Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research, established in 1998 is one of the most respected institutions under the banner of Mahatma Education Society’s Pillai Group of Institutions. It conducts the Master of Management Studies (MBA equivalent) course at the Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus located in Navi Mumbai, India. The Master of Management Studies (MMS) course is affiliated to the prestigious University of Mumbai and recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The Institute has excellent faculty proficient in all aspects of management teaching. The teaching methodology focuses on the practical aspects of business and inculcates the entrepreneurial spirit among the students. The institute regularly conducts national and international conferences and facilitates interaction with the best minds of the corporate world. Today the Institute has a base of over 400 students pursuing the MMS (MBA) and Executive MBA courses.
The Pillai group has focused on excellence in education for five decades now and is also known for encouraging its students to pursue a career in sport. The alumni of the Pillai group include nationally and internationally known athletes who have participated at the Olympic Games, the Commonwealth Games, Indian Premier League (IPL) and Indian Super League (ISL). With the rise of world class leagues and clubs in the Indian sports, formal education in sports management has become the need of the hour. Having excelled in promoting sports at every level of education, the time was ripe for the Pillai group to take this expertise further by venturing into sports management education. The PILLAI/ FIFA/CIES Executive Programme in Sports Management will be conducted by Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research (PIMSR).