The MBA program is specially designed for working professionals. The eligibility criteria are:
Work experience in a reputed institution for a minimum period of three years.
Graduation in any discipline with a minimum passing percentage of 50, and above.
Medium of study should be in English.
GMAT/GRE/MAT scores are an additional advantage for eligibility.
The program provides excellent domain knowledge in General Management, with specialization in any of the following areas:-
Production & Operations Management, and
Travel & Tourism.
The program leads to Certification as “Master of Business Administration.” The duration is flexible providing an opportunity to complete the program at one’s own pace. Admission to the MBA Program is strictly determined by the Board of Studies of RIMSR, subject to the admission criteria of Dr.C.V.Raman University, Bilaspur, whose decision is final and binding. Dr.C.V.Raman University, Bilaspur, is the Regulator and Certifying Authority of the Program.
Dr. C. V. Raman University is set up under section 2(f) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) ACT. 1956/GOCG Act no. 29/2006. The Management Programs of the University are recognized and approved by “The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE),” Government of India. The Distance Education Programs of the University are Approved by “The Distance Education Council (DEC),” of Government of India and by the UGC & AICTE. The University is a well ranked Institution by “The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC),” Government of India, with a ranking of B+. RIMSR is an accredited Distance Education Provider of the University.
The fee (all inclusive) for Indian Nationals is Rs. 2.90 lakhs for the entire program, and US $ 9,100/- for Overseas students.
The Certificate Programs are at three levels. They are:
Advanced Programs, and
The FIRST CATEGORY of Programs are the “BASIC/FOUNDATION PROGRAMS.” These programs are intended to give basic exposure and knowledge in the following areas:-
Basic Certificate Program in Project Management (BCPPM),
Basic Certificate Program in Business Finance (BCPBF),
Basic Certificate Program in Health Care Management (BCPHCM), and
Basic Certificate in Management of MSMEs (BCMMSME).
All the above programs are “out-come” based ones. Meaning, the deliverables at the end of the program are in focus, and the students get specific-skill-sets after undergoing these programs. In this category of programs, importance is given to the students’ work experience at the time of determining their eligibility. These programs are extremely useful to students, working professionals, and entrepreneurs, as they get to know of the fundamentals that are required in any business enterprise. In each specialization there are 5 concentration subjects. The program has 5 tests and an examination. As part of the program, students are expected to complete a project work. Faculty members for this program are scholar practitioners. The media of course delivery is e-platform assisted by faculty members of RIMSR. As part of the programs there are assignments and case-studies.
Enrollment to these courses is not incumbent on possessing a Bachelor’s Degree. The Basic Certificate Programs can be pursued by students who are diploma holders, and students who are still in the Bachelor’s Program.
The SECOND CATEGORY of Programs are the “ADVANCED CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS.” Presently, the “ADVANCED PROGRAMS” offered by RIMSR are:-
Advanced Certificate Program in Project Management (ACPPM),
Advanced Certificate in Health-Care Management (ACHCM),
Advanced Certificate in Business Finance (ACBF), and
Advanced Certificate Program in MSME Management (ACPMSMEM).
In the Advanced Certificate Programs are students are exposed to tutorials of higher standard. Students are also exposed to web-casts, pod-casts, case-studies, and assignments, as additional inputs. The programs are reasonably priced to meet the requirements of students from all economic strata. Acquiring these Advanced Certifications greatly enhances employment opportunities. RIMSR would facilitate in job placements. On successful completion of the courses, Certificates are issued by RIMSR jointly with the University. The course delivery is assisted by dedicated mentors, who are subject specialists. The programs have 5/6 Concentration/ Specialization Courses. The media of delivery of the courses, tests, and examination, is on e-platform.
The THIRD CATEGORY programs are ‘EXPERT CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS.” These are intensive and specialized programs. Presently, the following expert programs are offered:-
Global Exposure Program in International Business (ECPGE) – On Campus at USA – 4 Weeks – Intensive Program – Interaction with CEOs of Fortune 500 Companies. However, the ECPGE could be customized to meet the requirements of the sponsoring organization.
Expert Certificate Program in Project Management (ECPPM)
Expert Certificate Program in MSME Management (ECPMSME)
Expert Certificate Program in Production and Operations Management (ECPPOM)
EXPERT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN MSME MANAGEMENT (ECPMSMEM):
Is a hybrid program delivered on E-platform, and supported by mentoring. The program is cost-effective, value-adding, skill multiplying, and developed specifically for effective management of MSMEs with global perspective, offered by RIMSR, in association with reputed All India Trade Bodies and All India Industries Development Corporations. Broadly, the content of the Programs include the following:-
Project Planning, Execution, and Management
Professional Effectiveness and Entrepreneur Development
Management and Leadership
Business Strategy and Operations
Sales, Digital Marketing, and Customer Management
Finance, HR, and Supply Chain.
Apart from the above, participants are given orientation to ‘Office Productivity Tools,’ and ‘Business Analytics.’ The USP of this program is that it builds capacities of Indian start-ups, and up-and-running MSMEs to reach Global standards. It is a Concentration Course in MSME management with high quality inputs, and interactions with CEOs/ COOs of MNCs. Participants are given inputs on Entrepreneurship, & Essential Skills in effective management of MSMEs. Faculty members include Professors, Scholar Practitioners, and CEOs of Companies. The program involves Lectures/ Case-Study Analysis/ Role Play/ Faculty Interaction/ Library Research with particular reference to MSMEs. Visits to successful MSMEs and discussions with the entrepreneurs is one of the highlights. The Program is subsidized by trade bodies and costs Rs. 9,000/- per participant.
EXPERT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT (ECPPM):
The Expert Certificate Program in Project Management is designed to provide specialized skill-sets in Project Management – from project initiation to successful project closure. This is an advanced course typically meant for working professionals holding supervisory/managerial positions.
Students with under-graduate degrees can also pursue this program to enhance their academic credentials and to improve their career opportunities. This is an ideal course to be taken by students pursuing ME/ MTech/ MBA/ MCA programs, as it gives a new perspective and enhances their placement opportunities.
The ECPPM is well received by construction industry, IT sector, trade, manufacturing sector for its content, utility, and true to life learning opportunities in effectively, designing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and successfully closing new projects. Successful candidates get 100 PDUs (Professional Development Units), which gives students a clear advantage choice to appear for the PMP (Project Management Professional) examination, and/or the CAPM (Certified Associated Professional In Project Management), examinations, subject to satisfying other eligibility criteria of the Project Management Institute, Pennsylvania, USA. Students specializing in Project Management are competently prepared and facilitated by RIMSR to sit for the PMI Certification examinations at no extra cost.
EXPERT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (ECPPOM):
The Expert Certificate Program in Production and Operations Management is designed to provide specialized skill-sets in Production and Operations Management Management. Production and Operations Management is essential to individuals who want to be directly involved in making products or providing services. This is an advanced course typically meant for working professionals holding supervisory/managerial positions. Students with under-graduate degrees can also pursue this program to enhance their academic credentials and to improve their career opportunities. This is an ideal course to be taken by students pursuing ME/ MTech programs, as it gives a new perspective and enhances their placement opportunities. The ECPPOM is well received both by the manufacturing and services industry for its content, and utility. Broadly, the content of the ECPPOM includes the following:-
Nature and Context of Operations Management
Product Design and Process Selection
Design of Facilities and Jobs
Managing the Supply Chain
GLOBAL EXPOSURE PROGRAM IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (ECPGE):
The “Global Exposure Program In International Business” is a cost-effective, value-addition, skill multiplier program offered by RIMSR with focused reference to ‘International Business’ The program is conducted by RIMSR in association with an American University. The program is conducted on-campus at SUNY, USA. The broad features of the program are as follows:-
This is a Concentration Course in International Business Management for a period of 4 weeks.
Involves high quality inputs, and interactions with CEOs/ COOs of MNCs (Fortune 500 Companies) on-campus at USA.
Inputs on International Marketing, Building International Technical/Marketing Networks, International Trade Laws, International Trade Disputes, and mechanisms for resolution. Analysis of live cases, followed by discussions.
The program involves Lectures/ Case-Study Analysis/ Role Play/ Faculty Interaction/ Library Research with particular reference to International Business.
Faculty members include Professors, Scholar Practitioners, and CEOs of Companies.
Students are given informative and comprehensive course materials, draft international trade agreements, contracts, and templates.
The program costs US $ 4,500/- per student.
Accommodation on double occupancy & meals on week days that include breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The program fee excludes, air-fare, airport tax, if applicable, visa charges, medical insurance charges, and other incidentals, if any.
All the above programs are conducted by RIMSR on virtual platform supported by professional faculty/mentors. The Programs have depth, relevance, intensive, comprehensive, rigorous, with emphasis on experiential learning, designed to meet the needs of industry.
As the programs are on E-platform, they do not come in the way of regular work/study schedules of working professionals and the regular academic programs of students.
Comprehensive tutorials, webcasts, pod-casts, video-conferencing with faculty, case-studies, assignments, project work, and regular interaction with captains of industry is the high-point of the program. Program tutorials are delivered, administered, and evaluated by RIMSR.
The learning methodology is technology driven on the LMS (Learning Management System) platform. The courses are supported by high quality tutoring by excellent faculty, and scholar practitioners of RIMSR. Additionally, RIMSR would organize guest-lectures, symposia, discussions, seminars, and case study discussions which could be accessed by the students on the website of RIMSR. Students are also exposed to project work, and real-life experiential learning sessions. Daily, weekly and monthly assignments, exercises and assessments ensure good learning experience.
Upon confirmation of admission, students get access to RIMSR’s portal to download lessons, and assignments and to submit completed assignments online. During the Program, students have access to the RIMSR’s Library, as also have access to the E-Library of the British Council. Curriculum, quality control, training and evaluation of students are done by RIMSR.
Students who pass out of the Program of are eligible to become members of RIMSR’s Alumni.
Scholarships are available in the form of “fee-waiver” upto 50% of the fee amount. To avail the scholarship email your request to the firstname.lastname@example.org. The number and quantum of scholarship shall be as decided by the Board of Studies, which decision shall be final and binding.