Aspirants at TSM are exposed to about 50-60 Case studies per trimester with inputs from premier institutes like Harvard Business School. This gives a rich global exposure as to how corporate sector goes about decision making in real life situations and how they resolve them. Budding managers are thus exposed to real life problems and their knowledge is channelized to the conduct of analytical decision making skills.
Class room lectures are being supplemented with interactive sessions and group discussions where the students get versatile exposure to improve analytical skills apart from incisive thinking, presentation skills, reasoning capabilities.
In today’s environment, business is full of opportunities but amidst fierce competition. There exists very little margin for error and any wrong decision might have consequential adverse effects. So, the learning labs enable MBA participants to glean insights, analyze an Organization, and appreciate the unique nature and challenges faced by individual companies in their respective spheres of operation.
The Impact of various assumptions and environmental conditions are well understood with the help of simulation programs.
Management decisions are generally made after data collection and analysis. These decisions should be able to stand scrutiny from various angles. Accordingly, students’ skills are honed in this direction. Problem solving sessions provide a valuable opportunity to develop analytical and logical skills required on the job.
Interpersonal relationship terminologies are better understood with the enactment of role play sessions so that students get involved actively and learn the application of concepts to have a better understanding of the organizational dynamics.
Organizational success is a result of team work where synergy and co-ordination matter a lot. So development of team effort is encouraged by teams of students engaging in performing assignments, projects, field surveys etc.
In addition to soft skills, students are trained to prepare write ups on current issues, academic themes and technological updates by means of contribution to blogs, presentations and preparation of reports.
Long standing Association program with Tata-Dhan Academy club the students of Business Management to let in involve various social issues of poverty, inequality and development in rural and urban context. Students teamed up generate a proposal on status, issues and interventions related to livelihood,health,education and to look at the roles of different stakeholders (Government,NGOs and corporate) in the process of development for a sustainable society.
Sessions include reading of Folklore, Biographies of Eminent Corporate leaders and their works. Also, to get immense knowledge of CSR (Corporate social responsibility); management books are reviewed in addition to prescribed text books. Management Studies participants share their knowledge gained about the essence of the book with the peers.
Moodle is virtual Learning Environment that creates online dynamic websites for students. It includes the activity modules (such as forums, databases and wikis) to build richly collaborative communities of learning using assignments or quizzes. Moodle is an open source learning management system that provide an assessment platform to access courseware, give practice tests, discuss doubts and give mock exams.