PIM MBA is constantly re-engineered based on evolving business needs and challenges, and is delivered through a best-in-class team of both academics and industry experts. Action-learning facilitated by assignments and project work helps students relate and apply the cutting-edge knowledge they gather to their world-of-work.
Within a period of two years, the programme moves logically and sequentially from courses on management foundations to integrative studies, followed by elective courses and a research project. For those who are academically bent, the thesis option is also available. The programme is structured on robust theoretical foundations and most up to-date practical applications. Its design caters very well to the busy working managers to get a rich learning experience that will transform them into outstanding leaders and achievers.
The premier MBA from PIM is practical, flexible and focused. This highly regarded full-time course has been designed to enhance your management career, helping you to reach new heights in business. It is the core degree programme of the Institute, the duration of which is two years. Organized into eight academic terms during this two-year period, the programme offers approximately 600 classroom interaction-hours and over 60 hours of faculty consultation on research, skills development, directed study and residential workshops. Since the degree requirements for group work, practical assignments, research and skills projects as well as examinations are comprehensive, the demand on students in terms of study hours is high.
PIM MBA graduates will be able to:
The academic year is organized on a term basis. The duration of a term is three months.
MBA offered in Colombo will have Weekday/Weekend options as follows:
Eligibility to apply for admission to the MBA Degree programme is determined according to the following criteria:
Admission to the Institute’s programmes of study is competitive. PIM will assess the level of analytical skills, proficiency of English by way of an aptitude test to select the applicants.
The admission procedure includes three steps of evaluation:
Applications must be submitted on-line throughOnce the on-line application is received, the Institute will inform the applicant his or her eligibility for the programme. An application processing and admission test fee (applicable only for MBA offered in Colombo) of Rs. 1,500 must be paid thereafter. The fee applicable to the MBA 2022-2023 programme offered in Colombo is Rs. 600,000. This fee could be paid in instalments within the two-year study period. The fee once paid is not refundable.