MBA (Global)

MBA (Global) Course with Classes by International Faculty

Innovation lies at the heart of a truly global company. Global managers today have to look beyond business geography as a conglomeration of national marketplaces, but as an invaluable source of knowledge, information, skills and expertise – the key requirements in the development and diffusion of innovation worldwide.

Business corporations today need global business managers who can represent the need for an integrated worldwide strategy and more efficient standardised products. Global business managers would need to have the perspective that would allow them to look across the world and continuously explore opportunities for economies.

Amongst the best colleges for MBA in International Business, the Master of Business Administration (Global) programme has been designed to impart students with a learning experience that would expose them to dedicated sessions covering global case studies. This unique upmarket programme of Globsyn Business School – considered to be among the top international MBA programs in Kolkata and India – offers specialization in International Business, in partnership with Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST), for those who harbour global ambitions and see themselves as an integral part of the global corporate environment, irrespective of the geography they will be working in.

Designed for the quintessential high flyer, a significant part of this programme with international business specialization in MBA is at par with any global MBA courses. Ranked amongst the top MBA colleges in Kolkata, the MBA (Global) programme is dedicated to provide students with a truly global management education experience with classes by international faculty, giving the young managers a bird’s-eye view of the globalised economic environment.

Duration: 2 years Full Time Programme

Signing of the MoA between Globsyn Business School and Malaysia University of Science & Technology

About Malaysia University of Science & Technology (MUST)

Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) was set up by the Malaysian government in 1997 in collaboration with MIT, USA and rated 5 Star for Teaching and Employability by the prestigious QS University World Rating.

MUST has a wide variety of programs both at undergraduate as well as postgraduate levels that emulate world class method of teaching and learning. These programmes encourage creativity, analytical thinking, problem-solving, innovation and team-building, which have proven to be successful in producing entrepreneurial leadership in technology and business. All programs are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education in Malaysia and also have the approval of the Association of Indian Universities. One of the leading universities in Malaysia, from award winning staff to unique teaching pedagogy, MUST is truly equipped to be the university of choice for students who are looking to make a brighter future.

The University is aggressively moving towards establishing international collaborations with partners from Nigeria, Gambia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and India. This collaboration in Kolkata is a part of this ongoing thrust and the University hopes to bring the same passion for excellence that all its partners have come to expect.

Global Immersion Programme

An integral part of the inter-disciplinary Master of Business Administration (Global) programme, the Global Immersion Programme* (GIP) exposes students to a global environment coupled with intensive classes, case studies, projects and dissertations. The entire GIP module has been modelled to put into real-life context the entire gamut of management learning that the students have assimilated during their academic discourses.

Global MBA Courses


Semester I

Sl. No.Courses
1Financial & Management Accounting
2Managerial Economics
3Marketing Management - I
4Computer Applications - I
5Legal Aspects of Business
6Management Functions & Organizational Behaviour
7Quantitative Methods - I
8Business Communication
9Professional Skills Development - I
10Language classes (French/Spanish/German/Mandarin etc.)
Semester II

Sl. No.Courses
1Financial Management & Corporate Finance
2Managerial Economics & Global Business Environment
3Marketing Management - II
4Human Resource Management
5Business Process Automation & Advanced Data Analytics
6Business Research Methods & Applications
7Quantitative Methods - II
8Global Business Strategy
9Operations Management
10Computer Applications - II
11Professional Skills Development - II
12Language classes (English/French/Spanish)
13Industry 4.0

Summer Internship Program
Semester III

Sl. No.Courses
1Computer Applications - III
2Professional Skills Development - III
3Language classes (English/French/Spanish)
4Specialization I - International Business & Global Business Opportunity
5Specialization II - (Finance/Marketing/HR/Operations)
Semester IV

Sl. No.Courses
1Corporate Strategy
2Business Law & Ethics
3Dissertation in International Business
4Specialization II - (Finance/Marketing/HR/Operations)
Two credits are allocated to Beyond Education Activities, which is spread across all four semesters.

Students pursuing this programme will have a dual major:

  1. International Business, and
  2. A choice between the following Schools of Excellence: Marketing / Finance / HR / Operations Management

As the world moves from being a sellers’ market to a buyers’ market, consumers have assumed a pivotal role in the structure of an organisation. Marketing specialization recognises the consumers as the fulcrum around which the plans and programs of an organisation revolves. Today’s market fashion’s itself according to the need of the hour. For example, marketing of ideas and services has become more important than marketing of products. The School of Marketing Excellence programme at Globsyn Business School, armed with an unbeaten course structure, live and industry vertical specific case studies, live projects, workshops, advertisement clubs and other creative pedagogic tools, represents an ideal gurukul to learn the intricacies of the today’s marketplace.

The School of Marketing Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Industrial Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Marketing for Non-profit organizations
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Rural Marketing
  • Social and Environmental Marketing
  • Strategic Product & Project Pricing
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Cross-cultural Marketing & Ethnographic Orientation
  • Logistics & Sales Force Management
  • Product Innovation & Management
  • Sales & Distribution Management
  • Services Marketing
  • Strategic Brand Management
  • Digital Sales
  • Marketing Research
  • Sports and Tourism Marketing in India
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Brand Valuation
  • Marketing Policies and Operations
  • Marketing and Public Policy
  • Marketing & Business Ethics
  • Social and Digital Marketing & Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Retail Marketing
  • Dissertation for Marketing School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

The School of Finance Excellence brings to management aspirants a perfect blend of theory and practices over Financial Management, Business Finance, and Accounts as the principal areas of coverage. Today there is an increasing emphasis on globalisation and multinational financial management which have been reflected in the curriculum. While many of the courses are analytical in approach, the finance specialization emphasises on adequate conceptual inputs for a strong foundation, applicability of the concepts, techniques and strategies through project and industry vertical based case studies built around real life problems. One of the primary objectives of the elective is to give the students a feel of ‘how to go about’ in the field of finance and foster an understanding of how financial decisions themselves can create can value for the firm.

The School of Finance Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Advanced Accounting & Taxation
  • Banking & Insurance Management
  • Investment Banking & Financial Services
  • Risk Management
  • Global Finance
  • Pricing
  • Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Rural Banking & Micro Finance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Treasury Management
  • Valuation
  • Dissertation for Finance School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

The cutting edge of an organisation ultimately depends upon the quality of its human resource and how effectively it is leveraged by the firm. To lead a successful organisation, Human Resource policies and practices must drive its strategic goals and help in their effective realisation. The HR specialization programme at Globsyn Business School covers compulsory courses, key concepts, issues, systems and tools relevant to the industry in the first year. In the second year, wider areas are taught in depth with industry specific ‘live’ case studies, GDs, management games, industry projects and other innovative pedagogic tools.

The School of HR Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Organizational Development & Change Management
  • Performance Management & Competency Mapping
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • Compensation Structuring
  • Training & Development
  • Corporate Governance: HR Perspective
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Management of IR
  • Strategic HRM
  • Stress Management
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Dissertation for HR School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

The study of Operations Management is pivotal for a comprehensive understanding of ‘production – from inception to implementation’ in the commercial sector. The School of Operations Management Excellence at Globsyn Business School thrives to viably educate aspiring operation managers about the fundamental nitty-gritty involved in the management procedure – from learning the concepts of design, planning, arranging, staffing, driving and controlling, to settling on a strategy and running an implementation cohesively. The layered structure of the Operations Management specialization programme also covers a variety of industrial experiences, equal parts, academic disciplines. One of the primary objectives of this elective is to provide aspirants with high-quality teaching and research covering multifarious levels of managerial decision-making.

The School of Operations Management Excellence offers the following areas of study:

  • Operations Strategy
  • World Class Manufacturing
  • Service Operations
  • Total Quality Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Resource Management
  • Technology Management
  • Dissertation for Operations Management School of Excellence

* Not all papers are offered in all courses

Eligibility Criteria

To seek admission to MBA (Global) candidates need to be:

  1. A Graduate from any recognised university
  2. Have a valid CAT/MAT/XAT/JEMAT scorecard

Classes for this programme are conducted at the Corporate Office. To facilitate the learning experience of the students, Globsyn Business School provides them with top-notch infrastructure, like a well-stocked library, hybrid classrooms, a comfortable study lounge, hostel facility, also known as the GBS Student Home, amongst others.

Note: Apart from the MBA (Global) programme, Globsyn Business School also provides leading PGDM course in Kolkata

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

To get into Globsyn Business School, you need to be a graduate and have appeared at anyone of the following entrance exams like CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, or ATMA.

To apply for an international MBA, i.e., MBA (Global) programme in Globsyn Business School, candidates must fill in the application form, mentioned below:

Admission to the MBA (Global) programme at Globsyn Business School is based on the scores achieved in CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA followed by Globsyn Admission Test (GAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI).

Candidates who are in their final year of a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent may apply, as long as they can provide evidence of meeting the minimum eligibility requirements, latest by September 30, 2024. Failure to meet this requirement may result in the rejection of their application from the Program.

Globsyn Business School’s Corporate Relationship Program (CRP) team have always been arranging for Summer Internship Program (SIP) opportunities for the students.

The 8 – 10 weeks SIP opportunity is extended to all first-year students of the B-School, which allows them to contribute their knowledge, and enhance their cognitive and interpersonal skills, whilst providing the young minds with a first-hand exposure at working with various national and multinational business houses across various sectors in the global corporate world.

The image below lists the major recruiting companies who have been hiring students, over the years, during the Final Placement.

Globsyn Business School has a sprawling state of the art eight-acre campus located amidst a lush green landscape in the outskirts of Kolkata, which is well equipped with state-of-the-art modern facilities like Globsyn Student Home. Living in the Globsyn Student Home or hostel is an excellent way to kick start a student’s 2-year management journey at the B-School.

Globsyn Business School assists students who require hostel facilities in the vicinity of the Campus, with twin sharing rooms and all basic amenities.

Globsyn Business School believes in acknowledging excellence achieved by meritorious students in academic and extra-curricular pursuits and recognizing talent from a holistic point of view.

As a part of this ongoing initiative, the B-School offers various scholarships to its students in the form of National Scholarship Program (NSP), which recognizes merit from a broader perspective to include those who have excelled in non-academic areas. NSP provides two types of scholarships viz. ‘Kalyani Scholarships’ meant for students from economically disadvantaged background, and ‘Outstanding Achievers Scholarships’ designed for students achieving recognition or excellence in sports or culture/arts areas.

Globsyn Business School is committed to not only recognize the excellence achieved by its students, but also provide support and opportunities in their pursuit of various post graduate programmes.

As a part of this initiative students of GBS, over the years, have availed financial aid from these intuitions: State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India, HDFC Bank, Union Bank of India, UCO Bank, Indian Bank, Canara Bank, West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme, HDFC Credila, amongst others.