IPM (Institute of Productivity & Management) Business School offering
The Institute offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management, which is a 2 years Full Time Programme approved and recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India. Following specializations are offered to the students:
- Human Resource Management
At the end of the programme the students would have developed:
- A strong knowledge base in all areas of management theory and practice.
- Key management skills and techniques.
- Confidence in analyzing and evaluating problems and taking decisions.
- Ability to think through issues and problems and see different angles involved as well as the integrated picture.
- A lively ethical concern.
The programme also aims at moulding the students as socially responsible and sensitive citizens, in addition to efficient corporate managers.
IPM has a unique programme structure designed in order to prepare the students for the challenges ahead in the best possible way. The complete PGDM programme is a full time 2 years course divided into 4 semesters. The First Semester of the course starts with a coverage of Foundation Subjects which impart to the students a sound knowledge of the essential functional areas of business.
At IPM the electives are introduced in the second semester itself. All the students are required to undertake a summer project spread over 8 weeks between the First and Second Years, so that when the students go for their summer internship, they have already gained some knowledge about their field of interest. This makes their summer project a better learning experience.
Pedagogy and Evaluation
At IPM focus is not just on teaching but mentoring the students. The pedagogy is a mix of lectures, classroom discussions, peer learning, case studies, simulations, project work, group studies and participation in national and international events and competitions. Various case studies from the best business schools like Harvard are taken up for discussions in the class. The integration across functional areas leads to a participant becoming proficient in not only his/her specialisation area but also other areas catering to business decision making.
IPM aims to focus on the overall and all round development of its students via varied industry engagement activities. The purpose is to create a connection between the students and the corporate world, and help them develop a better understanding of real life business situations. These activities not only strengthen our relationship with the companies but also provide a platform to the students to use their theoretical knowledge in organizational setting. This real life industry experience and the inputs shared by various corporate leaders enhance their learning, thus adding value to the current learning process.
In the realm of the same, following activities are undertaken at IPM:
- Summer Internships
- Live Projects
- Guest Lectures
- Industry Visits
- Industry seminars and workshops