Welingkar Institute of Management (Mumbai and Bangalore), believes in paying special attention to develop the right attitude and outlook in its students by organising special programs and using unique methods – to not only develop sharp business minds but also a sound and complete personality. Singapore-based Asia Inc, has ranked Welingkar 8th amongst all South Asian business schools.
Welingkar is offering a two years’ post graduate programme in retail management in association with Pantaloon Retail (India). The basic details of the programme are given below alongwith contact particulars. Those interested, should directly contact the institute or visit their website for further information and clarification.
Course Title: Post Graduate Program in Retail Management
Course Duration: 2 Years (Full Time)
Course Rationale: Experts have long been foreseeing a tidal wave approaching the retail sector – a prophecy that has come true even before the stipulated times.Retail in India is on a cusp of transformation. Organized retailing as a professional service-oriented set-up, is a recent phenomenon in India but is growing at a tremendous pace with a potential of creating over 2 million new (direct) jobs within the next six years, assuming an 8 to 10 per cent share of organized retailing in the total retail business.
Course Style: This is a business management program with a difference – it provides rigorous business and management education as well as functional specialization – in Retail Management both through theory and experiential learning and an opportunity to work with India’s premier retail organization after successful completion of the program.
Course Associate: Pantaloon Retail India Ltd (the fastest growing retail chain in India with 2005-06 gross sales of Rs. 2,018.76 crore)
Course Eligibility: Graduates from any stream, with a minimum of 50% from any Indian University recognized by AIU/ AICTE.
Selection Process: Uses CAT (19th November 2006) / MH-CET 2007 and / ATMA (11th February 2007) scores, though IIMs have no role to play in the admission process. Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
Selection criteria: Students who have unique combinations of high leadership potential, academic excellence, and individual experiences and perspectives. Focuse on a strong academic record, an innovative mindset, leadership abilities, and a quest for excellence.
Program Fee: Rs. 1, 25,000/- per year. (subject to change without any prior notice).
Number of Seats: Mumbai – 30 seats, Bangalore – 30 seats.
Application and Contact Particulars:
Application Kit: Rs. 1250 (if paid directly across the counter). Rs. 1350 (if required by post) Request for forms by post and completed forms must be sent to Institute’s Mumbai campus only.
Address: Welingkar Institute of Management,
Mumbai: L N Road, Matunga (C Rly), Mumbai – 400 019
Contact Persons: Bangalore: 11, Emmen Arcade, Hosur Main Road, Bangalore – 560 029
Contact Persons: Mumbai: Maitreyee Koranne/ Samruddhi Kambli , Tel. 91-22-24178300, Ext 745/736
Bangalore: Prof. Anuradha Mahesh, Tel. 91-80-4130 3781/2