About the Department
Kathir School of Management, a part of the Kathir College of Engineering, offers two years master degree in business administration (MBA) programme, affiliated to Anna University, Chennai and approved by AICTE, New Delhi. The department has highly qualified and dedicated team of faculty members drawn from the industries and academia, aiming to provide holistic business education.
The department aims to be a resource centre of choice for prospective business leaders, managers and industry executives for their learning needs and practice.
The department is active in meeting the learning needs of fresh graduates and experienced executives who are at the threshold of embarking to managerial roles afresh, and of those who aim to move up to senior positions in the corporate ladder.
Program Educational Objectives(PEOs)
Be able to respond to changing social, cultural, economical, technological and political environments in the local, regional, national and global context and function effectively as skilled managers, and business leaders.
Be able to work in multicultural, multidisciplinary teams
Will be motivated to continue to learn, start their own business and innovate to contribute to rowth of local, regional, and national economies
Programme Outcomes (POs)
On successful completion of the program
- Ability to apply the business acumen gained in practice.
- Ability to understand and solve managerial issues.
- Ability to communicate and negotiate effectively, to achieve organizational and individual goals.
- Ability to upgrade their professional and managerial skills in their workplace.
- Ability to explore and reflect about managerial challenges, develop informed managerial decisions in a dynamically unstable environment.
- Ability to take up challenging assignments.
- Ability to understand one’s own ability to set achievable targets and complete them.
- Ability to pursue lifelong learning.
- To have a fulfilling business career.
Program Specific Outcome (PSOs)
On successful completion of the 2 years full time MBA program, student should:
- Exhibit/demonstrate awareness and understanding of external and internal factors/issues facing a business/functional areas of business
- Inform quantitative and qualitative analysis/decision making with awareness, understanding of key global, organizational trends, challenges, opportunities
- Be prepared for using, upgrading IT skills for operation of productivity enhancing, statistical software applications
- Position themselves for lifelong learning of skills, competencies to evolve as responsible manager/leader
|Name of Faculty||Designation||Area of Expertise|
|Dr.D. Visagamoorthi||Professor||Human Resource, Marketing|
|Dr.V.Priyadarshini||Professor||Human Resource, Marketing|
|Dr.C.Vinotha||Associate Professor||Finance, Marketing|
|D. David Baburaj||Assistant Professor & Head of the Department||Operations, Marketing|
|J.Divyalakshmi||Assistant Professor||Human Resource|
Highlights of the Department
Since its inception in 2009, the department has successfully turned out 10 batches of budding business leaders and managers over the past 10 years. Over the years many senior academicians have headed the department and dedicated faculty members have contributed to its continued operations and growth.
Apart from its development of industry –department relations the department has been instrumental in developing broad based good industry-institute relations.
|Name of Faculty||Designation||Title||Name of the Journal/Volume/Issue/PP/DoI)|
|D. Visagamoorthi||Professor||Influence of Rewards and Recognition on Employees’ Motivation and Job Performance: Path Analysis Approach||Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 12(12), DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2019/v12i12/143047, ISSN (Online) : 0974-5645(Online Version)|
|D. Visagamoorthi||Professor||A Study to Evaluate Ethical Climate as an Antecedent for Deviant Behaviour in Workplace With Reference To Hospitals in Health Sector in Tamil Nadu||International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE) ISSN: 2277-3878, Volume-7 Issue-5S|
|D. Visagamoorthi||Professor||Use of Break – even analysis in financial appraisal of projects||”,Indian Journal Of Public Health Research &Development, Volume: 9 Issue: 11 Pages: 2098-2105. Print ISSN: 0976-0245 Online ISSN: 0976-5506 DOI: 10.5958/0976-5506.2018.01760.6|
|D. Visagamoorthi||Professor||A Study on Competency Mapping in Manufacturing MSME Sector using Mathematical Model||Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 11(48), DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2018/v11i48/139376|
|D. Visagamoorthi||Professor||Digital Marketing: A Paradigm Shift||The Southern India Engineering Manufacturers’ Association Magazine. Volume 18, Issue 4. pp.19|
|D. Visagamoorthi||Professor||Farmers’ Behaviours And Attitudes Towards Crop Insurance Scheme In India (Case Of Kerala, India)||International Journal Of Pure And Applied Mathematics, Volume 119 NO. 12 2018, 967-978.ISSN: 1314-3395 (ON-LINE VERSION)|
|V. Priyadarshini||Professor||Harnessing E- Learning Technology in Higher Education among Generation Z||International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol 119, No. 12, 2018, 895-907|
|V. Priyadarshini||Professor||Evaluation Of Banking Performance And Risk Measurement of Select Private Sector Banks Listed on Indian Stock Exchanges||International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol 119, No. 12, 2018, 937-947|
|V. Priyadarshini||Professor||Human Sigma: A Healthy Approach To Nourish Healthcare Sector||International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Vol 119, No. 12, 2018, 979-990|
|V. Priyadarshini||Professor||Process and Pedagogical Innovation in Higher Education through ITES for Value Enhancement – a Case Study” presented at the two-day HR Summit-2014 organized by IIM Kozhikode during 14th to 16h March 2014||Lets Learn” published by Bloomsberg Publications|
|V. Priyadarshini||Professor||Examining the differences in Intrinsic Motivation and its Interactions based on Ego states among B-School Students in Coimbatore||Prabandhan: Indian Journal of Management, New Delhi ,2013,Vol 6 (2), pp.23-31- Impact Factor- IC Value – 6.3, JIF:.5320|
Association with reputed companies / industries
The department has signed MoUs with leading organizations including ICICI Bank, and Ramraj Industries.
Offers Value Added Programs and certification courses
As per Regulations 2017, of Choice Based Credit System common to all post graduate courses offered by colleges affiliated to Anna University, CHennai, students are motivated to enrol for online Value Added Courses offered by SWAYAM – a program initiated by Govt. of India or from the list of courses approved by Centre for Academic Courses, Anna University, Chennai.
Associated with various professional bodies
The department has been associated with regional professional organisations namely, Coimbatore Management Association (CMA), CII – Yi Coimbatore ( Confederation of Indian Industry – Young Indian) and ICT Academy ( an initiative of the Government of India in collaboration with the state Governments and Industries ).
We are living in challenging times. Every batch of MBA students has a unique situation associated with their period of study. The 2020 – 2022 batch is witnessing the impact of COVID pandemic across a wide spectrum of stakeholders beginning from an individual to families to Governments. Such events present a unique opportunity for students and business leaders to be more vigilant of global events and their consequences for all stakeholders and accordingly be responsive. This will build the ability to be prepared and make necessary plans, decisions to survive, thrive and sustain.
We do not know what is in store for the times to come. But let us keep our sights on both global events and national, regional events with potential for global ramifications on the horizon and be prepared to ride it to enable individuals, communities, businesses, and governments to continue to operate, cooperate and contribute for the common good.