MBA (Agri-Operations Management) is designed to meet the needs of Agro based and allied sectors of economy. The course is oriented to fill in the void of operations competencies needed to successfully drive Agries through the complex dynamics of the global economies. Students are equipped to manage agro based Process Improvement and Management, Developing, Implementing and forecasting strategies, Procurement, Demand forecasting, Quality Management, SCM Consulting, Process Improvement, and many more given the capacities and expertise gained during the course. Highly advanced and Industry relevant state-of-the-art course with balanced understanding of technical-analytical and organizational-behavioural aspects of the market makes this program unique.
In the light of COVID 19 outbreak, where students are yet to join SIOM on campus, online mode of teaching is being followed till further orders from Govt of India /Govt of Maharashtra. As per the SIU guidelines courses are delivered 100% in ONLINE mode. Microsoft Teams is the official platform used for all academic sessions and activities.
On campus academic sessions and pedagogy is as follows:
Regular sessions: These are regular classroom sessions on courses listed in the SIU approved programme structure for which a fortnightly schedule is communicated to all students through the portal.
Projects: Students are required to do projects in each semester with the Agries based in Nashik. The objective is to inculcate research capability & practical insights and problem solving of the subject within the student.
Six Sigma : All students enrolled for this course will undergo Six Sigma training through theory & practical sessions with live projects which is evaluated by KPMG experts to earn Six Sigma Certification.
The course plan suggests delivery mechanism of course along with pre reads, case studies, presentations, which students are required to go through before-hand. Absence of this may lead to compulsory library hours for the students
Co-curricular Learning Activities:
Value added and enrichment courses are offered through various platforms. These form an important supplementary part of mainstream learning. Students are expected to participate and attend all such sessions.
Workshops: Workshops for skills development or in-depth inputs of subjects which may or may not be a part of the course structure are organized
Guest Lectures / CEO Meets: Heads of Corporate / CEOs of companies are invited to share their experiences with the students to impart practical insights and relevance of subjects
Industry visits: Industry visits are arranged during Semester. Every student visits at least one company to give them an exposure to the processing / Operations / Retail / of Agro Industries in and around Nashik.