EUROPE ASIA BUSINESS SCHOOL

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FAQ  

Q. What is the objective of programmes offered? 
A. The programmes offered help aspiring managers to become effective decision makers in their fields through up gradation of knowledge and managerial skills. The programme broadens the overall perspective of the managers so that they can become catalysts for change. It develops conceptual, interpersonal and management awareness for implementation of new structures and strategies. Improves managerial effectiveness and prepares managers for more senior positions.

Q. Is the PGDM course recognized?
A. Yes, PGDM course is recognized by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Distance Education Council and Govt. of India.

Q. Is PGDM program equivalent to MBA by AICTE?
A. Post Graduate Diploma in Management is approved by AICTE since 1994. It is at par with MBA in terms of Course Design & Content. However, technically PGDM & MBA are two different programs.MBA is offered by a University and PGDM is offered by Non-University Institutes. It depends on Individual Universities to consider the PGDM equivalence to MBA.


Q. What is the advantage of joining EABS for the PGDM of AIMA?
A.

  • PGDM is internationally accepted.

  • PGDM program are approved by AICTE.

  • Cost Effective and Value for money

  • Provides Work Life Balance

  • Strong curriculum: Most industry interfaced because of AIMA’s links with business and industry.

  • Subject matter is support through Professional Certificate Programs driven by industry led professionals

  • Distance Education Council (DEC), Govt of India, Ministry of HRD Recognized

  • All India reputation: AIMA is apex body of Management profession with 3000 companies as its members and 30,000 professional individual members

  • E-Learning supplement: on-line discussion forum etc.

  • Modular Structure: Certificates awarded after completion of each Module.

  • Flexible teaching mode.

Q. How can I take admission for the PGDM course?
A.
 Please go through the link:

Q. What is the duration, fee & admission criterion for PGDM? 
Please go through the link:

Q. Is it compulsory for a candidate to qualify MAT for PGDM?
A.MAT qualification is only required if a student has less than 50% aggregate in graduation.

Q. Validity of MAT Score card?
A. MAT score card is valid for a period of 1 year since the date of issue of the score card/announcement of the MAT result, e.g. Sept’10 MAT score card will be valid till Sept’11.

Q. What specializations are being offered in the PGDM programme?
A.
 PGDM specializations include:

  • Marketing

  • Finance

  • Operations

  • Human Resource

  • Information Systems

  • International Business

Q. How many certifications programs can I take?
A. As many as you want out of the 7 offered.

Q. How many hours will these certification programs have?
A. Over 20 hours. 2 Workshops and online content.

Q. Can I register for these certification programs later?
A.
Yes, you can take but it will cost you more.

Q. Are these certificates recognized by some university?
A. No, they will be GTT certified certificates.

Q. What would be the support (as defined by AIMA guidelines) that we can expect to get for the program?

A.

  • Course Material

  • Placement Assistance

  • Face to face sessions with Faculty

  • Library on AIMA website

Q. As a corporate entity, how would AIMA program be of advantage to the company and the candidates?

PGDM from AIMA is designed not only to impart the knowledge of core subjects such as Accounting, Economics, Finance and Marketing but also lays special stress on developing skills and competencies through exposure to real business situations in the form of case studies from Harvard Business Publishing. This leads to a holistic development of employees and helps in filling gaps in their knowledge.

Advantages:

A.

  • Provides conceptual framework for practical knowledge gained.

  • Enables professionals to rise in their organizations.

  • Employees can work along with continuing their education

  • Program provides work life balance

  •  Increases employee retention

Q. EABS PGDM program seems to be more oriented for freshers or junior employees. As a senior executive or a manager, how would it benefit me?

A. EABS PGDM provides diverse learning opportunities to working professionals to upgrade their managerial skills. It enhances their analytical and decision making skills so that they can efficiently deal with various aspects of business. Takeaway for senior executives or a manager is generally more from this program as they can easily related concepts learnt to real life scenarios. This program provides you with frameworks that can be implemented in different business scenarios that you face every day. 

Q. How is this program distinctive in nature as compared to other distance learning or part time programs available in the market?

A. This program is more cost effective in comparison to other part time programs which are being offered in the market. We are also offering several Professional Certificate Courses which will bring clarity of management concepts to student and increase their understanding.

This course is better than distance learning courses on account of industry interaction and face to face session with faculties that it offers. This is a more practical learning approach where students use Harvard Business School publishing case studies and online simulations.

Q. There are other online programs that are cheaper than PGDM program. Why should I join EABS?
A. We believe we are providing a PGDM program that combines the best of full-time program and distance learning courses. We provide face to face session with faculty and Professional certificate along with online content. PGDM program from EABS is both cost effective and value of money for the kind of curriculum and delivery that it follows which is a clear-cut advantage over other online courses.  

Q. Who are the people behind EABS? What kind of faculty do you have?
A. Europe Asia Business School was founded in 2007 by alumni of Harvard and Cambridge Universities. EABS is an initiative of Global Talent Track (GTT) which has been funded by globally successful Venture Capital funds - Intel Capital (the Venture Capital arm of Intel Corp.) and Helion Ventures. Please go through the following list for faculty names:

http://www.eabs.ac.in/faculty.html

http://www.eabs.ac.in/about_us_board_of_advisors.html

Q. Can I get some assistance for the Assignments & Examinations?
A.       

  • Please specify your actual requirement in terms of support required for any Subject or Topic.

  • Usually we would provide you additional learning material (Power point presentation-PPT, etc) which is discussed by the Faculty in their class lectures.

  • Once requirement is communicated to AIMA, we may arrange on-line tutorial classes (using telephone & email etc.)

Q. Am I eligible to appear in the NET exam?
A. You need to check with the body conducting the NET examination in view of the fact that PGDM of AIMA is a Govt. approved PG Diploma (offered under Distance Learning mode) and not an MBA.

Q. Am I eligible to apply for PhD. in Management in IITs?
A.  You need to check with the concerned person/authority in IITs in view of the fact that it is a Govt. approved PG Diploma (offered under Distance Learning mode) and not an MBA.

Q. Am I eligible to apply for fellowship program in management in IIM’s?
A. You need to check with the concerned person/authority in IIMs in view of the fact that it is a Govt. approved PG Diploma (offered under Distance Learning mode) and not an MBA.

Q. Am I eligible to apply for Assistant Professor in MBA Institutes as per AICTE norms?
A. You need to check with the concerned organization in view of the fact that it is a Govt. approved PG Diploma (offered under Distance Learning mode) and not an MBA.

Q. Is any certificate awarded at the end of each module?
A. The following Diplomas certificate is awarded in PGDM:

Certificate in Management On completion of Module I
Advanced Certificate in Management On completion of Module II
Professional Certificate in Management On completion of Module III
Post Graduate Diploma in Management On completion of Module IV + Project

FEE REFUND ON ADMISSION CANCELLATION 

Q. Is the fee refundable?

  1. Full refund
    In case of withdrawal of programme by AIMA-CME or rejection of registration form (on account of non-fulfillment of eligibility criterion as per admission policy for the session) full fee will be refunded to the candidate at his/her mailing address within one month from the date of receipt of registration form (OMR Form) in AIMA-CME.

  2. Partial refund
    If an application for cancellation of admission is received in AIMA-CME before the dispatch of study material from AIMA-CME, the form processing charges (Rs 500 only) will be deducted from the fee. Balance fee will be refunded to the candidate at his/her mailing address within one month from the date of receipt of his/her application in AIMA-CME.

    If an application for cancellation of admission is received in AIMA-CME after the dispatch of study material from AIMA-CME, the form processing charges and cost of study material (Rs 4000 only) will be deducted from the fee. Balance fee will be refunded to the candidate at his/her mailing address within one month from the date of receipt of his/her application.

  3. No refund
    Applications for cancellation of admission / refund of fee will not be considered after the commencement of PCPs at the Study Centres.


PLACEMENT RELATED QUERIES


Q. How the placement activities are conducted in AIMA?
A. EABS is associated with AIMA and AIMA is blessed with a strong industry network (3000 corporate members and 30000 professionals as individuals members). With such industry support and a strong alumni network of more than 1500 students, AIMA students are very well accepted in the corporate world.

Q. What is the process to enroll for placement activities with AIMA?
A. Interested students just need to send their CVs as a word attachment to placement @aima-ind.org to register for placement activities with AIMA-CME. Hard copies are not entertained now.

Q. What kind of job openings one can expect for fresher?
A.
 As a fresher in the first 2 modules one can expect on the job trainings (with or without stipend), or short duration jobs in their area of interest. It is after the specialization module normally that one can get a full-time job in his / her functional area.