Management Education: A Tool to Develop Industry-Ready Workforce

The current economic environment is highly competitive and therefore strives for sustainability. A quality human capital is one of the key factors towards the economic sustainability. There is a strong requirement of a good and quality human resource who can develop this present need of environment without compromising the ability to meet their own needs. Today’s business world need people who can face the contemporary world challenges and can provide the initial corpus and direction to the business towards excellence. Organizations need good managers and industry leaders who can give best results through their communication skills, management skills, research skills, analytical skills, teamwork skills, leadership skills, managerial soft skills and achievement oriented personality.

Personality plays vital role in the success and growth of a person. As personality is a blend of inner psychological characteristics like emotions, thinking, attitude and mindset, which determines and reflect how a person responds to his/her environment therefore it is a corporeal characteristics and makes every individual different and unique. Though personality is developed right from the beginning of childhood but it is a continuous process which keeps on improving through the entire life of a person.

Management education plays important role in the personality enhancement and ensure that youth can get an opportunity to refine their inner self skills to face and meet the corporate challenges by gaining knowledge to develop a modern outlook and a global mindset. With this sole objective to create future-ready workforce for the economic growth of the country, Institute of Management, JK Lakshmipat University, promoted by JK Organization, was established in Jaipur in the year 2011. Institute of Management, JKLU, one of the top institutes for management in India, turns knowledge into wisdom and information into workable ideas. The Institute organizes various personality development programs to enhance budding manger’s communication skills, analytical skills, teamwork skills, entrepreneur skills and leadership skills, which is essential for them to climb up the complex corporate ladder smoothly.

JK Lakshmipat University, top university in Jaipur for MBA, provides a value-based learning environment which nurture analytical power through knowledge enhancement, soft-skill development and positive attitude formation. The curriculum of the institute is designed in such a way that encourage students to learn and explore the modern and complex issues of corporate world. The courses of MBA and BBA program are intended to develop positive trends in personality to gain adequate skills to improve functional efficiency.

The MBA program of the University provides dual specialization in various streams like Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, International Business, Information Technology and Operations Management. The curriculum also has value added credit courses like Soft Skills, Integrated Case Analysis and Simulation Exercise. Summer Training and Major Research Project are part of the curriculum to provide opportunities to the students to practice theoretical aspects in realistic situations.

Experienced, well-qualified and committed faculty members of the Institute of Management, JKLU, follow skill based, industry and job oriented pedagogical methods like real-life case studies, role-plays, team projects, discussions, audio-visual clippings and field project works which enrich skills and knowledge of the students to cater the demand of the professional world. Students undergo various industrial visits and tours to have a true learning of the real corporate world. The University organizes various academic seminars, colloquium, workshops and symposium in the field of marketing, finance and human resource which gives an opportunity to interact with renowned and illustrative figures from academia and industry.

To inculcate the entrepreneurial skills among the students the University has established it’s Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell). Students of the University are involved in many meaningful co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to unfold their dormant talents. Faculty members encourage students to organize and participate in various multitude of activities for their overall development such as  ‘SABRANG- Tech- Management Fest, ‘Spardha- Annual Sports Meet’, ‘Fresher’s – Welcoming the new batch’ and ‘Farewell- to the outgoing batches’.

With its vibrant curriculum, innovative pedagogy and activity driven atmosphere the Institute of Management, JKLU, best management institute in Rajasthan, gives more focus on skill development and industry-ready students. Individual skills sets have a direct relationship with the placement rates. Institute of Management, JKLU, witnessed 100 percent placement for the Batch 2011-13 and 2012-14, which shows that the institute witnessed 100 percent personality and skills development.

Towards the journey of excellence the JK Lakshmipat University has been felicitated with various Awards and Honours such as ‘Indian Education Excellence Award 2012’, ‘Education Excellence Award 2013’, ‘Global Education Excellence Award 2013’, ‘South Asian Academy Award 2013, and ‘Quality initiative Mission Education Leadership Award 2013’, make the University best University in Rajasthan.

About The Author:

Dr. Punam MishraAssistant Professor- Marketing
Institute of Management
JK Lakshmipat University,

Near Mahindra SEZ, Mahapura,

Ajmer Road, Jaipur – 302026 (Rajasthan)