Certificate Programme in Dairy Management

Institute of Rural Management Anand
In Anand

Rs 1,50,000
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Typology Certificate
Location Anand
Duration 1 Year
  • Certificate
  • Anand
  • Duration:
    1 Year


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Institute of Rural Management Post Box No. 60, 388001, Gujarat, India
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Starts On request
Institute of Rural Management Post Box No. 60, 388001, Gujarat, India
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· Requirements

Any fresh Graduate / Post Graduate with following academic background: B.Tech. (DT) / M.Tech. (DT)-65 % B.V.Sc. & AH / M.V.Sc.-65 % BE / B.Tech. / M. Tech. / ME (Mech / Elec / Civil / EC / Computer)-65 %

Course programme

A Certificate Programme in Dairy Management (CPDM) of one year duration is offered starting with the first programme in Nov 2008. IRMA and the sponsoring organisation GCMMF selected the candidates jointly. The programme will be open to all other cooperative dairy federations and unions; other milk producers organisations and dairy development promotional organisations form the next batch onwards.
Programme will be managed by a committee of 5 faculty members from IRMA, who will also be responsible for curriculum development, engagement of faculty from external and internal sources apart from developing such rules, regulations, norms and guidelines for effective conduct of the programme.

Classroom segment will be of six -month duration comprising of three classroom terms of eight -week duration followed by six months on-the-job apprenticeship / internship that includes a project work module.

The programme is designed around 3 classroom terms. Each classroom term will have about equivalent of 6 credit of workload (1 credit = 20 sessions of 90).

Classroom sessions will be interactive using case analysis, small group exercises, role plays, and other experiential learning tools apart from lecture based discussions. Small group assignments, presentations and project work including visits to local dairy institutions are integral part of the programme

Programme Structure:

Term I:

Group Dynamics & Collective Action
Economics for Dairy Management
Financial Accounting for Dairy Management
Quantitative Applications for Dairy Management
Dairying and Rural Livelihoods
Empowerment, Equity and Gender in Dairying
Milk Procurement Operations Management
Managerial Analysis & Communication

Term II:

Planning, Budgeting & Costing in Dairying
Managing Producers’ Organizations
Marketing of Milk & Dairy Products
Dairy Production Operations Management
Human Resources in Dairy Management
Legal Environment of Dairying
Business Communication and Presentation Skills

Term III:

Quality Management in Dairying
Supply chain & distribution Management
Managing Change in Organizations
Information System for Dairy Management
Marketing Research Methods for Dairy Sector
Finance for Dairy Management
Project Management for Dairy Sector
Energy and Waste Management in Dairying

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