –

*The table should be in no way acknowledged as the rank wise list of B-schools.

Institute Location Course/s Offered Course Fees (in Lakhs) Exam/s Accepted Official Website
NITIE Mumbai PGD in Industrial Management INR 6.26 CAT www.nitie.edu
SP Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai PGDM and PGPM INR 16.25 CAT, XAT, GMAT www.spjimr.org
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad PGPM INR 21.00 CAT, GMAT www.iima.ac.in
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore PGP INR 19.50 CAT, GMAT www.iimb.ac.in
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta PGP INR 21.0 CAT, GMAT www.iimcal.ac.in
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow PGP INR 14.13 CAT, GMAT www.iiml.ac.in
Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur MBA INR 7.36 CAT www.som.iitkgp.ernet.in
Indian School of Business Hyderabad PGPM INR 33.34 GMAT, GRE www.isb.edu

Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT

Mumbai Masters of Management INR 2.27 CAT www.som.iitb.ac.in
Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi MBA INR 8.00 CAT www.dms.iitd.ac.in


All the best for your endeavours!

If you are also interested in specialising in Banking, Finance and Insurance, you may want to read our article MBA in Banking, Finance, Insurance: Top B-Schools.

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