B.Voc. Industrial Management

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Course : B.Voc. Industrial Management

Duration : 3 Years

Term : Full Time

Seats : 30

Semesters : 6

Admission : Merit based (as per VNSGU)

Course Description

B.Voc. Industrial Management is a 3-year undergraduate programme that equips students with the knowledge and skills required for successful management careers in the industrial sector.

Course Highlights

a. Focus on Practical Skills:

  • Industry-oriented curriculum: The curriculum is designed in collaboration with industry experts, ensuring it stays relevant to current industrial needs and practices.
  • Practical training: Students gain hands-on experience through mandatory internships imbibed in the curriculum.
  • Skills for job-readiness: The program focuses on building essential soft skills like problem-solving, decision-making, communication, teamwork, and leadership.

b. Enhanced Knowledge Base:

  • Core management subjects: The course covers core subjects like organisational behaviour, human resource management, marketing management, financial management, and operations management.
  • Technical knowledge: The program also provides foundational knowledge in relevant technical areas like production planning & control, industrial automation, and total quality management.

“For, each man can do best and excel in only that thing of which he is passionately fond, in which he believes, as I do, that he has the ability to do it, that he is in fact born and destined to do it.”

– Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Course Benefits

  • Improved employability: Graduates are well-equipped for various roles in manufacturing, logistics, operations, and other industrial sectors.
  • Higher earning potential: B.Voc. graduates typically command higher salaries compared to graduates with traditional bachelor’s degrees.
  • Strong foundation for entrepreneurship: The program fosters skills like innovation and risk-taking, which are valuable for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Course Learning Outcomes

The course will equip students with the knowledge and skills to pick up challenging jobs in Industrial Management, which includes:

a. Understanding of

  • The relevant basic concepts related to industrial safety, health, and manufacturing processes.
  • Basic concepts related to environmental regulation in an industrial set up.
  • Practices related to human resource and legal compliance.
  • Importance and use of Industrial Database Management Systems.
  • Basic concepts related to supply chain management and organizational behavior.
  • Regulations, audit life-cycle, enterprise resource planning, and documentation with respect to industries.
  • Basic concepts related to total quality management, waste management, and industrial automation.

b. Adequate professional skills and competencies in

  • Overseeing/Supervising the manufacturing process considering safety and health measures as well as environmental regulations
  • Carrying out human resources and legal operations
  • Storage and security of industrial data
  • Procuring and sourcing raw materials and managing inventory as well as end to end logistics
  • Preparing for various industrial audits
  • Managing enterprise resource planning and documentation
  • Implementing various tools and techniques related to total quality management
  • Implementing best practices in waste management

c. Adopting Healthy and professional attitude so that one has

  • An analytical approach while working on job
  • An open mind while identifying and rectifying mistakes
  • Respect for co-workers
  • Punctual and honest at work
  • A positive and collaborative approach towards work as well as people
  • A growth mindset
  • Dynamism to adapt and move with change and ability to excel when under stress
  • Quick decision-making skills

Course Curriculum and Structure

As per the UGC guidelines, each year’s curriculum involves a 60-40 split between the skill development and general education components respectively. The skill development component will be catered to through internships with the industry partners.

Topics Covered in the Curriculum

  • Production Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial Database Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Compliance and Audits
  • Enterprise Resource Planning and Documentation
  • Total Quality Management
  • Waste Management
  • Industrial Automation and Robotics

In addition to the above topics, students will also cover Computer Literacy, English and Communication, Life and Soft Skills, Financial Literacy, and Entrepreneurship and Employment Readiness to ensure more holistic learning.

When you embrace a learner’s attitude, the whole world has something to share with you.

– Sadguru Whisper