Jamshedpur, April 18: Steel city students looking for superior job oriented courses in Jamshedpur after their 10+2 results are declared in May 2015 have a golden opportunity coming their way.
Jamshedpur chapter of Indian institute of Material Management (IIMM) in collaboration with Karnataka State Open University is starting Bachelor in Business Management (BBM) program in �Supply Chain Management (SCM) & Material Management (MM)� from July 1, 2015.
�This is the first time in Jamshedpur that this course is being offered which aims to benefit the students who leave the city after completing their class 12. Students here are deprived of good quality institutes for higher studies which results in maximum of the them opting to go to other cities to pursue their career�, said KM Bhardawaj, Chairman, IIMM Jamshedpur Chapter.
Though the session will start in July, students can collect the prospectus from IIMM office at Centre For Excellence by last week of April at a cost of Rs 500.
�We are targeting to enroll 40 students in the first batch and would increase the seats according to the demand. Any students with a plus 2 degree or equivalent with minimum 50% marks with english as one subject is eligible for admission�, said Chairman Bhardawaj adding that the classes will be held at DBMS Career Academy while the faculty will be provided by IIMM itself.
P.K Thakur, Secretary, Jamshedpur chapter said, �IIMM is targeting first time the actual and real students, since all our previous courses are meant for working professionals. BBM course is meant for 10 +2 students who are normally taking other management subjects. Now the students have an option of selecting a definite career at the degree level itself. These students after BBM will aim at MBA SCM. The industry also can select BBM SCM students for their appointment in entry level in any Dept. of planning, Purchase, Stores, Logistics, Inventory and warehouses�.
Thakur further informed that no entrance test will be held for admission to the course and students can appear for both online and offline exam at the three year degree course which involves six semesters.
�Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM)” with its Headquarters at Navi Mumbai, is the National Apex body representing a wide spectrum of professionals engaged in various facets of Material Management, responsible for planning, sourcing, Logistics & Supply Chain Management.
Apart from imparting consultancy services, the institute also offers various courses like graduate diploma in materials management (GDMM), post-graduate diploma in materials management (PGDMM), diploma in logistics management (DLM), postgraduate diploma in logistics management (PGDLM) and postgraduate diploma in international business management (PGDIB).
Some of the international courses offered by the IIMM are the US-based Institute of Supply Management’s ‘certified purchase manager’ (CPM) and ‘international diploma in purchasing & supply chain management’ conducted by ITC-WTO.