Chennai based Vels University to offer MBA in telecom management from this academic year in association with BSNL. Vels University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with BSNL to offer two year regular MBA course with four semesters, which comprises of class room coaching, lab sessions and field visits.
The telecom sector in India is growing steadily and poised to generate (direct & indirect) employment opportunities for about eight to 10 million professionals in the coming years. But the industry is facing acute shortage of skilled professionals equipped with both managerial acumen and technical know-how. Through this course the university aspires to bring together academia and industry in the larger interest of telecom and IT sectors.
National Academy of Telecom Finance and Management (NATFM), a management institute of BSNL, and Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Telecom Training Center (RGM TTC), a telecom training center of BSNL Tamil Nadu circle, will be the nodal agencies for co-ordination with Vels University.
This course is open to undergraduates of all disciplines subject to qualifying their final examination, said the release.