LEAD College of Management focuses on imparting value-based education in business administration and provide need based training, research and consultancy. The primary goal of the institution is to mould the students into globally competent and socially committed managers and entrepreneurs. The vision, goals and objectives of the institution are transmitted to the students by the efforts of the faculty by means of teaching beyond the classroom, curriculum and also through the student orientation programmes.The mission and goals of the institution are also communicated to the students and other stakeholders by means of the institution's website, admission brochure and qualitymanuals.
The institute offers MBA course approved by AICTE and is affiliated to the University of Calicut. It offers specialisations like Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, International business and Systems.
For a wholesome integrated development, full attention and maximum time is needed. Residential programmes provide a lot of flexibility for students and faculty to design and execute specialisedprogrammes. It allows to complete the academic schedule sufficiently early and allows time for practical business exposure. The residential programme allows students for effective mentoring and integrated growth
The gap between knowledge and wisdom can be bridged with proper training experience. Experiential training focuses on providing real life exposure in terms of specific skills which once learned will be of use in challenging situations as well as in day to day life
The entire time and schedule of the programmehas been specially designedin defiance of the traditional pattern. The time is scheduled to optimum brain activity and alertness so that the students perform their best. The entire course is also structured in this manner with intense training and timely breaks so that the students get an entirely new learning experience.
Mentoring refers to the continuous guidance and assistance by a mentor. At LEAD an experienced team of mentors will assist each student personally to excel himself/herself in their own special talents and skills. An integrated approach considering every phase of student life is considered here
Class room environment is limited in several aspects when it comes to training. Training outside in communion with nature develops in the student a sense of environment and thus instills responsibility and a peace loving attitude. Both these indirectly aid his academic and professional activities. These trainings include trekking, hiking, mountaineering, camping, community living, and team building exercises.
At LEAD we ensure periodic interactions with industry professionals and exposure to experience real work environment. The College is in Palakkad district, the second largest industrial hub of Kerala providing ample opportunities to be in touch with industries. Eminent personalities, professionals and various associations like PMA (Palghat Management Association) provide constant guidance and motivation for LEAD.
LEAD focuses on empowering the society by instilling the spirit of entrepreneurship in its LEADers. Specialised training and hands on experience of the subtleties in procedures with a new endeavor is dealt with in detail here. The project work will be invariably focusing on this aspect.
We believe that the spirit of doing business cannot be acquired from classrooms alone. The practical blending of theoretical concepts is possible only in real business environments reinforcing what is learnt in the classroom. With well-designed programmes, the course intends to take the students through live business environments and provide them with the real taste of business.
English is the business language. A new environment demands new skills. Similarly the aspiring managers entering the global business arena need to be proficient in language skills. The campus instills this skill through state of art linguistic training methodologies and natural language mastering approaches.
Today'sworld demands intercultural interactions as a part of business. The effectiveness always gets that extra edge through learning an extra language with an international profile which will help the 'LEADer' to be more effective in networking.
Institutions worldwide are focusing more on their social responsibility. LEAD conducts various campaigns and professionally manages social responsibility events and extends its hands of service to the needy. This includesWorld Disabled day events, Blood donation camps, Medical camps, awareness campaigns and social events.
This is the unique opportunity one will get at LEAD. As a part of practical business exposure the student also gets the opportunity to earn though various business activities like share trading, marketing, training, conducting events, managing projects etc.
With a commitment to provide best of management education, the institute has maintained excellentfaculty who possess necessary skills, experience and qualities to prepare students to be leaders in their chosen area. The faculty members have years of teaching experience in various reputed institutes. Some of the faculty members have extensive work experience at higher managerial level positions in prestigious organisations. With their vast practical knowledge and academic experience, they are able to blend theory and practice of management.
1. The faculty members are encouraged to participate in seminars, FDPs, conferences, workshops etc., organised by various universities and national institutes besides national and international conferences.
2. The affiliating University includes many of our faculty members for evaluation of semester examination scripts.
3. At the institution, the faculty is given entire liberty to choose their teaching methods and is free to evaluate the students through class tests, oral presentation, projects or any other process.
4. The faculty members are provided with a well-equipped infrastructure for carrying on research.
5. Faculty development programmes for faculty members of other institutions are conducted at LEAD.
6. LEAD faculty members are also invited as resource persons for various FDP’s conducted outside the LEAD campus by other institutions.
The following schemes are introduced to academically recharge the faculty members.
LEAD encourages the faculty members to attend Workshops and FDPs by granting on duty leave and necessary financial assistance. Faculty members are encouraged to present papers in National / International Conferences.
1. Senior faculty members have been deputed to serve as resource persons in academic events in other institutions.
2. It encourages and appreciates the faculty to take up assignments like visiting faculty and to offer consultancy services.
The Executive Education Programmes at LEAD popularly known as MDPs (Management Development Programmes) are designed with the objective of providing practising managers:
LEAD has been active in designing MDPs on contemporary topics to bring the latest in management discipline to practicing managers.