MBA(Exec) - PGP(T)

A University degree from GITAM University & PGP in Technology from Blackbuck with IIT as knowledge partner.

Technology world needs more leaders with deep understanding of technology and management. To meet this need, the MS/MBA Program builds upon students’ existing technical knowledge and skills and prepares them for leadership roles in technology ventures.

EMC2 - Executive Master Class Dual Postgraduate Program

EMC2 – MBA (E) is a curriculum for professionals and executives to become future leaders. Its an opportunity to excel at both management and technology, become future proof, and at the same time attain dual post graduation. The program is where management and technology intersect.

Hyderabad is the world's hub for technology, with top companies based here that include Google, Facebook, Infosys, Wipro and many others. This location and the program’s focus on innovation make EMC2 the ideal place to explore the technology industry. Almost 70% the engineers in tech industry at this current juncture, are vulnerable to the outlash of new technologies and also to the lack of holistic thinking process.

In just 18 months, immersed in a single integrated curriculum, EMC2 students can earn two postgraduate programs: Master of Business Administration (Exec) – A University awarded degree and a post graduate program in technology.

The aim of the Executive MBA Programs is to help the student obtain sufficient knowledge, skills and insight into the subject matter being studied to enable a graduate to grow into and/or hold a higher management position at an academic as well as implementation level.

Why EMC2 is best in the country

The course is specially designed for aspirants who want to become leaders in Technology and IT Industry. Successful technology ventures are able to meet customers’ needs, leverage technology for advantage, and have a viable business model. Leaders of those ventures must be trained as designers—of products, business models, and organizations. To achieve these goals, the MBA(E)/PGP(T) conveys concepts and builds skills in engineering, design, and innovation management.

EMC2 is awarded by A+ Accredited GITAM University as a degree in contrast to other Executive MBA programs that are institute certified programs hereby bringing number of benefits over mere certifications.
Master of Business Administration (E) from GITAM University and Post Graduate Certificate from Blackbuck with IITH being the knowledge partner, while your professional and personal life is undisturbed.
A unique curriculum that is designed by renowned scholars from Industry and Academia. A special curriculum that is conceived and delivered to address the vision and objectives of technology industry.
60% of the course work from Industry – most experienced people in the areas – at Directors and Vice President levels. 40% of the course work from best of the academicians – IIT, IIM and ISB.
With knowledge partner as IIT and an orientation towards technologies like Big Data, Analytics, Automation, Internet of Things, Cyber Security coupled with curriculum that focuses on managing the technologies your career becomes future-proof.
EMC2PLUS brings additional features like research knowledge, access to mentors, career advancement services, access to industry leaders and startups. EMC2Plus also provides great opportunity to improve professional and behavioral skills.
Lush campus of Gitam University that provides great environment for learning.
Groups of students get access and mentor products / accounts.

Vision & Mission
EMC2 aims to be one of the best executive education provider in the country. Our mission is to provide our students with master class, affordable, convenient and enriching education that is valued across industries and provide a platform for life-long engagement.

We are committed to investing in our people, our program and the centers of excellence where we strive to help position our students for long-term, sustainable growth.

Our vision, hence, is to:
Be internationally ranked in top 20 universities as practical, research-driven institution that grooms world-class students.
Attract best of the brains across the world: students, professors, managers, leaders, visionaries.
Create lasting value: By empowering every individual to realize his/her highest potential.
Pioneer in innovation. Encourage and publish best research in management and technology innovation.

Program Overview

The aim of the MBA (E) Program is to obtain sufficient knowledge, skills and insight into the subject matter being studied to enable a graduate to grow into and/or hold a higher management position.

A flexible structure and an engagement to specific work fields characterizes the program. This implies that a student will be challenged to implement newly acquired knowledge and experience in daily work. This is in order to maximize the outcome of the combination of study, work and life, and gain the best possible personal growth.

The course is run on the lush green campus of GITAM in Hyderabad. The program is designed part time so that there is no disturbance to the professional or personal life of the student.

A total of 600 Hours is run on the campus. The 600 Hours are completed in 18 months time period. Project work has to submitted after the classroom sessions of 18 months, within subsequent 6 months.

Classroom sessions will be conducted on 78 Saturdays for 7 hours and 18 Sundays for 3 hours.

Management Modules - 432 Hours.
Technology Modules - 168 Hours.

The program consists of general courses which give exposure to Management subjects, electives as core courses that lead to specialization and technology specific courses to prepare the students for technology specific management roles. Academics section will provide more details about the structure of the program.

Our People

EMC2's talented, creative and committed people work hard to make this program special, rigorous and distinctive. Our vision for the future is to be a sustainable and academically excellent program recognised as one of the best management programs in the world. We offer a wealth of acclaimed academic staff who guide and support the academic development of our students. We conduct research at the highest international level, creating new knowledge and sharing the benefits of this with our students, partners and users.

EMC2 marries academic excellence with industry impact, valuing rigorous research and high standards and also working with industry, business and companies to ensure the relevance of our research and teaching. We are also grateful for the immensely valuable contributions made to EMC2 by our Leadership team who guide us in making the program most useful.

Our Steering Committee - that makes things happen.

Dr.N.Siva Prasad

Pro Vice Chancellor, GITAM University Hyderabad | Former Registar, IIT Madras

M.Tech and Ph.D from IIT Madras, Professor Siva Prasad superannuated as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and held many responsible administrative positions at IIT Madras, the last one being Registrar, IIT Madras.


Former Dean, IIM Bangalore | Dean Emeritus at WOXSEN School of Business

Dr.Vishnuprasad Nagadevara brings with him, forty years of experience and has consulted organizations such as UNDP, NABARD, Government of India, Central Silk Board, Karnataka Housing Board, NCDC, Wipro, PSC, Powergrid

Dr.M.Rama Mohana Rao

Dean Emeritus at the ISB | Dean, Director and Professor Emeritus, IIM Bangalore

Doctorate in Industrial Administration, Dr. Ramma Mohana Rao, held number of positions on Boards of Government Departments, Chairman of AICTE and Vice President of All India Management Schools.

Dr. Y Lakshman Kumar

Dean and Director, Hyderabad Business School - GITAM University

Dr. YLK is both a practitioner and an academician. His experience includes his assignments as Dean, EThames and Director, Vels School of Management Studies. He is a Professor at IIM.

Anuradha Thota

MD & CEO, Blackbuck Engineers Pvt. Ltd. | ISB Alumnus 2010

ISB alumnus from 2010 and with 20 years of experience in multinationals like Microsoft, Wipro and Satyam Anuradha brings immense experience in technology space. She brings global experience from the UK and the US.

Chandrasekhar Madala

Head Africas, Dhanush Infotech Ltd. | Former Deliver Head, Birlasoft Ltd.

25+ years’ experience with skills in managing P&L, Program Management, Client Management, Resource and Operations Management. Expertise in Health Care, Banking & Financials, Telecom and Manufacturing Domains.

Sudheer Devulapally

Managing Director, Skilliantech | Director, Careaxes Solutions |Director, TradeCommit

Sudheer Devulapally is a combination of technology skills and business acumen. In no time, he has established successful ventures spanning the globe. He is an active participant in various social initiatives.

Dr.Vishwanath Kokkonda

Director, Yagnaum India | MBA | MSc Psy | Business Excellence

22+ Years of experience in IT Industry. Proven consulting & coaching experience in Agile Framework, SAP Logistics, Six Sigma Black Belt, EFQM Model. I bring global experience from the UK and the US.

Dr.Pardhasaradhi Varma

Principal, SRKR Engineering College | National Executive Council Member of ISTE

Dr.PardhasaradhiVarma has number of patents in technology. He is an honorary member of number of positions at national and international educational consortiums. He has steered SRKR to top position in AU.

Tie Ups

We collaborate with IIT Hyderabad on various fronts. We have signed up with IIT Hyderabad for the following:

IITH resource partner for agreed programs.
IITH to be on Advisory Board for Masters and Research Programs conducted by APSSDC and Blackbuck. Selected Masters students from the programs to stay on the ODF campus hostels and work on Masters projects from IITH campus under their faculty’s guidance.
Collaborate for dissemination of knowledge on cutting edge technologies to faculty and research programmes.

We are also in process of signing up with IIM and IIT Madras. We have signed up with firms / companies for providing work / internships to students.

GITAM University

A+ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Within a short span of nine years, the University at Hyderabad Campus has grown into one of the premier universities in the country. It is spread over three picturesque campuses, with 11 Institutes, 10 Faculties, 50 Departments and 11 Research Centres. With a multidisciplinary approach, the University is offering 138 programs at UG, PG and Doctoral levels in diverse disciplines - Technology, Science, Pharmacy, Management, International Business, Architecture, Humanities, Law, Medicine and Nursing.

The University has today over 17,500 regular full-time students, about 1,000 research scholars and well over 45,000 students in distance mode hailing from almost all parts of the country. The University has well qualified and committed team of over 1,100 fulltime faculty members. The faculty members have undertaken major research projects with financial assistance from funding agencies such as UGC, DST, DBT, DAE, DRDO, CSIR, MoES and BARC. In addition, GITAM's faculty has taken up several research projects sponsored by industrial organizations/corporate houses like HPCL, NTPC, VSP, VPT, Dr. Reddy’s Labs and such other organizations.

Recognizing the holistic education that the University is imparting, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, ranked GU as Category-‘I’ University among the universities of its kind. More at GITAM Website

Blackbuck Group

Blackbuck exists to bridge the gap between industry and academia. That goal is achieved by bringing industry research and development closer to academia. The organization's vision to unleash highest human potential arises from the belief that the gap between industry and academia is significant and can be worked on by both sides by continuous engagement. Blackbuck's mission is to build and empower people in technology by using collaborative talents, experience and collective energy to design and deliver initiatives that make positive change happen.

Blackbuck Specialization

Blackbuck Incubation Centers - Blackbuck Engineers focuses on cutting edge and latest technologies for research and development. Focused on incubation and innovation centers, we bid projects in the industry and get the projects developed and implemented from our incubation centers in Engineering Colleges and Universities.

Blackbuck Engineers - Blackbuck's technology solutions and services division brings expertise to solve current technology problems using latest tools. Number of research problems in latest, cutting edge technologies are resolved by Blackbuck teams.


Blackbuck Engineers Pvt. Ltd. is established in 2013 as Blackbuck Engineers & Company, a pioneer in setting up R&D labs in engineering institutions and promoting college entrepreneurship. Established in May 2013, we work closely with industry so that we remain to our vision of bridging the gap between industry and academia, thereby bringing students closer to employment.

Blackbuck employs engineers who have research focus, strong at engineering design. Our staff includes more of Masters and Ph.D. level engineers. Blackbuck is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class technology, so our customers can turn their dream into beautiful design concepts and then into successful, innovative products.

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