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5 reasons why online MBA is the right fit for professionals!

Lt. Mayank Mittal | July 22, 2021 4 Min Read

5 reasons why online MBA is the right fit for professionals!

With the unimaginable advancements in technology and a rise in digital education, students and working professionals are now transitioning from on-campus education (full time) to online education. While there are a plethora of accredited programmes to choose from, the Masters of Business Administration still remains one of the most popular and credible postgraduate degrees opted for by a majority of students every year.

Online MBA degree has gained popularity by the day due to various reasons like flexibility, affordability, easy access and many more. We’ll talk about that in-depth later.

First, let’s have a look at what an online MBA programme comprises.

An online MBA is an advanced form of distance learning wherein all the lectures are conducted online through live classes and pre-recorded videos. The programme material is provided in the form of e-books, PDFs, videos and reference links.

At Manipal University Jaipur we endeavour to create future corporate leaders with outstanding conceptual, analytical, technical, human and decision-making skills. The programme is designed by our faculty of management studies. They bring in their stupendous knowledge embedded with a practical overview of management practices.

Just like a full-time on-campus MBA, an online MBA is extremely rigorous and consists of the following.


Management Process & Organisational Behaviour

Business Communication

Statistics For Management

Financial & Management Accounting

Managerial Economics

Human Resource Management


Production & Operations Management

Financial Management

Marketing Management

Management Information Systems

Operations Research

Project Management


Research Methodology

Legal Aspects of Business

Elective Group 1: Finance

Elective Group 2: Marketing

Elective Group 3: HRM


Strategic Management & Business Policy

International Business Management

Elective Group 4: Finance

Elective Group 5: Marketing

Elective Group 6: HRM

Business Leadership


The curriculum includes guest lectures by industry experts as well as live projects to give students an insight into current global trends.

How can online MBA help professionals progress in their careers?

One of the major reasons for a shift from conventional methods of learning to digital learning is that one is not required to leave the job to join the online MBA programme.

It is also beneficial for them as they have an opportunity to get a hands-on understanding of the theoretical knowledge and get to implement this in their learning in work.

The online MBA programme is an advanced qualification for anyone wanting to build on their professional opportunities and grow their career.

Benefits of enrolling in an online MBA programme

1. Affordability

As an online MBA student, along with the advantage of a lower fee, you will not be burdened with the additional relocation costs or other general expenses incurred by on-campus students. Continuing with the current job will allow for a steady inflow of income as well. 

2. Flexibility

Online programmes provide a higher degree of flexibility and comfort. It gives you the freedom to study as per your convenient timing —after a day at work or after the kids are in bed, at weekends, or during a lunch break etc. You will have easy access to the study materials and lectures. All resources will be within your reach and can be accessed from anywhere at any time.

3. Networking opportunities

Pursuing an online MBA at one of the top colleges in India will provide unparalleled networking opportunities with fellow students, alumni, professors, and recruiters. Online MBA provides you with an opportunity to connect with an incredible faculty from various industries and with guest lecturers from diversified backgrounds. Building meaningful relationships with them helps in the long run.

4. Diversity

In addition to networking with the right individuals, an online MBA at a good MBA college will provide you with the opportunity to interact and study with people from diverse backgrounds, educational qualifications, and job experiences. With diversity there lies a marvellous opportunity to understand different perspectives and have a more in-depth learning experience. 

5. Expert faculty

The effectiveness of a programme multiplies in value when undertaken from the best MBA colleges in India, as their faculty is top-notch. The faculty at Manipal University Jaipur is of extremely high calibre, with all the professors having experience working at top-level positions with renowned companies. We believe the effectiveness of the instructor in the online environment plays a major role in the success of an online MBA degree. 

About Manipal University Jaipur

Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ) was launched in 2011 on an invitation from the Government of Rajasthan, as a self-financed State University. Since then, it is known for its expertise in delivering incredible knowledge and exposure to students through various programmes.

We, at Manipal University, believe in providing education that is highly relevant in the global context. Our emphasis lays on the holistic growth of students and we train them to be the leaders of the corporate world. Contact us to know more about the online MBA programme at MUJ.

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