MBA Materials Management

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Mar 13, 2023 19:31PM IST

About MBA - Materials Management

MBA in Materials Management is becoming a widely popular course among candidates interested in the planning, designing, building, logistics, etc. the material till it reaches its final destination. MBA in Material Management involves the thorough study of all material related activities and how to carry them out in a cost-effective manner. To get through in material management, a bachelor’s degree is a must.

The also focuses on communication and negotiation skills that are an essential requirement of the industry as the main aim of the material manager is to bring down the cost, without compromising on the quality and timely supplies. MBA in Material Management is one of fields of business study, however, it offers a great scope.

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MBA - Materials Management Syllabus

First Year:

Principles of Management and Organisational Behavior

Quantitative Techniques for Management

Marketing Management

Research Methods for Management

Managerial Economics

Corporate Communication

Human Resources Management

Operations Management

Accounting and Finance for Managers

Second Year:

Packing and Distribution Management

Total Quality Management

Purchasing and Procurement Management

Project Management

and Documentation

Business Environment and Ethics

Materials and Stores Management

Strategic Management

Logistic and Supply Chain Management

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MBA - Materials Management Career Options and Job Prospects

Materials Management has diverse employment in . From railways to research, to the military to public transport to supply chain industries, material managers can be found everywhere. Not only this, with great managerial skills and zeal for your career, you can even go up to the level of Chief Purchasing Officer (CPO) and President.  Following are some of the popular jobs in the field of material manager:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Logistics
  • Inventory Manager
  • Purchase Officer
  • Materials Supervisor

, a lot has changed for aspirants who wish to make the career in material management. An average salary for an MBA professional starts from Rs. 7 Lakhs - Rs. 8 Lakhs per annum. Whereas for candidates with diploma the average salary can be up to Rs. 4 Lakhs per annum. Please note that the salary packages may vary as per industry trends and company to company as well as a candidate's ability.

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FAQs about MBA Materials

What is the duration of the course MBA - Materials Management ?

MBA - Materials Management is a 2 year course.

What is the average fee for the course MBA - Materials Management ?

The average fee for MBA - Materials Management is INR 6,00,000 per year.

What are the top colleges offering MBA - Materials Management courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Management courses : Xavier Labour Relations Institute (Jamshedpur) , Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) , Indian Institute of Management (Lucknow) , Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (Mumbai) , Institute of Management-Christ University (Bangalore). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer MBA - Materials Management or not.
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Related Questions


priyal Babbar, Student / Alumni

-Answered on Feb-05-2024
Hi there, LPU offers several MBA programs with various specializations such as HR, Finance, Hospitality, Healthcare and many more. The admission for the next academic session has begun. You can register and book your LPUNEST slot. If you are awaiting your result then you can take provisional admission as well. Good Luck

Subhashri Roy, Student / Alumni

-Answered on Jan-05-2024

Dear student,

Around 126 colleges are accepting XAT score 2024. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting XAT score 2024 include the following:

You can also check out the XAT score vs percentile 2024 to predict your chances of getting into the XAT participating colleges. 

For admission-related assistance, please fill out our Common Application Form or call on our toll-free number 1800-572-9877. 

Thank you.


riya, Student / Alumni

-Answered on July-05-2023
In my opinion there is nothing like famous or best specialisation but it’s all depend upon your area of interest, if you are interested in what you wanted to do. In LPU students can opt two specialisations it is dual specialisation course. So, students can opt any two specialization from almost 24 or + options. It is two year programme, in which first year in general and in second year specialisation come. There is related programmes are like, tie- up programmes, international credit transfer programmes and you can opt MBA in specific specialization like hospital and healthcare management, international business and tourism and hospitality.

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