Professional Interdisciplinary Program in
Management and Design Thinking

Management and Design Thinking

  • Amity University Degree

  • AI, Design Thinking, Social Media Marketing

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  • 3 Years Degree Program

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In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, innovation and creativity have become crucial components for organizations to thrive. As traditional business models continue to face disruption, the need for professionals who can apply innovative problem-solving techniques has never been greater. The MBA in Design Thinking program equips aspiring business leaders with a unique skill set that combines business acumen with the principles of design thinking. By pursuing this program, you will gain a competitive edge in the market and position yourself as a strategic thinker capable of driving innovation and solving complex business challenges.

Why Design Thinking

Design thinking is a human-centered problem-solving approach that emphasizes empathy, collaboration, and iterative prototyping. It enables individuals to understand the needs of end- users, identify opportunities, and develop innovative solutions that resonate with customers. Design thinking transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries, making it a valuable methodology in various industries, from technology and healthcare to finance and marketing. Design thinking provides several benefits, including:

  1. Enhanced problem-solving skills: Design thinking encourages a holistic approach to problem-solving, enabling you to identify underlying issues and develop creative solutions.
  2. Customer-centric focus: By understanding the needs and desires of customers, design thinking helps you create products and services that truly meet their expectations, resulting in increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  3. Collaboration and teamwork: Design thinking emphasizes cross-functional collaboration and multidisciplinary teamwork, fostering an environment of creativity and innovation.
  4. Iterative mindset: Through the iterative nature of design thinking, you develop a willingness to experiment, learn from failures, and continuously improve your solutions.

Growth Prospects for Students of Design Thinking

The demand for professionals with expertise in design thinking continues to grow across industries. By pursuing an MBA in Design Thinking, you position yourself for a range of exciting career opportunities. Here are some growth prospects you can explore:

  1. Innovation Management: Organizations are increasingly recognizing the importance of innovation as a strategic driver of growth. As an MBA in Design Thinking, you can take up roles as an innovation manager, responsible for driving innovation initiatives within companies and developing new products or services.
  2. UX/UI Design: User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design play a critical role in creating digital products that are intuitive, user-friendly, and visually appealing. With your design thinking background, you can excel in UX/UI design roles, collaborating with developers and designers to create exceptional user experiences.
  3. Strategic Consulting: Design thinking provides a valuable framework for problem- solving and strategy development. Many consulting firms are seeking professionals with design thinking expertise to assist clients in addressing complex challenges and driving organizational transformation.

Placement Opportunities for MBAs in Design Thinking

The MBA in Design Thinking program opens doors to diverse placement opportunities across industries. Our program focuses on developing a versatile skill set that enables you to excel in roles such as:

  1. Innovation Strategist: Drive innovation initiatives within organizations, identify emerging market trends, and develop strategies to stay ahead of the competition.
  2. Product Manager: Lead the development and launch of new products or services, applying design thinking principles to ensure customer satisfaction and market success.
  3. Design Thinking Facilitator: Help organizations embed design thinking methodologies into their culture, facilitate workshops, and train teams on problem- solving techniques.
  4. Entrepreneur: Leverage your design thinking skills to identify entrepreneurial opportunities, create innovative business models, and launch successful startups.

Industry Requirements of Design Thinking Specialists

As organizations strive to remain competitive in the digital age, they increasingly seek professionals who can integrate design thinking principles into their operations. Some key industry requirements for design thinking specialists include:

  1. User-Centric Mindset: Organizations value individuals who can understand and empathize with end-users, ensuring that their needs are at the core of product or service development.
  2. Creativity and Innovation: Design thinking specialists are expected to think outside the box, challenge conventional thinking, and develop innovative solutions that drive business growth.
  3. Collaboration and Communication: Effective collaboration and communication skills are crucial when working in multidisciplinary teams, as design thinking often involves diverse stakeholders.
  4. Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: Design thinking specialists should possess strong analytical abilities to identify and solve complex business problems, combining qualitative and quantitative data.

Join us in the MBA in Design Thinking program and unlock your potential as a dynamic, forward-thinking business leader who can create transformative solutions and shape the future of organizations. Enrol today to embark on an exciting journey that combines the power of business with the principles of design thinking!

Program Details


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Semester 1
Accounting for Managers
Applications of Disruptive Technologies in Business
Managerial Economics
Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
Organizational Behavior
Global Business Management
Marketing Management
Statistics for Management
Semester 2
Design Thinking for Innovation
Business Analytics and Modelling
Financial Management
Human Resource Management
Cross Cultural Management and Management of Multinational Companies
International Trade Documentation and Logistics
Legal Aspects of Business
Operations Management
Business Research Methods
Semester 3
Creative Thinking- Techniques and Tools
Design Thinking and Predictive Analytics for Data Products
Introduction to Interaction Design
Digital Innovation, Transformation and Creativity
Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
Strategic Management
Global Strategic Brand Management
Digital Marketing
Semester 4
Integrated Product Development
Business Model Innovation
Design Thinking Methods
Management in Action
Product Development and Management - a Global Perspective
Enterprise Management
Transactional Analysis

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    The first round of assessment based on the Selection Test

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    The final round of assessment based on interaction with the Amity University Team

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For any query or information, please contact:

Dr. Sandeep Bhasin, Mobile - +919958955151, Email: sbhasin@amity.edu