About PGD-ABPM

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Objectives

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

Course Structure

 

The programme is divided into 6 classroom trimesters covering 102 credits including Corporate Training Segment (summer internship) of 12 weeks. It integrates operational, behavioural, managerial and strategic aspects of business with a fusion of knowledge, skill, attitude, values and ethics. Intensive-Institute-Industry- Interactive brings experts from plantation and associated agribusiness closer to the student community and the programme is customized to suit their requirements. The curriculum is also updated periodically catering to the ever changing needs of industry. Students also have opportunities to interact with industry leaders through vision building talks.

Year
Trimester Courses (credit) CTS / Field Visit
1st Year I, II, III 54 6
2nd Year IV, V, VI 42
Sub Total 96 06
Grand Total 102 Credits

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.

Year – 1

Trimester-I

1.1
Understanding Individual Behaviour (3)
1.2
Business Communication – Oral (3)
1.3
Financial Accounting for Management (3)
1.4
Computer Application for Agribusiness (3)
1.5
Managerial Economics (3)
1.6
Quantitative Techniques (3)

 

Trimester-II

2.1
Human Resource Management (3)
2.2
Marketing Management (3)
2.3
Cost & Management Accounting (3)
2.4
Plantation & Agri-Commodity: Field Management (3)
2.5
Economic Environment and Policy (3)
2.6
Business Communication – written (3)

 

Field / Industry Visit / International Visit (FIS)

(2)

Trimester-III

3.1
Organizational Behaviour & Development (3)
3.2
Rural Marketing (3)
3.3
Research Methodology & Data Analysis (3)
3.4
Customer Orientation & Relationship Management (3)
3.5
Production and Operations Management for Plantation and Agri-Commodity (3)
3.6
Financial Management & Capital Markets (3)

 

Corporate Training Segment

(4)

 

Year – II

Trimester-IV

4.1
Strategic Management (3)
4.2
Contracts & Legal Aspects of Agribusiness (3)
4.3
E-Commerce and Digital Marketing (3)
4.4
Value Addition, Logistics & Supply Chain Management (3)
4.5
International Business Management (3)

 

Trimester-V

5.1
Agri-input Marketing (3)
5.2
International Commodity Management (3)
5.3
Commodity Spot and Derivative Market (3)
5.4
Banking & Small Financial Institutions (3)
5.5
Procurement Management (1.5)

 

National /International Study

Trimester-VI

6.1
Branding and Retail Management (3)
6.2
Managing Farmer’s Organizations & Small Enterprises (3)
6.3
Management Control Systems (3)
6.4
Strategic Agribusiness Management (1.5)
6.5
Thesis writing & Viva (3)

Teaching Methodology & Academic Ambience

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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.

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The Grading System

Institute follows a grading scheme of 9 levels ranging from A+ to F. At the end of each course, the instructor awards Letter Grades to the course participants.

The score range and the corresponding letter grade is given in the table below:

 

Grade Score
A+ 85 & above
A 80-84
A- 75-79
B+ 70-74
B 65-69
B- 60-64
C+ 55-59
C 50-54
F <50

The Term Grade Point Average and Cumulative Grade Point Average are computed in each term as the credit weighted averages of individual grades in and up to each term respectively. Weightages for different components of courses are made available to the students at the beginning of each term. Rules for eligibility of the institute’s diploma are provided in the Institute’s academic rules book.

Shri Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Commerce visits IIPM

 

Hon’ble Minister of State for Commerce, Shri Jairam Ramesh visited the IIPM, Bangalore on 25th August 2006. During the visit the Minister inaugurated 6th batch PGD-ABPM of IIPM and also had a close interaction with the IIPM Board of Governors, Director, Faculty and Students of the Institute.

As part of interactive session with the faculty of the Institute, the Minister lauded the achievements of IIPM and emphasized the need to intensify efforts to establish the IIPM Centre in the North East region of India.

As part of interactive session with the faculty of the Institute, the Minister lauded the achievements of IIPM and emphasized the need to intensify efforts to establish the IIPM Centre in the North East region of India.

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Shri. Jairam Ramesh, Hon’ble Minister of State for Commerce, GOI, inaugurated 6th batch of PGD-ABPM on 25th August

Interactive session with IIPM Board of Governors and faculty of the institute