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    • Department of Management Studies (Defining Managerial Success) Here’s an opportunity to be a Years of part of a worldExcellence class MBA Program Information Brochure Admission 2012-13
    • CONTENTSVice Chancellor’s Message 1Director’s Message 2HOD’s Invite 3Administrative Structure of the University 4The University and School of Management 5Department of Management Studies 6Vision, Mission and Values 7About MBA in Department of Management Studies 8Faculty Members 9Building the Class 14Infrastructure Facilities 16Course Structure 18Functional Electives 19Society for Business Management 20Fee Structure 23Living in Pondicherry 24Alumni Voice 25Our Recruiters 26Important Dates 27Contact Details 27
    • Vice Chancellor’s MessageDear MBA-aspirant, The story of Pondicherry University is the story of its evolution from the smallseed, sown in 1986, to what it is grown today. This grand evolution could be realizedwith the sincere, dedicated, selfless and silent work of hundreds of our teachers,students and staff.We aim to equip you with excellent education and tools to face challenges of theindustry, research of the highest academic standard, ample opportunities for innerliterary, creative and artistic talents, as well as, sportsmanship. To be on par with theachievable standards, we are continuously updating our courses and syllabi, keeping inview the changing but challenging benchmarks of different professions, industries andsocial landscape as such.I am confident that with such a vast pool of brilliant human resources and facilities, wewill be able to contribute very significantly towards advancement of knowledge in Indiaand also around the globe.Best wishes,Dr. J.A.K.Tareen(Vice Chancellor)If the only tool you have is a hammer,You tend to see every problem as a nail. -Abraham Maslow. Page 1 of 27
    • Director’s Message Over the last 25 years DMS has transformed youngsters into businessleaders. The faculty constantly drive the students to set new standards ofprofessionalism, performance and excellence by having advisory councils fromthe corporate world to ensure industry focused and futuristic curriculumfostering a culture of research and curiosity attitude.The mission is to have a holistic development of young minds- full of energy,sense of national pride and ready to make a difference. I am proud to say thatour students have consistently proved their mettle in the industry.I, therefore, take this opportunity to invite you to be a part of this prestigiousinstitution for an educative journey ahead.Prof. M. Ramadass,Director of Studies, Educational Innovation and Rural Reconstruction Tell me and I’ll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I’ll understand. -Chinese Proverb Page 2 of 27
    • HOD’s Invite The Pondicherry University’s Department of Management Studies (DMS-SOM)welcomes all the aspirants of admission to its MBA program for the Batch 2012-2014.The DMS is planning to bring in 360° improvement in its operations and provide one ofthe best minds with management education. Nevertheless, the DMS is proud that duringthe past 26 years of its existence, it has produced MBA graduates who occupy very highpositions in the industry and academia in India and abroad. We are sure that we’ll findthe right minds to choose from and mould during these academic years as well. I wish allaspirants the very best in their efforts to seek admission, at the Department ofManagement Studies, Pondicherry University.Prof. R.P.RayaProfessor & Head,Department of Management StudiesA Teacher affects eternity;He can never tell where his influence stops. -Henry B Adams Page 3 of 27
    • Administrative Structure of the University Visitor Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil President of India Chancellor His Excellency Shri. Mohammed Hamid Ansari Vice President of India Chief Rector His Excellency Shri. Iqbal Singh Lt. Governor of Puducherry Vice Chancellor Prof. J.A.K. Tareen Director Dr. M.Ramadass Registrar Shri. S. Loganathan Finance Officer Shri. S. Raghavan IA & AS Controller of Examinations Dr. J. Sampath. Dean Dr. M.Ramadass School of Management Head of the Department Dr. R.P.Raya Department of Management StudiesGood schools,Like good societies and good families,Celebrate and cherish diversity. -Deborah Meier Page 4 of 27
    • The University and School of Management Pondicherry University was established in 1985 by an act of Parliament as one ofthe three central universities in South India. The President of India is the VISITOR andVice – President of India is the Chancellor of the University. The university is located in a sprawling campus spread over 780 acres of lushgreenery, facing Bay of Bengal on the East Coast Road. It is easily accessible fromChennai (168 Kms) and Bangalore (300 Kms). The school of management (SOM) is thefirst academic entity of the university established as a centre of excellence and astandalone school in 1986. In 2005, SOM was restructured to include Department ofManagement Studies (DMS) as the parent department and five other sister departments. Dr. M.Ramadass is currently the Dean of the School of Management. Education is not preparation for life; Education is life itself. -John Dewey Page 5 of 27
    • Department of Management Studies The Department of Management Studies has the unique position in the Universityof establishing the first MBA program of the university in 1986. For the past 27 years ithas been catering to the needs of teaching MBA Program, Management Research,Organizational Development and training government officials. It is one of the majordepartments, fully funded and supported by the University Grants Commission (UGC)and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) of the government of India.The Department has a sanctioned strength of 120 seats for the Academic Year 2012- 13.Its Alumni hold high and coveted positions in industry, Government and Academia inIndia and abroad. Currently Prof. R. P. Raya, is the Head of the Department. Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. -Chinese Proverb Page 6 of 27
    • Vision, Mission & ValuesVISION To be a world class business school and a change agent through excellence in learning process andquality research with character, competency and collaborative orientation to serve the local, nationaland global community.MISSION To advance the knowledge and practice of business by establishing synergistic linkage withindustry and prepare students to successfully lead in the global market.VALUESExcellence – We strive for excellence in whatever we do be it teaching, research, consulting and training or out-reach programs.Professionalism – We believe in strengthening organizational practices on an ethical foundation and high standards of professional behavior.Innovation – We promote creativity, Innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.Collegiality – We believe in working together to learn from and act on situations and ideas from diverse perspectives.Pro-activeness – We practice to assess and estimate in advance to act. Education makes people easy to lead but difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. -Peter Brougham Page 7 of 27
    • About MBA in DMS The 2 year (4 semesters) full-time master’s degree program in Business administration preparesstudents for a successful professional career in management. While the first year is devoted tofoundational course, the second year would enable the student to gain in-depth knowledge of thespecialization of their chosen fields. The course structure of the MBA program comprises of core and elective papers. The corepapers equip the students with conceptual knowledge in the basic areas of management. The electivepapers help the students to enhance their application oriented skills in the chosen functional areas ofmanagement such as Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Systems and Operation, Other subjectsof comprehensive cross functional nature such as in-house training in industrial organizations throughvarious project requirements, project reports, and factory visits are also the part of the curriculum. The evaluation of the students is on the basis of their performance in assignments, participationin departmental activities, projects, tests, class presentations, quizzes, case-studies, role plays, and endsemester examinations. The curriculum is supplemented with guest lectures by prominent guest faculty from top-notchprivate and public organizations and updates through interactions with industry and other reputedinstitutions. The salient features of the curriculum design are that the students can choose market drivenfunctional and sectorial electives. This helps them to cater their competency mapping so as to increasetheir career options and strengthen their inter and intra specialization perspectives. On the basis of suggestions from industry, and student’s requests new electives are alsointroduced periodically through a regular update of market trends to orient their attitude, knowledgeand skill sets through interactive learning process and participatory opportunities. I cannot teach anybody anything; I can only make them to think. -Socrates Page 8 of 27
    • Faculty MembersDr. R. PanneerselvamB.E. (Mech), M.E.(Indl. Engg.), Ph.D.Professor (Former Dean & Head)Operations Management, Systems,Operations Research & Quantitative TechniquesDr. M. Basheer Ahmed KhanM.A., L.L.B., M.P.M., Ph.D.Professor (on lien, presently Vice-Chancellor ofJharkhand University)Marketing Management, Marketing Research,Business laws, Management of Environment System &Human Resource ManagementDr. R. Prabhakara RayaM. Com., M. Phil., Ph.D.Professor & Head of the DepartmentHRM in KBO’s, Personal Effectiveness including3P [Profitability-Productivity-Parenting];Management System for Rural Empowerment, Decent WorkNorms & Alternative Livelihoods & E-Governance Processes.Page 9 of 27
    • Dr. S. HariharanM.Com, M.Phil, AMSPL, MRDA, MISSA, Ph.D.Professor (on deputation toPondicherry UniversityUGC Academic Staff College as Director)Financial Management, Banking Technology,Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management,Managerial Economics, Social Science Research,Management Control SystemDr. T. NambirajanB.E., M.B.A., Ph.D. M.Com, M.Phil, AMSPL, MRDA,MISSA, Ph.DProfessorProduction & Operations Management,Cellular Manufacturing Systems,Supply Chain Management, MIS, E- Commerce,System Analysis & Design, Statistics, DBMS,Total Quality Management & Oracle.Dr. Chitra SivasubramanianM.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.Associate ProfessorHuman Resources Management, Industrial Relations,Organizational Behaviour, Research Methodology,Training & Development, Principles of Management,Retail Management, Strategic Management &Compensation Management.Page 10 of 27
    • Dr. Uma ChandrasekaranM.B.A., Ph.D.Associate ProfessorMarketing Management, Consumer Behaviour,Services Marketing, Advertising /Integrated MarketingCommunication, Sales & Distribution/ Logistics Management,Marketing Research, Customer Relationship Management,Management Communication and Behavioural Skills Development,Business Ethics, Marketing of High-Tech Products and Innovations,Healthcare & Hospital Management..Dr. B. CharumathiM.B.A., M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D.Associate Professor & Faculty Advisor – CorporateRelationsAll areas of Accounting & Financial Management(Including sectorial), HRD, Entrepreneurship includingWomen Entrepreneurship and Project Management,Banking, Marketing of Financial Services &Financial EngineeringDr. S. Victor AnandkumarB.E., M.B.A., Ph.D.Associate ProfessorMarketing and Information Systems Management,International Marketing, Internet Marketing,Tourism Marketing & Executive Skills DevelopmentPage 11 of 27
    • Dr. R. KasilingamM.B.A, B.L., M.C.A, A.I.C.W.A, M.Phil,. Ph.DReaderFinancial Management, Management Accountancy, Working CapitalManagement, Business Law, Security Analysis & PortfolioManagement, Merchant Banking, Investment Management,Valuation Management, Financial Markets, International Finance,Derivatives, Strategic Cost Accountancy, Financial ServicesDr. R. VenkatesakumarM.Sc., M.B.A, Ph.D.ReaderMarketing Management, Quantitative Methods,Marketing Research, Research Methodology,Statistics, Operational ResearchDr. L. MothilalM.B.A., PGCCA, FDP-IIMA, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorBusiness Environment, Customer Service & RelationshipManagement, Sales & Distribution Management,Infrastructure Planning, E-Governance, Public SystemsManagement and Issues in GlobalizationPage 12 of 27
    • Dr. S. RiasudeenB.A., LLB, MBA, M.Phil., Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorBusiness Law, Human Resource Management,Group Dynamics, Cross-cultural Management,Compensation Management, Strategic Human ResourceDevelopmentDr. B. RajeswariB.Sc(Agri), M.B.A, M. Phil, Ph.DAssistant ProfessorMarketing Management, Operation Management, StrategicManagement, Advertising & Sales Promotion, CustomerRelationship Management, Total Quality ManagementDr. K. LavanyalathaM.B.A, Ph.DAssistant ProfessorMarketing & Human Resource Management,EntrepreneurshipMr. G. Madan MohanM.Com, M.Phil, M.EdAssistant ProfessorFinancial Management, Corporate Finance, Project Management,Business Law, Managerial Economics, Working CapitalManagement, Strategic ManagementPage 13 of 27
    • Building the Class We invite a unique mix of highly talented and motivated participants to maximizeyour learning in the program. To apply for the course, you must have appeared for CAT 2011. The applicantsshould be graduates (10+2+3/4/5 Pattern) with a minimum average of 50% marks inpart three in case of arts and science degrees /in applicable years of engineering orother professional degrees in any discipline of recognized universities in India orabroad. Those who are appearing for their final year of their degree examinations arealso eligible to apply for MBA program of DMS-SOM. However, at the time of admission,they have to produce their Course Completion Certificate along with the degree orprovisional degree certificate in original. Some grace period may be allowed by theuniversity to submit the required certificates in exceptional cases. Admission Process Candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of CAT 2011 scores will be called forGroup Discussion and Personal Interview to Pondicherry. Those finally selected in theprocess will be intimated individually and also the same information will be posted inthe university website. Foreign students need to appear only for personal interview.They must, however, have to get their application routed through the Indian Council forCultural Relations (ICCR) of Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD). The NRI students can directly apply to the Department of Management Studiesand depending on the number of applications, the department will decide the selectionprocedure which will be applicable to NRI candidates as per the Government of Indianorms. Only such candidates who have their parents abroad (No sponsorship from anyother relative will be considered as NRI) and willing to pay all the fees in dollar termswill be considered as NRI candidate for the purpose of admission in this category. It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of student’s with facts… It is to teach to think, if that is possible, And always to think for themselves. Page 14 of 27 -Robert Hutchins
    • Group Discussion & PersonalInterview Shortlisted candidates based on CAT2011 scores will be invited through e-mail/postfor Group Discussion followed by PersonalInterview. For group discussion, the candidatesare expected to come prepared to discuss thetopic which will be assigned to them on thespot. Candidates will be evaluated based onhow they communicate their ideas and howthey contribute to the world in which they live.In the personal interview, the candidates willbe evaluated for their competency level inconceptual, communication, and applicationoriented skills. "I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do." - Leonardo da Vinci Page 15 of 27
    • Infrastructure FacilitiesSEMINAR HALLThe Seminar Hall is an ideal venue forseminars and meetings by Corporates,Government organizations, and professionalassociations to talk and deliver interactivelectures to the students. It is well equippedwith Overhead Projector, LCD and all othernecessary facilities. LIBRARY The University central library is stacked with books and periodicals from different fields and has CD-ROM databases, online-national and international journals such as Proquest, EBSCO, Indiastat, Scopus, Springerlink, Jostor, Science Direct, and Emerald. DMS was recently facilitated with dedicated library containing about 1500 documents to strengthen the undergoing Courses in the department.AUDITORIUM The state–of–the–art air-conditionedUniversity Auditorium is an elegant structurewith a Central Lawn Ground. All the eventslike conferences, guest lectures and otherceremonies are held here. The auditorium isendowed with modern facilities like worldclass ambience with audio – visual teachingaids and air conditioning. Page 16 of 27
    • CLASS ROOMS The Department is endowed with fully air- conditioned modern classrooms with audio - visual teaching aids such as projectors, charts, etc. COMPUTER LABORATORY The Department is equipped with two state-of-the-art computer labs with Broadband Internet Facility linked with the Universitys main server. Facilities in the labs include 100 high performance PCs having configuration of core-2-duo processor, 160 GB hard disk, and 2 GB ram. The labs also have an IBM Web Server, IBM Backup Server, and CMIE such as IAS, EAS, and Prowess. Oracle and SPSS are some of the software packages used. HOSTEL The critical prerequisite to an extensive learning experience is the existence of a good residential facility. To meet this need, university has separate hostels for men and women with wardens & round the clock security which ensures a pleasant stay, allowing students to focus on their academics. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. -Mahatma GandhiPage 17 of 27
    • Course StructureSEMESTER I SEMESTER IIIManagement Process Strategic ManagementOrganizational Behavior Business Ethics & Corporate GovernanceManagerial Economics Quality ManagementAccounting for Managers Management Control SystemsStatistics and Research Methodology Functional Electives (4)Business Environment Summer Project (8 Weeks)Communication Skills Workshop Comprehensive Viva VoceSystem Skills WorkshopComprehensive Viva Voce SEMESTER IV Public System ManagementSEMESTER II Functional Business (4)Project Management Project Work (10-Weeks)Financial Management Comprehensive Viva VoceOperations ResearchBusiness LawMarketing ManagementOperations ManagementHuman Resources ManagementComprehensive Viva Voce In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should know why and how. -Harry Wong Page 18 of 27
    • Functional ElectivesMARKETING FINANCEIndustrial Management Financial EngineeringRetail Management Financial Services ManagementService Marketing Corporate FinanceSales & Distribution Management Security Analysis & Portfolio ManagementConsumer Behaviour International FinanceCustomer Relationship Management Global Financial ManagementAdvertising Promotion Management Strategic Cost ManagementBrand Management Environmental Accounting & CostingInternet Marketing Banking & Indian Financial SystemMarketing Research and Information Systems Infrastructure FinanceInternational Marketing Risk Management and InsuranceMarketing of Financial Services Working Capital ManagementHuman Resources OPERATIONSTraining and Development Service Operation ManagementGlobal HR Practices Advanced Production ManagementHR Information System Total Quality ManagementQuality Performance Management Advanced Materials ManagementHRM in KBOs Supply Chain ManagementTechnology for Personnel ProductionManagement SYSTEMSIR Management E-CommerceManagement of Change & Development Decision Support SystemsCompensation Management Systems Analysis and Design Database Management Systems Software Engineering Management Software Project Management Computer Simulation "An education isnt how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. Its being able to differentiate between what you know and what you dont." -- Anatole France Page 19 of 27
    • SBM (Society for Business Management)The students run society conducts activities which brings students together toenhance the managerial skills as well as serves as a platform to strengthen the bondamong the students fraternity.It includes1) Quiz Club2) Treasure Hunt3) Guest Alumni of the month4) Management movies5) Management Meet Clubs6) Guest Lecture Team7) Cultural Committee8) Sports Committee9) Entrepreneurship Development CellApart from the clubs, various activities are conducted to stimulate creativity.This includes Adzap Brandzwar Stockwar Roleplay Simulation ExerciseApart from the activities, the events conducted by the society include 1) Ankur (Freshers day) 2) Revivre (Alumni Meet) 3) Synapse (Industry-Institute Interface) 4) Cheerio (Farewell) “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Peter F. Drucker Page 20 of 27
    • QUIZ CLUB In contemporary Adage, Information is known as the index of a person. The Vision is a holistic approach to learn and to procure the infinite information of the universe. The mission is persistent step to ignite the astute mind and to transform into a maverick thinker. The DMS- Quiz’s Club is running successfully since its inception. MANAGEMENT MEET CLUB The Man-meet club was started by the students to help themselves in increasing their efficiency in Man-meet events organised across India in different B-schools. In the club we regularly conduct various competitions and games as part of co- curricular activities which include Adzap, Debate, Group discussion, Quiz, Crosswords, Best Manager etc.. Such activities pertain to the different management fields like Marketing, Finance, HR, Systems etc. Such activities help the budding managers to hone their skills and develop certain qualities which are essential to excel in the corporate world.Page 21 of 27
    • INDUSTRY INSTITUTE INTERFACE SYNAPSE is an annual program conducted by the Department of Management Studies to connectitself with the corporate world. Since its inception in 1991, the program has met with tremendous success.This event, which is focused on providing a high quality industry exposure to the students, haspersonalities from various sectors who have gilt-edged interaction with the students. It’s a chance for eachstudent to sit down with a professionals and discuss the intricacies of corporate world and businessdynamics.FORUMS AND MEETS Students of DMS-SOM Pondicherry University participate in MBA forums and meets all over Indiawhere they find valuable opportunities to elevate their dynamics. The proctors give ideas, guidance and thoughts as well as necessary support and assistance.PROJECTS Projects are one of the ways through which the students are exposed to practical business world. Aspart of the curriculum, every student shall take up two projects. Firstly, the summer project at the end ofthe second semester for 8 weeks and the Secondly, the final project at the end of the fourth semester for10 weeks. Periodical review meetings and evaluations of the progress of both the projects are conducted.Some of the companies where the DMS students completed their summer and final project include Coca-cola, HCL Technologies, Suzlon, BSNL, BHEL, TVS Lucas, Whirlpool, Nutrine, Cooper Bussmann, Mecon,Satyam, Pantaloon, Polaris and Lakshmi mills. Apart from the above projects, based on the subjects, students shall take up mini projects rightfrom the first semester onwards to get exposure in various functional areas. For examples, DMS studentshave done hands-on mini feel HRM projects, accounting projects, marketing projects , Environmentalissues related projects, business plans, etc. It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. -Albert Einstein Page 22 of 27
    • Fees structurePage 23 of 27
    • Living in PondicherryA Pleasing Location The Pondicherry University campus is 12kms from the city Pondicherry, one of the best tourism spotsin south India, easily accessible from Chennai (160 Kms) and Bangalore (350 Kms). It is known calm andserene ambiance. One can experience loveliness of nature along with exotic beach, museums, and delectableFrench cuisines. On the shores of Bay of Bengal you’ll find French monuments restyled into official headquarters of thecity. It is a former French colony, consisting of four non-contiguous enclaves, or districts, and named for thelargest, Pondicherry. It is also known as The French Riviera of the East. The City, Pondicherry is large enough to be interesting, yet small enough to avoid the problems ofmajor cities. There are plenty of cultural activities and many fine restaurants, shops and hotels. You also haveaccess to a full range of sports facilities in and around the city either university campuses or the beach and inthe Auroville, which are virtually on the doorstep.Parents can only give good advice or put them on the rightpaths, but the final forming of a persons character lies intheir own hands. -Anne Frank Page 24 of 27
    • Alumni voice The value of your MBA continues after the two years you spend here, with lifelong connections andfriendships. Our alumni network empowers you at every stage —1200+ alumni, including leaders incorporate, non-profit, and government organizations. The relationships you build give you the power tomove ahead in your job, change your career and even relocate around the globe.“The transformation of a candidate from an erring undergraduate into a smart and savvy manager happens soseamlessly at the Department of Management Studies. I realized it only late in my organizational life” – Mr. Venkatesan, General Manager, Ford.“My sojourn at the school took me through a journey of self-discovery whereby learning happened at a steadypace. The skills that I acquired and honed there were that I would put to use at every instance in my career,later in life.” – Mrs. Nisha Shasidhar, Deloitte Touche, Chennai.“If there’s one single thing to which I can attribute all the success I have tasted so far in life that would beDMS. The academic and co-curricular exposure that I received there was superb and I gained a lot from thoseexperiences.” – Mr. Rajeev Poduval, Frost & Sullivan,Chennai. Education: a debt due from present to future generations. -George Peabody Guest lecture by our Alumni. Lathapoonamalle Dr. Lathapoonamalle (Asst. Professor, MITSloan) Page 25 of 27
    • Our RecruitersPage 26 of 27
    • Important Dates Online Registration Starts : January 12, 2012 Online Registration Closes : February 23, 2012 Last date for submission of application by Post : March 2, 2012 Contact Details Admission Committee Prof. R. P. Raya, Chairman 0413-2654309 Dr. Chitra Sivasubramanian, Member 91-9443798752 chitra_sivasubramanian@yahoo.co.in Dr. S. Riasudeen, Member 91-9443780450 riasudeen.dms@pondiuni.edu.in E-mail ID: admissions.dms@pondiuni.edu.inDEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES (DMS)School of Management (SOM)Pondicherry UniversityPuducherry – 605 014. Page 27 of 27