Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Industry Institutional interaction must happen at different levels. A. At faculty level, B. at student level. Enough has been said on these.
At SMOT, we have allocated 25% of the courses to be handled by professionals from industry and we pay them sumptuously. Get them to teach, everything else will fall in place – projects, placements, curriculum update, professional approach and so on.
Monday, July 23, 2007
How effectively management graduates fit into the roles in industry after they graduate and join an organization...
An excerpt from the Vault Guide to Management Careers
Looking to learn Management administration and development from the ground up? If you're just coming out of college, many large companies such as General Electric have general management rotations where you'll get a chance to work in many business functions. But big companies aren't always the answer. If it's your first management role, you may have better luck getting in the door at a small organization where you can take on a greater amount of responsibility quickly.
If you are interested in manufacturing, your best bet is to hone your skills at a manufacturing company such as
Management roles pique your interest? Look to industries that have some of the largest companies in the globe., such as consumer products and financial services. Companies such as Wal-Mart and Bank of America have large, fully staffed organization development functions with internal consultants who address the development issues of different business areas. For every Management and business function, there's a way to learn more about companies known for success in those areas.
Starting any career is tough -- you don't want to start in one job, find out you don't like it and then start over with another. But as a management professional, your experience in the field, regardless of its type, will always be valuable. A good way to start an management career is to determine what side of management you want to work on: People Management or Developmental role.
It has become common practice among
Saturday, July 21, 2007
MBA education is one of the best ways of pursuing opportunity in today’s world. There are schools with impressive track records in providing opportunity to their graduates. But have you taken a good hard look at the quality of opportunities they bring ?
SMOT has put what comes after placement at the top of its agenda. What this means, is that keeping the end in view (high quality opportunities for graduates), everything from the curriculum to the garden sink has been re-engineered to optimize the graduate into a formidable management professional.
To become a management professional of substance and value, a candidate needs to be equipped with knowledge that is relevant, skills to use that knowledge effectively, extensive knowledge of the concerned domain and a set of values that leads to a belief in the graduate’s worth to the organization and its clients. SMOT has put in place a comprehensive program that seeks to develop and refine every single component here.
SMOT strives to provide inputs with lifelong usefulness and is strongly focused on exponentially increasing your value to organizations.