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Department Profile

Name of the Department    Institute of Management Studies
Year of Establishment        1991
Name of the Chairman       Dr. V. Murugaiah
Address of the Department Institute of Management Studies
Kuvempu University, Shivagangotri, Tholahunase, Davanagere -04
Karnataka State, INDIA
Phone: +91(0)8192-208049,  Fax: 08192-208049
E-mail: mbapgcd@kuvempu.ac.in,   chairmanmba@dataone.in
About Department:

            The Institute of Management Studies was started in the year 1991-92. The Institute offers MBA programme with four specializations namely Marketing Management, Financial Management, Human Resource Management and System Management. The course has been approved by the AICTE. The institute also offers Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Human Resource Management. Once in every three years the institute revises the syllabus incorporating the recent trends. To enlighten the students the institute has been organizing seminars, conferences and management festivals. The institute has got committed faculty members, a well equipped library and a computer centre. Students from the institute participate in various management festivals, paper presentations etc. The institute also conducts management festivals like “Aniketana”, National level seminars inviting B-School across the country. The old students of the institute have built a strong alumni network and formed Alumni Association ,they are positioned in prestigious institutions. The institute has separate placement cell.

 

Programmes Offered:

Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake

MBA

Choice Based Credit System, Two-year, Four Semesters

Any degree

120

M.Phil Full time / part time 1year M.B.A. 6
Ph.D Part time / Full time Any – P.G. 21
PG Diploma in Business Administration 1 Year Any degree 25
PG Diploma in Human Resource Management 1 Year Any degree 25
 
Courses (i.e., Papers)Offered (Structure of the Programme):

SCHEME OF MBA SYLLABUS

Sl.No. Paper Type Titleof the Paper Hours per Week. Credit Marks
    Semester-I      
01 Hard Core Management Process and Practices 4 4 100
02 Hard Core Accounting for Managers 3 3 100
03 Hard Core Business Communication 4 4 100
04 Hard Core Quantitative Techniques 3 3 100
05 Hard Core Organizational Behavior 4 4 100
06 Hard Core Managerial Economics 3 3 100
07 Hard Core Production and Operation Management 4 4 100
08 Elective One course to be studied from other Departments      
    Semester-II      
01 Hard Core Human Resource Management 4 4 100
02 Hard Core Marketing Management 4 4 100
03 Hard Core Financial Management 4 4 100
04 Hard Core Research Methodology 3 3 100
05 Hard Core Management Science 4 4 100
06 Hard Core Business Law 3 3 100
07 Hard Core Management Information System & Computer Application 4 4 100
08 Soft Core  Sectoral Study: Technical Orientation
        a. Pharmaceuticals
        b. Automobile
        c. FMCG/Textile
        d. Banking and Insurance
3 3 100
09 Elective – I

(One Inter- Disciplinary Course from other Department)

3 3 100
    Semester-III      
01 Hard Core Entrepreneurship Development & SBM 4 4 100
02 Hard Core Business Ethics & Corporate Governance 4 4 100
03 Soft Core Sectoral Study: Business Orientation Paper:
1. Pharmaceuticals
2. Automobile
3. FMCG/Textile
4. Banking and Insurance
3 3 100
04 Soft Core MM: Consumer Behaviour and CRM
FM : Working Capital Management
HRM: Strategic Human Resource Planning and Management
3 3 100
05 Soft Core MM: Sales and Distribution Management and Retailing
FM : Financial Decision Analysis
HRM: Industrial Relations and Legal Frame Work
3 3 100
06   Elective-I 3 3 100
07 Elective For other Departments ( Management Skills ) 2 2 100
08 Soft Core Foreign Languages* 2 2 100
09 Soft Core Inplant Training, Viva - Voce   3 50
    Semester-IV      
01 Hard Core

Strategic Human Resource Planning and Development Systems

4 4 100
02 Hard Core International Business 4 4 100
03 Soft Core MM: E-Commerce and Web Designing
FM : Corporate Taxation
HRM: Compensation Management
3 3 100
04 Soft Core MM: Industrial and Service Marketing
FM : Management of Financial Institutions
HRM: Managing Interpersonal and Group Process
3 3 100
05 Soft Core MM: International Marketing Management
FM : International Financial Management
HRM: Organizational Development
3 3 100
06 Elective For other Departments ( Entrepreneurial Development, Small Business Management ) 2 2 100
07 Soft Core Foreign Languages* 2 2 100
P2- SC Soft Core Project Work( Viva-Voce) 2 2 100

+ Every student must opt for any one of the sectors specified in the list. Sectors offered are subject to change as per the need of the Business Environment.
* Subject to availability of qualified Foreign Language Teachers.

For each course, 50% of the marks are earmarked for Continuous Assessment Programmes (comprising of Tests, Assignments, Seminars/Group Discussion, Regularity to the Classes, etc. For the remaining 50% of the marks in each course, Semester-end Examinations are conducted.
Besides, the students have to study another three mandatory courses viz., (1) Communication Skills, (2) Personality Development, and (3) Computer Applications.

 
Faculty:
Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area  of  Specialisation
01 Dr.B.Bakkappa M.Com, Ph.D Professor Strategic Management
02

Dr. V. Murugaiah

M.Com, Ph.D

Professor

Cost Accounting & Taxation
03 Dr. J.K. Raju BE. MBA, Ph.D Reader Marketing, HRM
04 Vinod Sambrani BE. MBA Lecturer Marketing , Operations

Besides, Five  Guest Faculty and Part-time Teachers are serving the Department

 
Departmental Trust Areas of Research:
1. Strategic Management
2. Marketing Management
 
Research Projects :
Title of the Project Name of the Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration Amount Sanctioned Status
APMC& Value addition Institution to Rural India A Critical Study of Karnataka Dr.V. Murugaiah UGC, New Delhi -- 1,55 Lakhs Completed
Working of Regulated Markets Dr.V. Murugaiah Kuvempu University -- 15,000 Completed
HRM in Retail Industry Dr.V. Murugaiah AICTE -- 3,00 Lakhs Ongoing
 
Future Expansion/Diversification Plans:
Proposed to offer courses in
International Business
Hospitality Management &
Health Management
 
Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency :
Title Level Year Funding Agency
Emerging Paradigms in Management National Level 2007 UGC, New Delhi
Indian Capital Market National Level 2006 UGC, New Delhi
Management 2020 National Level 2005 UGC, New Delhi
Refresher Course National Level 2001 UGC, New Delhi
1
Facilities :

Broad Band Internet

Well equipped Auditorium
Internal Library
Computer Centre
 
Placements: 
Sl.No. Year Company No of Students
01 2004 HLL/Infosys/IBM 30
02 2005 HLL/Wipro/Karvy 35
03 2006 Indian Bulls/ICICI/Karvy 60
04 2007 Karvy, Reliance Money, ICICI Bank, Ananya Software 75

05

2008 Karvy Consultancy 25
     

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