The MBA at Ace is a very intensive program and the pace of study is often a challenge to students. Our approach to teaching and learning may also be different for a student at first. Students might find the MBA program stretching if they are not completely oriented. We have initiated a three-week induction program which is designed to prepare the students for the intensive workload ahead. The course is compulsory for all the students who have been offered and have accepted a place for the MBA. These three weeks of intensive induction provides students with the opportunity to brush up their quantitative, business writing and presentation skills before the start of the program. The induction program also enables students to get acquainted with basic knowledge in accounting and statistics, which students would find very helpful once the regular classes in these courses start.
As an essential requirement of the MBA degree, students are required to undertake an internship while pursuing the degree. The primary objective of the internship is to provide the student with a real life, on-the-job exposure to work situation. The internship provides an opportunity to a student to apply the knowledge and skills acquired to real life business situations. The internship is conducted under the dual supervision of our faculty member and the business leader from the organization, to which the case pertains.
The internship is of 3 credits and the normal duration of the internship is 8 to 10 weeks. On the MBA program, the internship assignment is taken in the fifth term and on the MBA evening program, it is taken in the seventh term.
The placement, career guidance and support cell of the institute ensures that our graduates are capable of tapping the best opportunities the job market offers. The key responsibilities of this cell are to guide the graduates to make an informed career decision, enable them to acquire the knowledge and skills required for the job and ensure that they have full confidence in themselves. The Placement Cell also conducts a career planning workshop for the final term students to orient the students about expectations of the job market and to prepare them to take on these job opportunities.
On the other hand, the placement cell manages the recruiter perception and ensures that the graduates tap the extensive institutional network of the institute. The cell also ensures that graduates are adequately exposed to the job market and it liaises with the alumni and executives to enhance opportunities of employment.