GAYATRI VIDYA PARISHAD introduced professional programme in Management Studies both at undergraduate and post graduate levels. Bachelor of Business Management (BBM) Course at UG Level was introduced in 1994 and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 1995, both affiliated to Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Subsequently, the college also introduced Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) course, to strengthen and integrated all the existing into a School of Management Studies (SMS).
The PG Department of Management Studies (MBA) has a special status in the academic stream of GAYATRI VIDYA PARISHAD. It stands as a replica of the vision and mission of the parent organization.
GAYATRI VIDYA PARISHAD introduced MBA program in the year 1995 with the lofty aim of producing competent management professionals to meet the requirements of the corporate world. Since day one, the department has been constantly striving to achieve excellence in the field of management education by focusing on qualitative teaching. The department has been successful in adopting innovative methods of imparting management education and preparing the students to meet the challenges of industry. The department has been very fortunate in having the expertise of several senior academicians and intellectuals who have been instrumental in shaping the institution to its present status with their vision and teaching.
Most recent significant achievements of the department are that two of its faculty members were awarded PhD degree and another two faculty members cleared APSET. Two faculty members have completed UGC Minor Research Projects. Three faculty members published their research work as monographs and three faculty members have co-authored textbooks in the area of Marketing, HRM, Finance and General Management.
Research work done by faculty of any postgraduate course contributes significantly to the department and to the college as well. The progress of the MBA department in this is very significant. There are 15 Doctorates, 3 M.Phil holders. Two members of the faculty have submitted thesis and awaiting reports. Ten faculty members have qualified UGC-NET/SLET. The entire younger faculty has registered for Ph.D. The Department has been recognized as a research centre by Andhra and Rayalaseema Universities. There are three on-going major research projects, 5 minor projects and 1 career award for young researcher. There is woman entrepreneurship development cell, and an Industry Institute Partnership cell, all approved and funded by UGC /AICTE. There is constant encouragement to the faculty and students to participate in National and International Seminars and various academic development programs. The placement cell coordinates placement activities and the faculty members undertake consultancy assignment to the industry in HR and Marketing areas.
From 2016-18 batch on wards the Department of Management Studies has started offering Choice Based Credit System wherein along with one functional specialization and one sectorial specialization, we are offering open elective in emerging areas such as Soft skills , Advanced Excel and French in First Semester and Business Analytics, Yoga and Tally in Second Semester. Experts from Industry and University are invited to deliver lectures on those courses for hands on experience to the students.
The management takes all steps to see that the learning ambience is in commensurate with the infrastructure. The Gayatri Vidya Parishad College For Degree and PG Courses (A) is located in two campuses, the 8.7 acre lush green Rushikonda campus with well- ventilated spacious class rooms, well equipped laboratories, Library, Play fields, Canteen, Parking Places, Gym, staff rooms, Waiting Halls, Auditorium, Seminar Halls etc. besides the four storied M.V.P. Campus.
The department has a well-equipped Library with nearly 3965 titles of books and more than 10,000 volumes with a seating arrangement of 120 students at a time. 75 National and 14 International Journals are being subscribed to add value to our knowledge centre.
There are 3 well-equipped A.C Seminar halls with latest Audio-Visual Equipment like OHP, LCD, and Public Address System etc., with seating arrangement for 120 students at a time.
A linguistic lab with state of the art technology has been provided to impart special skills in communication especially English. 30 Lingua Phones using the latest version of L-21 Lotus Package from UK have been installed for this purpose. Two qualified teachers are appointed exclusively to train the students.
A sophisticated computer center with 165 Pentium-4 systems, a Windows 2003 server and a Linux Server, works from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on all working days. All the systems are loaded with licensed software which includes Windows XP Professional, Pascal, C, C++, Java, Visual Studio .net, Oracle 9i, among others. There is a 256 kbps Leased Line Internet Connectivity from BSNL; free Internet facility is given to all the students to help them in research and preparation for their subjects in curriculum and software projects.