T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI Manipal) is amongst the top 20 B-schools in India. It has the prestigious Double Crown International Accreditation – AACSB (2012, 2017) and AMBA (2018). It also has the A*** B-School Grading at National and State level given by CRISIL. TAPMI Manipal offers AICTE approved courses and has been accredited by NBA. The Post Graduate Programs are recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to MBA Degree.
TAPMI Manipal has a legacy of 38 years with over 5000 alumni spread across the globe and a learned, diverse, and fantastic faculty. TAPMI Manipal also boasts of a 42-acre campus with a CISCO enabled state-of-art infrastructure.
TAPMI Admissions have revamped the process, and is behavioural in nature from 2019. There will be a Group Discussion and Critical Incident Interview which will focus on the behavioral aspect of candidates. Self-Management, empathy, achievement-oriented and teamwork are some of the qualities that the panelists at TAPMI will look for in the prospective candidates. The Faculty members have gone through a unique 3-D training process to understand how to conduct such GDs and interviews. TAPMI Manipal looks for the following 4Cs in its future students:
Under the leadership of Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan, starting 2019 TAPMI Manipal has reduced the number of seats from 420 to 300 for the flagship PGDM course. This is a clear message to the MBA aspirants that the competition is going to be fierce and only high-quality, focused individuals will be selected for the courses. Having a smaller batch is going to guarantee personalized attention and participant-centered learning.
With the growing demand of professionals who are well exposed and aware of management nitty-gritty across verticals (and horizontals) in an organization, TAPMI Manipal has re-structured the core PGDM program. It will now focus on fostering leadership by
Providing global exposure by organizing intense study tours outside of India.
Giving maximum flexibility in terms of extended internships (MIP) to students.
Developing negotiation skills.
Revamping communication teaching methodology.
This will ensure a cross-functional exposure to its students.
The PGDM-BKFS program has a CFA C-BOK (Candidate Body of Knowledge) and FRM certified curriculum. In the first year, the students learn core financial and banking concepts with the academicians. In the second year, they get to practically apply those concepts under the guidance of renowned industry practitioners.
TAPMI Manipal has introduced a new PGDM in HR which is in collaboration with SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). It is a globally acknowledged body for HR professionals. The experts at SHRM have been involved in developing and designing the curriculum for PGDM-HR at TAPMI Manipal. The students not only get the exposure, but they also become eligible to write the SHRM Certified Professionals Global Certification after the first year.
TAPMI Manipal has launched another new program PGDM-Sales which will focus purely on producing leaders and managers in the sales & marketing domain. Students will also be mentored by TAPMI alumni who currently hold senior sales positions in the industry.
TAPMI Manipal achieves value creation through-
Leadership – TAPMI Manipal has the Young Leaders Program (YLP) which gives a handful of carefully chosen and deserving students the opportunity to work with the top-notch CXOs and MDs from Corporate India. This is a ‘never given before’ chance of developing leadership skills in TAPMIans.
People – The PGDM-HR curriculum is designed in such a way it will focus on developing core ‘people management’ competencies by strengthening the individual, team, leadership, functional, HR, employee relations and industrial relations skills.
Financial Analysis – The learning of the students at TAPMI Manipal is promoted with the exposure to real-time capital market (Bombay Stock Exchange), banking industry (SBI), case studies and field visits.
Growth – With the help of its newly launched PGDM-Sales, TAPMI Manipal wants to ensure that it fulfills the ever-growing needs of technologically and data-driven professionals in the sales & marketing sector.
Experiential learning is what defines and differentiates TAPMIans from the rest. Students are encouraged to get involved in live projects and focus on real-time challenges at TAPMI Manipal. Some of the ways TAPMI Manipal encourages experiential learning are:
TAPMI Manipal recognizes meritorious students and offers 50 scholarships that are worth 2.5 crore rupees.