GAYATRI VIDYA PARISHADintroduced professional programme in Management Studies at post graduate level, Master of Business Administration (MBA), in 1995, affiliated to Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
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 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. The faculty have successfully completed UGC Major Projects, UGC Minor Projects and AICTE sanctioned projects.
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 with a total of 14 Doctorates in the department. Fifteen faculty members have qualified UGC-NET/SET. The entire younger faculty has registered for Ph.D. The Department has been recognized as a research centre by Andhra University. The department has 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. The department boasts of experienced faculty and rich infrastructure with facilities like smart classrooms, digital library, computer centre, media centre, seminar halls, linguistic lab, etc.
In tune with the changing trends of the industry, the department has been offering an open elective in Business Analytics and is all set to introduce Digital Marketing, Logistics - SCM and SAP to enable the students to excel in their careers. Experts from Industry and University are invited to deliver lectures on those courses for hands on experience to the students.
The management has taken 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 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.