MDPs

Executive education has always been an important constituent of the portfolio of offerings at TKM Institute of Management. Training existing managers in their chosen domains is as important to the furtherance of management education as is imparting it to the would-be managers. TIM regularly offers Management Development Programs (MDP) designed for managers at all organizational levels who want to develop and/or enhance their understanding and practice of fundamental management principles in the context of today’s challenging environment. The faculty at TIM understands the need of the economy and accordingly designs and offers a wide array of training programmes on contemporary themes belonging to different functional areas of management.

Academic Calendar

Value added Courses

TIM conducts a variety of value addition programs for providing exposure to students and thereby helping them to make the right choices regarding their future. These certified courses also help students stand apart from the rest in the job market by adding further value to their resume. The students have the option to choose the courses according to their desires and inclinations The institute has signed MOUs with leading organizations like International Association of Accounting Professionals, UK, Cambridge University Press, Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Ahmedabad etc. for offering value added courses in the institute.

Following value added courses are offered at TIM in association with other organizations

S.No. Name of the Course Type of Course Offered by
1 Diploma in IFRS Diploma International Association of Accounting Professionals, UK
2 Business English Certification Certificate Cambridge University Press
3 Microsoft Certified Excel Training Program Certificate Microsoft
4 Certificate Course in Logistics Certificate CII Institute of Logistics
5 Entrepreneurship Diploma Enterpreneurship Development Institute, Ahmedabad

Continuous Evaluation (PPS)

PARTICIPANT PERFORMANCE SCORE (PPS) is intended to cumulatively measure the participants’ performance on dimensions of Attitude, Skills & Knowledge. The composite score will be used to shortlist candidates for Campus Placement, Scholarships, external programmes etc. The PPS will be printed on the TIM MBA Course Completion Certificate of the participant.

Summer Projects

Summer Project is an integral part of any MBA program and so is it in TKM Institute of
Management. The second year MBA participants in their fourth semester have to undertake a
Summer Project in their area of interest/specialization. The summer project which is of 2 to 3
months duration may be done in any private/public sector organization. The MBA participants
need to identify an area of study, define a problem, design a research methodology and carry
out the study. A guide will be allocated from the institute and the MBA participant will have to
do the project under him/her. A report as specified by the University of Kerala has to be
prepared and submitted to the institute.

In the past, MBA students of TIM have successfully completed their summer project in many
multinational companies in India and Abroad.

Internships

Industrial Visits

Industrial visit is an important component of most MBA Programmes. Industrial Visits of TIM  are designed to expose beyond such convention. Besides being familiar with the functioning of a company, TIM industrial visits effectively blend practical nuances of business through a variety of learning techniques. This employs planned interactions, scientific observation and practical comprehension. To facilitate active learning backed by enough pre-wiring and preparations, such first-hand experience are placed after the second semester. Few of industry hosts are Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts Pvt Ltd, Lucas TVS, Chennai, Murugappa Group-Ti Cycles, Chennai, Ostrich Mobility Services, Sami labs, Bangalore and more. The participants go through a carefully orchestrated learning curve during the industrial visits. The programme incorporates a range of milestones from awareness making, expectation leveling to professional consultations.

Pedagogy

The Pedagogy includes a balanced mix of lectures case studies,seminars,business games,industrial assignments,live projects,role play and field visits.The Institute places heavy emphasis on experimental and process oriented learning.Besides honing up the skills of individual decision making,enough emphasis is laid on developing team skills and value focused decision making.TIM has a vibrant students community. Here learning is not confined to classroom sessions.Seminars, journal club article reviews and presentations, co –curricular competitions, cultural events are regular features of campus life.

Facilities for indoor and outdoor games, yoga and gymnasium are also available in the campus.All the participants are required to undergo their summer projects in an organisation of repute for three months as stipulated by the University of Kerala.

TIM’s Active and Competent team -TACT, is the apex association of students for organizing seminars, guest talks, interaction with experts, quiz programs, TIM Fest and cultural events. TACT aims at promoting creativity and developing organizational and leadership skills among the participants.

TIM INTERNSHIP

There are two internships, one in the second semester and another one at the end of third semester each of four weeks duration. This is scheduled in the middle of second semester. The internship is an entirely different programme from the Project Work in the fourth semester. The basic premise of internship is that management students should work outside the traditional campus environment to gain practical job experience. The Internship is a course of study primarily with an experiential component.

Purpose: The purpose of internship is to sensitise the participant to the nuances of the workplace and to understand the group process and dynamics in organisations in first person perspective. It also helps in developing a network of corporate contacts for future career enhancements.

Process: Each intern is allocated with a Faculty Guide for the facilitation of the work. There is a daily reporting system regarding the performance of an intern monitored both by personnel from the company and the Faculty Guide from TIM.

Output: Interns undergo incidental as well as scheduled training exercise during internship and learn to cope with unfamiliar situations in work. They are evaluated based on the feedback from the company, achievements, contribution to the organisation and presentation in the campus. Most of the successful students get pre-placement offers during internship itself even while they are in the second semester.

Group Work

Group work forms a major component of the program .The groups are formed in a manner such that participants get to work with people from different educational and cultural backgrounds. Feedback from alumni over the years has proved that the greatest part of one’s learning at the institute happens in group activities.

Lectures and Demonstrations

They are theoretical frame works and tools of analysis .These equip the participants to be managers with cross functional skill and leadership abilities .This aims to instill in the participants, ability to think laterally and to develop an entrepreneurial approach to complex business situations.

The Case Method

Case method of learning hones the analytical and decision making skills of the participants and gives insights into real life management issues. The case method enables the TIM graduates to think on their feet , listen ,respond and to work as a team.

Role Playing

Role Play helps to develop the ability to analyze issues from person’s point of view and biases .Role play enhances communication skills of students and the ability to empathize with different points of view.

Presentations and problem solving exercises

Presentations and problem solving exercises are not something that the participants do as part of wider curriculum , but its all what they do in TIM. They range from academic oriented students presentations to industry oriented presentations by experts.

AN INDICATIVE LIST OF COMPANIES PARTICIPATED IN 2013 TIM- INTERNSHIPS

Micro Labs Ltd., Bangalore
Impresario Event Management
Maitri Advertisements Pvt ltd ,Kochi
Media One News Channel, Calicut
MIMS Hospital
Reliance H R ServicesLtd,Trivandrum
Jotun Paints,Dubai , U.A.E
Amrita Life, Kollam
Bharti Airtel ,Mangalore
Thomas Cook India Ltd, Bangalore
Meta Data Technologies,Infopark
Barq Construction ,Group W.L.L
Reliance Trends,Ernakulam
Stallion Systems & Solutions Pvt Ltd
MRF
AMUL
Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services ltd
Calmove Technologies, Technopark
Religare
Axis Bank, Kollam
Mahindra & Mahindra ,Kochi
IBS Software Services,Trivandrum
TCS Trivandrum
Kitex ltd
JRG Securities
RAK Ceramics
Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences,Trivandrum
SUT hospital
Presteege Lachmandas Group ,Ernakulam
Radio One FM
Malayala Manorama
Ostrich Mobility Instruments Pvt ltd
Big Bazaar
Dhanlaxmi Bank
Hedge Equities
UST GLOBAL
Air India
UAE Exchange and Finance Ltd
Pepsi Co
Kissan Mouldings
ITC

Choice of Electives

Curriculum

The two year full time degree program will have four semesters of sixteen weeks each. The first two semesters enhance the fundamental knowledge essential to the understanding of business as well as core knowledge that provides analytical skills for practical application. Participants will sharpen their skills and aptitude thereby strengthening their knowledge in particular areas by opting specializations from the functional domains during the third and fourth semesters.

Structure of the Programme

Semester-I Semester-II
MBA101 MANAGEMENT THEORY AND PRACTICE
MBA102 ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
MBA103 ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS
MBA104 QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES
MBA105 BUSINESS ENVIORNMENT
MBA106 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
MBA107 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
MBA201 RESEARCH METHODS FOR MANAGERS
MBA202 OPERATIONS RESEARCH
MBA203 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
MBA204 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MBA205 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
MBA206 MARKETING MANAGEMENT
MBA207BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
MBA 208 SUMMER CAMP AT COLLEGES: SOFT SKILLS TRAINING
(20 DAYS)
Semester-III Semester-IV
MBA301 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
MBA302 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
MBA303 LAWS FOR BUSINESS
MBA304 ELECTIVE-I
MBA305 ELECTIVE-II
MBA306 ELECTIVE-III
MBA307 ELECTIVE-IV
MBA308 ELECTIVE-V
MBA 401 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
MBA402ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT
MBA 403 ELECTIVE-VI
MBA 404 ELECTIVE-VII
MBA 405 ELECTIVE-VIII
MBA 406 PROJECT
MBA 407 COMPREHENSIVE VIVA VOCE

List of Electives

III SEMESTER IV SEMESTER
MARKETING:
3M1 Advertising and Sales promotion
3M2 Sales Management
3M3 Consumer Behaviour
3M4 PR and Customer Relationship Management
3M5 Product Management
3M6 International marketing
3M7 Services Marketing
FINANCE:
3F1 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
3F2 Project Financing
3F3 Management of Financial Services
3F4 Corporate Restructuring
3F5 International Finance
3F6 Investment banking
HUMAN RESOURCES:
3H1: Human Resource Development
3H2: Organisation Development and change
3H3: Roles identity and Career management
3H4: Group Dynamics and Team building
3H5: Human Resource Counseling
3H6: Industrial Relations and Labour laws
SYSTEMS:
3S1: System Analysis and Design
3S2: Software Engineering
3S3: Object oriented programming
3S4: Software Project Management
OPERATIONS:
3O1: Supply chain management
3O2: Total Quality Management
3O3: Purchasing and Materials Management
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS:
3I1: International Business Environment
3I2: International advertising
3I3: International marketing
3I4: International Finance
3I5: International Logistics Management
MARKETING:
4M1 Marketing Research
4M2 Retail Marketing
4M3 Logistics Management
4M4 Brand management
4M5 Entrepreneurial marketing
FINANCE:
4F1 Financial Derivatives
4F2 Personal Financial Planning
4F3 Commodities markets
4F4 Management Control Systems
4F5 Strategic Financial management
HUMAN RESOURCES:
4H1: Global HRM
4H2: Performance Management
4H3: Personality and Managerial Performance
4H4: Conflict resolutions and Negotiations
SYSTEMS:
4S1: Knowledge management
4S2: Internet Programming and Web design
4S3:Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
OPERATIONS:
4O1: World Class manufacturing
4O2: Technology Excellence
4O3: Technology management
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS:
4I1: Global HRM
4I2: Export Import documentation and
procedures
4I3: WTO and Intellectual Property Rights