National Insurance Academy School of Management - Pune
National Insurance Academy School of Management (NIASOM), Pune was established in 1980 and will build a community of learners having multidisciplinary skill sets, founded on academic and professional excellence from which all partners in the educational process emerge prepared to contribute productively, responsibly, and ethically to the industry, the country and the humanity to create a new social order. As a response to repeated demands from the insurance industry for human capital that combines technical insurance skills with managerial foresight to foster the progress of the industry in a liberalized and keenly competitive, economic and financial environment, the National Insurance Academy decided to initiate the School of Management to start a full time 2 year program.
The programme is designed to reflect NIA’s Philosophy of Managerial Development i.e. to develop managerial excellence based on technical competence, proactive knowledge seeking ability, creative problem-solving approach and visionary approaches that emphasizes social upliftment through individual endeavors. The curriculum has been designed in a manner where equal importance is given to class room learning and self audit through a series of case / project based learning assignments, active participations in Curricular and Para-curricular activities, involvement in day-to-day organizational practices, intensive involvement in off-campus action research projects and exposure to unstructured problems with a view to enabling the students to manage the real life situations efficiently.
NIA is now NAAC accredited 'Grade A' Institute with a CGPA of 3.4 on four point scale.
The Insurance Institute of India (III) has awarded a special exemption from associateship examination for all the students of NIASoM on successful completion of their MBA program. The academy has been recognized as an associate member of the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers and Reinsurers (F.A.I.R) and also for imparting training under the Technical Cooperation Scheme (TCS) of Colombo plan.
NIA has choice collaborations with Indian insurance companies, The Actuarial society of India, The University of Pune, The federation of Afro-Asian insurers and Reinsurers (FAIR), Institute for global insurance education (IGIE) and regulatory bodies like IRDA and SEBI.
NIA ventured into its MBA program in 2004. Since its inception NIASoM offers a unique course structure and an environment conducive to participation, corporate interface, and gives the students a platform to display their talents and develop multi disciplinary skill sets. NIASoM aims at nurturing minds by combining strong technical competencies with ethical enterprise.
Courses offered by National Insurance Academy School of Management - Pune