A Study on Impact of Post Graduate Distance Learning Programme in the Case Institution- Master of Business Administration
Keywords:Distance learning; constraints; influence; course.
The study was conducted to understand that how far the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) MBA program was useful to the respondents and to mainly identify constraints they faced while undergoing the program and the reasons for them to join the ODL MBA program in the case institution. The data collected from 60 students registered for the MBA program in ODL using a random sampling method. Data were analyzed using appropriate statistical tools like Percentage analysis, Chi-Square (χ2) test, and Discriminant Analysis. Major findings reported that the respondents' motive behind joining the PG MBA program was to obtain promotion and increment, start a new venture, interest in the subject, and gain knowledge in management aspects. The suitable measures were suggested to address the challenges inorder to increase the effectiveness of ODL MBA program.
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