Integration with Massive Open Online Courses(MOOCs)
A massive open online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to any person who wants to take a course, with no limit on attendance. Although MOOCs don't always offer academic credits, they provide education that may enable certification, employment or further studies.
MITSOT integrates Information Technology, MOOCs and open learning sources to develop and enrich faculties for innovative teaching-learning process.MITSOT delivers education through MOOCs. MITSOT makes use of VDOs of the experts on the topics in the area of telecom and management. The students go through the VDOs, Assignments, Cases & insights given by the experts online. Students dedicate certain hours every week over the program of 15 weeks. MOOCs is a platform for real world problem solving.
Interactive Classroom Sessions
The contents are delivered through case studies, Assignments, quizzes and presentations by the students.
Faculty members prepare course handout which comprises of Course Plan, Case Studies and Session plans. A copy of course handouts is provided to the student in the beginning of every semester.
Case Study Methodology
MITSOT always tries to provide holistic learning, encourages learners to participate, analyse a given situation and arrive at decisions, thus developing confidence and building soft skills. It is a method which involves learning by doing and the development of decision-making analytical skills. Students gain confidence since it is “rehearsal for real-life problems”. Students are interested and it encourages collaborative learning since students work in a group and give presentations. The Case Study Methodology helps to provide far greater exposure, sharpen analytical skills, develop multi-disciplinary skills and ability to think and reason rigorously. Thus it is a focal point for an exchange among students.
Real-Time Academic Monitoring System (RAMS)
MITSOT has a very rigorous and robust check on actual delivery of the sessions with the help of very unique real-time system. Faculty members allocated with courses submit a plan of conducting classes, evaluation and covering the case studies before the commencement of the semester.
Role-play is an important tool to bring significant improvement in the analytical abilities, problem solving abilities and interacting and situation facing abilities.
Corporate Assignments and Live Projects
These projects provide vital practical inputs to the students in understanding the concept and its practical applicability in the industry.
Upgradation of the Course structure, academic curriculum and examination process is continuous process at MITSOT. In order to address the existing needs of the industry and in accordance with the eclectic nature of our academic portfolio, a Board of studies meets regularly to finalise the course content at MITSOT. Program structure is designed under guidance of core committee consists of BOS members, eminent faculties from NUS Singapore, IIT Chicago, LSE UK, University of Dundee and Abertay University, Robert Gordon University UK, and faculties from IIM and IITs.
Guest Lectures offer students a chance to interact with professionals not only from the IT and Telecom industry but also from various other fields. Their inputs enable our students to get insights into the corporate world.
The inputs from the speakers in the Guest Lectures are contributed by the industry leaders on a wide range of topics involving managerial, technical and personality development which expands the horizon of knowledge. This process yields the much needed inputs for adding a value proposition to the portfolio of a student at MITSOT.
The institute gives special importance to understanding the practical aspects of technology. As a result, Industrial visits are organized on a regular basis. These industrial visits are instrumental in enabling the students to have a practical understanding of telecom and it also encourages interaction between students and the Industry.
To increase the effectiveness of learning during the classes and to generate interest among the students, students undergo various activities while learning the courses. These activities comprise of book review, case-lets, talk-shows, outdoor projects, Article discussions, Group Discussions, Film, Games, etc.
Business Management Learning Goals
Each Business Management student will be competent in the general areas of