Admissions for India's first and only MBA in Media & Entertainment are now open for the August 2009 batch! ManipalUniversity, the pioneering force in higher education in India, offers this course in association with Whistling Woods International. The first year of the program will be conducted at the Manipal University Off -Campus in Bangalore covering all General Management subjects and Media case studies. The second year of the program will consist of hands on training at the Whistling Woods premises in Mumbai. The course is new, exciting and truly industry focused, combining managerial tools and frameworks with an in-depth understanding of the creative processes that are involved in the media and entertainment industry. The programme prepares the students to be well rounded media professionals and opens up avenues for exciting and successful careers in one of the fastest growing sectors – the media & entertainment industry.
Admissions for the 2 yr MBA program in Media and Entertainment at ManipalUniversity is currently open. The last date for application is 30th June 2009. The program commencing January 2009, is open to those who have completed any undergraduate degree, are excited by acquiring a combination of creativity & business rigour and aspire to be media professionals. To download the information brochure/application kit, log onto http://www.manipal.edu/manipalsite/Users/colpage.aspx?collegeid=30&Id=1 or call 099020 25870 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org for further queries. The Indian Media & Entertainment industry is expected to grow at a 19% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) to reach an overall value of Rs. 1.15 trillion by 2012 from its present size of Rs. 513 billion, according to a report published by PWC for the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). This represents a huge growth opportunity for highly qualified and trained professionals in this field.