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Faculty of Management Sciences - Pune (Recognised by All India Council for Technical Education, Govt. of India & Recognised by Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to MBA Degree)

Faculty of Management Sciences - Pune (Recognised by All India Council for Technical Education, Govt. of India & Recognised by Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to MBA Degree)

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  • 1. Abhinav Education Society’s Institute of Management from Faculty of Management Sciences - Pune (Recognised by All India Council for Technical Education, Govt. of India & Recognised by Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to MBA Degree) AICTE Approved Business SchoolFMS - PuneInformation Bulletin - 2013 A new way to think INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT Admission Office : S. No.13, Katraj - Dehu Road Bypass, Ambegaon (Bk.) Pune - 411046. Faculty of Management Sciences Pune Site Office : Institute of Management, S. No. 209 Wadwadi, Tal. Khandala, Dist. Satara For International Placements Phone No. : (020) 32676366 Email : enquiries@fmspune.org URL : www.fmspune.org
  • 2. NEW Way to think Experience the Magic of FMS Pune NEW Way to think
  • 3. ChairmanMr. Rajeev JagtapExecutive DirectorProf. Firoze Khan ContentsAcademics DirectorProf. Pushpa Anant Mission & Vision 2 Message from Chairman 3Marketing DirectorMr. Dhirendra Tiwari Message from Executive Dir. 4 Message from Academic Dir. 5Chief Students Mentor About Us 6Col. Ashish Verma (Retd.) Infrastructure 8Corporate Relations and Placement Director Programme Structure 10Mr. Mangesh Bhalla Meet the FMS-Pune Faculty 14Chief Administrative Director Syllabus 17Brig. Krishna Parvatapuram (Retd.) Academic Evaluation 18 Academic Conduct 20 Emergenetics Asia - Singapore 24 International Exposure 25College Website Xed Intellect 26http:// www.fmspune.org Vipassana 29 Life at FMS, Pune 30 Corporate Placements 37Admissions OfficeS. No.13, Katraj-Dehu, New Admissions 38Road Bypass, How to apply ? 41Ambegaon (BK.),Pune - 411046. Attendance 42Telephone +91 (020) 32676366 Discipline Conduct 43Site OfficeInstitute of Management,S. No. 209 Wadwadi,Tal. Khandala,Dist. Satara.Email : enquiries@fmspune.org 01
  • 4. VISION & MISSION Our Vision To be a globally respected management school that shapes management practices in India and abroad by creating new frontiers of knowledge and developing ethical, dependable, entrepreneurial and socially sensitive leaders and managers committed to excellence. Our Mission Focus on inventive management education by offering practical innovative and technology driven programs. Provide managerial talent with risk managing ability passion for learning and creative thinking, and value in the rapidly evolving Indian management field. Contribute significantly to the Indian corporate world by preparing management graduates with global mindset. Build Intellectual capital through faculty development, research, consultancy and publication. Develop alumni network of mutual benefit and keep alumni updated through continuous learning and meetings. 02
  • 5. From the ChairmanDear prospective FMS student,As you consider where to go for your management education, I invite you to discover for yourself the multi-dimensional educationalexperience at Faculty of Management Sciences – Pune. We see our students as unique individuals with different interests andaspirations. We seek to enable our students to explore their interests, discover their talents, and pursue their passions. With a diversearray of programmes and activities aimed at developing quality of mind, strength of character and global perspectives, you will beable to shape your own FMS – Pune experience and grow.To give our post graduates a competitive advantage in todays globalising world, we offer a broad spectrum of globally-orientedcurricula and programmes. Examples of programmes that take our students out into the world are the Student Internship Programmewith Overseas Colleges around the world. In tandem, we bring the world to our campus – our diverse community makes for a richlearning and living environment where students learn, live and interact with a global mix of peers and professors.The abundant opportunities to broaden horizons and develop cross-cultural perspectives are vital dimensions of FMS globaleducation. In sum, our students engage in a transformative adventure of learning and discovery.Welcome to the FMS family !Join us and be a part of Punes home-grown global management college with the opportunities, space and challenges for atransforming experience.Mr. Rajeev Jagtap 03
  • 6. From the Executive Director I am delighted that you are considering Institute of Management governed by Faculty of Management Sciences (FMS) to pursue your career oriented management education. We hope you use this prospectus to help plan your future and decide on a college that fulfils your aspirations. Our programme is student focused and provides excellent mentoring and support for students. The programme serves multifaceted needs of the student community such as enhancing the job prospects, entry into corporate world, and entrepreneurial passion. We are a very diverse Management College community with learners are drawn from all parts of India. We are also investing heavily in your future by providing top class facilities. Our infrastructure will provide a top quality, 21st century learning environment. Your individual development is our priority. Faculty and Mentors at FMS will play a key role in shaping your future. If you are up to the challenge, I invite you to apply to FMS- Pune for your All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) approved Two Years full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). Come and discover the FMS - Pune experience where education is world class, where student service exceeds expectations, where life experiences are unique and memorable and worldwide career prospects are exciting and rewarding. Welcome to a world of difference! Mr. Firoze Khan 04
  • 7. From the Academic Director It is a great pleasure to invite you to consider our cutting edge Management program. The program involves a high level of incisive analysis and focus on best business practices being an essential part of contemporary managerial education. In response to the spectacular rise of globalization of the world economy in recent decades, our management program is designed to address formidable managerial challenges arising from the phenomenon of globalization. These major managerial challenges are particularly manifested in areas such as management of cultural diversity with all kinds of subtleties and complexities underlying cultural difference; differing business philosophies prevailing around the world; and strategic directions for enterprises within the context of increasing globalization of world economy. The FMS experience is like no other. Its an environment that shapes business leaders who can successfully navigate in the increasingly competitive and dynamic business climate. Its a unique curriculum grounded in tradition and proven business techniques. It is an extensive network of world class faculty, innovative programs and course work, hands on learning experience both here in India and abroad, and interaction with a diverse group of peers resulting in life long personal and professional relationships. Thank you, once again for choosing FMS- Pune. Mrs. Pushpa Anant 05
  • 8. From the Marketing Director We are one of the primer business school in Pune , committed to excellence by providing world-class, thought-provoking AICTE Approved Masters programme. We focus on professional skills and knowledge in specific areas of management, which are readily transferable into real-world applications. Programme at FMS Pune Business School address the challenges of modern global business and we aim to meet industrys demand for quality graduates by ensuring that we unlock our students potential, expand their thinking, and nurture their talent. We are driven to optimize our students experience and employability. At FMS Pune Business School we are striving to define a student experience which facilitates learning in the classroom and engages in essential dialogue with business enterprises. The School is confident about the FMS Pune Management graduates future and the value it provides current and past students in an increasingly challenging business environment. We pride ourselves on delivering excellence at all levels of the programme service delivery and invite you to be part of this exciting journey. The FMS Pune AICTE Approved PGDM is a dynamic programme and we are committed to making a greater, positive impact on your involvement in business and society. I welcome you to prepare yourself for the emergent global challenges as a student on the FMS Pune PGDM – my colleagues and I invite you to join us on this journey of success! Mr. Dhirendra Tiwari 06
  • 9. About Us The Institute of Management is a constituent body of FMS - Pune managed by Abhinav Education Society, registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950. We offer All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India, Ministry of HRD, approved Two Year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management, established by a group of Defence personnel and business leaders with a global vision along with a team of distinguished academics from leading world Universities. At FMS Pune, we provide a syllabus which is contemporary, relevant and enforces a distinct corporate culture amongst its students so that all the student mangers at the end of the course can match the expectations of different types ofFaculty of prospective employers.Management FMS - Pune is a highly specialized Business School, concentrating exclusively on advanced studies in business,Sciences - Pune management and leadership. The programmes at FMS - Pune are commercially relevant and widely accepted by top industries in India and abroad. The Institute provides unique educational and career development opportunities through its regular courses. FMS - Pune is absolutely the right place for students who have fire in their belly and have a burning desire to start a career in the management field or become entrepreneurs themselves creating job opportunities for society at large. The facilities include infrastructure includes Wi-Fi campus, high tech classrooms with Audio-Visual support, 24 Hours internet facility, a rich library and branded Laptops to all the students. Other distinguishing features include a rigorous academic schedule, innovative learning methods, and laser- sharp focus on creativity, personal effectiveness and social responsibility. The academic programme at FMS is enriched by a contemporary curriculum and the methodologies adopted in imparting the same. This includes beside class room lectures, computer simulations, Company Internships, Guest Lectures, Group Discussions and Role Plays and Case Studies. FMS is a mini India where students are selected from all over India. As a student, you will join a friendly environment and receive individual attention while at the same time you will be challenged to perform to your full potential. We will groom you, polish you and transform you so that you can be a better leader for the rest of your life. 07
  • 10. a new way to think If youre considering an AICTE approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management, we already know that youre ambitious, that youre seeking a significant boost to your career, and that you want to make an impact on the world around you. In today’s competitive PGDM market and uncertain economic climate. Why choose the Faculty of Management Sciences- Pune ? Because in the world of business education, FMS-Pune has one key advantage that no other school can match : an innovative approach build on Accumulative Thinking process. At FMS - Pune a student receives solid grounding in all the functional areas of business and also learns how to go beyond them to consider the bigger picture, approaching to challenge with creativity and be willing to take risks. Its a groundbreaking approach that will help you to shape your business- and the world for the better. We invite you to be a part of it. 08
  • 11. InfrastructureWe provide our students a modern campus in spacious environs with air-conditioned lecture halls equipped with the latest multimediateaching aids. Faculty is enabled to deliver interactive lectures from the studio to several class rooms simultaneously, and for studentsto give power-point presentations on wide screens to their peers. The institute has a conference hall for conducting seminars andworkshops. The Cafeteria and Discussion Lounge are also WI-FI enabled.Library and Digital LibraryThe Library at FMS Pune houses more than 5,000 books selectively chosen for reading and reference. The collection includesresources relevant to teaching, learning, training, research and consultancy. There are many printed national & international;periodicals subscribed to so that the participants keep themselves updated with the trends in the global market place. The strength ofthe library collection are the electronic resources that include online databases, e-book collection, etc. An user-friendly library softwarehas been adopted at the Library Resource Center so as to make it fully automated. Apart from this, the center has also adopted latestinformation technology mediums like CD, DVD, Multimedia Kits, Bar-Code Scanners, Text as well as Graphic Scanners and BiometricReaders for the convenience of the participants. The library portal facilitates access to digital resources like journals, magazines,videos, CDs, etc .ServicesReading Facilities, Reference, Photocopying, Circulation ,Video Viewing, Computerized, Information Search, Library OrientationProgramme ,Newspaper Clipping ,Current Awareness Services, Selective Dissemination Services ,New Arrival List, Must Read ,CaseStudy, Inter-Library Loan.Class RoomsThe classrooms provide the most conducive atmosphere for dynamic and focused discussions. They have been designed to bringtogether analysis with action and are augmented by well-equipped facilities. The air-conditioning in the classrooms creates the rightatmosphere for long hours of learning. Audio/Visual Equipments - A comprehensive suite of modern instructional AV aids likeoverhead projector (OHP), VCR, Laserdisc Player and Video Projector are installed in classroom.Transportation FacilitiesThe College has its own fleet of buses. Transport facility is provided to/from the hostel to college campus on different routes.College CafeteriaA favourite spot for students and Faculty. The cafeteria provides hygienic and healthy foods, snacks and beverages at affordableprices.Hostel AccommodationA happy, comfortable and welcoming home stay environment where students can stay in peace and privacy is an essential part of theservice we offer. Our accommodation officer will be happy to provide you any assistance you may require. Surely, we will make yourstay pleasant with us. 09
  • 12. Developing leaders of change not managers of the status quo10
  • 13. Programme Structure Corporate Placement Integrated Application Specialization International & Concentration Exposure Critical Management Skills : E.g. Teamwork, Communication and Presentation Skills, Leadership, Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills Fundamental Business Knowledge : Indian Sector Focus E.g. Marketing, Accounting, Economics, E.g. Retail, ITES, Insurance, Hospital, Finance, Operations Management, Banking, BPO, KPO, etc.Organizational Behaviour, Strategy, MIS, etc. 11
  • 14. Programme StructureFull time course :The Programme designed in response to the emerging challenges of the global environment will equip the participants with the skills andtechniques that will enable them to realise their full potential in their careers.Course Aims:The course is aimed at those aspiring to high end managerial careers. The programme aims to:Develop the knowledge and skills necessary for successful strategic leadership performance within the context of dynamic local and globalchanges.Enhance the ability to resource, analyze and critically appraise all types of business data and practice.Develop flexible strategies for satisfying diverse stakeholder and partner demands, across the whole supply chain and other value -addingsystems.Integrate cutting edge strategic leadership research and practice to achieve business transformation.Create a spirit of critical enquiry and an environment that foster continual personal and professional development and lifelong learning.Develop Skills needed for entrepreneurial leadership such as creativity, innovation, collaboration, risk-taking etc.Benefits to the participants :Todays organizational environment is one dominated by strategic change. Therefore, it is crucial you are capable of overcoming thestrategic and leadership challenges that are presented. The FMS-Pune management programme is rigorous, demanding and career orientedsetting high standards of learning. Our experienced staff will present you with stimulating concepts and new thinking that is directly applicablein your workplace. The result will be tangible, life -changing and enduring.First Year:The first years core curriculum offers you a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning. You will be exposed to a new way of thinking aboutmanagement and business and develop your knowledge, your critical faculties and your practical skills. While increasing employmentopportunities, instilling entrepreneurial wisdom, discipline, leadership qualities along with knowledge enhancement are the focus of Facultyof Management Sciences - Pune.The first few days will be dedicated to remove fears & anxieties and bridging the gap i.e., preparing students minds to understand whatcorporate world is like and what is expected of them. In the next phase, students will develop a better understanding about business conceptsand their applications in detail. The Institute will also ensure that students understand each and every business concept, business planpreparations, accounting & reporting, business analysis and execution, entrepreneurship and so on.Students will be engaged in complete personality development programme from professional corporate trainers. Individual will learn basicsof communication, public speaking, team building, analytical skills, data and information interpretation. This will be an ongoing process tillstudents complete their programme.We will impart intensive subject knowledge. Students will be involved in a series of workshops and Guest Lectures. Students will be coveringmany guest lectures and workshops in Two Years. This will provide ample opportunity to listen to the experienced corporate Pundits and learnfrom their vast experience.A Word of Advice: Only those students who are keen to put in hard and sustained work are welcome to join FMS- Pune.Second Year :The Second Year at Faculty of Management Sciences Pune is all about choice. You will be focused on an advanced level of coaching/learningin the selected area of Marketing, Finance, Human Resources with deep sectoral alignment. As per the advantage and the interest ofindividual the students can choose which area he or she would like to specialize in. The advanced level of programme has a lot of fieldassignments, library research action learning, group studies, and Social /NGO / Industry projects. The main focus here will be employabilityand entrepreneurship aligned towards market- professionalism.Compulsory International Internship (UK/Dubai/Singapore) for all the students is one such activity.Following are the Functional Specializations being offered:1. Marketing. 2. Finance. 3. Human Resource Development.Following are the Sectoral Specializations being offered:1. Retail. 2. Banking & Insurance. 3. Engineering. 4. Health Care. 5. Information Technology (IT& ITES)Foreign Language: French/GermanStudents are required to do 4 Industrial Projects (2 in Groups and 2 Individually)1. The Group projects should be one in Industry and another in social organization.2. Individual project should include summer training of not less than 50 Days duration and internship/pre placement training of not less than 100 Days. 12
  • 15. More than managing people, money and customers,management is the ability to think, influence andact strategically. To achieve that takes breadth ofknowledge and vision, a willingness to innovateand the courage to act. 13
  • 16. thought leaders An Intellectual Hub At FMS Pune you will gain exposure to some of the worlds leading business thinkers. Outside of classroom hours, some of the greatest minds in business will share their insights at conferences, seminars and speakers series. World-Class Faculty Our faculty members are enthusiastic and a committed in making students work and study hard on order to inculcate the right work culture, attitudes and values. The faulty will be essentially mentoring and motivating the students to become creative problem solvers. The World Comes to FMS- Pune. The FMS -Pune Integrative Thinking Seminar Series will give students and the local business community a rare chance to get a glimpse inside the minds of some of todays leading business thinkers. 14
  • 17. Corporate Guest Lectures at FMS - PuneCommitted to excellence. Committed to you.Mr. Prakash Bang Mrs. Dr. Rajtarangani Rawat Mr. Basheer AhmedCEO, WebSource Technologies CEO, Entreprenure Enabler General Manager Landmark Group(Pune, India) (Pune, India) (Dubai, UAE)Mr. Ashish Sharma Mrs. Anuradha Ms. Sherry L Helmke,Country Manager, Senior Manager Duty Free Principal, New View NowDamco India Ltd. (Dubai, UAE) New York,USAMr.Sameer Rupani Prof. Steve Cochrane Ms. Deborah PetersonCorporate Marketing Manager De Paul University Emergenetics Master Trainer, AsiaWest & North at UTS Chicago ( USA) Singapore 15
  • 18. Corporate Guest Lectures at FMS - PuneCommitted to excellence. Committed to you.Ms. Keasi Motuhi Fonua Mr. Ateeq Shamsi, Ms. Shubhangi BhosleCountry Manager Sales and Marketing Director, HR MangerEmergenetics, India. National Stores ,Dubai, UAE Forbes Marshall IndiaMs. Mamta Thakkar Mr. Ajay Mohan Mr. Mohammed AslamMaster Trainer Retail Associate Vice President -Services, General Manager Swiss Arabian PerfumesDubai, UAE Reliance Industries Ltd. Dubai, UAEMr. Rajvardhan Tater Dr. Anwar Shaikh Mr. Sunil MahajanCEO- Xed Intellect Senate Member, Senior Vice PresidentPune. University of Pune BNP PARIBAS, Mumbai 16
  • 19. Meet the FMS - Pune FacultyCommitted to excellence. Committed to you.Dr.(Brigadier) Shyam Lal Col.(retd.) Vasant Naik Wing Commander HariharanCEO, Fortune Consultants Management Consultant & Psychologist Q med CanadaFaculty - Emotional Intelligence Faculty - Organizational Culture & Ethics Faculty -Business CommunicationThere is growing recognition that “ FMS Pune’s curriculum follows the latest “ Interpersonal communication andemotions influence all aspects of ideas in management education. Our other so-called soft skills are whatorganizational life. Effective leaders purpose is to form leaders that possess not corporate recruiters crave most.must be able to manage emotions in only the necessary technical knowledge but Mastering human or interpersonalthemselves and in others in order to also embody positive values - ethical and dynamics is as important asreach organizational and personal responsible leaders that can be models to mastering technical challenges and isgoals. FMS offers an innovative course society. critical to leadership success.”in Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, The Integrated Strategy Projects supervised The ability to write clearly and effectivelywhere students learn how to put by senior faculty members and a group of for business is increasingly important inscientific research on emotional Executive Mentors from large multinational the information era. You will explore theintelligence into practice. The FMS firms and consultants. It is a major milestone requirements for various businessPune classroom offers a highly for the FMS PGDMs, as they apply all the writing applications such as reports,interactive platform where students functional concepts and tools to a real proposals and letters of intent, as well asfrom dramatically different strategic issue faced by the senior effective composition, revision andbackgrounds share management in one of the FMS sponsor editing skills in this interactive, practicalexperiences and work together to hone companies. " course. Communicating withtheir India-focused, global leadership confidence enhances your business andskills.” FMS believes that more than community relationships, improves yourmanaging people, money and self-esteem and helps you achieve yourcustomers, management is the ability goals. we will also help you to find outto think, influence and act strategically. how to overcome anxiety, organize yourTo achieve that takes breadth of material, practise short speeches andknowledge and vision, a willingness to use effective body language.innovate and the courage to act. 17
  • 20. Meet the FMS - Pune Faculty Committed to excellence. Committed to you.Dr. Foueti Motuhifonua Col.Sunder Lalvani Prof. Jyotindra ZaveriFaculty - Systems Motivator, Trainer & Industrial Psychologist Trainer and Consultant Faculty - Organizational Behavior Faculty - Management Information System At FMS, the IT Department is well Through its research, teaching, and course MIS is the study of the design, equipped with hardware as well as development, the Organizational Behavior implementation, management and use Software facilities. The Institute has Unit creates and disseminates knowledge of information technology applications over 60 computer systems in fully air- that advances the understanding of how to in organizations. The high demand for conditioned programming, graphics, lead and manage with the aim of increasing professionals with information systems Linux, database, software engineering, personal and organizational effectiveness. expertise cannot be understated in Communication, Internet and network Although specific research interests span a today’s global business environment. laboratories. The labs consist of most wide range of subjects, the faculty share a Programmers, analysts, and end user advanced P-IV systems with Windows problem driven, interdisciplinary, multi support are no longer the only careers NT/2003, Windows XP/2000 method approach that has led to significant where an information technology professional operating systems. impact on theory and practice. background is important. As companies The IT lab is LAN connected with Our current intellectual agenda builds on continue to employ the latest tools of IT licensed software packages related to the rich history of OB at FMS and focuses to refine their business processes, latest global techniques. 24 hour 2 squarely on the organizational changes and several fields have a demand for Mbps Broadband Internet and challenges arising from todays increasingly talented individuals with a management multimedia Facilities are provided so global and more competitive economy. information systems background, that the students can develop and including marketing, sales, finance, sharpen their technical skills. Students production, and accounting. have opportunities of working on live Information systems have taken on such projects received from reputed national strategic importance that managers with and international companies. We an IS background are becoming chief provides rigorous training to the executive officers. students on latest IT technologies and also helps them for the recruitment. 18
  • 21. Meet the FMS - Pune Faculty Committed to excellence. Committed to you.Prof. Jayant Oke Mr. Dileep Narayanan Mr. Nitesh RajdevManagement Consultant CEO, Organics BPS Manager, Marks & SpencerFaculty - Managerial Economics Faculty - Entrepreneurial Development Faculty - Retail Management “ At FMS, students acquire more than “There is wide recognition today that “ These are difficult times, even in India. knowledge; they acquire the ability to leaders of all organizations - start-ups, But the way to remain on top of the key competently and critically apply their medium sized companies, large issues and grow in the future is not by learned knowledge and skills to corporations, family businesses, non-profi t retreating, but by going on the offensive, contemporary business. This is organizations, public sector institutions and and by developing new and unique achieved through the School’s governmental institutions - must possess an insights. The FMS Pune PGDM program commitment to participant centered entrepreneurial mindset. An entrepreneurial produces well-rounded graduates who learning and teaching. The classes at mindset is focused on opportunity and is see the same things other graduates see FMS are invariably interactive and vital to generating sustainable long term but think differently.” case-based and they demand both the growth. In recognition of this reality, FMS professors and the students to do their Pu n e h a s m a d e E n t r e p r e n e u r i a l utmost in preparation.” Management a core course in the MBA curriculum. In addition, we have a number of other courses such as Starting New Ventures, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance that provide a solid foundation for our graduates to be successful in their careers.” 19
  • 22. SyllabusSemester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3? and Practices of Management Principles ? Environment of Business Economics ? Entrepreneurship Development? Organizational Behaviour ? Management Financial ? Management Control System? Basis of Marketing Management ? Human Resources Management ? Elective 1 Functional? Management Accounting ? Manufacturing & Operations Management ? Elective 2 Functional? Communication Business ? Methodology Research ? Elective 3 Functional? Managerial Economics ? International Business Management ? Sector 2? Legal Aspects of Business ? & Logistics Managements Materials ? Sector 3? Management Information System ? Indian Economy & Sectoral Analysis ? Summer Training Individual? & Quantitative Methods Statistical ? Group Industrial Projects? Intelligence Emotional ? to Business BusinessSemester 4? Policy & Strategic ManagementBusiness ? Research Projects: IndividualRisk Management? ? Internship Training will be individual training of minimum 60 days duration in a Summer? Elective 4Functional business organization / Company to be carried under the guidance of nominated faculty.? Elective 5Functional Group Projects : ?? Elective 6Functional Group Industrial Project ( Semester 2) ?Sector 4? NGO Group Project ( Semester 4) ?Foreign Language?NGO Group Project?The FMS Pune faculty includes renowned academics and management gurus with worldwide business experience spanning the entirespectrum, from family business to top Blue Chip Corporations. They bring with them new ideas, unique insights, diverse experienceand creative teaching methods that bridge theory and practice and enrich the learning environment. Our faculty brings to the programreal world experience and the latest research in management topics, ranging from accounting to strategic management. Our 6:1student to faculty ratio gives students more direct contact with business thought leaders than any other post graduate business programin the country. Our esteemed faculty includes :Mr. Atul Bhatnagar, IAS Dr. Manish VermaBE (Mech Eng), MBA M. Sc., Ph. D. (IIT , Kharagpur)Dr. Chakraborthy Partho Prof. Anita PranjapePGDM ( IIM-A) PhD (Calcutta University) B.Sc., Integrated Skills in English examinations (Trinity College of London, UK)Dr. Kamal KishorSenior Faculty/ Director (Training) Prof. Mr. V. G. Vibhute B Sc,M Sc (Physics), MMS (Marketing)Dr. Sadanand JainSenior Faculty/ Director (Research) Prof. Ashish SharmaM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (Economics) MBA (Devi Ahilya University, Indore), Fellow (IIM Bangalore)Dr. Hemlata Mishra Prof. kavita SarkarDy. Director Fellow (IIM Ahmedabad), MBA, B.Sc. (Econ Area PM & IR )M.A.(Economics) Ph.D. Dr. Ganeshan RaoDr. Alexender Breganza M.A. (S.W.), LL.B., Ph.D. (TISS)XISS, PGDRD (XISS), M.Phil (TISS), Ph.D. (JNU) Mr. Dilip BamDr. Anurag Kumar BE.Mech (IIT), MBA (XLRI)M.A. (Psychology), Ph.D.(JNU) Dr. Anwar ShaikhMr. Ajay Dinanath M.Com, MICA, PGDPM&IR, FUWAI,AMIMA, Ph.D.(Buiness Admn.)B.Sc. (Pune University), PGDBM ( XLRI) Dr. S. B. MishraProf. Firoze Khan MBA, Ph.D.MBA( Pune University), M,Sc.( Scotland, UK) Prof. Pushpa AnantDr (Mrs) Anjana Godse PGDCA, MBAB.Sc., M.C.M. (Pune Univ.), Ph.D. (Pune Univ.) Prof. Jayaraman S. S.Prof. Baleshwar Subrahmanyan B Sc, M Sc (Physics), PGDBA from IIM (A).BE (Electrical), REC, Bhopal, PGDM (IIMC). Prof. Rajeev GuptaDr. Anuradha Agarwal B.E, M.S. (State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, USA)Ph.D (Communications for Brand Building) 20
  • 23. “The FMS Pune experience allowedus to step outside our professionaland intellectual comfort zones totry something new.” 21
  • 24. Academic EvaluationEvaluationAll courses are conducted and evaluated in a continuous & internal manner by the faculty who teach these courses. The studentregisters for a certain number of courses each semester; the year being divided into two semesters, and a summer term, wheneveroffered. A faculty member, as registration advisor, helps a student to draw up his programme, suitable to his pace and needs, which ismade possible by the course-wise time-table of the Institute. It is the responsibility of the student to attend classes regularly and tomaintain the required level of scholastic standing (Please refer to the Attendance Charter).AssessmentThe performance of a student in each course is assessed by the teacher by means of continuous evaluation throughout the semester inclass work, periodical quizzes, tests (sometimes unannounced), tutorials, home work, projects, etc. and a comprehensive examinationat the end of the semester. The student is thereby given a large number of opportunities to prove himself and be evaluated. The systemencourages and rewards continuous and systematic study. It provides constant feedback to the student as to where he stands, thusenabling him to cultivate regular habits of studying / learning and preparing himself for the future.Unusual methods of evaluation have been evolved in the Practice School courses to take account of certain traits which do not surfacein classroom education, like professional judgement, decision-making ability, interdisciplinary approach, initiative, leadership, senseof responsibility, etc.GradingThe system discards the conventional emphasis on a single final examination and numerical marks as the only absolute indication ofthe quality of a students performance. Thus, at the end of the semester the teacher of the course awards letter grades A, B, C, F to thestudent based on the total performance of the student and it is relative to the performance of others taking the same course. These lettergrades stand for quality performance : A-Excellent, B-Good, C-Fair and F- Fail.Further, these letter grades have points associated with them in a quantified hierarchy. There are also courses in which the teacherawards non-letter grades which have only a qualitative hierarchy. The teacher may also pronounce the performance of a student in acourse in terms of certain reports which should not be misconstrued as grades.The Institute, being fully residential with an internal and continuous evaluation system, expects every student to be responsible forregular attendance in classrooms, to appear in scheduled tests and examinations and to fulfil all other tasks assigned to him in everycourse. The system has adequate resilience to accommodate unforeseen situations through withdrawal from a course, mock-up tests,feedback from examinations and interaction with teachers. When, in spite of all these facilities, a student fails to co-operate with theteacher in the discharge of his part of the contract to such an extent that the teacher is unable to award any grade, the teacher isauthorized to give a “F” (FAIL) report.A student is deemed to have cleared a course if he obtains a grade in the course. However the educational philosophy of the Instituteinterlinks and at the same time distinguishes between the performance of a student in a single course and his overall cumulativeperformance. The overall performance of a student is indicated by an index known as the “Cumulative Grade Point Average” (CGPA).It is the weighted average of the grade points of all the letter grades received by the student since his entry into the Institute and isexpressed on a 10-point scale.During the students stay in the Institute, the Institute expects him to show certain minimum performance and progress. The minimumacademic requirement is regarding the performance and progress for the Integrated programme is :?of at least 4.5 at the end of every semester.A CGPA? than one C grade in a semester is allowed for integrated programmes.Not moreStudents who fail to meet the minimum academic requirements stipulated above are put under an appropriate committee whichmonitors their programmes and gives guidance so that they are properly rehabilitated at the earliest. This is done by AcademicCounseling Board (ACB) which is appointed by the Senate and is given authority to take appropriate action including discontinuanceof the student. 22
  • 25. Academic ConductWe take all academic misconduct extremely seriously and investigate all alleged offences of cheating in assessed work andexaminations. Students suspected of misconduct are dealt with accordingly through the Academys Student Discipline Procedures.Academic misconduct during examinations includes:Unauthorized MaterialThe act of bringing unauthorized material (written, printed or in any other format) into the examination room; communicating with,receiving assistance from, copying from or providing assistance to another candidate during an examination; removing examinationbooks or worksheets from the examination room. If the Institute finds a student to be in breach of discipline by having cheated inassessed work and/or examinations, it has the discretion to apply a range of penalties, ranging from nullification of module results upto suspension or expulsion from the Institute. The standard penalty applied is to make null and void all assessments undertaken duringthe relevant semester. We understand that students may not be fully aware of the issues surrounding academic misconduct. It istherefore important that students inform themselves of these issues and seek the advice of staff faculty support service as soon as anyproblems arise. The consequences of misconduct in examinations and all other forms of assessment are severe and may result in allassessments undertaken at the relevant subject being made null and void.CopyingCopying the work of others, including that of other students in the class or group, is an indication of unfair means whereby one persongains credit for the work undertaken by another. Where an element of reproduction is a desirable element of an assessment, as mightbe the case in a group project or presentation, the instructions for the assessed work will specify the extent to which such reproduction ispermissible. The extent of legitimate reproduction must be acknowledged by a student within their work. Students are advised to checkthe rest of their work to ensure that it is their own. Working with other students in informal study groups is a desirable part of theacademic experience but students must ensure that the work that is finally submitted is theirs and not that of anyone else. Studentsshould keep copies of material such as working notes, or sketches of diagrams or drafts of essays that show that the work and itssource has been acknowledged and identified.PlagiarismAs the consequences of misconduct in examinations and all other forms of assessment are severe, the Student Guide to Plagiarism canbe found at the end of Part B, prior to the Appendices.Note on Detection of PlagiarismCollege may require student work to be submitted for checking using plagiarism detection software. This is intended to assist studentsin identifying possible plagiarism in course work submitted for assessment which could otherwise result in disciplinary action againststudents.CollusionCollusion involves an agreement to deceive. This means that more than one person is involved in the deception. An accusation ofcollusion may be added to an accusation of copying if there is clear evidence of the involvement of each party. Students should beextremely careful about lending their completed work to other persons. Students may think that they are helping others to meet adeadline in lending their work to others but it may result in problems if other students copy a students work without informing them.What starts out as a supportive action may carry the risk of an accusation of collusion.Examination Rules and RegulationsPassing in all the examinations is a must. Any student having backlog (s) will not be allowed to appear for campus placement facility asthe companies dont want to consider students with backlogs. Students, having any backlog, should appear in the examination beingheld for the juniors, to clear the same. The management is seriously considering a proposal to classify the students according to theirmarks and allow them to appear before selected companies according to their standards, as exhibited by their performance, forcampus placements. 23
  • 26. Students’ Development The Office of Student Development at FMS Pune is responsible for co-curricular life. Its programs and policies are founded on the belief that life outside the classroom influences a students growth and development as much as the academic experience. Programs reflect the importance of the residential nature of the College. Student Development designs, implements and evaluates programs and services in the following areas: student success, wellness, recreational sports, career development, counseling, athletics, residence life, student activities, campus safety and security, health services, service learning, and conduct. Members of the Office of Student Development work closely with student organizations and FMS Student Council. While our contacts with students are normally confidential, we reserve the right to contact parents when we think that it is appropriate to do so. 24
  • 27. Students DevelopmentStudents CouncilFaculty of Management Sciences- Pune encourages co-curricular activities and total involvement of students even n the administrationof the Institute. The Students Council which has many functional heads for each branch of interest will function like a cabinet and beresponsible for meeting the legitimate aspirations of the student managers.The Students Council is headed by its President and will comprise need based committees. Each Committee will have coordinators.The members will be selected by a committee comprising of the following:Executive Director, Director of the Institute, President and Vice President of Students Council, One Nominee of the Director from thefacultyTo be a member of the council is a great honour. So is the case with being a member of the committees. The committee referred toabove keeps track of the activities and their contributions to serve other students and the growth and the glory of the Institute. They willhelp and assist in the decision making process of the top management and will have direct access to the top management of theinstitute.The council will have its own budget which will be spent by the respective committees under supervision of the President /Vice President.Those council members who show continued performance will have the privilege of sitting for more than two companies in theirCampus Placements. The Students Council Comprises of : President Vice President and the heads of following committeeCultural Committee, Seminar Committee, Academic Committee, Discipline Committee, Corporate Relations Committee, AlumniCommittee & Placement CommitteeClubs and OrganizationsWe encourage our students to take part in various extracurricular activities of the institute. For this, the students are allowed to joinvarious students Clubs and Associations. Through these Clubs and Associations students gain experience on how to manage variousactivities in practical life and learn performance skills for event management.The Clubs and Associations are1. Entrepreneurship Development Cell : The Entrepreneurship Development Club aims to provide a conduit by which students can access relevant Entrepreneurial resources, network with prominent community Entrepreneurs and share ideas. To this end the club is dedicated to furthering understanding about new or small businesses, and about Entrepreneurship in all businesses. The annual events of this Cell are: a) Entrepreneurship Conference. b) Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO) seminar c) Start Idea assessment contest.2. Women Student Managers Association : The WSMAs mission is to connect and support all women at FMS-Pune through mentoring programms, Networking Events, Speaker Series, the annual Conference and Social Events across the sections and with other schools and organizations; to promote the diversity of womens achievements and contributions; to work with the FMS - Pune administration to make sure that issues that are relevant to women are being addressed and to lay the foundation of a powerful network of female business leaders and connect current students to FMS- Pune alumnus.3. Advertising Club : The Advertising Club works through the spirit of volunteerism. Members of AD Club organize spectacular events and programmes, creating a sense of community within the industry and bringing together all segments of the advertising profession and related fields. The AD Club works together to create contact situation for students interested in advertising or public relations careers. AD Club fosters students understanding of theory and practice in the profession of public relations. The Annual Events include: 1. Field Trips to Advertising / Public Relations Agencies 2. Organizing Guest Speakers 3. Parties4. Student Managers Retail Club : Keeping in the line with the changing demands of time, the FMS- Pune Retail Club caters for management talent and provides an opportunity to the students to actively network with the Industry. Retail is a booming Industry in India and holds a very promising future for management students. The Retail Club at the Institute is one such initiative to facilitate increased Student- Industry Interaction for mutual benefits. The Mission of the Retail Club is to conduct workshops, arrange for Guest Speakers, Organize Retail Seminars, Network by facilitating increased industry alumni student interaction to provide a platform to the students to learn the dynamics of the retail Industry. 25
  • 28. Emergenetics For the First Time in India by Any B School SingaporeFMS Pune offers Individual strength Assessment and PsychometricProfiling by Singapore based Emergenetics Asia for all the students. Individuals who build upon their own attributes for thinking and behaving are able to communicate, sell, make presentations, teach and motivate others more effectively. Do you know how you think and behave? The way you process ideas? How you translate ideas into action? Emergenetics gives you the answers. For the first time in India FMS Pune has tied up with Emergenetics Asia to conduct individual Management student Profiling for all its students enabling them to be highly proactive and more adaptable managers in todays competitive corporate environment. emergenetics INTERNATIONAL Emergenetics Asia has integrated decades of experience with the latest Moving Thinking Forward scientific research, to give business management students a better understanding of self, colleagues, clients and the world around. Emergenetics helps make better business decisions, build stronger, more creative and productive teams, and communicate more effectively in your daily life. Emergenetics International is a group of professionals who translate research from neuroscientific, psychological, educational, and business sources into information that is useful for individuals, teams, and organizations. Its based on the fact that our personalities are shaped by our genetics as well as by the characteristics that have emerged from our life experiences. Emergenetics products are used to promote job satisfaction, accelerate learning, enhance communication, and develop personal effectiveness. The services are delivered with the highest ethical and professional standards. With the Emergenetics Integrated course our students will Gain insight into thinking and behavioral preferences ? Mesh personalities to develop the "perfect team” ? ? the "perfect presentation” that connects with the entire Make audience. Solve problems creatively ? ? change Manage ? interpersonal communications Enhance Accelerate learning ? ? productivity Increase ? new leaders Develop ? your horizons and value diversity Broaden Understand your consumer ? ? job satisfaction Enhance ? life satisfaction Enhance Understand yourself ? 26
  • 29. Dr. Geil BrowningPresident /OwnerEmergenetics LLC andThe Browning Group International Inc.(U.S.A) 27
  • 30. Understanding the basics It’s a fact. When a company gives students the opportunity to apply classroom concepts to real business solutions,students gain a greater understanding of business dynamics.Weekly Business QuizzesAt FMS we understand the need of designing and implementing such a curriculum which would bridge the gap between theoreticallearning and industry requirements. Therefore as a part of student development programme we have tied up with the Xed Intellect, aninnovative online learning solution provider to enhance students learning and performance, and thereby creating areas of excellence.Online Business QuizzesWe intend to conduct weekly/fortnightly compulsory business quizzes based on current business awareness. It will help students inapplication of current business situations in their classroom teaching, assignments and projects. Compulsorily each student has tosecure a minimum of 60% marks in these quizzes. At the time of final academic evaluation 5% of bonus marks will be awarded to allthose who secure more than 60% marks in all the quizzes.Objective of BizquizInculcate a reading habit of business newspapers among students to sharpen their business acumen.Why Current Business Awareness?Students undergoing a rigorous 2-year MBA Program, spend majority of the time in classroom training, assignments and projects. Inthe spare time, they are generally engaged in extra-curricular activities. Therefore, students rarely get time to update themselves on dayto day business news. Moreover, Indian education system (primary, secondary and graduation) is designed in such a way, that nowherestudents develop a habit of reading business newspapers. However, being daily updated about business affairs is a requirement ofevery job and unless students develop this habit, they will struggle to outstandingly perform in their respective careers.Salient Features of BizquizWeekly / Fortnightly Business Awareness Quiz throughout the yearNews covered from leading business newspapers like Economic Times, Business Standard, DNA Money, Financial Express, Wall StreetJournal etc.News coverage from all business categories like Economy, Corporate, Sports, Entertainment, Lifestyle and People with specialemphasis on reasoning based news.Domain (Functional Subject) QuizzesAs a part of continuous evaluation process students will also be judged on the basis of their functional (Finance, HR, Marketing,Operations, IT & International Business) knowledge base. Through Online Assessment System (OAS) we will evaluate each student ashow much he/she has learnt the subject in detail and do they have clear understanding about subject fundamentals. Securing 70%marks in the functional subjects is a must. At the time of final academic evaluation 5% of bonus marks will be awarded to all those whosecure more than 60% marks in all the functional quizzes.Benefits includeContinuous Evaluation of students rather than one end term examinationChangeover from Rote Learning to Conceptual Understanding.Instantaneous Performance Reports help in analyzing weak areas of students and take corrective action immediately.On-time declaration of results.Eliminate biasness in checkingReduces overhead of setting and evaluating questions.Faculty will have more time for teaching, research and consultancy. 28
  • 31. “Strive for perfection in everything that we do... ...take the best and then try to make it even better. " At FMS Pune we consider outdoor activities areintegral part of management and managerial development. 29
  • 32. All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become. - Buddha30
  • 33. VipassanaThe TechniqueVipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of Indias most ancient techniques of meditation. It was rediscovered byGautam Buddha more than 2500 years ago and was taught by him as a universal remedy for universal ills.This non-sectarian technique aims for the total eradication of mental impurities and the resultant highest happiness of full liberation.Healing, not merely the curing of diseases, but the essential healing of human suffering, is its purpose.Vipassana is a way of self-transformation through self-observation. It focuses on the deep interconnection between mind and body,which can be experienced directly by disciplined attention to the physical sensations that form the life of the body, and that continuouslyinterconnect and condition the life of the mind. It is this observation-based, self-exploratory journey to the common root of mind andbody that dissolves mental impurity, resulting in a balanced mind full of love and compassion.The scientific laws that operate ones thoughts, feelings, judgements and sensations become clear. Through direct experience, thenature of how one grows or regresses, how one produces suffering or frees oneself from suffering is understood. Life becomescharacterized by increased awareness, non-delusion, self-control and peace.The TraditionSince the time of Buddha, Vipassana has been handed down, to the present day, by an unbroken chain of teachers. Although Indian bydescent, the current teacher in this chain, Mr. S.N. Goenka, was born and raised in Burma (Myanmar). While living there he had thegood fortune to learn Vipassana from his teacher, Sayagyi U Ba Khin who was at the time a high Government official. After receivingtraining from his teacher for fourteen years, Mr. Goenka settled in India and began teaching Vipassana in 1969. Since then he hastaught tens of thousands of people of all races and all religions in both the East and West. In 1982 he began to appoint assistantteachers to help him meet the growing demand for Vipassana courses.The CoursesThe technique is taught at ten-day residential courses during which participants follow a prescribed Code of Discipline, learn the basicsof the method, and practice sufficiently to experience its beneficial results.The course requires hard, serious work. There are three steps to the training.The first step is, for the period of the course, to abstain from killing, stealing, sexual activity, speaking falsely, and intoxicants. Thissimple code of moral conduct serves to calm the mind, which otherwise would be too agitated to perform the task of self-observation.The next step is to develop some mastery over the mind by learning to fix ones attention on the natural reality of the ever changing flowof breath as it enters and leaves the nostrils. By the fourth day the mind is calmer and more focussed, better able to undertake thepractice of Vipassana itself: observing sensations throughout the body, understanding their nature, and developing equanimity bylearning not to react to them.Finally, on the last full day participants learn the meditation of loving kindness or goodwill towards all, in which the purity developedduring the course is shared with all beings.The results come gradually through continued practice. It is unrealistic to expect all problems to be solved in ten days. Within that time,however, the essentials of Vipassana can be learned so that it can be applied in daily life. The more the technique is practised, thegreater the freedom from misery, and the closer the approach to the ultimate goal of full liberation. Even ten days can provide resultswhich are vivid and obviously beneficial in everyday life. The entire practice is actually a mental training. Just as we use physicalexercises to improve our bodily health, Vipassana can be used to develop a healthy mind. Because it has been found to be genuinelyhelpful, great emphasis is put on preserving the technique in its original, authentic form.The course is compulsory for all the students studying at FMS- Pune without any exceptions whatsoever. Students withpsychological disorders and those who feel can not be a part of team should refrain taking admission in our college.All those who try it will find Vipassana to be an invaluable tool with which to achieve and share real happiness with others. 31
  • 34. Life at FMS Pune Your future, reimagined It’s an exciting time to be at the FMS-Pune Located in the lust green region, surrounded by mountains and hills has all the advantages of its national peers plus a bold vision for business education that can’t be found anywhere else. Whether your aim is to be an International corporate manager, start your own business accelerate your career or choose a new direction, you’ve come to the right place. At FMS-Pune our goal is to provide you with a transformational learning experience that empowers you to think through the complexities of modern business and drive actions in a quickly changing world. Our program will transform your life and dramatically expand your potential giving you the knowledge and skills you need to become a high value decision maker in the global economy. 32
  • 35. Life at FMS Pune Engagement is taking an active role, and not only listening, but participating. Its constantly trying and learning new things, and expanding your skill set. At the FMS Pune School of Business, we strive for excellence in engagement between students, professors, and the business community. 33
  • 36. At FMS Pune we teach you that in order tosucceed your desire for success should be grater than your fear of failure. 34
  • 37. Excellence is a philosophy - aw a y o f l i f e . I t ’s a b o u tperseverance, and nevergiving up. Failing, pickingyourself up, and trying again.Excellence is holding yourselfto a higher standard andacknowledging when you don’tmeet those standards. It’staking your weaknesses andturning them into your greateststrengths. At the FMSGraduate School of Business,passion drives excellence. 35
  • 38. Life at FMSA Student Managers Life at FMS- PUNE is very vibrant, dynamic and full of learning experiences. Your Two- Years stay will truly tuneyou to the needs of the corporate world and will enable you to face real life situations. On the FMS- PUNE campus you will find anextensive range of cultural and social activities. Whether you are interested in sports or politics, art or alternative culture we guaranteethere will be something (s) for each one of you. Students are welcome to take part in all extra-curricular activities.Student Culture and Social Life : The FMS- PUNE has a rich and varied social and cultural life. There are many active studentassociations, societies, clubs, and organizations. The social and cultural activities on campus are there to provide you with a rewardingexperience as a student. Taking part in one or several of these student activities is an easy way to get into the heard of student life andmake new friends.Special Events Programme: Students are encouraged to engage in cultural activities .Students at FMS- PUNE every year celebrateLIBERTY, our annual cultural event. The menu of cultural activities includes concerts, theater, music and dramatics. The Collegeallocates a budget for the entire event. Students manage the entire show. Being a part of this event is real fun and a great learningexperience as almost everything is done by students. FMS- PUNE also arranges a Special Events programme as part of freshers party.The idea is to make newcomers feel comfortable and gel with the seniors. These events contribute to academic life and thus make yourstay at FMS- PUNE more pleasant, interesting, and stimulating.Athletics: A Healthy mind lives in a Healthy body. FMS- PUNE recommends that the students exercise daily to develop their physical andmental abilities. In keeping with this doctrine, FMS- PUNE organizes Sports Days at the campus with various facilities includingbadminton, tennis, volleyball, and cricket.Student Restaurants, Cafés and Cafeterias: The Student Cafeterias are a natural meeting place for students. Restaurants, Cafés andCafeterias are the hang-out points and offer a wide selection of menus including non-vegetarian food. Menus are priced bearing inmind that most students live on a tight budget.Health Care: A doctor appointed by us will be available in the Institute for an hour once a week. Those seeking medical assistance canmeet him/her. All the students will also go through a complete medical check-up in the Institute. However, all the absences on medicalgrounds will have to be adjusted by the students amongst 5%.Students having medical problems of any kind are advised not to apply toFMS- PUNE as even the industry expects perfect medical fitness. Doctors and dentists are also available for students free of charge incase of any emergencies.Social Counseling: Life as a student is not always straightforward. Sometimes, the need arises for someone to talk to and seek counsel.FMS- PUNEs Social Counseling Service consists of a team of professional counselors to whom students can turn for help. Herestudents can discuss their problems- academic, financial or personal.From the time you step onto campus to begin your FMS experience until the day you leave with your diploma, our staff is here to supportyou in your journey. Working in partnership with our world-class faculty, we will challenge you, engage you and inspire you.We’ll help you chart a path for success, coach you to realize your full potential and guide you throughout your journey.At FMS Pune, we blend rigorous academic programs with a vibrant life in and outside the classroom—all within a safe, quality livingenvironment that fosters personal growth and development. 36
  • 39. Your Career FMS PGDM graduates face tough competition in the job market. While there are many ways to measure the return on investment of your FMS PGDM, we recognize how important it is for you to find a job that launches you on your ideal career path. Enabling this process is FMSs Corporate Connections Centre (CCC), which pursues partnerships with leading and emerging companies across industry sectors and coaches you in self-marketing strategies that will benefit you throughout your career - everything from mock interviews to case workshops. Whether you are looking for a mentor in your chosen field, tips on networking and dressing for success, a resumé clinic or preparation for an on-campus interview, the CCC will help you make the most of your potential. Once you graduate, youll receive lifelong support through alumni job postings and other resources to assist you as your career progresses. 37
  • 40. 100% Corporate PlacementHigh level of professionalism,excellent academic environment,world class faculty, IntegratedDevelopment programme for students,International exposure along with100% corporate placement guarantee. 38
  • 41. PlacementsFMS Pune offers a 100% placement guarantee for all its students. A minimum Package of Rs 3 lakhs will be offered to each student. There is No upperlimit for highest package offering. However, following criteria should be taken into consideration. Campus recruitment is meant only for the Studentsof the Final Year and the “passed” Students if they are eligible.The Placement Process would commence from the first week of July.Companies confirming for recruitment at the campus will be categorized into Category A, Category B and Category C. This categorization and theslot assignment for recruitment is done by the Placement Cell on the basis of various details provided by the company through the Job Response Form(such as Package details, job profile, number of branches, number of students, past association with FMS Pune, etc).A student can procure only one job in each category and is barred from applying for any more.A student procuring a job in a Category C company is entitled only for applying in Category B and Category A. A student procuring Job in Category Bcompany can only apply for Category A company and Student Procuring Job in Category A company cannot apply for any other Category. If a studentgets an offer from more than one company (different categories), then he/she must inform the companies about the job offer he/she wishes to accept,through the Placement Cell before completing his/her course.If a student does not get a Job by 15th March, he/she may apply for off campus recruitment after notifying the Placement Cell.The policy is subject to change at a later stage at the discretion of the Placement Cell. The changes made, if any, at a later stage will be notified to allconcerned.Eligibility Criteria for Campus Placements.The following criteria are being considered, in addition to those mentioned in the prospectus, to draw up the list of eligible candidatesfor campus placements1. Students with backlog(s) are not allowed to sit for the campus placements.2. Students will be required to go through a pre placement scrutiny involving the following:- Written test on business environment which will be based on the newspapers – 100 Marks. Academic performance as per the results in first and second semesters – The percentage obtained in the first and second semesters will be counted. Attendance Marks will be as per the attendance percentage. The Marks will also be awarded for co-curricular activities in the institute. The weightage / percentage will be decided by a High Power Committee comprising of the Executive Director and Directors of Institutes. Group Discussions on current affairs / business environment will be for 100 Marks. Specialization Subject based interview by an expert from the industry / institute will be for 100 Marks.3. Those placed in the Red List for any reason will be disqualified and they will not be allowed to go through the above process.4. Any student sent out of class on any disciplinary ground / on ground such as not being ready with the academic assignments / presentations by the faculty will attract negative marks of 20 per incident.5. Similarly, students involved in any misbehaviour /misconduct/ collective insubordination will attract negative marks.6. Campus Placement activities are undertaken by all the management institutes in Pune. Few are very successful. Many are not. We pray and hope to maintain excellent placement assistance in India and abroad.7. The placement facility is denied however to students found wanting in attendance, conduct, performance and those who do not comply with laid down rules and regulations, or any rule which may be laid down in the future in the interest of merit, code of conduct, right attitude and positive behaviour as seen from verifiable facts, befitting the expectations of the industry.8. Students violating our norms, rules and regulations will be punished with an objective of correcting them and not spoiling their career because we consider ourselves as a family and an earring member is to be taken to task by the elders as it happens in any walk of life.The ProcessFinal Placements is an avenue for companies to pick future business leaders from the richest management talent pool in the country.STEP - I : The Company contacts the Placement Committee, schedules a date and makes a PPT to the students interested and eligible to participate inthe process.STEP - II : The resumes of interested candidates are sent to the company. The company in turn reverts with a shortlist. The companys slot in theplacement process is confirmed by the Placement Committee. The slot is determined by the students with the help of a democratic slotting process.STEP - III : The process begins. Selection processes of various participating companies are organized by slot. Recruitment processes of companies inthe same slot progress simultaneously.STEP - IV : Final acceptances of the offers are communicated to the company, and the students are available to join work by March end. 39
  • 42. Enhancing Your PGDM ExperienceINTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP AND PLACEMENT PROGRAMME (IIPP) 40
  • 43. Enhancing Your PGDM ExperienceOnly Business School in Pune which offers compulsoryInternational internship to all the Students As a integral part of curriculum Faculty of Management Sciences - Pune offer Compulsory International Internship to all its students . Why intern abroad ? An international internship is a unique way to gain professional experience in an exciting global setting. The benefits include, but are not limited to : 1. Meaningful and challenging practical work experience with an international focus. 2.Developing close working relationships with business professionals who can serve as contacts for job opportunities, provide references, and write strong letters of recommendation needed for the future academic and employment opportunities. 3.The development of cross-cultural skills and “cultural intelligence” needed by a growing number of employers. without boundaries 4. Great preparation for behavioral and situational interview questions when students start applying for jobs. 41
  • 44. New AdmissionsEligibilityWe, at FMS Pune, leave no stone unturned to ensure that, every student joining our Institute is groomed well and placed well. Although,we are having very tough training schedule, the spirit behind it is to give maximum to the students, so that, the objective of their joiningus is achieve.Prospectus and Application FormThe application form has appropriate columns and the students should carefully fill up the same, so that, a student can get maximumopportunity to get admitted at FMS Pune. Excellent Career Potential Proven LanguageWhat are we looking for Academic Competancy Ability Fit FMS Culture, Value & NeedInstructionsWe accept CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA/SNAP Examinations results, for a Group Discussion and Personal interview for our AICTE ApprovedJob oriented “Two Year Full Time Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)”Candidates who have been screened through the written test score of CAT/MAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ SNAP will be called for the GroupDiscussion and Personal Interview (GD/PI). The group discussion generally aims at measuring the skills, knowledge, attitude, socialbehaviour, leadership, personality, etc. of the candidates. Group discussion is an elimination round. The purpose of interview is tomeasure aptitude, subject knowledge, business awareness, communication skills and suitability for corporate careers.Candidates are requested to submit duly filled application forms along with All the Annexures, without which your application will notbe processed. You are required to attach 10 passport size photographs along with the application form. Certificates of any kind suchas Original/Attested of Degree/Diploma, Caste, Work experience or Extra Curricular activities need not be attached now, You arerequired to carry them at the time of interview.Admission ProcedureWe are proud to state that we accept CAT/MAT/XAT/ATMA/SNAP scores. In case, any student has not applied for any competitiveexam we conduct our own entrance exam, which will only be counted for the purpose of merit list.We are not having any cut off points as we give weightage to all the above parameters in the selection process. The exact weightage tobe given for the entrance examination will be decided based on a decision to be taken by the High Powered Committee. Thus, any onewith good percentile / percentage can apply for the selection process. However, the Society reserves the right to prescribe anyqualitative requirement as may be required if and when considered necessary.Application & Evaluation Procedure Take CAT/MAT/XAT FMS Test ATMA/SNAP as an option Application internal review Enrolment Interview Admission Submission & evaluation confirmation Feedback SessionSize of Enrollment : 60 42
  • 45. Join FMS for Two Years43
  • 46. and be a leader for rest of your life44
  • 47. How to ApplyApplication Form for Full Time programs is a part of this prospectus. The Prospectus includes:(a) Application Form (b) Annexures, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5All the documents, mentioned above bear the same prospectus number and need to be duly filled and submitted to the addressmentioned below. The Application Form & Prospectus for the programme of choice can be obtained in the below-mentioned ways; thecompleted form has to be submitted to the Institute.The Application Forms and Prospectus are available on payment of ` 1000/- in cash or ` 1050/- through Demand Draft(payable at Pune) favoring the “Abhinav FMS Pune”All the requests for prospectus and all the inquiries related to admissions should be directed to the following address :Admission CellFaculty of Management SciencesInstitute of Management (PGDM)S.No. 13, Katraj- Dehu Road Bypass,Ambegaon (BK.) Pune- 411046Telephone +91 (020) 32676366Fax: (020) 24390776,Mobile: 09657855604/ 09767240241GD / PI CentersAhmedabad, Bangaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu,Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur (subject to Notification)Education LoansStudents desirous of educational loans will be provided all the necessary assistance. However, the request for loans will be processedby the banks according to their terms and conditions.Fee StructureThe Total Academic Fee for the AICTE approved Two- Year full time PGDM course at FMS Pune is ` 3,90,000/- (Rupees Three LakhNinety Thousand only) Payable in 2 Instalments.Registration Fee at the time of confirming admission : ` 40,000/- (Forty Thousand)First Instalment at the Time of Admission : ` 2,00,000/-Second Instalment on or before 15th Feb 2014 : ` 1, 50,000/-Hostel Fee` 70,000/- (Seventy Thousand) Per Annum for Non AC AccommodationThis includes - 2 times daily meal including breakfast, Transportation Facility Charges, WiFi Charges.Note?The Management Quota fee is twice the Academic Course fee.? (Payable at Pune) must be made in favor of “Abhinav FMS - Pune” All the DD’sRefund Rules? is cancelled before the commencement of the academic programme, 50% fees paid by the student will be deducted and If admission the balance refunded.? is permissible after 30 days from the commencement of the course. No refund 45
  • 48. AttendanceWe plan to hold our training /classes for 365 days in a year .We are also likely to hold periodic examinations from 0800 Hrs. to 2300Hrs. at least once in a week. We DO NOT believe in the concept of holidays. Because industry does not function on “clock” basis, theManager is required to function round the clock. It should be noted that we are more of a training establishment than a conventionalmanagement institute. Each and every class is critical for continuous learning. Therefore NO request on medical grounds forexemption from attendance will be accepted.A Full - Time course Student should have no work except attending the classes. They can not and should not have any other priority oroccupation. It is a costly course, which the parents have paid with a lot of pain and expectation. A good student should therefore attend100% classes.However assuming that some students may have some genuine problems, a minimum of 80% of attendance is compulsory persemester. Those students who have 80% of attendance are considered as Average students by us and are not fielded for campusplacements in the initial phase of our campus placement. The approach here is that these are the weaker lot of our batch as they havenot received the full training because of their absence from classes.Students should maintain 90% attendance and above in the interest of their growth and development. Very Senior Faculty are teachingin our Institute. It must be noted the stress on attendance is directly linked to learning and equipping to become successful managers.Attending classes regularly is in itself a big mind conditioning exercise. This shows students commitment towards building theircorporate career. Therefore, we feel that there is a need to treat and reward different kinds of students with different percentages ofattendance differently as under:a) Those who maintain 95% and above of the attendance will be awarded an attendance incentive marks which shall be 5% per subjectper semester. The attendance will be calculated per semester.b) Only those with 90% and above of attendance for the three consecutive semesters may be allowed to sit for the first 10 Companies. Itshould be noted that it is not a punitive action; however, it is a way to reward students with high attendance.c) Those who fail to maintain 80% of attendance in each semester will be placed in a RED LIST which means they may not be allowed toappear in the examination and avail the campus placement facility.No reason, including proven medical certification, will be accepted as the student would have missed the learning /grooming process.This cant be made up if a student remains absent from class beyond permissible limits . Please note that we are a professional Instituteand you will be going through professional training without which one cant survive in the industry. It is just not a matter of academicsand passing the examinations. It is a matter of acquiring relevant skills, competence, knowledge and attitude required to become asuccessful manager. It should also be noted that there is a difference between a Full Time regular course and a Distance Learningprogramme. Students with lesser percentages of attendance cannot be a part of any full time programme.d) No one, including the Director, is empowered to grant attendance on medical ground or on any other ground, as one who is notphysically present or involved in academic activity cant be marked PRESENT in the class as it will be illegal. Only those who are presentin the class or involved in academic activity under the directions of the Dean/Director will get attendance. However, any one havingany medical problem should promptly avail medical assistance and those who have urgent family commitments can also visit theirfamily. We, as an Institute, cannot restrict the movement of the Students. However, WE DONT HAVE ANY SYSTEM OF LEAVE WITHATTENDANCE !Now it is up to you where you want to stand. You have the choice to obtain any kind of percentage of attendance and to avail theadvantages or disadvantages. Having categorically stated the portion well before your admission we will be unable to entertain anyrequest from you on the matter at a later date. You should, therefore, aim at 100% attendance and not 80% attendance. Please noteyou do have a choice not to accept the offer of admission. However, this should not disturb you as the permissible limit of absence is20% in each semester and if one calculates the total days on which one can legitimately be absent from the classes on account ofsickness or other contingencies it will be more than 20 days in a year, provided they attend classes regularly from day one. Absentingfrom classes for casual reasons or due to carelessness cannot be justified at all. Students are, therefore advised to save attendance, asone saves money, so that a certain portion can be spent as and when needed, painlessly on medical ground. 46
  • 49. Discipline ConductDiscipline is an integral part of FMS culture. Students are trained for bright future careers through various scientific groomingprocesses. Strict discipline is an essential part of the training process and defaulters will be dealt with, appropriately. Student managersare expected to follow the norms of Discipline and Academic Conduct.1. Wearing of crash helmets by those riding two wheelers and by pillion riders is compulsory. Those who violate this for the first time will be fined ` 500/- which will go to Students Co-curricular Activities Fund and more stringent punishment will be awarded for subsequent violations.2. Carrying of mobile phones to academic block / classes and library is strictly prohibited. Those mobiles which are found inside the academic block and library will be confiscated and will be returned to the students on completion of the course. Parents wanting to talk to their children are advised to call them during night hours, (that is, after the class hours but before 10 pm). No mobiles will be used in the hostel after 10 pm.3. Students staying in the hostel are expected to be in their rooms by 09:30 pm. Late night parties or loitering around at odd hours, on any account, either inside the Campus or outside is not allowed. Similarly, boys and girls moving into each others hostel will entail expulsion from the institute.4. Students are expected to be inside the classrooms well before the commencement of the class in formals. Those who reach for the class late will not be allowed to enter the class. Similarly, after entering the class they are not allowed to leave the class till the session gets over. However, in case of contingencies such as medical grounds, the student concerned is expected to inform the faculty before leaving the academic block. Taking permission from the faculty taking the class itself is not sufficient. In case any student leaves the class after giving attendance without permission from the faculty in charge, he/she will be dealt with disciplinary action. Students staying in the hostel can leave the hostel for medical treatment any time with a roommate with prior permission from the Rector, Cluster Friend and Friend of the Floor. The ambulance, kept standby, can be used for all emergencies.5. Students are not expected to loiter around the corridor in between classes.6. Students are expected to behave well like gentlemen and ladies not only in the classrooms, but also throughout their stay with us, even when they are in their private rooms. We demand a decent life style and good habits to promote good behaviour and a positive outlook towards life.7. Boys are expected to be clean shaven every day except those who grow beard on religious grounds. Side locks should be kept trimmed and short. You are not allowed to sport a long and trendy hair style. Girls are expected to tie their hair neatly.8. Student Managers are expected to use the stair case in the academic blocks and not the elevators.9. Student Managers are expected to address their seniors as Sir and Maam respectively.10. Students are expected to relax and sleep in the night at least from 12 to 5 am. They are supposed to study before 12 at night and after 5 am in the morning, which is sufficient to maintain an excellent academic record, as learning is a continuous process and should be under taken regularly. Laptops should also be switched off after 12 at night. Sound sleep promotes sound health and that helps to pay proper attention in the classes.11. If any student from the hostel has to be away from his / her room or to go out of station for any personal reason, he / she should 47
  • 50. take permission to do so from the Director/ Rector. Please note that students are not allowed to go and stay out with anyone. Nomination of the local guardian, if any, should be made by parents through a letter to be addressed to the Director before 1st July 2011. Permission for night-outs will not be granted to hostelites. However, in case the parents or own brother/ sister visits Pune and wants to take the student child to stay with them for a day or two, they can do so. However, for that too permission should be sought at least one week in advance through a fax followed by a personal call to the Director / Deputy Director. The Director in turn will inquire from the student and may or may not recommend the Night out Pass to the Rector of the Hostels. Verbal request from the students on this account will not be entertained. These are measures to ensure safety and security of the students.12. No gifts/ presents of any kind are to be given to Director(s)/Faculty / Staff for any reason whatsoever. We are doing our duty and, personally, we dont expect any gratification. If any kind of gratitude is to be expressed, it should be done by presentation of a book on management science to the college library. At best, one thank you card can be given. Above all, if you remember us as an alumni, that is more than sufficient.13. Students might bring their two wheelers for the purpose of corporate visits.14. Hostel rooms are expected to be kept clean by the occupiers. The maids are at service for cleaning the toilets and the corridors ONLY. Students are supposed to switch off lights and fans completely when they are not in the room and ensure that water taps are also closed. In case the lights and fans are not switched off, a fine of ` 1,000/- will be imposed. They should keep their belongings in the almirah and keep the keys with them. Management will not be responsible for the loss of any valuables or cash. Students are advised not to keep any valuable ornaments.15. “Silence Hours will be maintained strictly after 10:00 pm in the hostel. All the students of the hostel should get into the rooms and maintain even inside the rooms “silence hours”. The privacy of each roommate should be respected. No music or movies during silence hours is permitted. Defaulters will be fined heavily.16. Ragging of any kind is strictly prohibited. Any one indulging in ragging will be dealt with Zero Tolerance and will be expelled as this has been prescribed as a minimum punishment by the Supreme Court of India. The Supreme Court has also categorically mentioned that students who harass freshers physically or mentally will be booked by the police, expelled from the college and also denied future admissions. Therefore, no one should allow others to rag them. If anyone tries to rag any student the same should be reported immediately to the Director.17. The industry at times asks us for references and opinion about the behaviour, conduct, integrity and suitability of the alumni for specific jobs/ placements. They expect us to field the candidates with right attitude and attributes alone. Traditionally the Dean/ Director of the institute is a reference point. We are also required to sign testimonials whenever a student wants to go for higher studies abroad. As time passes we have found it difficult to recollect the attributes of the individual students. Therefore, it has been decided that we will suitably add a column in the Post Graduate Diploma of each student to state his/her Character and Leadership Qualities assessed by the institute and record our opinion. The grading will be Exemplary / Very Good / Good / Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory. The duplicate copy of the diploma will be a reference point for us in the future. We are sure that our students will behave in a mature manner exhibiting positive attributes and leadership qualities, contributing to their growth and development and enabling us to give the highest grading.Dress CodeBoth Boys & Girls are required to be dressed formally during their stay with FMS- PUNE. As a guideline, the students are requested toobserve the dress code as under:-BoysBlack Trousers, Full Sleeve Plain Shirt with Tie and Black Leather Shoes (jeans are not permitted)GirlsLight colour sarees and blouse (with sleeves)Students are advised to carry enough sarees (preferably light colour) especially for the first 15 days. The formal dress is Salwar Kameez(knee length).All StudentsJeans, T-Shirts, Casuals and Chappals are not allowed on the academic premises. The same will attract a fine of ` 600/-Periodic Reports to ParentsThe Institute will furnish a Performance report on each student to all the parents periodically. A monthly attendance report on eachstudent will also be forwarded by the Director. We insist on regular attendance of students in classes, workshops, seminars and otherco-curricular activities. Get - togethers and cultural programmes will be organised by the students council, but will be subject todisciplinary rules.Welcome ! 48
  • 51. Join the FMS Force ! Accept the challenge. Accept the challe Invite the adventure. Invite he venture Be distinctive. dist nctive.
  • 52. INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT Faculty of Management Sciences PuneFor International PlacementsWadwadi Campus Narhe Campus Ambegaon Campus “ The Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Faculty of Management Sciences - Pune will give you the understanding, knowledge and confidence to challenge conventional thinking ’’ and succeed in today’s fast-moving business world by standing out, not blending in.This guide has beenproduced by the Publicationsand Web Office for theFaculty of ManagementSciences Pune.For further informationcontact:Marketing Director :Mr. Dhirendra TiwariMobile: 09839853344S.No.13. Kartraj- DehuRoad BypassAmbegaon (BK)Pune411046Tel: +91 20 64706184 /85/86/87URL: www.fmspune.org

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