BBA or Bachelors of Business Administration in India is a 3 year fulltime degree course that exposes students to subjects related to business, legal studies and certain specializations based on the interest of the student. 

A BBA degree is designed in such a way that it covers all the functional aspects of a company and their interconnection. The degree also develops the student's practical, managerial skills, communication skills and business decision-making capability. Many programs incorporate training and practical experience, in the form of case projects, presentations, internships, industrial visits, and interaction with experts from the industry.

The core topics usually comprise:

  • Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Cost & Management accounting
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Business statistics
  • Human resources management
  • Labour laws
  • Business ethics
  • Project management
  • Entrepreneurship 

It is quite common to take up science as a default subject after schooling. But for students who opt for commerce, BBA is a great option to explore all the facets of the corporate world. While pursuing BBA, students also get an opportunity to get real time experience through internships. Other benefits of taking up this course are: 

 It complements other courses:  BBA gives you an edge as it covers all the aspects of a business. Thus after BBA if you wish to take up courses like Masters in MIS, Masters in HR etc, it always adds value to the course and complements it. Thus doing a BBA is never going to be a waste of time if you are bound to enter the corporate world

Makes MBA a cake walk: If you have done bachelors before jumping in for masters in the same course, you know the court well and know how to play it the right way. There will also be lot of such topics that you have already covered, and thus the course of MBA will become a lot more easier to you if you have taken up BBA

It has a long term demand: Business and demand for people who have the knowledge of business problems and solutions are always going to be in demand. There will always be a demand for managers, accountants, marketers, and consultants. No matter how the technology improves, these positions will never become obsolete. As such, when you get a BBA, you are getting a degree that will serve you for your rest of your life. 

Gets you a hands on knowledge on hard skills and soft skills: Management is such a course that will not only teach you the accounting basics and laws of business, but will also give you an insight as to how should you deal with problems, how to empathise with employees and how to gauge the situations. 

Hire or get hired: If you plan to startup soon after getting a college degree, then BBA is a great option. The course will certainly equip you with all the skills. So whether you start your own business and hire other job seekers who fit your requirement or plan to get hired, this course is a gateway to the business world. 

So, if you are planning to take up BBA, go ahead without hesitation as it is a good investment for a great career option in future. This is one course that is never going to experience changes in fundamentals. The basics of accounting are always going to be the same, the HR policies are always going to be the same and the marketing rules are always common. So, even if you wish to take up a job after years of break, this course is going to help you in getting a decent job anytime in your life. 

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