Online Education – An Overview

An online university program is a relatively new form of learning. With internet being an indispensable part of our lives, online university programs have become very popular these days. All the major universities of the world nowadays offer online programs. In India, this form of education is slowly becoming very popular. The growing popularity of online university programs is largely due to the fact that it caters to a large part of the population who are not willing to spend the time in regular classrooms. The flexibility issue is a big advantage. One does not have to go to regular classroom. One can study in the comfort of his own house or wherever he can have access to internet. One can also give the exams online. Like every other form of education, distant learning courses have their own advantages and disadvantages.

One of the biggest advantages of distance learning courses is that sometimes they are unnecessarily expensive. Secondly, one has to have access to a computer and internet in order to opt for a distance learning course. It has been seen that there are some companies who do not approve of a distant learning degree. But, however, things are improving nowadays and nearly all the companies approve of a distant learning course degree. It has also been seen that some students with very slow learning curves, do not particularly fare well in an online university program. But, in spite of all the disadvantages, this form of education is growing with immense popularity these days.

Among the different online university programs, management studies are the most popular ones. An online MBA program is in huge demand nowadays. In India, there are a lot of job opportunities. But most of them are in specialized fields which require the study of management. That is the reason why MBA is in huge demand. There are different types of online MBA courses. The major subjects of an online MBA course are:

  • Financial Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Behavioral Science
  • Productions and Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership and Team Effectiveness
  • Managing Operations
  • Innovation Management
  • Strategy in Business
  • Entrepreneurship Management
  • International Business
  • MIS
  • Sales Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Services Marketing

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