Two International tours ( one in each year of study) are part of the curriculum for the 2019-21 batch. The destinations are planned in such a way that the student gets an international exposure about industrial trends in the countries visited as well as an insight into the life and styles of the people in that country. The student returns with an ambition to work a small stint at least in the country visited.
Academic Seminars both National and International are conducted by CMS IMS involving senior academicians and students. Latest trending topics are discussed through paper presentations. The seminar proceedings would be archived as a journal for future reference. The MBA students are encouraged to present papers at seminars and conferences conducted by both IMS and other institutions.
National tours are also part of the curriculum for the MBA students 2019-2021 batch. One tour every year gives a break for the students from the routine class life. This helps the students to understand the life and culture in other parts of the country. An industrial visit is also included in the tour to expose to the students to a Manufacturing or Marketing Corporate of repute. On return the students are required to submit a report on their industrial visit.
Workshops giving academic inputs on research, information technology, ERP, Capital markets etc., are conducted in the campus to add knowledge to the students. These workshops are conducted by professionals from Corporate thus giving additional academic inputs to the students.
Value added certificate programme is conducted for the students in collaboration with industry. Outside experts offer a short duration programme for the students that is relevant to the management practice. This adds value to the students’ resume.
CMS Institute of Management Studies focuses on International business exposure for the students and Faculty members. The institution had conducted an International Workshop in Malaysia on the theme ‘International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research Innovations in Science, Engineering, Management & Humanities’ from July 4th to 7th July 2018. More than 100 participants attended the conference and presented papers.
The MBA students are taken on industrial visits in and around Coimbatore that exposes them to real time manufacturing and business activities. They interact with the executives during their visit and subsequently submit a report on their visit.
Guest Lectures are organized regularly in the campus delivered by Corporate executives. This gives the student an insight into the happenings in the practical side of the industry.
Modules covering Resume Writing, Group Discussion, Interview skills , Corporate adaptability skills, self confidence, team work etc. are organized for the students to increase their employability. These sessions are conducted by in house and external faculty and trainers.
To increase the understanding and conversing ability of the student in the English language, the students are given exercises in the language lab which is set up in the campus. This makes them have an advantage when it comes to campus placements.