Moulding True Managerial Talents for the 21st Century
Situated in the beautiful city in Tamil Nadu State, Coimbatore, Nehru Institute of Management Studies NIMS) is the tenth establishment under the umbrella of Nehru College of Educational and Charitable Trust. The trust was the reality of ambitious dream of the founder chairman Late Shri P. K. Das, an eminent academician and a Philanthropist. NIMS is one of the most premier business schools founded in the year 2008 with the aim of developing capable professionals and fulfilling the educational need of the society.
"Our mission is to provide quality education along with innovative practices which will instill relevant skills and elements in the learner," says Dr. P. Krishnakumar, CEO & Secretary, Nehru Group of Institutions. The teaching methodology that is followed by the institution is significantly a synthesis of theoretical and functional approach, enlightening the students from concrete to abstract.
Students are inspired to engage actively in seminars, workshops, and other field works conducted by the institution, that strengthen their basics and aid them to sew up hands-on training. The NIMS understands the accent of the continuous assessment system very precisely, and thus the students are evaluated throughout their course, not only based on their grades but also considering leadership, teamwork qualities and so on. Likewise, students are also asked to bring forward their requirements and prospects from the institution and the faculty members.
NIMS is one of the most premier business schools founded in the year 2008 with the aim of developing capable professionals and fulfilling the educational need of the society.
"All the existing faculty members are well experienced in their field and passionate enough about providing unparallel education to the students," shares Dr. K. Nanthini, Principal, Nehru Institute of Management Studies. As every class contains fast and slow learners, the teachers are benevolently versed to understand the student's individuality and provide them ample attention. The institute undertakes faculty development programmes to keep a track and updating the knowledge and performances of the teachers. The management and consequently recognize good performers by rewarding them annually.
The institute not only encourages the teachers to undertake research works, but also urges the students to present and publish their own research articles, in the book published during the National Conference entitled "Recent Advancements in Business Practices." They also get the opportunity to publish their works in the "Nehru Journal of Management and Research" and to take part in the workshop on "Quantitative and Qualitative Research Analytical Tools and Techniques" organized by NIMS every year.
The Making of Job Providers
Today, a good number of MBA graduates dream to initiate their own business at least once in their lifetime. The students hereby, understanding the importance of entrepreneurship, are encouraged to study the existing trend in the market and identify the elements that influence businesses in the long term. "Our institution is backed up with an entrepreneurial centre that tracks a record of the economic changes and also creates ways to spawn new business ideas and concepts for the budding future entrepreneurs," shares Dr. Nanthini. The advent of technology is not hidden to anyone and in order to cope up with this, the course module is ample to enlighten the students with social media marketing, emerging technologies, big data analytics and the booming need of innovation in business. Prior to this, the institute also takes sponsorship from EDII, Ahmedabad to conduct Entrepreneurship Awareness campaigns at the institute.
Chasing the Dream Jobs
For any institution, achieving a decent placement record is as essential as imparting quality education, as at the end of the day the aim of maximum student is to get into a well-known organization. As a part of giving placements & training to the students, the Nehru Group of Institutions has started a unique body called NCP&IR Nehru Corporate Placements and Industry Relations. This initiative aims to nurture both the student's personal and professional life and realize the motto of the institution ï¿½ Moulding True Citizens. NCP& IR with a team of professionals from varied industry background builds meaningful relationship and tie-ups with top companies and with international universities for enhancing student exchange programs. They train the students for placements and are creating a new generation of students who are ready to face the entire world and serve our nation to its pride.
Presently, NIMS has added numerous milestones with its name and is dignified to possess significant MoUs and tie-ups with reputed firms Coitor IT Tech Ltd, Sharp Industries, Prestige , Seine Product Design, Indoshell, Besten Pumps, Malabar Cements, Ace Micromatic Group, VDART Software Services Pvt and so on. This relation extensively helps the students to undergo collaborative research work, Project and short-term Internships and building contacts, which in future would facilitate them in their placement process. "It is high time to introduce the industry with skilled and talented workforce. And, we foresee that with fostering creative thinking and bridging the gap between the academia and the real world, NIMS would be eventually recognized as a top-notch business school globally," concludes Dr. Krishnakumar.
Dr. P. Krishnakumar, CEO & Secretary
An MBA graduate, Dr. Krishnakumar holds Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from Bharathiar University. He has been managing educational institutions in respect of admissions, training and placement of students for the past 17 years and he tries to get best teaching faculties for the institutions under Nehru Group.
Dr. K. Nanthini, Principal
She is the Principal of Nehru Institute of Management Studies and has more than 24 years of teaching experience. She has completed her PhD in Social Work and Management from Bharathiar University. She has coordinated and served as a facilitator for various faculty and management development programmes. She has also authored few Books and presented research papers in various State, National & International level forums.