Postgraduate Diploma in Management – Agribusiness and Plantation Management
This Professional Management Course aims at providing management education to the entrants in the plantation and associated agri-business sector. The program is aimed at combining the grassroots action with global competition and equips the students for managerial positions in Agri-Plantation Business Sector. Accordingly, the program equips the students with the latest ideas and techniques in management and technology. Students undergoing this program can expect better opportunities of career advancement. Further, as individuals they would be better equipped to provide future leadership to the industry. Organizations also benefit substantially from the professional expertise acquired by the students through this program based on an 'accelerated learning approach' to acquire and sharpen their managerial skills. Students are exposed to the state-of-the-art developments in cyber-revolution through hands-on skill acquisition in internet and other related developments.
Course Duration: 24 Months Residential Course: AICTE Approved - Equivalent to MBA
The course is divided into 6 classroom trimesters covering 117 credits including Corporate Training Segment of 12 weeks. It integrates technical, functional, managerial and leadership aspects of management with a fusion of skills, techniques, qualities and values. The course is customized to the requirement of the industry. The customization of various courses is ensured through plantations and agri-business related case studies, field visits including "camping out" for sensitizing the students. Students also have an opportunity of interactions with industry leaders through vision building talks.
Apart from classroom, students utilize their time to library consultations, computer lab work and work on course related assignments, etc. and guidance will also be available to the students for seeking personal consultations with faculty for clarifications on a need basis.
Teaching Methodology & Academic Ambience
3D and Grounded Praxis Approach
Institute's teaching methodology uses a variety of approaches to learning. In addition to the case method issues analysis and cyber learning, institute uses the 3-D approach of Discussion, Dialogue and Discourse. Institute also uses the concept of 'grounded praxis' to sensitize students to the local conditions and social issues. Institute provides world class academic ambience for learning.
Self Development & Cultural Enrichment
Self Development & Cultural Enrichment is a continuous process at the Institute. This is facilitated through involvement of students in creative activities and participation in debates, seminars, essay writing, music & poetry and other creative involvements that facilitate the holistic development of students.
Evaluation & Grading System
The academic performance evaluation system is viewed as a means to promote learning process, and is designed to assess the ability of the students to apply knowledge for problem-solving and increasing organizational effectiveness. The evaluation is a continuous process based on assignments, quizzes, project work, seminar presentation, mid-term test and final examination. CTS and SFA reports will be evaluated.