(A Grant-in-aid Institution under Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India)
Ganeshkhind Road, Near Pune University, Pune - 411007, Maharashtra, India

Curriculum

The curriculum of the PGDCBM consists of the following six modules :

Module I:                   Business Communication            

Module II:                 Business Environment for Cooperatives

Module III:                Organisational Design & Governance in Cooperatives

Module IV:                Business   Processes and  Performance in Cooperatives

Module V:                 Business Strategy, Systems and Control

Module VI:                Project

Contact Sessions at VAMNICOM Campus : Five weeks’ intensive on-campus Teaching – Learning sessions and field visits (3 weeks at the commencement of the course and 2 weeks at the conclusion of the course)

Online and Distance Learning : Major part of the programme shall be completed online via the Course Management System Moodle. The participants will also get easy access to Institute’s web portal and e –library and relevant databases for on line study material, video tutorials etc. Also, local contact centers would be identified with

video–conferencing /Skype facilities for better outreach and acceptability of the course. All assignments and course activities will be submitted electronically to the course instructor.

Project : At the beginning of the course each participants shall undertake a minor research project on one of the contemporary issues in Cooperative Management under the guidance of a faculty mentor at their respective work place.

Field Visits : VAMNICOM has adopted field visits as a value-added learning method for PGDCBM

participants. The Institute will arrange field visits to a few co-operatives working in diversified sectors, so as to provide them with the real insight of working procedure and hands on experience.

Evaluation:

The evaluation system of the programme is based on following two components :

A) Concurrent Evaluation in the form of assignments and quizzes which will be conducted through online

mode.

B) Mid Term/End Examinations.