IIT Delhi to offer certificate course in business management

Published On: 04 Dec 2012

 | Last Updated On: 04 Dec 2012

Applications have been invited by the Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi’s Department of Management Studies for the new certificate course in business management supported by its continuing education program.

‘Minor Area’, a new scheme of specialization, has been introduced by IIT-D for all engineering students.  Any business management student on completion of their 5 courses will be awarded a minor area specialization. The new business management certificate course is intended to teach the same courses and more through a modular flexinet mode.

The course will include subjects like management accounting and financial management, operations management, organization and human resource management, information systems management and creative problem solving.

Applicants should have completed their graduation, in any stream, from a recognized Institute/University. Students who are in their final year or third year of engineering, in any discipline, are also eligible to apply. The program is also open for working executives.

The program will be executed in three phases. From January 7 to January 12, starting from 9 am to 5 pm, will be the first phase, for which the classes will be conducted at IIT-D campus.

The second phase will be a series of online classes from January 18 to May 18, 2013 Friday to Saturday from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm.

The third and final phase will be conducted from June 10 to June 15, 2013 and will once again be regular classes at the IIT Delhi campus.

Out-station students will also be provided with the Hostel/Guest House accommodation at the institute for first and third phase. The course will also be available on a first-come-first serve basis at affordable charges which will include all meals and lodging charges. Rs.300 per day for Hosteland lodging charges RS.750 per day for Guest House and Rs.500 per day for USO House charges.

The classes consist of a mix of online and classroom sessions will be conducted by a combination of guest faculty from various industries and academic institutions and the IIT Delhi faculty. The course fee is estimated to be Rs. 75,000/- payable by way of Demand Draft favouring the ‘Registrar IIT Delhi’, at Delhi. Students are also allowed to pay by cash.

The selection criteria will involve work experience (if any), the applicants educational/academic past,and a two hundred word essay on a topic supplied by the college application form (For e.g. -‘What adjectives do you think would be most frequently used to describe you by those who know you best? Briefly explain’) references and purpose of study. Each component will affect the student’s candidature.

The application forms are available on www.ifehe.com. Along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- drawn in favor of ‘Registrar IIT Delhi’ the completed application form should reach ‘Ms. Sapna Bhardwaj, C/o Dr. Harish Chaudhry, Room No. 508, Vishwakarma Bhawan, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, IIT Delhi, New Delhi-110016’, before the last day on submission, i.e.  by December 15, 2012.

The application forms are also available at Ms.SapnaBhardwaj, C/o Dr.HarishChaudhry, Room No. 508, VishwakarmaBhawan, ShaheedJeet Singh Marg, IIT Delhi, New Delhi-110016’ . The application forms cost Rs.500/- ,which can be submitted through a Demand Draft for Rs. 500/- drawn in favor of ‘Registrar IIT Delhi’ or in cash.

The decision regarding the selected candidates will be released by Tuesday, December 25, 2012. Applicants can check if they have been selected as the list will be posted at www.ifehe.com. A username and a password will be allotted to each student to log into the online virtual classroom platform www.wiziq.com. The students would be required to possess a desktop/laptop for the online classes. Each student can view the archived lecture classes anytime. Participants may submit all assignments on a regular basis. Candidates will also be able to attend all the classes online.

 

Source: India Education Diary

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