OVERVIEW

The MBA is an internationally recognised and respected qualification for managers. The teaching program is aimed at those who are looking to develop their careers and at ‘high flyers’ that need an understanding of all the major functions of business providing generalist knowledge for prospective leaders. In addition to enhancing successful students’ career prospects, the course aims to encourage independent and creative thinkers. This is done by following the UK Quality Assurance Agency guidelines in giving students a ‘strong practical and professional orientation’ differentiating it from other Indian MBA programs.

UNIVERSITY HIGHLIGHTS

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

WHY PGDM WITH FOREIGN COLLABORATION FROM CARDIFF MET. @ UBS?

GUIDE BY SIDE – NOT SAGE ON STAGE
We at UBS follow the International Education system where the Professor is your Guide by the Side – You can question the Professor. He guides you and facilitates your learning process. Students are in the driving seat, rather than college and become the key focal point of learning. The traditional Indian concept of Sage on stage, whereby you cannot question the Professor is history.
GLOBAL QUALITY STANDARDS OF EDUCATION WITH 150 YEARS PEDIGREE
Boasting some of the oldest education institutions in the world, from Eton to Oxford, to Cambridge, the UK remains a key destination for students looking for the best global education on offer. The British system has a significant impact on the education systems across the world, adding exponential value to a student’s future.
PREPARES YOU FOR A GLOBAL CAREER AT TOP MULTINATIONALS
The global Accreditation and global curriculum is recognized all over the world and certified by British Council that the value of the Award (Degree/Diploma) at UBS Mumbai is equivalent to the Degree you receive from any leading British University. All UBS Faculty are approved by Cardiff Met. University ensuring global standards. This ensures the value of the Program.
GLOBAL AND CROSS CULTURAL EXPOSURE
Students get an opportunity to do a Global Management workshops, International Summer School and Learning Fortnight in the UK for 2 weeks each, which ensures they can work with students from across the world and hone their cross cultural skills and become more adaptable. Students can also go for their Graduation ceremony to Cardiff and create lasting memories.
TOP MANAGEMENT EXPOSURE, LEADERSHIP AND DECISION MAKING
Students get an opportunity to work for a Private Limited company while pursuing their MBA. They develop leadership and astute decision making skills and manage revenue bearing divisions and projects and impact the P&L of the company. They get promoted to VP, CFO, CMO, COO and CEO positions and are guided by a Global CEO. During the program you will meet and interact with 100 CEOs and Industry Leaders.

GLOBAL ACCREDITATION

PROGRAM CURRICULUM & STRUCTURE
At Universal Business School, we follow the Experiential Learning Waterfall which optimises the learning process towards 80% practical learning. Each course is embedded with live decision making, leading and executing live revenue generating businesses, simulations and experiments, case blazer (50 hours non-stop dynamic case study competitions), global immersion programs at Cardiff as well as its partners in Europe, live projects in companies, student boardrooms, Industry CEO workshops, student mentoring by Industry, research projects, economic review sessions, Thinkathons, Quizzes, Conferences and Symposiums, Shadow techniques and global and Indian Internships.

These methods ensure student’s ability to grasp complex concepts, put them in practice, develop learning agility and ensure the business fundamentals are engrained in them.

COURSE STRUCTURE

SPECIALISATIONS

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Project Management
  • Product Management
  • Health Sector Management
  • General Management

STUDENT VALUE PROPOSITION

Students become future ready in the VUCA world and are able to:

  • Develop confidence to face any challenges
  • Become adaptable and agile
  • Use the right analytical tools
  • Learn about business operations at different scales – from multinational companies to small and medium enterprises.
  • Explore new approaches to critical thinking and independent analysis.
  • Facilitate quick decision making
  • Ask the right questions in a live environment
  • Come up with innovative solutions to business problems
  • Develop a personal value proposition which will directly impact and add value to future employers
  • General Management

CORPORATE VALUE CREATION AND EMPLOYABILITY

INTERNSHIPS
Students have two Internships built into the curriculum to ensure they have hands on corporate experience that they can leverage towards final placement. The 1st internship is for 4 to 6 weeks after Semester 1. The 2nd Internship is after 12 months for a period of 3 months. 100% of our students convert their 2nd Internship into a full time job offer.
SAVI MODEL
Under the guidance of our 60 CEOs, we have developed the SAVI Model, whereby we understand student background, skills, competencies and aspirations, through a Self-Assessment evaluation. We then validate the same with internal and Industry mentors and then suggest Interventions towards developing future competencies relevant to Job roles.
LIVE PROJECTS
This is a practice where students are solving real business problems in a live corporate environment. Students are immersed into the company culture and learn to develop skills which directly impact the business as well us understanding how to operate in the culture. They are engaging with the market place and this gives them a real insight into business and the possible solutions and makes them job ready.
CAREERS
To ensure our students effectively bag their dream companies, we ensure that students get multiple industry knowledge sessions, mentoring, mock interviews, negotiation skills, aptitude tests, psychometric tests, business writing skills, domain knowledge quizzes and grooming sessions by Industry leaders.

IMPORTANT DATES

    

ADMISSION PROCESS
STEP 1: Application Process: Fill the Online Application Form @ http://www.universalbusinessschool.com/applynow/
Application Fees: Application Form will be processed on receiving Rs.1500/- (USD 30)
STEP 2: Attach Required Documents (See list below) or email them to admissions@ubs.org,in
Any document not available can be emailer later.
STEP 3: 1st Round Personal Interview (Internal focussed)
STEP 4: 2nd Round Personal Interview (External focussed)
STEP 5: Selected Candidates will get a Provisional Offer Letter (Unconditional or Conditional)
STEP 6: Confirm your Admission if conditions met
NOTE: For any queries email admissions@ubs.org.in
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Academic Mark Sheets (10th,12th, Graduation)
  • CAT/GMAT/C-MAT/CET Scorecard
  • Graduation Degree Certificate / Provisional Degree Certificate / Letter from Principal confirming your %age achieved and Class and confirming you have duly passed
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP) – Download Sample PDF
  • Two Letter of Reference (LOR) (School/College/Employer) – Download Sample PDF (1) (2)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Universal Business selects students on the basis of their performance against the following Eligibility criteria. We encourage Diversity in our students and judge across a wide range of criteria with equal importance.

No. ADMISSION CRITERIA Weightage
Cardiff Met
MBA + PGDM
1 Academics
(10th, 12th & Graduation)
25%
2 Entrance Exam
(CAT, C-MAT, GMAT, CET)
10%
3 Extra-Curricular Activities 20%
4 Communication Skills 25%
5 Work Experience / Leadership 20%
6 Statement of Purpose & 2 Letters of Reference
Total 100%
FEE STRUCTURE
Courses Duration Tuition Fees Qualification Awarded
AICTE Approved PGDM with Foreign
Collaboration (Cardiff Met University, UK)
1 year + 3 months
Internship
Rs.9,48,000 AICTE Approved PGDM with Foreign Collaboration)
AICTE Approved PGDM with Foreign
Collaboration (Cardiff Met University, UK)
1 year + 3 months
Internship
Rs. 8,48,000 AICTE Approved PGDM with Foreign Collaboration)

Boarding & Lodging
Option 1
(Single Sharing) : Rs. 2,34,000 per year (Inclusive GST)
Option 2
(Dual Sharing) : Rs. 1,78,000 per year (Inclusive GST)
Accommodation & Meals: We offer single / double A/C Rooms
with ensuite washroom, common Living & Dining Room with Kitchenette.
Fee includes students accommodation, House keeping, Soft Furnishing,
WiFi, Laundry, Gym and extensive Sports Facilities. We offer 4 Meals / Day with Veg., Jain & Non-Veg.
options cooked in seperate kitchens.
Security Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 30,000/-

Security Deposit

Each Student needs to pay a refundable Security Deposit of Rs. 30,000. This amount will be adjusted against any damage to UBS property or any outstanding dues towards any Fees or any Expenses outstanding. It can also be used for any penalty or fines which the student is levied during his stay at the Campus. Students will be refunded the balance amount at the completion of the course when they are checking out of the Campus after adjusting for any dues accruing to the Institute.

 Refund Policy 

1. Application Fee – INR 1,500/ – Non refundable / Non transferable

2. First Installment Fee – INR 1,00,000/- Non refundable / Non transferable

3. Tuition Fee

  • If a student cancels BEFORE the commencement of the degree program the fee paid towards tuition (installments) will be refunded. However NO REFUND is applicable for the First Installment fee.The first installment fee can be transferred to one subsequent intake only, if student officially fills-up Postponement form with applicable fee however, new fee structure will apply.If the student transfers his registration to the next intake and decides to cancel his registration thereafter, in such cases no refund will be applicable on the first installment fees.
  • If a student cancels AFTER the commencement of the program, any advanced installment paid will be non-refundable.

4. Scholarship/Fee Waiver/Recommendation

  • If the student wishes to cancel the program in between, fees accrued till the date of cancellation excluding scholarship/fee waiver/recommendation granted must be paid before release of any academic & non-academic documents
  • If a student is found to violate the UBS Code of Conduct, there will be no refund of any amount under any circumstance.
  • The above refund policy is applicable irrespective of the cause for refund and includes medical emergencies and all other causes.

5. Student Housing Policy

  • It is mandatory for students to opt for Universal Business School Accommodation on Campus. The student housing fees do not include meal costs.
  • Fees cannot be paid per semester and needs to be paid as per the Offer Letter. Any delay in payment may result in Rs.100/- penalty per week.
  • Student Housing fees once paid would not be refunded under ANY circumstance.
  • Accommodation would be made available 2 days before the start of orientation.
  • If a student requires student housing during the Final Term / Internship Period / summer break, he/she would have to inform the institute in advance.

Note:
Entire amount of Security/Caution Money Deposit will be refunded to the candidate.

For calculation of the Cancellation Charges on the pro-rata basis, one month shall be treated as one unit e.g. if the candidate cancels admission on third day i.e.within one month after the start of academic session & the seat is filled before the cutoff date, then Cancellation charges on pro rata basis will be the higher amount of (Entire fee ) /12 or Rs. 1000/-

Universal Business School (UBS) has to duly follow all Rules and Regulations of AICTE, Government of India. Any changes by AICTE in programs, structure, policies etc. will be duly implemented by UBS, and the student cannot hold us responsible for any changes.

TESTIMONIALS

Best learning environment and very good exposure to the current market knowledge. We had access to global faculty and global CEOs which was amazing.

PALADAGU VENI

Associate Product Specialist, FACTSET
I believe in attacking realistic challenges with realistic deadlines & permanent solutions. I believe in excellence and I am fortunate to have the support of my council & fellow students, together we believe in working as members of one big family at UBS.

HOSHEDAR BATLIWALA

Ex-President Student Council, UBS (2014-15) Head of E–World, HBS Realtors

I am content to be part of Universal Business School. It has given me an opportunity to learn and grow. I believe no matter how hard your past is you can always begin again and that’s what UBS is all about – Transforming lives.

SANKALP SEKSARIA

Sr. Manager - Operations, Think Education
I saw a huge advantage in getting a MBA Degree from Cardiff Met, UK in India for 15 mths. As a businessman, I believe “Time is Money”, so I decided to get an MBA in the shortest possible time.

VIVEKRAJ SHAH

Founder & CEO, buzzee Received $100,000 VC funding. 8 years at Moody’s & Mizuho Bank, New York
With 23 years of experience, I chose to do my MBA at UBS over IIM Bangalore as I was getting an internationally recognized degree from Cardiff Met, UK with global acceptance

UNIKRISHNAN

Director, Venture Gulf Group, Baharin