M.B.A(Agri Business Management)

1. About the College :

The Centre for Post Graduate Studies (CPGS) is a constituent part of OUAT and was established in the year 1998. The CPGS is offering three career oriented Masters’ programme in Computer Science &Application, Bioinformatics and Agribusiness Management as Self Financing Courses. These programmes are open to students all over the country.

2. Facilities :

MEDICAL, LIBRARY AND HOSTEL FACILITIES

  • The University runs a Dispensary managed by experienced doctors. It provides outdoor treatment to the students of the university.
  • Each department has a library for references. Besides this, the students get the facilities of central library of OUAT for reading books, journals and periodicals.

HOSTEL FACILITY

  • Hostel accommodation shall be provided to P.G. students subject to availability of seats. After admission, the students shall apply to the Dean Students Welfare (DSW) through the concerned Dean of the college for their stay in hostel. However, a student whose parents are staying at Bhubaneswar maybe allowed by the DSW for permission to stay outside the hostel during the course of his/her study. But in the case of foreign students, no such permission will be granted. The students desirous to stay outside the hostel shall obtain a day scholar certificate from Dean, Student’s Welfare, O.U.A.T.

Department of Agribusiness Management (ABM).

· The department was started in the year 2007 with student intake capacity of 32 per year. It offers two years full time courses leading to award of Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Agri Business Management. The course curricula are designed in various aspects of agricultural production, marketing and export oriented business so as to meet the professional skill for industries, business organization and management institutes.

3. Selection for admission:

MBA (Agribusiness Management)

For Admission into MBA in Agri Business Management, a candidate must have passed

(i) +2 from CHSE, Odisha or its equivalent.

(ii) B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.V.Sc. & A.H./ B.Tech.(Ag.Engg.)/B.Tech. (Dairy Science/

Biotechnology) /B.F.Sc. B.Sc.(Forestry)/BAMS/B.Sc.(Hort.)/B.Sc.(H.Sc.)/
B.Tech/B.Sc/ B.Com./BBA from a recognized University with 50% marks
for general and 45% marks for SC/ST/PH candidates and 55% for
Graduate of Agriculture and allied subjects.

SELECTION OF CANDIDATES

The selection of candidates for admission into MCA, M.Sc. (Bio-informatics) and MBA (Agri Business Management) will be based on academic career. A merit list will be prepared on the basis of following weightage of marks secured by the candidates in the different examinations.

HSC level :20 %
+2 level :30%
Graduation level: 50%

4. Curriculum:

AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT

SEMESTER-1

Principles of management and organizational behaviour

Agribusiness environment & policy

Managerial accounting and control

Communication for management & business

Marketing management

Human resource management

Computers for managers

Rural marketing

Farm business management

Agribusiness financial management

Library and information services

SEMESTER-II

Managerial economics

Financial management

Management information system

Agricultural marketing management

Food retail management

Summer training/industrial attachment

Intellectual property and its management in agriculture

Disaster management

Basic agriculture for managers

SEMESTER-III

Business laws and ethics

Production and operations management

Research methodology in business management

Project management and entrepreneurship development

Operations research

Food technology & processing management

Management of agri-business co-operatives

Management of agricultural input marketing

Agri-supply chain management

Strategic management

Master’s seminar

Technical writing and communications skills

SEMESTER-IV

Major Project

5. Agribusiness Management (ABM) Course Programme

The department offers two years full time courses leading to award of Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Agri Business Management and the student intake capacity is 32 per year.

6. Department of Agribusiness Management (ABM)

The Department was startedin the year 2007 with student intake capacity of 32 per year. It offers two years full time courses leading to award of Master of Business Adminstration (MBA) in Agri Business Management. The course curricula are designed in various aspects of agricultural production, marketing and export oriented business so as to meet the professional skill for industries, business organization and management institutes.

7. Events

Traditional festive like Ganesh Puja, Saraswati Puja, etc. and National festivals like Independence day, Republic day are celebrated by the students of the college in very organized manner. The students also actively participate in different competitions and functions may it be a Play, Dance or song, Acting, Anchoring competition or may it be debate, quiz or rangoli competition or it may be any kind of sports Competition like running, long jump, high jump, discuss throw, tennis, carom board, etc.

8. Department of Agribusiness Management

Dr. Samarendra Mahapatra

Head, Agribusiness Management

B.Tech(Agriculture)

PGDM, XIM, Bhubaneswar

Dr.Debadutt Behura

Assistant Professor

M.Sc(Agriculture)

Ph.D

Mr Pandaba Charan Munda

Assistant Professor

B.Tech(Agriculture)

PGDM(ABM), MANAGE, Hyderabad