Thiagarajar School of Management (TSM) was found by late Shri. Karmuthu Thiagaraja Chettiar in 1962. Thereafter, late Shri. Manickavasagam Chettiar meticulously developed the institution by strictly following the high ideals set by its founders. The Manickavasagam Charitable Foundation of the Loyal Textile Mills Group manages and runs the institution today. The faculty of TSM comprises of qualified and experienced full-time and visiting professors, many of whom are practicing professionals. Most of the regular courses are taught only by full-time professors. The highly experienced professionals who serve as visiting faculty add to the value of the courses handled by our full-time faculty. Besides teaching, faculty members are also encouraged to undertake consultancy, workshops, training and development programmes in their respective fields. The students strive to upgrade themselves continually to keep up to the expectations of the present corporate world. Many of our students have been placed in respectable positions in various companies across the globe. In this endeavor to make a difference, we shall continue to serve the society by keeping in mind the ideals and objectives of the founders and our motto ‘learn to learn’.
Profile: Shri. Manikam Ramaswami is a mechanical engineer (B. Tech) from IIT Madras. He was awarded Banco Foundation Gold Medal for securing first rank in Mechanical Engineering. He is Chairman & Managing Director of Loyal Textile Mills Ltd. He has been the Chairman of various industrial associations viz., The Southern India Mill's Association during 1999 and 2000, Confederation of Indiaan Industry Tamil Nadu during 2008. He is currently Chairman of TEXPROCIL, The Cotton Textiles Promotion Council. Shri. Manikam Ramaswami has been instrumental in initiating several steps for improving competitiveness of the textile industry during his tenure as SIMA Chairman by rationalizing the taxes and duties and removing uncalled for exemptions. He contributes articles regularly to the newspapers like “The Hindu”, “Business Line” and textile magazines on policy matters to improve the inclusiveness in growth. He is also the Honorary Consul for Republic of Ethiopia. The other educational institutions managed by the trust headed by him include “Thiagarajar Model Higher Secondary School” and “Thiagarajar College of Preceptors”
Thiagarajar school of management (TSM) was established in 1962,which means it arguably the oldest B-school in south India.TSM combines an intensive ,industry oriented curriculum benchmarked against the best institutions of the country and excellent placements on the one side, with strong focus on soft skills development on the other .TSM’s pedagogy is aligned with its motto – Learn to Learn .The quality of the inputs that we impart to our students and our efforts to develop strong relations with industry ,are demonstrated by the steady and relentless improvement in our placement statistics ,be it number of corporate employees ,average and highest salary ,or number of offers received. We at TSM endeavour to make our students appreciate that in today’s rapidly changing world ,learning does not end with getting a degree or diploma from TSM ,but continues throughout their lives and they must be ready to assimilate and absorb new learning at all times. In other words, they must ‘Learn to learn’. Thanks to its 51 year legacy, TSM has a large alumni network, with many of its alumni occupying senior positions in industry. TSM has a strong student driven culture and all incoming students are encouraged to participate in diverse activities ,which will help develop their interactive ,team and organizational skills: attributes which all corporate employees look for in the entry level management graduates that they hire .I am sure that all TSM students will enjoy and savor their 2 year stint in this institute ,and fondly recall their days in TSM after they have graduated from TSM long after they have graduated from TSM and entered the portals of industry.
Profile: Prof. Gautam Ghosh is an Electrical Engineer (B.Tech) from IIT Kanpur, and a Management Graduate (PGDM) from IIM Calcutta, with distinguished academic record. He has over 25 years industry experience in Marketing, General Management and Strategic Planning with MNCs and professionally managed Indian companies such as Alstom, Grindwell Norton, DLF Universal, BOC India and Hutch Telecooom. He later transited to management education, and since the last 11 years has been teaching Marketing, Strategic Management and Business Communication. He is a visiting faculty at IIM Calcutta, IIM Kashipur, XLRI Jamshedpur, IIFT Kolkata and the Vinod Gupta School of Management of IIT Kharagpur. He has also conducted many in-company and cross-company management development programmes and workshops across the country, including for the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
TSM is a pioneer in nurturing young minds towards a successful management career in an ethical platform. TSM believes in providing quality and affordable education to the meritorious. Our motto “learn to learn” ensures that in the pursuit of knowledge, the learners develop a passion that engages and engulfs them throughout their career. The faculty team with a rich blend of industry and academic experience effectively facilitates the learning process. The curriculum is upgraded and updated periodically to meet industry requirements. The state- of- the- art infrastructure set in a vivid background supports the making of managers of today and leaders of tomorrow. The illustrious alumni of TSM play an active role in being the change they wish to see in the corporate world.
Through its modest investment structure, contemporary educational practices, and ability to inculcate commitment as a culture among the students, TSM has established itself as the ideal choice for all its stakeholders. TSM, will be a haven for management aspirants with a strong desire to equip, excel and create ripples in the corporate world.