Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Why You Should choose ASM’s IMCOST for your Masters Education

If Mumbai is your destination for creating a successful management career, it would be a good idea to seek out a reputed management college in the city or surrounding towns. This will give you an immense advantage in terms of travel and exposure to the life of a management professional in the big city. This starts with finding the right management college for your further studies. One of the leading colleges that you can look at is ASM’s Institute of Management and Computer Studies (IMCOST).

Supported by the Audyogik Shikshan Mandal (ASM), and its30 years of experience in providing excellent education to youngsters, IMCOST’s aim is to guide and train young students to develop their entrepreneurial skills. We prepare them for management careers in the public, co-operative and private sectors.

At IMCOST, we accomplish this by providing a variety of full-time and part-time courses:
• Masters in Management Studies (MMS)
• Master of Computer Application (MCA)
• Master of Marketing Management (MMM)
• Master of Financial Management (MFM)
• Master of Human Resources Development Management (MHRDM)
Reasons to Choose ASM’s IMCOST

There are a number of reasons why you can benefit immensely by joining IMCOST to further your education and management career ambitions.

• IMCOST’s pedagogy relies on the case study methodology, as well as exposure to practical industry situations. The institute achieves this through industry-institute interface, which comprises

o Case studies
o Live projects
o Industry visits
o Applied research
o Event management
o Summer internships
o Corporate presentations
o Industry/ company analysis

• All of IMCOST’s courses are offered as part of the University of Mumbai. The courses are accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and the University Grants Commission (UGC).

• IMCOST is located within the industrial belt of Thane city. This gives the students access to various companies and industries, and learn first-hand about industrial processes and practices.

• The IMCOST faculty comprises experienced professionals from various management fields. The group also includes foreign academicians, management gurus, doctors, and professors from USA, Mexico, and Germany.

• Over 45,000 IMCOST students have been placed in various reputed companies in cities around the country. The institute grooms its students to prepare for the placement, which helps them get placed in well-known companies across the country in various sectors, and at different management levels. A few activities conducted to prepare the students include:

o Student counseling
o Self-assessment workshops
o Psychometric and aptitude tests
o Email/ mobile etiquette
o Job analysis - market assessments
o Student club participation
o Facilitating summer internships
o Profiling analysis for students
o Resume building, interview techniques, and group discussions and negotiation skills

• The faculty also undergoes a faculty development program to ensure that they are up-to-date with their knowledge and teaching skills. This highlights the high level of effort and excellence taken by the institute for its students.

• ASM’s IMCOST campus comprises a 56,000 sq. ft. building. The institute has spared no expense in creating a professional infrastructure that will meet every need of the students:

o In-house library with regular subscription to 48 National, 12 International Journals and 2300 e-journals, as well as a large collection of books, journals, periodicals & CDs.
o Five state-of-the-art computer labs with over 300 computers, with high-end servers, LCD monitors, and 24 hours internet access.
o Classrooms equipped with modern teaching aids like LCD projectors, speakers, computer equipment for online training, and CDs and cassettes.
o A spacious and hygienic canteen area for breaks.
o Professional conference hall with AV aids.
o Sports facility with a variety of indoor and outdoor sports equipment.
o Seminar hall and auditorium for group discussions, workshops, seminars and extracurricular activities.

ASM’s IMCOST can provide you with practical training, knowledge, and a unique postgraduate educational experience that will turn you into a resourceful professional and entrepreneur.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Achievements of IMCOST Students in Various Fields

ASM’s IMCOST (Institute of Management and Computer Studies) is a place where as much emphasis is given on extracurricular activities and overall development of the students as their studies. We believe that our students are not only the academic future of this country but they are future sportsmen, entrepreneurs, research experts, dancers, performers and much more.

The achievements of our students are a testimony to the fact that we not only encourage but guide and hone our students to become all-rounder. With each passing year and each passing batch the achievement records set by our students is getting higher. Let us have a look at some of the most prominent well doings of our students.

Highlights of our students’ achievements:

Here are some of the achievements by our students that have made us all proud:
  • Sneha Athavalae holds top rank in the University of Mumbai. She studies MCA (Master of Computer Application) at IMCOST.

  • Divya Hedge won the trophy at first place in Badminton Singles competition organized by Mumbai University. Divya is a student of MMS (Master of Management Studies) at IMCOST.

  • Our student Nitesh Lad will have his name included in the Limca Book of World Records for Paper Molding.

  • Team of our students has won an open chess tournament that took place in Mumbai.

  • Students at IMCOST have won several intercollegiate “Box Cricket” tournaments.

  • Another student of MMS (Finance), Mr., Nilesh J Munde has been credited with the invention of alternative fuel from Turmeric leaves. This eco-friendly fuel can be effectively used as bio fuel in various vehicles and it is comparatively cheaper than conventional fuels such as diesel and petrol.

  • Other Awards and Appreciation Won by Nilesh Munde for the Invention of an Alternative Fuel

In order to verify the claims made by our bright student, Mumbai Mirror, a leading daily, conducted an intense test drive. We are pleased to announce that they were positively amazed with the results. Nilesh has won several awards for his invention, such as:

  • Silver Medal in the state level competition for standing 2nd (AVISHKAR Maharashtra State Inter-University Research Convention)

  • Second Prize at Anant Pharma Poster Competition. This competition is held at the national level.

  • Parshuram Baji Agashe Award at Marathi Vidnyan Parishad held at the state level.
We are sure that these achievements are just the beginning of a very bright chapter for all the students at IMCOST.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Secure Your Future with an MCA Degree from Mumbai University

Would you like to work as system analysts, systems designers, programmers or managers in any field related to information technology? Would you like acquire modern, industry oriented education in applied computer science to secure top most positions in the exciting filed of IT? Then pursuing MCA from Mumbai University is the best decision. Contemporary course structure, practical oriented curriculum and frequently modifying syllabus etc are some of the factors that attract students from various walks of the country to pursue the course from Mumbai University and any of its affiliated college.

Know About the Best MCA College in Mumbai Affiliated to the Mumbai University

You might be finding difficulty to select the best college that is affiliated to the Mumbai University from the list of many colleges, isn’t it? This write up provides you information about one of the renowned colleges in Mumbai that is functioning with a mission of providing quality education to students.

The college that is mentioned here is, ASM’s IMCOST, which has been persistently providing the corporate world with well-rounded and knowledgeable professionals. The college offers three years full time master degree course in computer applications to equip aspiring students for productive careers in the IT industry.
Affiliated to the Mumbai University and supported by All India Council of Technical Education, Government of India, the institute provides a sound theoretical background as well as good practical exposure to students related to subjects such as:
  1. Object Oriented Programming
  2. Data Structure
  3. Computer Organization & Architecture
  4. Operating Systems
  5. Software Engineering
  6. Computer Network
  7. Discrete Mathematics
  8. Probability & Statistics
  9. Principals and Perspective of Management
  10. Financial Accounting
  11. Database management System
  12. Core & Advanced JAVA
  13. Computer Graphics
  14. Advanced Database Theory and Applications
  15. Network security
  16. System Modeling and Simulation
  17. Operation Research
  18. Software Project Management
  19. Advanced Web Technology & Dot Net
  20. Wireless & Mobile Technology
  21. Soft Computing
Projects, seminars, labs, field visits, etc are also incorporated in the course curriculum to provide the MCA students with comprehensive practical learning rather than mere classroom learning. ASM-IMCOST owns top-notch facilities and diligent teaching facility that stand committed to empower their students both professionally and personally. Also, the institute has a placement cell, which has been efficiently functioning to support their students to achieve desired and promising jobs at the IT industry.
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

BMS Course to Boost your Career – Know about Its Course Structure and Eligibility Criteria

ASM - IMCOST’s three years full time BMS course is ideal for those who are seeking a promising career in the exciting field of management. Faculty at ASM-IMCOST has designed the course curriculum in a way that would provide in-depth knowledge on contemporary business management concepts and theories. The blog will be extremely useful for aspiring students who would like to know about the course structure and eligibility criteria of the BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies) program at ASM.

An Overview of the Course Structure

Read on to know about the subjects covered during your three years stay at ASM-IMCOST.
  • First Semester - You will study the concepts pertaining to Foundation of Human Skills, Financial Accounts, Business Law, Business Statistics, Business Communication, Principles of Management – I, Introduction to Computers in the first semester.

  • Second Semester – You will be proficient in Business Environment, Computer Application in Business, Managerial Economics, Business Mathematics, Industrial Law, Cost Accounting, and Environmental Management upon the completion of the second semester.

  • Third Semester – Third semester in the second year of the BMS course would provide you understand the concepts related to Management Accounting, Managerial Economics-II, Marketing Management, Materials Management, Principles of Management-II, and Effective Communication.

  • Fourth Semester – Faculty at BMS department of ASM-IMCOST provides you in-depth insights on subjects like Productivity & Quality Management, Elements of Direct & Indirect Taxes, Export-Import Procedures & Documentation, Management of Small Scale Industries, International Marketing-I, and Public Relations Management in the fourth semester.

  • Fifth Semester – You would gain a detailed idea pertaining to Human Resource Management, Service sector Management, Financial Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in the second last semester of the course. You would be required to do a project work also in this semester.

  • Sixth Semester – Subjects such as Entrepreneurship and Management of Small and Medium Enterprise, Operations Research, International Finance, Indian Management Thought and Practices, International Marketing, Retail Management etc are taught in the last semester.
Are You Eligible for the Course?

Eligibility is granted to those who have passed 12th STD / HSC exams from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Education. Also, a diploma holder in any engineering branch with two or three years duration after SSC can apply for BMS course in ASM-IMCOST. Candidates from Arts, Commerce, Science & Diploma streams with minimum 45% aggregate (40% in the case of reserved category) are eligible for the course.

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