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Krupanidhi School of Management: Nurturing the Best Managerial Talents in the Country

SI Edu Team
Sunday, January 31, 2016
SI Edu Team
Since 1949, the country has seen many B-Schools after the establishment of the pioneer Xavier School of Management. From a single institution the number has increased up to 4000 at present and the degree has become the most opted academic choice. It has become common due to the rise of innumerable institutions but there are some institutes which are unique in terms of offering quality education and exceptional opportunities to the students. Krupanidhi School of Management (KSM) is an exceptional name in the list of numerous B-Schools in the country.

Since its inception in 2008, the institute has been progressive and has emerged as one of the best private B-Schools in South India. The institute follows a strong teaching-learning methodology and experiential learning training. Krupanidhi claims to have a strong placement parameter in relation to other counterpart. Having a creditable record of placement, KSM has been placed in the top most organizations both nationally and internationally considering the institutes few years of existence. All these years KSM has been achieving 100 percent placements, 70 percent through campus selection and the rest through lateral entry into reputed organizations. Some of the top recruiters are Coca Cola, IMS Heath, Deliver.Com, Balaji Telefilms, Big Basket, IBM, Northern Trust, Safe Line Electrical & Mechanical LLC who are recruiting KSM’s students with an average annual remuneration of Rs. 3.5 lakhs.

For remarkably consistent placement record, the institute has adopted a rigorous training program and has included value added course in the curriculum to help with the overall development of the students. Programs that include Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, MS Excel certification program, Digital Marketing, Stock Market, Talent Acquisition and Project Management Certificate Program have been designed with an objective to familiarize participants with various phases of the project development cycle. Pay Roll Management Certification Program is to provide the students end-to-end understanding of the payroll process.

KSM conducts placement training programs in collaboration with organizations it has MoUs with. As the institute believes in strengthening and nurturing active partnership with industry associations and collaboration, there are a number of MoUs signed with corporate organizations. These include Delivery Retail, Tally Education, Buoyancee, NHRD amongst others. More importantly, KSM has established a long term relationship with many reputed companies in providing summer internships and placements. Apart from these the institute conducts various seminars, discussions, student and faculty meet to enrich the learning experience of their internal stakeholders. Guest lecturers and experts from prominent industry domain are invited to the institute to share their experience with the students, train them for a corporate career and induce professionalism in their outlook.

Krupanidhi offers an MBA degree and a PGD in management and accommodates 180 students annually. With faculty strength of 12 out of which seven are pursuing PhD, the rest holds doctorate degree and have industry experience average of eight years across all academic and industrial domains. The institute is successful in retaining a group of faculty members who brings their extensive academic knowledge and wide-ranging real-world experience into the classroom. “Our faculty members carry a ‘humane’ attitude which is a great quality to care and understand each students need,” says a proud Dr. Suresh Nagpal, Chairman, Krupanidhi School of Management. “At Krupanidhi, we encourage students to take up industry interface projects to enhance employability. They are also encouraged to conduct, coordinate and attend various events, conferences, conclaves to enhance their knowledge and equip themselves with corporate skills,” he adds. The institute has consecutively begged three ranks every year with cent percent performance in results from last seven years.

KSM has an alumni forum which maintains excellent alumni relations. This forum holds alumni meet twice a year which includes interaction session, career guidance session between current batch and alumni. More than 300 alumni are actively involved in this forum and extensive support has been said to have received from the members to the institute from time to time. In the coming years, KSM envisions of expanding their areas of specialization which would cater to the current market needs. Some streams of studies will be introduced soon according to do the same which would include International Business, Information Science, Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship and Banking and Insurance.

Dr. Suresh Nagpal, Chairman

As an educationist and visionary, Dr. Nagpal has brought a commendable change in the higher education system in the country. Having earned Ph.D. in Pharmacy, he has founded Krupanidhi Education Trust and serving the same for the last three decades. He is the Chairman of Krupanidhi School of Management and has earned the Academic Visionary award for excellence in education leadership and innovation and many more for being an active educationist. He believes that ‘the focal point is to guide the students through a system beyond pure academic achievements into development of total personality.’

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