School of Management and Business Studies is a regular statutory Department for Management studies in Mahatma Gandhi University. The School had a humble beginning on 25th March 1999 with a two year full-time MBA program for the management aspirants with the objective of molding enterprising youth into career oriented and competent management professionals. With dedicated and high caliber professional expertise and state-of-art infrastructure, the institution imparts the best of theory and practical knowledge to carve a niche for itself in the challenging two year MBA, M.Phil and PhD programmes on Management and Business Studies. Ours is one of the prominent Management Institutes in South India. The MBA program offered by SMBS is aimed at creating business leaders and entrepreneurs by leveraging on its strength in technology, computing and social sciences. The department is currently engaged in a diverse set of activities including teaching, academic research, management development programs, and public sector projects. The department places heavy emphasis on experiential and process oriented learning, and the pedagogical tools include extensive use of case studies, simulation exercises, industry oriented project works to facilitate the same. Besides honing up the skills of individual decision making, enough emphasis is laid on developing team skills and value focused decision making. Continuous industry interaction, seminars and live projects are a regular part of the curriculum. Organizational environments are simulated to sharpen the skills of decision making, leadership and team building. Teamwork, group assignments, case studies, participation in class discussions and real business issues are strong features of the management program at SMBS.