Masters of Management Studies -MMS Course Details

Masters of Management Studies popularly known as MMS Course is a postgraduate programme in management studies affiliated by the University of Mumbai. The course spreads over four semesters over a period of two years. The programme provides an insight in to the core as well as specialized subjects in management. The first year consists of 2 semesters which are designed for understanding the basic principles of business and the second year emphasizes on core as well as special subjects such as marketing, finance, human resources and operations. This programme is much more same as other professional management courses like MBA or PGDM. This course will help the students to gain adequate knowledge and practical skills in candidate to plan and optimize resources for maximum productivity. Students have to undertake two months summer internship with any organization after the completion of the first year and complete a live project. This summer internship is an amazing opportunity to unite academic concepts with live practical situations.

MMS Course Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are eligible for the examination only if they satisfy following condition:

  • Applicants must have passed in Bachelor’s degree of minimum on or before 31st July from a recognized University to apply for the admission.
  • Applicant must have scores at least 45% of aggregate marks in graduation to apply for the admission (40% % in case of backward class candidate from Maharashtra State only)
  • Applicant should have passed in Common Entrance Test which is conducted by the Competent Authorities designated by the State Government as the sole authority calling for applications and effecting admissions through the Common Entrance Test.

MMS Course Syllabus

Semester I

  • Operations Management
  • Business Mathematics
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Perspective Management
  • Organization Behavior
  • Financial Accounting
  • Communication skills and Management Information System

Semester II

  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Operations Research
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Legal Aspects of Business & Taxation
  • Business Research Methods

Semester II Marketing Specialization Electives (Any 2)

  • Rural Marketing
  • Event Management
  • Retail Management
  • Export Documentation & Procedures

Semester II Finance Specialization Electives (Any 2)

  • Financial Markets ,Products & Institutions
  • Analysis of Financial Statement
  • International Finance
  • Banking & Finance

Semester II Human Resource Specialization Electives (Any 2)

  • Indian Ethos in Management
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Human Resource Information System
  • Compensation & Benefits

Masters of Management Studies

Semester II Operations Specialization Electives (Any 2)

  • Total Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Risk & Performance Measurement
  • Designing Operations Systems
  • Technology Management & Manufacturing Strategy

Semester II System Specialization Electives (Any 2)

  • E- Commerce
  • Networking & Communications
  • Enterprise Applications
  • Software Quality Assurance & Marketing

Semester III

Core Papers

  • International Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Summer Internship Report


  • Consumer & Industrial Buying Behavior
  • Sales Management & Sales Promotion
  • Product & Brand Management
  • Financial Aspect of Marketing

Electives: Any 2

  • Services Marketing
  • Distribution and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing Research & Analytics
  • Customer Relationship Management


  • Advance Financial Management
  • Security Analysis &Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Corporate Law

Electives: Any 2

  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Derivatives & Risk Management
  • Commodities Market
  • Fixed Income Securities


  • Organizational Theories and Structure Designs
  • Training and Development
  • Introduction to Industrial Relation & Labor Welfare
  • Competency & Performance Management
  • HRP & HRA

Electives: Any 3

  • Labor legislation
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Organization Development
  • Quantitative Techniques in HR
  • Building a Learning Organization
  • Stress Management


  • Manufacturing Resource Planning and Control
  • Advanced Supply Chain Management
  • Materials Management & Transportation
  • Business Process Re-engineering &  Benchmarking

Electives: Any 2

  • Quantitative Methods In Operations
  • International Logistics & Supply Chains
  • New Product Development & Concurrent Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering Applications & Management


  • Software Engineering
  • Technology Platforms
  • Enterprise Applications
  • Networking and Communications
  • Database Management Systems

Electives: Any 3

  • Managing Technology Business
  • IT Governance & Compliances
  • E-Commerce
  • IT Quality Management
  • Information Security & Audit
  • Software Architecture

Semester IV

  • Management Control System
  • Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • Services Management
  • Environment Management
  • Productivity Techniques OR Total Quality Management OR Project Management
  • Specialization Projects

Top 10 MMS Colleges in Mumbai

  • Jamnalal Bajaj Instt. of Mgmt. Studies (JBIMS)
  • Narsee Monjee Instt. of Management Studies
  • Sydenham Institute of Mgmt. & Research
  • Prin L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management
  • SP Jain Institute of Management & Research
  • K. J Somaiya IMSR
  • Xavier Institute of Mgmt Development & Research
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
  • SIES College of Management Studies
  • MET Institute of Management
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    • Hi,
      In order to be eligible you need to have cleared your bachelors degree with a minimum of 45% and also you need to have passed in CET.

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