Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Business Entrepreneurship
- With 57 students, the fifth trimester concluded on January 31, including term-end examinations, and the sixth trimester commenced from 4th February with 12 credits of functional specialisation based classroom inputs and 30 hours of project work (report writing and viva-voce examinations).
- 12 students worked towards preparing Five Year Perspective Growth Plan of their family businesses and 45 worked towards Detailed Project Report.
- Following the directives of the Government in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, classroom sessions were discontinued since 16th March 2020, and the remaining sessions were conducted online.
- Viva-voce examinations on the project work were conducted during 13th to 15th April 2020 and the sixth trimester final examinations were conducted during 28th to 30th April 2020, all through the online medium.
As part of summer internship, students gained field exposure in functional domains such as Corporate Internship (25), Family Business (15), Family Business/Corporate (4), New Enterprise (12), and New Enterprise/ Corporate (2).
The 8-10 week field exposure (1st May to 14th July) offered insights into Organizational Internship, Family Business Ventures, Business Opportunity Assessment and Industry Analysis, and Start-up Ventures.58 students worked in sectors such as food and agribusiness, real-estate, manufacturing, chemicals, iron and steel, textiles, gems and jewellery, financial services, hospitality, import and export, logistics, information technology, herbal and personal care products, incubation centre etc.
On completion of internship, students submitted the report and presentations.
Fifty students form the batch of 2019-21.
- Induction Module – Offering a mix of theory sessions and interactions with entrepreneurs and eminent industry experts, this all-comprehensive module included various workshops, classroom-simulation activity, field and group activities, and sports and recreational activities to promote networking among students. Students actively participated in the interactive session with entrepreneurs belonging to different domains. The activities served as breaking the ice with the students and among the students.
- For this batch too, the sessions after 16th March 2020 were conducted online. As per the students’ choice, this year industry vertical courses were offered in ten sectors – Agri & Food Processing, Health & Wellness, Material & Manufacturing, IT & BPM, Real Estate & Construction, Textile & Garments, Pharma & Bio-Tech, Plastic & Chemicals, Energy & Clean Tech and Tourism & Hospitality. Sessions of the industry verticals were offered in the second and third trimesters.