Tag Archives: Management Education

What will make a Successful MBA?

In the build up to admissions for various management programs, it is an opportune time to reflect on who the management institutions are looking for to join us next year. Every university/institution is extremely proud of its students and look for a few distinctive traits that are common to all individuals within the MBA cohort.

Intellectual ability and a good academic track record are essential, of course, but as the institutions select the Class of 2017, there are three attributes that the Admissions Committee look for when selecting candidates for the MBA.

 Leadership

First and foremost, the institutions look for candidates who exhibit strong leadership potential throughout their academic and professional experience. This can take many forms: being selected for a leadership program at work (for the candidates who have work experience), launching a new business venture, captaining a sports team or leading a voluntary project – anything which demonstrates your ability to lead, inspire and motivate others. MBAs have the leadership potential not just to succeed in business, but to create new opportunities and be trailblazers for others. Today management institutions want candidates with the drive and ambition to change the world for the better. Continue reading

Higher Education in India and contribution of Management Education towards growth and development of Nation

The concept of development has evolved from income and income distribution to human resource development. The essence of Human Development is education, which crafts the socio-economic fabric of the Country and Management Education Plays a significant role in providing strength to this fabric. The demographic dividend that most often is talked about now a days cannot be achieved unless our most valuable resource i.e. youth is nurtured and shaped through quality professional education. Economic well-being can only be realized by developing higher intellectual and professional capabilities of human beings and Institute of Management provides a perfect blend of strong academic rigor and practical industry interaction to aspiring managers.

A good quality human resource base is extremely important in today’s highly competitive environment. Management Education facilitates to have a better quality of life. At Institute of Management of JKLU the philosophy is not only to create good managers and industry leaders but also to groom students to take up entrepreneurship which ultimately leads to job creation. The projects, assignments and field projects help students to interact with industry and also take up industry problems and burning issues as a learning opportunity, no wonder sometimes these budding managers come up with innovative solutions that even practitioners might not have thought of.

An emphasis on taking up social projects in the undergraduate Management programme (BBA) of the University facilitates in strong social foundation. Such efforts in Management education are critical for developing a modern economy, a just society and a vibrant community. Continue reading