Anda di halaman 1dari 3

Minutes of the 8th Meeting of the Board of Studies

INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CHRIST UNIVERSITY


Held on 07-08-2015 at 2.00 Pm in Room 301, Central Block

In the Chair
Dr. Suniti Phadke, Dean

Members Present
All members as per the attendance list were present

Invitees
Mr. Sampat Kumar Aratti, Sr VP/CHRO-LAPP India Expert member
Dr. H R Venkatesha, Director Acharya Bangalore Business School Expert member
Dr. Cynthia Menezes, Associate Professor, Canara Bank School of Management
Studies Expert member

Leave of absence
As per the attendance list

Declaration of Quorum & Calling the Meeting to order


The Secretary declared the validity of the Quorum and called the Meeting to Order.
The Secretary commenced the meeting with a silent prayer followed by a note of
welcome to all the members and the invitees.
Dr. Ganesh L, Secretary (BOS) Institute of Management, briefed the expert panel on
alternative to dissertation and offering choice to the students for choosing the courses
(cross specializations) in lieu of dissertation.

To consider and recommend the proposal of cross specialization courses in lieu of


dissertation
The Board of Studies resolved to implement the proposed recommendations of cross
specialization courses in lieu of dissertation and also other recommendations as
detailed below:

Finance Stream
1. Personal Financial Planning for non-finance students was proposed. The expert
members discussed the aspect of quantification of risk being included in the
curriculum. This course will be offered as an alternative to dissertation from finance
stream to others streams.
2. Two add-on optional courses were proposed for finance stream students.
a) Econometric Analysis (1 credit - optional)
b) Management of SMEs (Non credit optional)

Marketing Stream

1. Social-Media Marketing for non-marketing Students was proposed. The expert


members suggested incorporating in the content topics like Google Analytics, Blogs,
and Search Engine Optimization etc. This course will be offered as an alternative to
dissertation from marketing stream to others streams
Lean Operation & Systems Stream
1. Sustainable Business Management course for non- LOS students was proposed. This
course will be offered as an alternative to dissertation from Lean Operations and
Systems stream to others streams
2. Industry Practicum 90 hrs with certification from the industry was proposed as an
alternative to dissertation only for LOS students
3. For course Technology Management & Industrial Automation, certain new topics
added and the text book as essential reading for Technology Management changed to
Management of Technology by Khalil & Ravishankar.
Human Resource Management Stream
1. Managing People at work for non-HR students was proposed. This course will be
offered as an alternative to dissertation from Human Resource stream to others
streams
2. Competency Mapping has been added has a non-credit course.
General Management Stream
1. Family Business Management for non-GM students was proposed. This course will be
offered as an alternative to dissertation from General Management stream to others
streams
Institute Level Courses
1. Microsoft Excel Non credit course was proposed for all the first year students. This
course will be offered during the III trimester from 2015-16 batch
2. Dissertation was rechristened as Master Thesis while offering the same as an
alternative to basket of courses offered by other specializations, one from each stream.
3. Social Concern Project was proposed as a non credit course for all the students from
2015 17 batch. This will be offered during the IV trimester
To ratify the changes if any made in the previous meeting held on 30/01/2014
1. Proposed to change the name of the course Data mining to Predictive Analytics.
2. Proposed to shift the course IT & ITeS Outsourcing and Enterprise Asset Management
from Trimester V to Trimester VI.
3. Proposed to shift the course Software Engineering & Software Project Management
from Trimester VI to Trimester V.
4. Proposed to offer Analytics for finance for the current senior batch (2014-16) in the
VI trimester as a choice based course with Derivatives, instead of 2015-17 batch.

To consider any other matter with the permission the Chair.


With no other matters to discuss the Chairman adjourned the meeting. Prof. Ramanath
H R proposed vote of thanks.

Encl: 1. Attendance sheet.

Chairman

Board of Studies
Institute of Management