PGP in Agri-Business & Plantation Management

Indian Institute of Plantation Management
In Bangalore

Price on request
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Important information

  • Master
  • Bangalore
  • Duration:
    2 Years

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Jnana Bharathi Campus, P.O.Malathalli, 560056, Karnataka, India
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· Requirements

50% marks (45% for SC/ST) or equivalent CGPA in Graduation. Candidates appearing in final year exams i.e March /April 2009 are also eligible to apply.

Course programme

PGP in Agri-Business & Plantation Management

ABPM Professional Management Course aims at providing management education to the entrants in the plantation and associated agri-business sector. The course is aimed at combining the grass-root action with global competition and equips the students for managerial positions in Agri - Industries Management. Accordingly, the course equips the students with the latest ideas and techniques in management and technology. Students undergoing this course 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 course, based on an ‘accelerated’ learning approach’ to acquire and sharpen their managerial skills. Students are exposed to the state-of-theart developments in cyber-revolution through hands-on skill acquisition in internet and other related developments.

The course is divided into 6 classroom trimesters covering 117 credits including Corporate Training Segment of 12 weeks. It integrates technical, functional, managerial and leadership aspects of management with a fusion of skills, techniques, qualities and values. The course is customized to the requirement of the industry. The customization of various courses is ensured through plantations and associated agri-business related case studies, field visits including “camping out” for sensitizing the students. Students also have an opportunity of interactions with industry leaders through vision building talks. The course structure and credit hours for PGP-ABPM are:

Year - 1

Trimester - I
Understanding Behaviour: Individual, Roles & Teams
Financial Accounting for Management
Written and Oral Communication Skills
Production and Operations Management
Managerial Economics

Trimester - II
Cost and Management Accounting
Economic, Environment and Industrial Policy
Quantitative Methods & Research Methodology
Marketing Management
Plantations & Agri-Commodity: Production
Field / Industry / International Visits

Trimester - III
Information Technology for Management
International Commodity Management
Legal Aspects of Business
Rural Marketing
Financial Management & Capital Markets
Corporate Training Segment

Year - II

Trimester - IV
Management Control Systems
Plantation and Agri-Commodity: Manufacturing
Human Resource Management
Consumer Behaviour
Agri-business Management Systems

Trimester - V
Organization Behaviour & Organization Development
Global Quality Management System
Strategic Management
Micro-Enterprise Management
Agri-input Marketing
National / International Study

Trimester - VI
Micro Finance for Agri-business
Customer Relation Management
Retailing and Distribution Management
Commodity Futures Markets
International Business Management

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