Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, has launched an executive MBA programme for working professionals in partnership with, an e-learning company, to provide a seamless, virtual and collaborative learning platform.

Launching the programme, university Vice-Chancellor R.T. Sabapathy Mohan said the first batch of the executive MBA programme in entrepreneurial thinking, retail banking, education management and police administration will begin in January.

Each course will have eight papers plus five add-on courses. Professionals with a degree and three years of work experience could apply for the MBA programme.

The fees will be 20 to 30 per cent higher than the existing programme, Prof. Mohan said.