Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies

Course : PGDM

Message from the Director
Greetings! I am happy to note your interest in KIAMS. It is indeed my pleasure to make a brief introduction here, a preview of what you will see in detail in the other pages.

KIAMS was founded by a great industrial house, the Kirloskars. It started as an Institute to conduct MDP before considering moving into full-time education. In line with their philosophy and outlook, we adopt the ruling paradigm of “Education through Values”. There are three domains where Value is seen in action: Beliefs, Processes and Results.

Our Beliefs hold that everyone has a potential and worth, which cannot be measured on a common scale. And that there is ample room for everyone in the field of Management. Thus each individual has a potential which can find a niche in Management. If you are not the CAT whiskers in quantitative methods, you can empathise your way to the pinnacle of HR. Translated into action, our selection process will look at the student holistically. If s/he reveals some potential that can be deployed in the vast area of management, s/he is welcome to the KIAMS education process.

Our Processes will aim beyond delivering good education. The invitation to the student is to master theory but eschew being theoretical. The individual is encouraged to explore with a sense of responsibility to find the potential that s/he wishes to convert to professional performance. The thinker is as valued as a doer; art co-exists with science. Our association with the industrial house of Kirloskars will facilitate an easy two-way osmosis between concept and application. Our processes would also weed out those who may have misguidedly chosen the path of Management. What would emerge at the end of a two-year process is an eclectic bouquet with each flower having its own valuable fragrance.

The Results are seen in the good track record of MDPs which we have been conducting for many years. Our original contribution in training industry for Process Orientation – the future of industry structure – has been acknowledged by the Kirloskar Group. Soon it will spread to other companies also. In full time PGDM this will be seen in placements

KIAMS will bring many innovation in full-time PGDM education. To name a few:
Introduction of the Balanced Growth Card, a holistic evaluation of the student which focuses not only on performance outcomes but also on demonstrated effort and underlying competencies. It is an assistance tool that surfaces the underpinnings of performance, thereby helping the student to take informed decisions for corrective actions towards specific performance. The variables chosen have a career-orientationIntroduction of seminar credits: for bringing to the student the latest industrial practices in management, delivered by industry practitionersExperiential Learning both in outbound exercises as well as during curriculum deliveryA process of reflection after every major event so as to learn from mistakes and correct the processes in the next cycle (akin to PDCA)Adopting the CII-EXIM Business Excellence model as the vehicle to drive academic excellence.

Our PGDM campuses will operate in both Harihar and Pune. Our MDP and Consulting activity will be as strong as ever. We are happy to be one of the partners of the K-Group in their fast tracker program, and with India Adecco for their Leadership program. After the successful completion of our overseas consulting with Abdullah Hashim Co. Ltd. (Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), we are now carrying out executive coaching for a Saudi Arabian businessman.

These and many more interesting facets of KIAMS will unfold before you as you go through the other pages on our site.

I thank you for your interest in KIAMS and wish you a happy journey through our portals.

Gopal Iyengar

Overview of KIAMS
We live in the world where winner takes it all and there’s no place for the second best. Not only do you have to beat intense competition, you have to be at the top of your game and race ahead of time.

You need to step up and take on the challenges, consistently hone your skills to be at your best. At the same time you need to keep yourself refreshed and rejuvenated to stay motivated and focussed on your goals.

Nestled on the banks of river Tungabhadra, is a 6 acre setting that promotes all this and more. Welcome to KIAMS, where idyllic setting meets intense learning atmosphere. A place where you will feel inspired to think creatively, and where the scope of your mind will be broadened so that you can unleash to its optimum potential.

A Brief Profile
Kirloskar Group Of Companies, one of the largest industrial conglomerates in India, has been growing and enriching lives for more than a century now.

KIAMS was conceived as a training institute and knowledge hub in 1991. It was envisioned as a learning centre where Kirloskar Group Managers shared their expertise, experience and kept up with the latest concepts and movements in Management.

In 1995, the training institute was opened to managers all over the country.

Management Development Programs – training and consulting education for industry executivesConsultancy – in India and abroadResearch

Program Contents

Post Graduate Programme in Management
Having made a mark in the area of executive education in the country, KIAMS ventured into training bright young minds in high quality management education to meet the managerial leadership gap in the country. The resources and competencies developed for the managerial training were extended by the Institute to the students of the Post Graduate Diploma in Management Programme (PGDM).

KIAMS offers a two year fully residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management Programme to train and develop managers for the next millennium. We provide a state-of-the-art learning environment with top-of-the-line facilities.

Programme Objectives
To be effective leaders, students must understand their own strengths and weaknesses, and look for opportunities to grow by overcoming weaknesses and sharpening strengths. Cognitive preparation is a mandate to challenge the future. They must also be able to understand organizational objectives, the relative importance of different factors; and be efficient in implementing the ensuing policies. It is vital that they are also capable of convincing other people and at the same time are proactive team players.

During the 2 years of this intensive programme they develop
Familiarity with a wide range of managerial skills and operating techniquesConfidence in assessing and analysing complex problems and in making decisionsThe ability to think critically and rationallyA clear overview of how different aspects of business relate to each other and the flexibility to fit into a wide range of business functionsThe ability to cope with pressure over an extended periodWillingness to take a co-operative approach to problem solving
Click here for Curriculum Structure

Uniqueness of the PGDM Programme
The Institute through its executive training programs provides a platform for practicing managers, academics and professionals to meet, interact and exchange concepts, ideas, and experiences in different fields of management. PGDM Students benefit by interacting with these participants and experts. Very few business schools in the country provide this opportunity. The alliance with the Kirloskar Group companies enables students to have hands-on experience as well as link theory to practice.

The thrust of the program is to prepare true global managers – with capabilities to manage successfully in the fast changing global economy.

Faculty Interaction
Expert Consultancy
KIAMS gives its faculty a unique opportunity to grapple with live business issues through Consultancy projects and visioning exercises. In the early days, the faculty have been involved in Consultancy assignments such as Strategic planning assignments for K-Group, Business Process Reengineering for Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd., Strategic repositioning for Kirloskar Brothers, AOP planning for (the erstwhile) Kirloskar Copeland and Competitive Marketing Strategies for NDDB. The more recent assignments include Process Orientation Training for the Group. Overseas Assignments include Human Capital Restructuring for Abdullah Hashim Co Ltd, Saudi Arabia and executive coaching for Dubai businessman. The consultancies are a rich source of experiential knowledge that guides the faculty teaching and research endeavors.

Industry Integration
In the first year the students study a manufacturing and a service organization in the framework of the Business Excellence Model and the Balanced Score Card to get a feel for integrated operations of an organization.

Summer Internship
A 6 -8 week stint in an organization between the first and second year to get an intense experience of organizational realities.

Capstone Exercise
Undertaken the second year of the PGDM course, the capstone exercise requires a student to develop a business plan for an organization and address its implementation issues, using all the concepts learnt in PGDM course. It covers all the functional area of Management and is meant to be the culmination of the PGDM program

It’s of nine months duration which gives the opportunity to do in depth studyThe company chosen is preferably within 250 kms from the institute which allows the student to make frequent visitsIt covers all the functional area of management and is meant to be the cumulation of the PGDM program

Admission Procedure
The portals of KIAMS are open to Graduates (at least a three year bachelor’s degree from a recognized university) in any discipline with an aggregate of 50 percent or more marks. Candidates appearing for the final examination for the bachelor’s degree can also apply, provided they complete their degree course prior to the commencement of the PGDM programme.

Admission Procedure
Admission to the 2-year PGDM is based on scores in CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT and GMAT.

The short-listed candidates will be drawn up based on CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT percentile, graduation results etc. They will be called for Group Activity, Group Discussion and Interviews at one of the center’s the KIAMS campus at Harihar and Pune, as well as number of other cities like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, New Delhi, Baroda, etc., as notified in the admissions form.

Application Fees
This is made of two components:र 400/- for the application form. Application can be download from our website. Send the filled-in application along with a Demand Draft for र 400/- drawn in favor of Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies payable at Harihar (Karnataka).You can also apply online by clicking the link provided on home page of our website

Additional र 600/- for the interview process. Only the candidates short-listed for Group Activity, Group Discussion & Personal Interview are required to bring a Demand Draft for र 600/- to GDPI venue.
DocumentsCandidates are required to send a downloaded copy/photocopy of their CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT score card to KIAMS immediately after getting the results.Please don’t enclose any originals or photocopies of your certificates with the application
Important Dates to Remember
Last date for submission of filled-in KIAMS application: 30th March 2014
Interview and Group Work: March – April 2014

Application Fee – Two Stages
र 400/- for prospectus and application form. Forms can be obtained either from KIAMS by sending a DD or you can download the application.

DD for र 600/- as interview process fee to be sent to KIAMS only those who will short-listed for interview.

Demand Drafts should be drawn in favour of KIRLOSKAR INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED MANAGEMENT STUDIES, payable at HARIHAR (Karnataka)

Follow the procedure below to download the Application Form.
Download the application form.Send the filled in application form to KIAMS along with a DD of र 400/- (Rupees Four Hundred only) drawn in favour ofKIRLOSKAR INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED MANAGEMENT STUDIES, payable at HARIHAR / DAVANGERE (Karnataka).On receipt of your application, the Institute will allocate an application number and send you the Prospectus along with the acknowledgement.

Please send the self attested copy of your CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT score card (downloaded copy from the Internet/Photocopy)

Please don’t enclose any originals or photo copies of your certificate with the application

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Office-In-Charge Admissions
Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies
Yantrapur, Harihar – 577 601
Karnataka (India)

Call: 08192-241269, 241483, 241486
Fax: 08192-241270

Fee Structure

Harihar Pune
Tution Fees for the 2 Year Course र 5,40,000 र 5,40,000
* Lodging & Boarding र 2,20,000 र 2,60,000
* Others (Includes Administrative activities, Infrastructure maintenance &other student support activities) र 90,000 र 90,000
Total र 8,50,000 र 8,90,000

Additionally, a caution deposit of र 10,000 will have to be paid with first term fees which will be refunded, after adjustments for dues, when the student leaves the course.

Term wise for six terms
Campus Term-1 Term-2 Term-3 Term-4 Term-5 Term-6
Harihar र 2,00,000 र 1,35,000 र 1,35,000 र 1,35,000 र 1,35,000 र 1,10,000
Pune र 2,00,000 र 1,40,000 र 1,40,000 र 1,40,000 र 1,40,000 र 1,30,000

* Note Lodging & Boarding component of the fees structure is subject to change in the second year. It will be based on inflation with respect to various applicable indices.

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