Lead college of Management: Ranked No.1 In Kerala By Imparting Quality Learning To Make Future Leaders

By Dr. Thomas George K (Thomman), Chairman And Director Of Lead College Of Management | 2022-08-04 08:53:31
Dr. Thomas George K (Thomman), Chairman And Director Of Lead College Of Management

Dr. Thomas George K (Thomman)

Chairman And Director Of Lead College Of Management

The educational institutes not only develop young minds but also shape the future of the country. Aiming to be the world’s best Management institution which is developing socially committed leaders, LEAD College of Management is driven toward providing value-based education to learners. The institute is driven toward providing its learners with an ecosystem which naturally enhances their learning and application ability with the guidance provided by the best faculty members in the world. In addition to the premium MBA programme, LEAD College offers various value-based academic programmes to its students like ELEAD, Centres of Excellence, and LEADX, including other programmes.

Located in Dhoni, Palakkad, LEAD was established in 2011, and it continues to stand as the preferred destination of management aspirants. The institute is the 2nd ranked MBA College in Kerala by The Times of India for the last three consecutive years. LEAD is listed along with six IIMs, VIT (Vellore), Symbiosis, SRM, and BITS Ranchi by Business India in India’s best B-School Ranking.

Encouraging Learners To Achieve Their True Potential
As per the academic mission of LEAD College of Management, the institute is hustling to enhance the intellectual knowledge and competency of the students, required to be the leaders of tomorrow. LEAD's role is to provide mentorship, development support, investor support, consulting support, & other services in a variety of industries through internal and external resources, and networking. Agri-tech and food processing, Edu-tech and skilling, Manufacturing and Infrastructure, and Supply Chain and Transportation solutions are among the areas of specialization. The academic structure of the institute is structured to develop the student’s thinking ability and to give a direction to that ability by proper guidance.

LEAD has committed to fostering dynamic entrepreneurs in the present and future, with a unique option for aspiring young men and women to pursue a recognized university MBA degree, while also pursuing their passion of becoming an entrepreneur in just two years of education and training on campus. LEAD welcomes all young people who want to achieve their goals to take
advantage of this fantastic opportunity LEAD has a unique sort of academic structure which has divided the complete programme for this Entrepreneurship Development into four stages - Launchpad, Runway, Take off, and Autopilot. A prospective entrepreneur must achieve the Autopilot stage or have crossed Take off by the end of the MBA programme.

LEAD College of Management caters for its students with various study programmes like, regular MBA in streams like Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, International Business Systems, and Travel & Tourism. Apart from this, the institute provides its unique study programme like ELEAD, Centres of Excellence, and LeadX, including other programmers. In addition to the study programmes mentioned above, LEAD College of Management also encourages several training, and research programmes which are Trainers' Training Programmes (TTPs), Management Development Programmes (MDPs), Entrepreneurship Awareness Programmes (EAPs), Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (EDPs), Entrepreneurship- cum-Skill Development Programmes (EDPs). These specially designed sponsored activities for various target groups are just a few of the training programmes offered by the institute.

To inculcate the value of participation, learning and winning, the institute has designed unique activities for the learners. These activities are specially developed to enhance the thinking skills of the students. Entrepreneurial support provided to students includes one-on-one mentoring of each project, DPR evaluation, external mentor/investor connect, expert talks/discussion/seminar for better experience, and inputs from the actual field related issues and proposed remedial action envisaged, and expert talks/ discussion/seminar for better experience and inputs from the actual field related issues and proposed remedial action envisaged. So far, LEAD has been able to assist aspiring entrepreneurs through MSME conferences, the YIP programme, and Ignite-Darshana, among other venues.

Knowledge can only be fruitful for learners if they are rightly guided and rightly evaluated by their teacher. At LEAD College faculty members are highly qualified and hold years of professional experience in their respective fields. The learning methodology adopted by the academic staff is student-driven where students are encouraged to participate and share their ideas for better learning of the subject matter.

Grooming Students Into Leaders
LEAD College of Management has industrial tieups with numerous government agencies and private companies. At the state level, the institute works
closely with the Kerala Start-up Mission (KSUM), Kerala Development Innovation and Strategic Council (K-DISC), Kerala Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development (KIED), District Industries Centre (DIC), Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), NABARD, and other organizations promoting entrepreneurship in the state.

The college is also in touch with organisations like Vijayee Bhava Alumni Association (VBA), Positive Commune Entrepreneurs Club (PCEC), TiE Kerala, Bramma, Kanjikode Industrial Forum (KIF), Palakkad Management Association (PMA), Talk-10, Club 9, DARSANA, and others who are interested in entrepreneurship development. LEAD recognizes the state and federal government’s opportunities and immerses aspirants in the various funding windows available, such as Startup India, Make in India, Atal Innovation Mission, STEP (Support to Training and Employment Program for Women), Jan Dhan, BIRAC, Stand up India, TREAD(Trade Related Entrepreneurship Assistance and Development), PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana), NSD (National Skill Development Mission), PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana), (NSD) National Skill Development Mission.

"Located in Dhoni, Palakkad, LEAD was established in 2011, and it continues to Stand as the preferred Destination of management Aspirants"

“LEAD College of Management is one of the stand-alone NAAC accredited, iconic residential Business Schools in Kerala since 2011, and currently enjoying an enviable record as the only business school in Kerala with 300+ students admitted every year to the flagship MBA program. LEAD is crafting the next generation of Young Entrepreneurs through its mission of crafting Entrepreneurial Development support along with the MBA program to reiterate our claim that LEAD is synonymous with Leadership and Entrepreneurial Academy, Dhoni”, highlights Dr. Thomas George K.

Dr. Thomas George K (Thomman), Chairman And Director Of Lead College Of Management
An industry veteran with over two decades of experience, Dr. Thomas George K (Thomman) is the director of LEAD College of Management. An international trainer of JCI, Dr. Thomas holds a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD of delivering the 'LONGEST BUSINESS LESSON'. He had pursued Engineering followed by MBA, MSc, MPhil, and also obtained his Doctorate on the thesis ‘Enhancing Competencies of Engineering and Management Students’. With all his strong educational background and a vast experience, Dr. Thomas is spearheading the LEAD College of Management to greater heights.