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About MBA Department

The Department of Business Administration, St Joseph Engineering College set sail in the year 2007. A non-profitable and socially responsive institute was established to cater to the management and entrepreneurial needs of the society. The Department of Business Administration offers a Two Year full time MBA programme approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Government of India and is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, Karnataka. The MBA programme is offered in the tradition of scholastic excellence for training for life.


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"To impart quality management education to bring out competent, socially responsible and conscientious professionals."

  • Imparting contemporary curriculum and its application to business situations
  • Developing proficiency through continuous industry-academia interface and research
  • Sensitizing students towards the needs of the society
  • Inculcating diligence through extra-curricular activities
  • Encouraging entrepreneurial attitude through constant guidance

  • PEO 1: Graduates will be able to apply the theoretical concepts in real-life situations
  • PEO 2: Graduates will be able to communicate effectively think critically and beable to manage interpersonal relationships
  • PEO 3: Graduates will be capable of starting entrepreneurial ventures
  • PEO 4: Graduates will be able to cater to the needs of the society
  • PEO 5: Graduates will be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment

At graduation, SJEC MBA Graduates will have the following outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of management theories and practices to solve business problems
  • Foster Analytical and critical thinking abilities for data-based decision making
  • Ability to develop Value-based Leadership ability
  • Ability to understand, analyze and communicate global, economic, legal, and ethical aspects of business
  • Ability to lead themselves and others in the achievement of organizational goals, contributing effectively to a team environment

At graduation, SJEC MBA Graduates will have the following outcomes

  • PSO 1:Foster Soft Skills to support industry requirements
  • PSO 2:Develop entrepreneurial capabilities for entrepreneurship

  • Emerge as subject specialists for business application.
  • Possess investigative skills to identify complex business problems.
  • Function effectively as independent and critical thinkers in organizations.
  • Demonstrate resourceful and responsible behavior in organizational roles.
  • Grow as effective communicators and enhance interpersonal relationships.
  • Exhibit confidence in decision making.
  • Be adaptable to the dynamic environment.
  • Perform as experienced collaborators to achieve the organizational goals.
  • Be aware of ethical and social issues affecting the organization.
  • Apply the art of reflective learning in life.
  • Evince locally responsive leadership traits.

The Department of Business Administration follows the Best Practices in the Management Education such as:

  • 1. Bridging Industry-Academia skill gap through organizing Expert talks by Industry persons on wide range of Management issues.
  • 2. Organizing National level Paper presentation Competition for MBA students under the badge “Rendition”.
  • 3. Conducting Workshop on Computing Skills for MBA Students.
  • 4. Organizing Outbound Training Programmes for MBA students on Overall development.
  • 5. Initiating Mini research projects for MBA students in order to equip them with research and analytical skills.
  • 6. Conducting visits to industries located in and around Mangalore City.
  • 7. Inviting Special lectures from Industry and Academic professionals.
  • 8. Supervising Book reviews on Bestselling Books having management orientation.
  • 9. Organizing Faculty Development Programmes in the areas like Social research, innovative teaching and Business Analytics.
  • 10. Coordinating and organizing National level fest for Undergraduate Students under the title “Yuvalakshya”.
  • 11. Organizing a National level Management fest for Postgraduate students under the brand name “Zephyr”.

Head of Department

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Dr Prakash Pinto

Professor and Dean

Dr Prakash Pinto is a passionate and renowned Professor of finance and accounting in the Department of Business Administration. His research focuses on capital markets, accounting theory and entrepreneurship. Dr Pinto is known for his engaging teaching style fostering curiosity and love for capital market theories and derivatives. Students appreciate his ability to bridge the gap between the theoretical underpinnings of accounting and the practical realities of financial management. He has published extensively in prestigious peer-reviewed journals and presented his research at international conferences. With over 25 years of experience in academics he is a true pillar of the program, offering students not only theoretical knowledge but also practical insights.

Dr Pinto’s dedication extends beyond teaching and research. He has actively participated in various academic bodies, including boards of studies and boards of examiners. He has demonstrated leadership in shaping the curriculum and ensuring highest standards in management education.

MBA, M.Com, MA (Philosophy), PGDIM, PGDFM, PhD, UGC-NET JRF (Commerce), UGC-NET(Management), SLET(Commerce), KSET (Philosophy)

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