NTPC school of Business works under the mentorship of IIM Ahmadabad. Involvement of these two big establishments is more than enough to speak about excellence of NTPC School of Business. Currently two full time AICTE approved courses are run by this B-school. They are fifteen months post graduate diploma in management (Executive) and twenty-four months ‘Post Graduate Diploma in Management'(Energy Management).
NTPC School of business gets academic support from IIM Ahmadabad. Students of NSB get guidance from the faculties of IIMA including the director of IIMA. First year course curriculum of NTPC School of Business is as per with IIM Ahmadabad. Studies in NSB are conducted on the basis of case study method, which was started by Harvard business school. NTPC School of business has adopted that methodology in its course curriculum. In this method of study Students gets a very wide knowledge and concept about the know how’s of different industrial sectors. Through this case study method students are pushed to think as a corporate personal and they are guided to take decisions by the IIM Ahmadabad faculties and the faculties of NSB. Sessions are very interactive and each of the students does participate in the discussion, students freely propose their ideas and then they are taught the process of defending those ideas by the faculties of IIMA and NSB. No other institution in India other than IIMA follows this kind of rigorous case study method of study in their B-School. This is first speciality of this institute.
This B-school conducts very frequent guest lecturers of eminent personalities from Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, BHEL, NTPC, NHPC, ONGC, TERI, TATA POWER, PGCIL, DRDO, Mahindra and Mahindra, India Energy Exchange Ltd., Power Exchange India Ltd., PwC, Reliance Infrastructure and other big organizations. This B-school conducts very frequent round table meeting on sustainability in energy and power sector in India, human resource improvement and many others where chief guests comes from Ministry of Power, Government of India, State electricity boards, Chief HR officers of schedule A PSUs and big MNCs to guide students for developing and upgrading their skills as required by the industry. After every session each of the students are required to prepare a learning journal and those are evaluated by the faculties of NSB and IIMA. This is the second speciality of this institute and course.
Next comes the most important factor of life and that is Stress. Managing stress in everyday life is very important. NSB conducts various sessions to help its students to understand the ways to reduce stress. These sessions helps students to keep their nerve strong even at most adverse conditions in life. Very few institutes in India conduct these kinds of sessions. This is the third speciality of this institute and course.
The location of this B-school is another advantage. The institute is located at the heart of Noida, which is the industrial hub of NCR. There will be enough opportunities for the students to get internships and placements. Institute provides enough support to develop and upgrade the skills required for placement in different industrial sectors and also the B-school provide placement assistance to all the self sponsored students of PGDM (EM) and PGDM (E).
About the Author:
Tanmoy Chatterjee is currently pursing PGDM in energy management at NTPC School of Business. Prior joining to this course he worked in IBM India as a team lead of basis module of an SAP ERP project. He had done master of electrical engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has two IEEE international conference publications and one Springer journal publication.