Aiming new heights together A Unit of St. Albertâ€™s College, Ernakulam
MBA RECRUITMENT MANUAL 2012
ALBERTIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT: THE BUSINESS SCHOOL THAT AIMS HIGH Albertian Institute of Management (AIM) started in 2006, is ISO 9001:2000 certiﬁed and one of the latest oﬀ-shoots of St. Albert's College, Cochin (established and administered by Archdiocese of Verapoly). Aﬃliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, and approved by AICTE, New Delhi, the institute oﬀers full time Masters Programme in Management (MBA). Considering the phenomenal growth of the City of Cochin into a booming metropolis, its emergence as the unchallenged business and industrial capital of Kerala and the great inﬂux of new industrial ventures into Cochin and its suburbs, a world of opportunities now unfolds before the young, well qualiﬁed business professionals. There is still a dearth of business schools that oﬀer quality management education in Kerala. AIM is the end result of a determined move to step into this gap and give shape to a management school par excellence.
To be a leading B-School of international repute, constantly striving to contribute to societal needs and welfare.
St.Albert the Great C. 1200 - 1280 AD
MISSION To mould managers and leaders with an inquisitive and innovative mind and Social commitment; to promote R&D in the frontier areas of knowledge as well as the demanding needs of the society; and to evolve and disseminate appropriate management practices.
OBJECTIVE The objective of the M.B.A. programme of AIM is to acquaint the students with the dynamics of the business environment and the principles & practice of management and to develop the analytical skills, strategic thinking and decision making capabilities with emphasis on the holistic development of the individual, imbibing the mission of the Institute.
Founder Patron St. Albert’s College The Late Archbishop Dr. Joseph Attipetty
Founder Patron Albertian Institute of Management
The Late Archbishop Dr. Daniel Acharuparambil
Patron His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Francis Kallarakal Metropolitan Archbishop of Verapoly
OUR CREDENTIALS St. Albert’s has a rich tradition of pursuing excellence and continually re-inventing itself in terms of academic programmes and producing responsible citizens, who are driven by intellect and deliver with heart. THE PROS OF THE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION @ AIM: Core faculty with rich industrial and academic experience Minimum 10% of the classes are handled by Industry experts Well operated library with latest books, periodicals, journals, and subscription to online database, Emerald, D-Space, etc. Emphasis on global outlook and holistic development Innovative pedagogy Distinguished visiting faculty from prestigious institutions and organizations Academic collaborations with the industry State-of-the-art infrastructure Regular industry interactions Academic proﬁciency through regular seminars, case studies, conferences, etc. Experiential learning though live projects
“Every subject faculty member dedicates at least 10% of their total sessions to the industry experts; which I feel, is the USP of Albertian Institute of Management.” J. Crasta Member of Council on MSME, Chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Chairman for ASSOCHAM - Southern Regional Council New Delhi National Executive Committee Member - FICCI New Delhi Executive Committee Member- ICC India - International Chamber of Commerce FOUNDER & CEO – CM ENVIROSYSTEMS PVT.LTD. (Message of Mr. J. Crasta in full is given in the E-brochure, under ‘Messages’)
PROGRAM STRUCTURE The Full time Two-year MBA programme will have four semesters. The First and Second semesters each will have 9 full Courses; all these courses being core courses. Third and Fourth semesters would each have 2 core subjects and 6 elective courses. Every student gets opportunity for a Dual Specialization: one can choose 2 streams from Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology and Operations Management. Elective courses should be chosen from the two streams student wanted to specialize in.
FACULTY The faculty members at AIM are dynamic and capable enough to mould the students according to the changing nature of the Industry and other components of the environment. All of them have a true blend of exposure and experience in both industry and academics. Else, the institute constantly encourages its teaching fraternity to attain higher qualiďŹ cations, publish articles and take up consultancy services.
PEDAGOGY The institute places heavy emphasis on experiential and process oriented learning system. The pedagogical tools include extensive use of case studies, simulation exercises, and industry-oriented project works to develop the skills for individual decision making. Emphasis is also given to developing team skills and value-based decision making. Our Faculty Team ensures to engage at least 10% of the classes by experts from the corporate world in order to provide a perspective from the practical aspects too.
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Placement Cell The Placement Cell at AIM is constituted by representatives from faculty as well as students; and, all eﬀorts are propagated and lead by a Coordinator. Dean, Academic Coordinator, Course Coordinator and selected students of both the ﬁrst and second year support and involve in all activities required for summer placements and the ﬁnal placements of the students. The main areas that the committee works on include long term activities like nurturing relations with recruiters, working on a positioning strategy for the campus, working closely with the alumni to leverage the ever growing and increasingly inﬂuential network and supporting activities such as pre-placement training and development of students using in-house as well as external experts, planning and executing the summer and ﬁnal placements etc. The most frequently cited accolades from previous recruiters regarding our students include their ability to learn quickly, their versatility, performance as team players and most importantly, the positive attitude that they bring to their jobs. We highly value our partnership with recruiters and alumni, and remain committed to making your recruiting experience productive and positive. The Placement Cell has delineated a number processes to function objectively, under a set of prescribed guidelines. It all starts with the placement committee identifying and conversing with a set of companies from various sectors based-on their performance and attractiveness. Formalities like Companies ﬁlling up the ‘Job Posting Form’, ﬁxing up the Campus Visit schedule, Selection process, intimation of the oﬀer, etc are to be followed.
PROFILE OF THE STUDENT CANDIDATES (2010-2012 BATCH)
Commerce Business Administration / Management
HRM Finance Information Technology
Around 20% of the AIM student candidates have Work Experience prior to joining MBA at AIM
COVER STORY AIM stands as a l aunch pad for buddi ng managers. Highl y trained to work within the controlled environment of an organization and fostering aspirations at both individual and corporate level thereby taking organizations to greater heights of excellence. The theme depicts the ki tes as students who are ready to ďŹ‚y high along with their organization applyi ng princi ples that are taught as an Albertian.
Management Team The Most Rev. Dr. Francis Kallarakal Metropolitan Archbishop of Verapoly
Rt. Rev. Msgr. Dr. Alex Vadakumthala Vicar General, Archdiocese of Verapoly
Rev. Dr. Clement Valluvassery Vice Chancellor, Archdiocese of Verapoly & Manager, AIM Dr. George Sleeba Director (Hon.), AIM
Very Rev. Jerome Chammanikodath Financial Administrator
Capt. Prof. T. P. Robert Stanley Principal, St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam Dr. George Thomas Dean, AIM
Albertian Institute of Management A Unit of St. Albert's College
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