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School of Management

About the School

Be it an emphasis on collaborative learning, interaction with experts, professional skills, or relevant curriculum, every aspect of the academic programme at CMR University’s School of Management (SOM) is adequately addressed. Through our high quality academic programmes, we groom students with the aim to make them industry-ready professionals armed with
hands-on knowledge in their selected field of specialization. Strong tie-ups with our globally known knowledge partners and CMR group’s legacy in the field of education complements this unique learning journey at CMR University.

Our programmes are designed to enable students to develop and hone their business skills. The programmes have been developed in collaboration with industry and other key stakeholders in order to ensure that the students learn the relevant skill sets, required for grooming them as responsible management professionals.

Vision

To be a leading management school, emphasizing innovation and creativity in teaching, training and research for the ‘world we want’

Mission

  • To offer need based management education with focus on global business environment
  • To deliver interdisciplinary courses in Management and allied areas with emphasis on application of analytics and other emerging areas.
  • To assist organisations in solving management problems through knowledge creation and application
  • To disseminate knowledge in contemporary areas of management
 

Key Features

  • Programmes designed by industry experts and experienced academicians from India and abroad.
  • Emphasis on collaborative learning and active student engagement by adopting innovative pedagogical tools.
  • Continuous interaction with industry experts and professionals through workshops and interactive-sessions.
  • Offers application-oriented course delivery, aimed at enhancing problem-solving skills of the students.
  • Focus on hands-on experience through simulations and case analysis, developed by international experts.
  • Provides opportunities for add-on skills in analytics (certified by IBM).
  • Keeping students updated through regular International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops on contemporary areas.
  • Strong placement support system for internship and placement of students.
 

All Programmes

Undergraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Programmes

Doctoral Programmes

Certificate Programmes

Centres of Excellence

The Centres of Excellence of CMRU School of Management will focus on integrating the best of management knowledge, concepts and insights to the real-world scenario and contemporary practices in the industry.
CMRU School of Management has established the following Centres of Excellence.

 

 Centre for Marketing Insights

Activities:

  • Provides a platform for industry-academia interaction in the areas of sales, marketing, customer experience and customer relationship management.
  • Focal point for providing experiential learning for the students through industry-led practice labs.
  • Providing opportunities for live projects for students.
  • Disseminating information related to industry-specific cases.
  • Conducting seminars/ webinars and workshops in the area of sales and marketing.
  • Supporting industry in research.
  • Enabling and executing certificate programs in sales and marketing.
  • Enabling management development programs.
  • Exploring possible opportunities for consulting by faculty.

Industry Mentor:
Mr. S Chandramouli,
CEO – Feedback Insights, Bangalore
https://www.linkedin.com/in/moulichandramouli/

Faculty Mentors:

  • Prof Jacob Thomas
  • Prof Mohan Cherian
  • Dr. Shamal S
  • Prof Divya Thankom Varghese

 Centre for HR Excellence

Activities:

  • Provides a platform for industry-academia interaction in the areas of human resources, personnel management, learning & development, industrial relations etc.
  • Focal point for providing experiential learning for the students through industry-led practice labs.
  • Providing opportunities for live projects for students.
  • Disseminating information related to industry specific cases.
  • Conducting seminars/ webinars and workshops in the area of Human Resources and allied areas.
  • Supporting industry in research.
  • Enabling and executing certificate programs in leadership and human resources management.
  • Enabling management development programs.
  • Exploring possible opportunities for consulting by faculty.
  • Industry Mentor:
    Mr. Praveen Kamath,
    CHRO – Apisero, Inc., Bangalore
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/praveen-kamath-kumbla-04111811a/

    Faculty Mentors:

    • Dr. Anitha B
    • Prof Hephzibah Vani
    • Prof Mohini Paul
    • Ms Sandhya M

     Centre for Logistics & SCM

    Activities:

    • Provides a platform for industry-academia interaction in the areas of quality, operations, logistics, and supply chain management.
    • Focal point for providing experiential learning for the students through industry-led practice labs.
    • Providing opportunities for live projects for students.
    • Disseminating information related to industry-specific cases.
    • Conducting seminars/ webinars and workshops in the area of operations, logistics, and allied areas.
    • Supporting industry in research.
    • Enabling and executing certificate programs in quality, logistics and supply chain management.
    • Enabling management development programs.
    • Exploring possible opportunities for consulting by faculty.

    Industry Mentor:
    Mr. Rajendra Todalbagi,
    Quality & Business Excellence Consultant
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/rajendratodalbagi/

    Faculty Mentor:

    • Dr Vivek Rajapadmanabhan
    • Dr. Om Prakash.C

     Centre for Business Analytics

    Activities:

    • Provides a platform for industry-academia interaction in the areas of business analytics, statistics and operations research.
    • Focal point for providing experiential learning for the students through industry-led practice labs.
    • Providing opportunities for live projects for students.
    • Disseminating information related to industry-specific cases
    • Conducting seminars/ webinars and workshops in the area of business analytics and allied areas.
    • Supporting industry in research.
    • Enabling and executing certificate programs in business analytics.
    • Enabling management development programs.
    • Exploring possible opportunities for consulting by faculty.

    Expert Mentor:
    Dr Mathirajan,
    Senior Professor & Chief Research Scientist, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science,
    http://mgmt.iisc.ac.in/newwordpress/m-mathirajan/

    Faculty Mentors:

    • Dr. Anjana Kenath
    • Arun Kumar N

     Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    Activities:

    • Provides a platform for industry-academia interaction towards fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.
    • Focal point for providing experiential learning for the students through industry-led practice labs.
    • Providing opportunities for live projects for students.
    • Disseminating information related to innovation practices and start-ups.
    • Conducting seminars/ webinars and workshops in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship.
    • Supporting incubation of businesses.
    • Enabling and executing certificate programs in entrepreneurship.
    • Enabling management development programs.
    • Exploring possible opportunities for consulting by faculty.

    Industry Mentor:
    Dr Pavan Soni,
    Innovation Consultant & Evangelist
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/pavansoni/

    Faculty Mentors:

    • Dr Vivek Rajapadmanabhan
    • Prof Rakesh Rao
    • Prof Bhavya Vinil
     

    Student Clubs

    LITERARY AND MEDIA CLUB

    ‘Literati’ aims at awakening the literary interests in the students. Literature, poetry, theatre, public speaking, debates, writing and fine arts are some activities that adorn the club. An initiative of the club ‘Pens and Cobbs’ is an online monthly newsletter edited and published by the students.

    Objectives:

    • • The aim of the club is to inculcate among students a love for language and enhance their literary skills
    • • To encourage students to become orators, to display their intellectual and independent thinking skills and imbibe a sense of confidence.

    PRESS CORPS

    This club aims at nurturing creative young minds keeping abreast of the trends followed in print, broadcast and social media. Emphasizing on creativity and innovation, ‘Press Corps’ provides a platform for journalism graduates to be empowered with the quality media education and hands-on training and development.

    Objectives:

    • • To motivate and facilitate effective learning about media tools and channels of distribution.
    • • To develop keen interest among student community for better usage of communication and technology in the field of Journalism and media

    MANAGEMENT CLUB

    Caters to the business management graduates and revolves around creative collaboration between corporate and academia. The club extends activities which hones the skills in personality development, communication, decision making and awareness about the Business world along with the spirit of competition

    IT AND GAMING CLUB

    Techno Starz: Aims at creating a platform for IT and game enthusiasts. New challenging and futuristic 3D games, mobile application development, and programming to name a few are the activities that are taken up by the club thus propelling technological expansion.

    Objectives:

    • • To build an environment where students with varying degrees of networking technology skills can work together.
    • • To promote knowledge of information technology throughout seminars, workshops etc.

    ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLUB

    The Entrepreneurship Club looks at disseminating testimonies of successful entrepreneurs, business owners, Intrapreneur, start-ups and aims to motivate and facilitate the students to develop critical and analytical thinking skills beyond prescribed boundaries.

    CULTURAL CLUB

    Vida Cultura- The student club strives to promote music, dance forms viz both Carnatic and Western within the University. Vida provides the stage for students to showcase their talent by providing multiple opportunities across the institution.

    Objectives:

    • • To organize intra college and inter college competitions and cultural events in the campus.
    • • To encourage and motivate young talented individuals.
    • • To prepare the students towards becoming self-confident and participate with a healthy competitive spirit.
    • • To facilitate managerial skills to organise events and also to develop leadership qualities to guide the team towards oriented tasks.
    • • To understand the importance of group ethics, individual responsibilities and roles as a team leader and a team member.
    • • To create and nurture the talented minds by providing the right platform to showcase the talents.
    • • To help students mould their personalities by participating in many cultural events planned by the team throughout the year.

    Spectra

    Fashion is something that comes from within. Fashion is the armour to survive the reality of everyday life. The Fashion Club at CMR University is a place to express fashion talent.

    Objectives:

    • To develop a fresh perspective towards fashion.
    • To boost students confidence and the development of personality.
    • To develop networks that will aid students in fashion careers.
     

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