Centre of Corporate Relations
Center for Corporate Relations
“WE SHAPE THOSE WHO SHAPE THE WORLD”
The Centre for Corporate Relations plays a significant role in the development of continued relationship with Corporate Companies and Industrial Associations/Bodies in the areas of Funded Research, Education and Consultancy in close coordination with all internal stakeholders. The Centre strives to enhance Students employability through intensive skill training programs. Centre offers support and guidance to students in finding suitable career opportunities after their graduate program.
The Centre encompasses three broad functions
- Corporate Relations
- Students Training
- Career Guidance and Placement support
The Centre identify, cultivate and solicit partnerships with Corporate bodies including SMEs in the areas of Research, Education, Training, Management Development programs and Consultancy for mutual benefits. It also evince interests in sharing of knowledge between Corporate and Institution – both ways by bringing Industry representation in Institute governance system including Academic Council, Board of Studies, Faculty Recruitment and Training, Student Admission etc. The Centre effectively represents the Institution externally – develop and propose strategies for building relationship. It acts as one point contact for implementation of MoUs. The Centre provides effective coordination of all corporate related activities/events including their campus visits and our visit to their facilities. The Centre maintains Institute level relationship with Government and Industry Bodies at local and national level. The Centre supports the Placement Cell in identifying internship, projects and career placement opportunities for the graduates.
Today’s business environment is very competitive and challenging. Management graduates are expected to excel in all areas along with their respective areas of specialization. The task of grooming the students to meet up with the work culture and bridge the gap between Campus and Corporate is done through various activities like Group Discussions, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Role Plays and Aptitude Trainings.
A complete Systematic Assessment Test (SAT) is conducted to evaluate the Aptitude, English Competency and Presentation Skills of the student. Based on the assessment a continuous training plan is designed for the students to enhance their employability. Our solution helps students prepare by learning what the corporate wants, and the ability to stand out among the crowd when provided with opportunities to participate in various campus recruitment drives. In addition, industry expert interactions are arranged for students on a regular basis to let them understand the different career options enabling them to make an informed decision..
Employability being an area of priority for the institution, a complete structured training is imparted to the students at KCT.BS by following a process that caters to the needs of each individual. A continuous evaluation process through SAT helps in building the required skill steadily over two years of the MBA program.
During the past two years around 80 hours of training on an average were provided to our students in each semester to enhance their placement and life skills.
Apart from Placement training, Life skills are also imparted focusing on Self Management, Goal Setting, Critical thinking , Team building, Positive thinking and Effective communication which are extremely important for the flourishing life of each student member.
Career Guidance and Placement Support
Centre for Corporate Relations strives to provide Career guidance and counseling along with Placement or Entrepreneurship support to students.
Career Guidance Cell
The Center for Corporate Relation’s one of the major activities is “Career Guidance Cell”. Here, students are advised to work towards their chosen career path for which mentor and coaching meetings are held at regular intervals to ensure students move in the right direction.
At KCT.BS the placement exercise is a joint effort between students and the Institute. KCT.BS gives importance for placement activities so as to ensure the students get suitable career choice after successfully completing the program. The Institute provides guidance and support and network with potential employers, the students have the responsibility to put in the maximum possible efforts to obtain suitable placements.
Students with value added courses are most sought after by the recruiting firms. Hence, we suggest our students to enroll into the value added courses offered by our Centers of Excellence.
The students of KCT.BS show keen interest to work with Banks, Retail Firms, Telecom Companies, FMCG and Consumer Durable Companies. We are happy to share few names like TTK, ITC, Airtel, Nestle,Beroe, HDFC Bank, City Union Bank, IDBI Federal Insurance, BNP Paribas and Berger Paints., wherein our alumni are working at and making KCT.BS proud.
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We also encourage students to venture into entrepreneurship. Students aspiring to have their start-ups or continue their family business are advised and trained accordingly.