Admissions for Jul-Dec 2023 batch are open! The classes will be held in Borivali Suburb of Mumbai. Call 8104 365 281 or write to for more details.

Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) is a six-month part-time course in which you will learn all essential topics covered in a typical two-year full-time MBA program. CBA is designed specifically for self-employed professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs. They can apply the learning from CBA for managing their business ventures more professionally. A diploma or graduation in any discipline and minimum five years of work experience are needed to join the CBA course.

CBA is being offered in association with Suvidya Prasarak Sangh (SPS) on its premises. SPS is 50+ years old educational trust that runs four schools and a college in Borivali suburb of Mumbai. All the sessions of CBA will be held in an air-conditioned classroom available in Suvidyalaya, located in Vazira, Borivali West.

A team of three highly experienced industry professionals has designed CBA and they teach different topics of CBA. All of them earlier worked at LTIMindtree (L&T Group Company) and have been teaching as visiting faculty at leading academic institutes.

  1. Dr Shrikant Mulik, B.E., MBA (IIT Bombay) and PhD (NMIMS) (LinkedIn Profile)
  2. Mr Pradeep Joshi, B.E., MMS (Finance) (LinkedIn Profile)
  3. Ms Mona Sudarshan, MA (Psychology), M Phil (IIT Bombay) (LinkedIn Profile)

CBA consists of 20 day-long sessions that are typically conducted on Sundays over six months. With six hours per day, the total contact hours in CBA are 120. The batch size is kept less than 30 to ensure personalized attention to each participant. Additional resources and activities are hosted at for self-paced learning. CBA will also include online interaction with senior business executives such as CFOs, CIO, and CEOs of leading companies.

CBA covers following 10 topics:

  1. Business Organization
  2. Business Environment
  3. Business Analytics
  4. Business Communication
  5. Business Leadership
  6. Human Resources Management
  7. Financial Management
  8. Marketing Management
  9. Project Management
  10. Strategic Management

The fee schedule is as follows:

  • Admission Fee: Rs. 3,000/-
  • Tuition Fee: Rs. 21,000/-
  • Exam Fee (optional): Rs. 6,000/-

Note: All participants receive a Certificate of Participation upon attending at least 80% of sessions. Those participants, who opt for exam, receive a Certificate with Grade upon appearing for assessment consisting of quizzes, assignments, and viva.

CBA offers value for both money and time. CBA offers value for money as one can learn the essential MBA topics in less than half a lac while a typical MBA program fee ranges from two lacs to 20 lacs. CBA offers value for time as one can learn the essential MBA topics within six months while continuing to work instead of taking a break of two years for a full-time MBA. Further, one can attend CBA only for the learning purpose and does not need to spend money and time in giving exams for earning a Certificate with Grade.