International School of Engineering (INSOFE) – India and USA-based Walsh College announced the first-of-its-kind MBA Program that is an integration of International Business and Technology. The dual specialisation of business and data science provides the edge to professionals seeking to make techno-managerial roles.
The next-generation MBA program with a cutting-edge specialisation in data science with STEM Category recognition is aimed at providing the student with the firepower to succeed in managerial as well as technology roles in the ever-growing analytics, research and product development markets.
During the launch, Dr Bill Bateman, the Program Chair, at Walsh College, said “Our MBA program is consistently rated as the best, and you are coming to a College that is not only well known but also well respected”
Agreeing to that, Dr Dakshinamurthy V Kolluru, the President and Co-Founder, INSOFE expressed “In these uncertain times, students need to invest in programs that have a competitive advantage over their peer group. The skills required to enhance business performance using technology and data science will be a critical skill over the next decade”.
The joint program starts with 405 hours of Semester 1 done with INSOFE. After successfully completing the Semester 1 with data Science concentration at INSOFE, the students need to complete two semesters of course work in technology and business strategy and one semester of industry project at the Walsh College, Troy, Michigan, USA.
Explaining that, Dr Suzanne Siegle, the Provost and Executive Vice President at Walsh College added “The Faculty at Walsh has an extensive experience in management, business, and strategy. They bring this blend of academic rigour, credentials and recognised respect as well as the professional experience and when you put that together, that is what you get at Walsh in a classroom.”
Significant benefits of the program include —
- World-class faculty and proven business leaders.
- Intensive techno-managerial education in data science.
- The program is recognised under the STEM category, ensuring a 35 month OPT.
- Futuristic careers with disruptive organisations.
- Cutting-edge internships to gain relevant work experience.
- Career guidance in the USA.
Gaurav Agrawal, the Head of Education at INSOFE – Americas spoke about job prospects in the USA with reference to International Tech MBA with a concentration in Data Science.
Dr Venkatesh Sunkad Professor at INSOFE also added “This International Tech MBA is a combination of data science and management, and can help you start a glowing career in USA”
The college is located at Troy, MI which is among the top 10 safest cities in Michigan.
“Our tuition fee is not different for international students; it is the same for anyone across the world. In addition, we have international student groups that have a lot of activities at Walsh and off-campus as well, so we are very excited for this opportunity and look forward to meeting the aspirants,” concluded Karen Mahaffy, the Executive Director, Admissions and Enrollment Services at Walsh College.