B-schools Stress On Feedback Of Course Relevance
Accordingly, SP Jains’ Institute of Management Stu-dies and Research (SPJIMR) has rolled out a course on service management by incorporating feedback and guest faculty support from GE Ltd. Nitie, on the other hand, is planning to roll-out a new course termed ‘Information Technology Management’. Towards this end, the campus has been consolidating feedback from corporates through Management Development Programmes (MDPs), alumni meetings and other faculty-corporate interactions.
Says SPJIMR chairperson (external relations) Abbasali Gabula: “We have constituted a separate academic council within the campus for specialisation like marketing, finance and operations. These councils comprise faculty, students and functional heads from various corporate entities.” The role of the council is to dwell & explore the various business dynamics and suitably conceptualise a course for students.
Nitie is also realigning its entire syllabus to match up to the contemporary demands of industry. “When we discovered that Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is emerging as a major employment opportunity, we got industry professionals to conduct targeted training sessions for our students,” says he.
Along with this the campus has also infused a certain measure of flexibility within its course framework. Based on the various job avenues that the institute keeps discovering in the market, there are separate electives that are being continuously introduced to equip students with
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