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1.     INTRODUCTION

The Department of Management committed towards setting the standards of excellence in management education, training and research. It offers masters’ level educational programmes (MBA) and doctoral research (PhD). This department is committed for management of quality in technical education through customized needs based Management Development Programmes (MDP) designed for educational institutions, government/ field agencies and industry. The department of management has conducted number of workshops, seminars, and conferences in the area of academic leadership and education management for Principals, Deans, and Head of Departments and Senior Teachers. Department of Management Education faculty plays a vital role in NITTTR Bhopal’s intellectual output by providing sponsored research and consultancies to clients.

 

2.     Vision

Develop department of Management Education as to be a centre of excellence to offer world class education, training and research in the area of management for education systems, industries and field agencies at national and international level. 

 

3.     Mission

1.                  Design, develop and implement need based Management Education programmes.

2.                  Collaborate with National and International management Organizations, Universities.

3.                  Promote qualitative research in various areas of Management Education.

4.                  Develop Curriculum and Learning Resources for Management Education and Training.

5.                  Conduct Need Analysis and Research Studies.

 

4.     Objectives

1.                  Act as a center for offering quality Education Programmes at national level.

2.                  Undertake action research for development of innovative methods, processes and practices for improvement of Management Education institutions;

3.                  Undertake sponsored research & consultancy work for industry

4.                  Provide management support services to government, community, industries and field agencies. 

5.                  Identifying and evaluating needs of an individual or group of employees for industries and client organizations

5.     CORE STRENGTH OF THE DEPARTMENT

These core areas have been developed over the period of years through in-depth research as well as collaborative efforts with a range of national and international organizations. Department have developed following core competencies: 

1.      Ability to develop and communicate purposeful Perspective Plan

2.      Ability to advice for developing Strategic Development Plan.

3.      Ability to enhance organizations’ commitment to Quality Systems

4.      Ability to demonstrate support for innovation for organizational changes, i.e. preparing Institution for NBA accreditation,

5.      Specialized Experience in Project Management,

6.      Competence to advise for Pedagogical Innovations

7.      Competence to do Management Education Research

8.      Diagnostic information gathering for analytical thinking

9.      Strategic thinking ability to analyze the organization’s competitive position

 

6.     FACULTY AND STAFF

Resources presented below comprised of Human and Physical resources. They were developed by the Department over period of last five decades.

 

Human Resources  

Presently department comprised of six faculty members. Their details are as follows:

 

 

S No

Name

Designation

Qualifications

1

Dr. R.K.Dixit

Professor 

Ph.D. (Geotechnical Engineering), M.Tech (Geotechnical Engineering), B.E. (Civil Engineering)

2

Dr. Ramesh B. Shivagunde 

Professor

Ph.D. in Technical Education, M.Tech (Ed), M.Tech (Mechanical), PGDM

3

Dr. B. L. Gupta

Professor

Ph.D. in Technical Education, M.Tech (Ed), MBA, LLB

4

Dr. Aashish Deshpande

Professor

Ph.D. in Management, MBA

5

Dr. Parag Dubey

Professor

Ph.D. in Management, MBA

6

Dr. Roli Pradhan

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Management, MBA

 

Total Faculty

06

 

 

 

7.     FACILITIES

The department of Management Education is enriched with ventilated and well furnished computer lab with thirty five modern computing work stations. We provide a pleasant working environment for students to undertake their practical and assignment work. Students have entire lab at their disposal to carry out their project work with high speed internet connectivity to help them accomplishing their research objectives. The department computer lab can support number of students at the same time. All computers have the required software like MS Project 2010 and with periodic updates and antivirus.

 

8.     FACULTY RESEARCH AREAS

 

Diversified faculty of the department has been working on wide range of research areas. Few of them listed which have immediate priority of faculty members:

·         Project Design & Management,

·         Educational Reforms &Innovations,

·         Financial Management

·         Quality Management -TQM, Six Sigma and Quality Circle

·         Leadership Development

·         Planned Change& Innovations

·         Systems Development

·         Organizational Development

·         Marketing of Educational Services

·         Marketing Management

·         Strategic Management

·         Green Marketing

·         Human Resource Development

·         Evaluation and Accreditation

·         Performance Appraisal

·         Portfolio Management

·         Corporate Finance

·         Management Accounting

 

 

 

 

9.     ACHIEVEMENTS

 

The Department has made significant contributions by organizing diversified activities, programmes and projects in the area of development, training, and dissemination of information, co-ordination, research and evaluation in Management Education. The Department/Centre has brought out several publications, which include competency based curricula, text-books and practical manuals for vocational courses module, guidelines document and video films. It has conducted Teacher Training Programmes and Orientation Programmes for key functionaries and administrators concerned with education. Need based training & development programmes are designed & offered for technical teachers, personnel of industries and field agencies and for foreign participants under ITEC (Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation) scheme of MEA, GOI.

 

9.1  Training- National

The programmes are offered in wide variety of areas such as domain specific content updating & enrichment, interdisciplinary areas, induction training programmes, core teaching skills, education technology, institutional development & management, researches in technical and professional education, emerging instructional systems, instructional materials development etc. Department of Management Education has been majorly contributing for teachers training since inception. Glimpses of last ten years are as follow:

 

Year

Induction

Pedagogy Related

Management

Total

2011-2012

11

09

14

34

2012-2013

12

07

13

32

2013-2014

15

08

15

38

2014-2015

12

05

14

31

2015-2016

13

06

14

33

2016-2017

13

07

15

35

2017-2018

12

06

14

32

2018-2019

14

07

13

34

2019-2020

12

05

14

31

2020-2021

14

05

04

23

Total

323

 

9.2  International Training Organized

With the increased globalization of programme purpose, rapidly developing communication technologies, and increased utilization of international labor forces, department proposes international training under TCS / ITEC(Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation) scheme of MEA, GOI and got following in recent past:

S. No.

Course Name

Duration

Place

Coordinator

No. of International Participants

1.       

Developing Transition Pathways for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

14 - 25 October 2019 (02 weeks)

NITTTR, Bhopal

Dr. Aashish Deshpande

 

16 (From 11 countries)

2.       

Managerial Skills for Academicians and Administrators

09-20 Dec. 2019 (02 weeks)

NITTTR, Bhopal

Dr. R. Pradhan-

 

54 (From 35 countries*)

3.       

Managerial Skills for Technical Teachers and Administrators

10-21 December 2018

NITTTR, Bhopal

Dr. Roli Pradhan,

19 (From 11 countries)

4.       

Managerial Skills for Technical Teachers and Administrators

10-21 December 2018

NITTTR Bhopal

Dr. R. B. Shivagunde

 

02

5.       

Quality Management System

07-Nov-2016 to 18-Nov-2016

NITTTR Bhopal

Dr. B. L. Gupta

05

6.       

Climate change, Scenario Development for Policy Analysis

23-Jan-2017 to 03-Feb-2017

NITTTR Bhopal

Dr. Aashish Deshpande

06

7.       

Climate change, Scenario Development for Policy Analysis

07-Dec-2015 / 18-Dec-2015
2 Week(S)

NITTTR Bhopal

Dr. Aashish Deshpande

02

8.       

Quality Management Systems

09-Nov-2015 / 20-Nov-2015
2 Week(S)

NITTTR Bhopal

Dr. B. L. Gupta

02

*Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bosnia – Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

 

9.3  Educational Programmes

The Department of Management Education is a result of the evolutionary process of growth of an idea floated four decade back. What was then a seed, gradually came to life and in 2011, NITTTR Bhopal started MBA programme.  Department offers masters’ level educational programmes (MBA) and doctoral research (PhD) through BU, Bhopal. The commitment is management of quality of technical education through customized needs based Management Development Programmes (MDP) designed for educational institutions, government/ field agencies and industry. MBA programme was launched in 2011 in order to reflect upon the needs of today’s global businesses to enable the students to confront positively, the upcoming challenges of corporate world through constantly upgrading the competitive advantage. It strives for creating the class which is competent, skilled and resilient enough to achieve all round excellence in the corporate world.

 

Ph.D. Awarded and Pursuing - 13 students have been awarded PhD nearly 15 students are pursuing their PhD in a wide range of areas in Management Education under experienced Departmental Faculty.

 

PG Alma Connect- The Department responds to a felt need of the Indian Industry and started first batch of MBA programmes in 2011. Department has small but active Alumni base working in diversified areas of Management. Students have been awarded Master of Business Administration maintaining a lively and dynamic interaction with the Department.

 

9.4 Curricula developed

1.      Innovate Developed and Coordinated Curriculum of Master of technical education Programme for following courses:

a.      Education Management

b.      Organizational Behaviour

c.       Change Management

d.      Educational Resource Management

2.      Curriculum Development for State of Chhattisgarh

3.      Contributed for development of SAARC Country One Year Diploma Programme on Youth Development by British Council on  modules curriculum

 

9.5 Pedagogy Research contributions

1.      Status study of Autonomy in Project Polytechnics of Nagaland (3 Studies in polytechnics) - 3 Nos. (2004)

2.      Training Needs Analysis of Nagaland (3 studies two for polytechnic and one for SPIU)- 3 Nos (2001)

3.      Internal Revenue Generation Practices in Polytechnics of Maharashtra State (2000)

4.      Training Needs Analysis of Tanning Industry of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka (1998)

5.      Utilization of Resources by Project states (4 for polytechnics and 2 for states of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh) - 6 Nos. (2005)

6.      Study of dropout rate in Gujarat state in distance education project (2006)

7.      Training Needs Analysis of Engineering Colleges of Chhattisgarh (3 engineering Colleges) - 3 Nos. (2010)

8.      SWOT Analysis of Engineering Colleges of Chhattisgarh (3 engineering Colleges) - 3 Nos. (2010)

9.      Impact of Tech Ed III Project in the State of Jammu and Kashmir (Six for polytechnics and one for the State) - 7 Nos. (2006)

10.  Comparison of Performance of distance learners and regular students (1998)

 

9.6  Learning Resources Development

Learning and development commonly referred to as training and development is critical part of any Institutional Development. The goal of Learning and development is to align students learning goals and performance with that of the organizations. Teachers responsible for learning & development within students must identify skill gaps then develop and deliver material to bridge those gaps.

Department of Management Education faculty has been contributing substantially in this direction. A major objective of this resource is to provide a technical basis for assessing, acquiring, adapting, developing, producing and distributing quality learning and teaching resource materials for students and instructional support materials for teachers in Management and Educational Areas. 18 learning modules on various aspect of Management developed in past years (List attached at annexure-I).

 

Classification of Learning Modules

S. No.

Areas

Number

1

Leadership

05

2.

Quality Improvement

09

3.

Creativity & Innovations

02

4.

Organizational Development

04

Department of has been actively contributing in developing video lecture for SWAYAM MOOCs courses and National Resource Centre on Assessment & Evaluation located at NITTTR, Bhopal. So far departmental faculty had developed more than 185 video lecturers for above. (List attached at annexure-II).

Classification of Video Lecturers

S. No.

Areas

Number

1

Accreditation

136

2.

Advance Instructional Methods

41

3.

Performance Appraisal

07

4.

NBA

04

Evolving design, development and implementation of any teaching learning innovations system needs critical contributor to the successful implementation of the any Educational Sector Reform. Departmental faculty has actively contributed for this. Details of few are as following:

 

9.7 Major Consultancy Proposals / Project DPRs Prepared

1.      “Detailed Project Report for Establishing a New Polytechnic in Arunachal Pradesh”, (1999)

2.      TNA and SWOT of Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Chhattisgarh (2000 & 2009).

3.      Grant and Implementation of Autonomy in the state of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh (2006).

4.       “DPR for establishing Women Polytechnic in Tripura”, (2003)

5.      Scheme for up gradation of  Existing  polytechnics in SFDs, Base Document (2005)

6.      Scheme for starting new polytechnics in SFDs

7.      Concept paper of opening an extension center at Sidhi District (2005) “Vision 2010- NITTTR Bhopal”, NITTTR Bhopal (2004)

8.      “Vision reach strategies – NITTTR Bhopal”, NITTTR Bhopal (2005)

9.      “Restructuring NITTTR Bhopal”, NITTTR Bhopal (2005)

10.  Detailed Project Report for Establishing a Women Polytechnic in Tripura”, (1999)

11.  Concept document to implement Skill Development Initiative of Govt. of India at NITTTRs (2010)

12.   ‘NITTTR Bhopal: A Brief Profile’, (2006)

13.  ‘TOR-wise report of NITTTR Bhopal’, (2006)

14.  ‘NITTTR Bhopal: Challenges & Issues’ (2006)

15.  ‘NITTTR Bhopal: Programme of Action’(2006)

16.  National Vision of NITTTRs (2004)

17.  Vision Reach Strategies for NITTTRs( 2005) and National Action Plan for NITTTRs, (2006)

18.   “EFC memo of TTTIs), (1997)

 

9.8 Research and Development Activities   

Research and development activities are the lifeline of a vibrant academic institution. Department of Management Education faculty plays a vital role in NITTTR Bhopal’s intellectual output by providing research and consultancies to clients. Department goal is to create an environment in which responsible research can thrive. Department encourage to produce credible and reliable knowledge which can be used to address, either directly or indirectly, problems of importance to both Management Education and society. Departmental faculty research and conference papers have been focusing on issues that allows for actionable knowledge. In last few decades departmental faculty have published more than 100 research and conference papers in impactful journals (List attached at annexure-III). Sometimes excellent research contributions are best served by being published in niche journals and given our multi-disciplinary foundations; thus it provokes further reading, sharing, discussion, experimentation, and use in practice, aiming ultimately to transform education and society. Department of Management Education has an authentic and deep-lived conviction that is it the intellectual curiosity and intrinsic motivation of book writers that drive scientific progress. The people make the place. Department try to create an environment that supports book writers’ intrinsic motivation, but also provides them with a sense of direction and progress. Our senior colleagues shape the climate of the department by setting examples. Nearly 30 books and 50 contributed chapters have been written by departmental faculty on wide range of topics (List attached at annexure-IV).

Classifications of Book Titles

S.No.

Area

Number

1.

Governance

02

2.

Teaching Learning and Assessment

15

3.

Entrepreneurship

02

4.

Rural Development

03

5.

Project Management

06

 

5.9 Consultancy/Sponsored Research Projects

NITTTR, Bhopal facilitates the acquisition of grants from extramural sources by providing a structured mechanism for submitting research proposals and their implementation after sanction through well-defined guidelines for Sponsored Research Projects since last four decades. NITTTR Bhopal has also structured consultancy policy and a centralized mechanism to regulate consultancy offers in the capacity of both individual and the organization. Department of Management Education has been leader in doing sponsored research and consultancy in last five decades (List attached at annexure-V).

 

9.10 Major Innovations by the Department

Department plays an important role in the innovation ecosystem of NITTTR. The Department catalyzes the transformative growth of basic and applied management & educational research, and the discovery & development of new use of technologies and prioritizes educational innovation as a cornerstone of institutional growth. Few are mentioned below:

1.      Incorporated Project Management Framework and Total Quality Management in Education Management

2.      Devised models of Strategic Planning in Technical Education for Institutional  development

3.      Organized Leadership Development Programmes

4.      Provided Consultancies for Quality Circles and TQM Project in Educational Institutions

5.      Institutional Performance Study for Effective Utilization of equipments & advise on Marketing Strategies for IRG

6.      TQM & QC Project under World Bank Assisted Project  for 7 States

 

9.11 Business Connect by the Department

Business Connect is a term coined by Department for services provided to industry and external organizations by faculty by including outside specialist and multicultural service providers. Few past assignment fall in Business Connect are mentioned below:

1.      Management Development Programmes for BHEL Bhopal, Sun-flag Iron and Steel

2.      Management Development Programmes for the Department of Forests- Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra

3.      Consultancy to Nippon Denro Ltd., Caparo Ltd, HEG Ltd, Tata International Ltd, L&T Ltd, CII, FICCCI by providing Training Programmes.