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Symbiosis Institute Of Digital & Telecom Management (SIDTM)

We are pleased to inform you that Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM) is now known as Symbiosis Institute of Digital and Telecom Management (SIDTM), offering MBA in Digital and Telecom Management (MBA-DTM) with the following specializations:

  • Analytics & Finance
  • Systems & Finance
  • Marketing & Finance

Keep reading to learn why we decided to undergo this change and how it will impact our students. Let’s get started.

Why Did We Make This Shift?

SITM was founded in 1996 and was inline with the then Nation Telecom Policy of the Indian Government. Over the years, The Telecom industry has become the technology enabler and the Indian government recognizes this. The Indian Government released its National Digital communications policy with a futuristic view of how the Digital and Telecom industry can impact other sectors. Inline with this update, we at SIDTM decided to incorporate these changes. This change is not just limited to our name, but also defines the way we have designed our latest curriculum, updated our teaching methodology, and added new certified courses.

Why Was There a Need to Change? 

There is a massive shift towards digitization and digital transformation across every sector and domain. This rapid adoption of new technologies like IOT, Cloud, 5G, AI, Big data analytics etc is certainly pushing the demand for skilled workforce. A technologically skilled and superior workforce also means a heightened demand for technologically skilled managers across the line. Management executives are no longer expected to understand project management, marketing, sales but have a deep understanding of technologies, their merits and demerits and limitations. 

Prof. Abhijeet Chirputkar (Director SIDTM), says ‘The telecom companies are no longer limited to providing, SIM cards, calls and SMS services. Telecom companies themselves evolved to digital content providers with TV, video and audio, business apps, IOT services, payments bank etc. All these new initiatives need a very skilled workforce, especially with 5G on the horizon. Also with the extensive digital footprint being created by users, these organizations are looking for data mining and analytics at a large scale.’

What Our Updated MBA Programme is all about?

The main focus areas of the programme will be:

  1. Digital and Communication technologies such as 5G, AI, IoT, Cloud, and Big data, AR/VR, Industry 4.0 and their applications in the business domain.
  2. Digital and Communication infrastructure
  3. Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Forensics
  4. Digital Risk Management
  5. Business models which are emerging due to disruptive technologies and advanced digital technologies in various fields
  6. Next-generation access technologies
  7. Enhancing research and development in the domain
  8. Motivating Techno-Entrepreneurship among students
  9. Digital Analytics and Data Analytics
  10. Digital transformation in various sectors

At SIDTM, we understand the importance of management education and how it helps to mould students into professionals with industry-relevant expertise and skills. With our new name and advanced course syllabus, we can confidently nurture professionals who can acquire in-demand career profiles. Stay tuned to our blog section and learn more about SIDTM!



About Abhijeet Chirputkar

Abhijeet Chirputkar
Director - SITM C.A. C.I.S.A. (USA), M.B.F.(ICAI), M.Com. SET. Persuing Ph.D.

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