Teaching beyond Classroom @ Firebird Institute of Research in Management

70% Program structure @ Firebird

Amongst the many B-Schools dotting the state, Firebird Institute of Research in Management offers you a whole lot more. The residential campus located in Chettipalayam, Coimbatore offers an industrial exposure from day one. The Firebird Institute of Research in Management focuses on inculcating certain values such as intellectual engagement in academics and social affair. It helps the students imbibe certain values such as respecting others and respecting the value of others. The infrastructure of the college is well equipped with the latest technology. It has well-qualified teachers as faculty and is among one of the top management colleges.

 Firebird Institute of Research in Management has created a structure based on its own knowledge. Education is not confined to classrooms only; Firebird was started with the objective of providing industry ready students on day one of graduation. An industry ready means they are aware and know the industry problems and ways to handle these situations on day one in the company. This can happen only if they are already trained in an industry setup. Thus the 70% program refers to all practical engagements designed to nurture leadership and all rounded personalities in our PGDM cohort.

Programme Offered

The two-year MBA/PGDM programme offered by the institution is drafted in a manner where each student acquires learning under the mentorship of a corporate executive. Management education is about generating the human capital by sharpening their business acumen. In addition, two Bridge Courses are built in the programme curriculum. These electives give the students a unique opportunity to create a customised course of study that slots in with their own interests, challenges, and experiences.

To be a part of Firebird Institute of Research in Management, candidates must possess the following eligibility:

  1. Must have a graduate degree or equivalent qualification with not less than 50% marks in any discipline obtained from a University/Institute recognized by UGC.
  2. Must have to write any one of the entrance examination such as CAT, MAT, XAT, ATMA, TANCET, GMAT or a similar score.

The 70% Structure

The benefits of the 70% Program Structure at Firebird Institute of Research in Management is:

  • Compulsory to work in an on-campus or off campus industry 4-6 hours a day
  • Get paid stipends of upto 50% of your tution fees
  • Attend only 2.5 hours of normal classes per weekday.
  • Excel in your academics as you have the much needed real world experience.
  • Industry prefers people with experience and knowledge and you have got both achieved at the same time.

In order to meet the needs of global standards, the institute invites an ample number of corporate executives as adjunct professors, along with professors from foreign universities on a visiting basis. The interactions with these pools of talents further enrich and enhance the knowledge and skills of the students. They get as many opportunities to interact with great leaders from variety of industries, so they get a lot of experience sharing opportunities with industry veterans. Based on the interests of the students we have individual or group discussions with eminent business leaders.

Students at Firebird Institute of Research in Management also occasionally taken to  outbound activities in full strength or small groups, combining factory visits to companies of excellence, combined with informal settings where alternate ideas can be brought forward. The institute clearly believes that education and training can never be confined to the four walls of the classroom.

Faculty and Mentorship

The faculty members of the institution are highly motivated to improve the leadership qualities, teamwork and competencies of the students and prepare them to play a critical result oriented role in terms of changing an organization for the better. Boosting the recent trend of research and innovation in the business study, the faculty members challenge themselves on a daily basis to cultivate research- based learning and instigate the students to think innovative.

Firebird Institute of Research in Management provides one to one mentorship, assisting each student’s journey of self-discovery. They help to identify industry veterans and assign one or two students to each mentor so there is an opportunity to closely interact with each other and discuss more on the real world business situations and not stick to only the business concepts taught as part of the curriculum.

Along with the foreign exposure which includes academics, tickets stay and food along with two years of academic education at firebird is 3 and half lacks for the first year and 3 and half lacks for the second year.

Unrivalled Placement Records

The institution has signed MoUs with multiple top-tier National and International companies ensuring 100 percent quality placements of the students by strengthening relationship with the industry.

Several of global prestigious companies in private and public sector regularly visit the campus to recruit Firebird students. From among comparable B-schools, the institution is one of the best B-schools for placement in India. The students are placed in a highest package of 12.4 lakhs per annum and at an average of 6 lakhs per annum. Some of the companies are Extra Marks, Crisin, HFFC, BYJUs, Redington, Nimble, Amazon and many more.

The institute believes in creating leaders who are innovative, righteous and insightful. It also helps the students strive towards leadership potential. This institute encourages the students to engage in the rigorous learning process and enhance their leadership skills. The students are also encouraged to learn lessons from real life experiences. Today, Firebird is recognized for maintaining a balance between meeting the needs of the students and matching the expectations of the corporate world through proposing innovative courses for the 360- degree development of the students.

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