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Program Overview

Admission Open

Deadline :  December 30,2023


Amrita AHEAD Online MBA HR program (Elective) is offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the 5th best university in India, and is backed by an industry-aligned curriculum and world-class faculty. Students opting for the Online MBA HR Specialization from Amrita AHEAD will learn about employee engagement, talent acquisition, performance management, and other relevant topics. The program has a global perspective, and students will learn about HR practices and trends in different regions of the world. The program focuses on ethical HR practices and encourages students to develop HR strategies that are socially responsible and sustainable.


Five future-ready electives:


Industry Mentors:

Learners are mentored with active participation from industry experts. This begins from the first semester onwards. The mentorship is through various courses, industry projects and certifications.

Industry Linked:

The program offers certifications endorsed by industry through functional level certifications across several management functions like Finance, Sales and Marketing, HR, Operations and Analytics.

Job Prospects:

Enhance your job prospects across industry sectors like Banking, Insurance, IT, FMCG, Startups and High-Tech Companies.

Alumni Network:

Become part of a large and growing network of Amrita alumni.

World Class Faculty

Learn from leading faculty members and industry experts

Dr. Shekar Babu
Dr. Shekar Babu

Founding Head, AMRITA School of Business, Bengaluru.Dr. Shekar has 15 years of experience in academia and 15 years in Industry. Dr. Shekar Babu is the founding head of AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore. He started AMRITA School of Business, Bangalore in 2007 in collaboration with State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, USA. He was also an Adjunct Faculty at School of Management, University at Buffalo, NY, USA. He worked for 10 years as a Director of Hewlett-Packard’s Software Division, California, USA. He was responsible for managing the $1Billion revenues. He worked 5 years as a Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse (PWC), Los Angeles, California, USA.rn

Jay Misra
Jay Misra

Professor, School of Business.Mr Jay Misra is Co-Director of the Amrita Center for Sustainable Future and the Program Manager of the Amrita Center for International Programs. Mr. Misra has an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a Dual B.S. and M.S. in Engineering / Operations Research with honors from the University of Pittsburgh, USA .He began his career at IBM and moved on to working in the Executive management for notable investors such as George Soros. In the world of academia he has guest lectured at Harvard, Stanford, etc, and has published several books and journals.

Dr. Nava Subramaniam
Dr. Nava Subramaniam

Deputy Dean – Research and Innovation at School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain; RMIT University

Master of Business Administration Degree

Earn a prestigious AICTE Approved degree from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the fourth best University in India.
As per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode.

Join a growing global network of accomplished Amrita alumni.

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Course Curriculum

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies and projects.

Semester 1


Business Communications
Managerial Economics-Micro and Macro
Organisational Behaviour
Accounting for Managers
Marketing Management
Business Statistics
Education for Life-1
Semester 2


Operations Management
Technology Transformation for Business
Human Resource Management
Financial Cost Management
Consumer Behaviour
Business Analytics
Education for Life – 2
Semester 3


Strategic Management
International Business
Legal Aspects and Business Ethics
Education for Life – 3
Elective 1
Elective 2
Elective 3
Semester 4


Entrepreneurship and Innovation
CSR and Sustainability
Education for Life – 4
Elective 4
Elective 5
Elective 6
Elective 7

HR Elective

Recruitment and Retention Management
Performance Management
Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
 HR Audit
Change Management
Stategic Human resource Management
People Analytics

Minimum Eligibility

Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in UG.

  • Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
  • Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree(minimum 3 years)
  • Students in their final year can apply with the last completed semester results

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Course Duration

Minimum 2 years
Maximum 4 years

Course Curriculum


human resource



Digital Marketing
Sales and Distribution Management
Marketing Communications
Data Driven Marketing
Customer Relationship Management
Marketing Research
Retail Marketing

Advanced Financial Management
Financial Modelling
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
Strategic Financial Management
Treasury and Bank Management
Insurance and Risk Management

Recruitment and Retention Management
Performance Management
Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
HR Audit
Change Management
Stategic Human resource Management
People Analytics

Manufacturing Control and Planning
Total Quality Management
Supply Chain Management
Enterprise Resource Planning
Operations Research
Services Operations Management
Business Forecasting

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
Management Consulting
Leadership Skills
Mergers and Acquisitions
Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation
Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
Research Methodology

The Amrita
Accreditations & Rankings

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC),Government of India accredited our University with the topmost ‘A++’ grade. The Schools under the aegis of Amrita University have over 108 programmes in disciplines as diverse as Biotechnology, Engineering, Management, Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, Nanotechnology, Communication, Arts & Science and Education, providing our students with an outstanding training in our several campuses across multiple states. Needless to add, this multi-disciplinary character of our University facilitates a laudable synergy within our midst greatly enabling us all to derive maximum benefit from the expertise of each other. The Amrita AHEAD programs are WES accredited in the United States and Canada.
Amrita ranked 7th Best University in India- NIRF, Govt. of India

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No 1 Private University in India
WES accredited
NIRF Ranking 02 iqac
Govt of india, 2023, 7th best university in India
international faculty
No 1 International Faculty in India
NAAC A++ Grade

Admission Process

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Job Titles

  • Product Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Startup Founder/CEO
  • Sales Manager
  • Relationship Manager
  • Team Manager
  • Territory Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Support Executives
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Programme Fee*

Per Semester Fee: INR 55,000 Total fee (per semester fee*4 semesters): INR 2,20,000


Fee per semester*

₹ 55,000

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Students Testimonials

Emad Ashers MBA
Emad Ashers
Online MBA

AHEAD online MBA program from Amrita University is structured and executed to suit working professionals who must balance work and studies. For each subject, there is a designated course coordinator who will help resolve any issues we face with any particular matter. I am happy with how the course is structured and taught to us, and I appreciate all the team members and faculty of Amrita Ahead for making it possible to pursue this Online MBA degree.

Jamshi K J
Online MBA

Amrita AHEAD online MBA degree is a unique program offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, an institution well-known for its value u0026 excellence. This flexible online course is helping me to get back to my career and my dreams, along with handling my other responsibilities in life. Apart from the subject knowledge, the education u0026 value that Amrita is giving to my Life is priceless. Choosing the Amrita AHEAD Online program to resume my learning was one of my best decisions. Always proud and grateful to be an Amritian!

Midhun Antony MBA
Midhun Antony
Online MBA

Amrita AHEAD online MBA program creates a remarkable achievement in working professionals by getting used to the industry-relevant course and upskilling program for one’s career. Despite learning, it helps to keep the challenges of present-day needs. Amrita Ahead Online MBA program is the new age mantra and qualification needed by an individual in the competitive world.

Nithyasree MBA
Online MBA

“As a working professional in HR, an online MBA degree is vital. Amrita Ahead has given me a very flexible learning platform with my schedule. The courses are crafted to impart managerial skills and develop interpersonal skills necessary for growth. We are exposed to current industry and market scenarios through webinars and online courses. When I relate my experience and the amount of exposure I received through my regular Bachelor’s course, this Online Learning Programme has given me a similar experience.”

Resmi Gopi Mohan MBA
Resmi Gopi Mohan
Online MBA

I was drawn to the Online MBA program at Amrita AHEAD because I have been living abroad for the past few years and needed an MBA program from a renowned and trusted University, which would allow me to have the flexibility to learn on my own time while living and working full-time. I highly recommend the Amrita AHEAD MBA program to those looking to go further in their career with applied skills and knowledge gained throughout the program.

Shyju TC MBA
Online MBA

For quite some time, I have been looking for a regular MBA program for working professionals like me to help me gain knowledge on the latest topic and trends in business and provide the impetus to accelerate my professional growth. That is when Amrita AHEAD was introduced, and I didn’t have to think twice about grabbing the opportunity. Now one year into the online MBA program, I am glad that I chose Amrita AHEAD – with its state-of-the-art learning platform, top-class faculty, and reliable support team at an affordable cost, it has ticked all the boxes for me.

Online MBA

Amrita AHEAD gave me a chance to pursue online MBA degree without leaving my job. After researching several colleges, I chose Amrita AHEAD’s online MBA program not only because it is one of India’s top universities but also the flexibility and versatility it offers. Unlike other distance education programs, Amrita ahead offers me campus placement opportunities and a chance to learn from several industry experts. I suggest you to choose Amrita AHEAD if you are looking to pursue higher studies without the worry of quitting your dream job!

Subhiksha A
Online MBA

This Amrita AHEAD Online MBA Program is one of the most excellent opportunities to get your degree while working when you dream of pursuing an MBA and don’t want to quit your job either. This Online program gives the same Content and Knowledge what we get from Offline classes. Adds the benefit of learning from Anywhere, Anytime. Even If We Miss the Live session, recorded sessions are always available in the portal. Thanks AMRITA AHEAD, for this initiative.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the MBA Program ?

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Amrita is a 2-year postgraduate online programme designed such that students will be able to refocus their career and grow in the professional career and also hold a high management position over a period of time. MBA can often serve as a gateway to business leadership positions. The Online MBA program is designed to enhance your management knowledge and skills and develop students competencies in management education. The Amrita Ahead Online MBA Program covers all important concepts, practices and trends in subject areas like Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Operations, Statistics and HR

Is the program approved by AICTE?

Yes, It is approved by AICTE.

How long can I take to complete my program?

The Online MBA programme is a 2-year programme. You, as a learner can either complete it within the stipulated time frame of 2 years or you can complete it within a maximum allowed duration of 4 years.

How will you conduct the online program?

For working professionals, we have built tremendous flexibility in the program allowing up to 4 years to earn your degree, allowing for self-paced, anytime learning.

• Reading materials and video lectures will be uploaded into our learning management system

• Every week, there will be a live interactive session with faculty to clear doubts and they will also be recorded and posted.

• There will also be a discussion forum to encourage peer learning. Faculty and teaching assistants will also participate in these discussion forums and help with the overall learning experience. Practice quizzes will be given every week so that you are continuously preparing for exams.

What is the format of an online course?

Each course will be in 4 quadrants, fully following the UGC guidelines.

1) Quadrant-I is e-Tutorial; which shall contain: Video and Audio Content in an organized form, Animation, Virtual Labs, etc, along with the transcription of the video.

2) Quadrant-II is e-Content; which shall contain; self-instructional material (digital Self Learning Material), e-Books, case studies, presentations etc, and also contain Web Resources such as further references, Related Links etc.

3) Quadrant-III is the Discussion forum for raising of doubts and clarifying the same by the Course Coordinator

4) Quadrant-IV is Assessment, which shall contain; Problems and Solutions, which could be in the form of Multiple Choice Questions, Fill in the blanks, Matching Questions, Short Answer Questions, Long Answer Questions, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions.

Will the Online degree be equivalent to the conventional degree offered by Amrita?

Yes. As Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode. The following things will be mentioned on the backside of the degree and mark sheets – Mode of delivery; Date of admission; Date of completion.

Do you offer interactive sessions with the faculty?

Yes, every week, for every course, there will be a live doubt clearing session with the faculty, typically for about an hour. These sessions will also be recorded and available for watching later.rnrnIn order to accommodate working professionals, these sessions will be held on weekends or after working hours.

How are the exams conducted in online mode?

Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode.

Why should one study for an MBA?

MBA program creates business leaders and managers with leadership and problem-solving skills for global business, with a firm drive for entrepreneurship initiatives either on their own or within other organizations where they are employed. Earning an MBA gives you valuable business acumen, expands your professional network, and creates new opportunities. Across the world, an MBA degree from a highly reputable, recognized and the quality university is one of the highly demanded and actively pursued degrees. An MBA curriculum covers a broad range of topics, including delivering a thorough foundation in traditional management disciplines, including accounting, ethics, finance, macroeconomics, marketing, management, microeconomics, operations, and statistics.

What are the job prospects?

Upon successful completion of the programme, prospective and esteemed job profiles that graduates gain are Product Manager, Engineering Manager, Startup Founder/CEO, Sales Manager, Relationship Manager, Team Manager, Territory Manager, Business Analyst, Support Executives

Why online degrees from Amrita AHEAD?

Study at your own pace
. Learn Anytime Anywhere
. AICTE approved programs
. Equivalent to on-campus programs
. World-class learning environment
. Experienced faculty from India and abroad
. Course Mentors
. Career Assistance
. Courses Co-developed with Industry
. Hands-on Laboratories, Practise Sessions
. Industry Projects
. Interactive Sessions with Industry Experts
. Opportunities to Pursue Dual Degree with International Universities
. Multiple Industry Certifications


What is the eligibility criteria?

Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in UG.

  • Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
  • Candidate must have completed an undergraduate degree(minimum 3 years)
  • Students in their final year can apply with the last completed semester results

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Is there an admission fee?

No, there is no admission fee when you apply. It is free.

How do I apply?

It is a simple and easy process. You need to fill out our application form in order to apply.

Please click on the following link to apply:

How do I contact you?

You can contact us via Email, Call or WhatsApp. You can also chat with us through the chat window present on our website.

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Mobile: 8590007473

Whatsapp: 8590007473

We are always here to help you and make your journey as easy as possible.

I am an International Student, can I also apply?

Yes, International Students are welcome.

What is the Refund Policy of Amrita AHEAD Online Degree Program?

For the July 2023 season, as per new UGC regulations, we will provide a full refund to all students till September 2023 and a deduction of Rs. 1000 as a processing fee for refunds till October 2023.

For all admissions beyond October 2023, the following policy will be followed.

We follow UGC Regulations for a Refund :

  • 15 days or more prior to admissions closing date – 100% refund*
  • Within 15 days prior to the admission closing date – 90% refund
  • Within 15 days after the admission closing date – 80% refund
  • 15 days after the admission closing date – 50% Refund
  • 30 days after the admission closing date – No Refund

* A processing fee of Rs. 1000 will be deducted

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