ABBS believes in a holistic approach to student development. A strong emphasis on activities and learning-by-doing approach is encouraged. Some of the activities that PGDM students participate in are:
Mentoring: It is a valuable strategy to provide students with the emotional support that is needed to achieve performance in their post-graduation course. By providing guidance, encouragement and information, mentors play an important role in mentoring student’s college aspirations and helps them prepare for the transition from campus to corporate life. At ABBS School of Management, ten students are assigned to a faculty member in the first semester of their course.
Career Guidance: It is a very important aspect in a student’s life and is an essential ingredient for success in life. Career guidance helps a student to take the right direction at the right time. Such pre-planned guidance can make all the difference in a student’s life at ABBS School of Management, it is emphasized that career guidance is essential for the bright future of a student, and hence it is started at the earliest, towards the end of second semester.
Mock Interview: ABBS School of Management as part of the pre-placement training conducts mock interviews for the final year students. In the mock interviews personal grooming, personality development, General knowledge, communication skills negotiation skills and subject knowledge are honed and tested. Feedbacks on the areas of improvement are given to the students. This helps students to improve their performance and face the interviews.
OBT: In the outbound training conducted by ABBS School of Management, we use the invaluable concepts of action and experiential learning – one’s experiences serving as a learning tool – and aim at consistently helping students gain immediate and powerful insight into their own and their team’s work styles and behaviour.
Knowledge Exchange Series: It is one of the unique program at ABBS School of Management, where in the faculties from various departments deliver lectures on different and advanced aspects of learning. Then there will be an open discussion regarding each lecture. It is conducted on every Wednesdays from 3.00 to 4.30 pm.
Toastmasters International: Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. ABBS School of Management partnered with Toastmasters International by starting the club in the month of May 2014, ‘Toastmaster Club’ helps our students to improve their communication and leadership skills required to make them better future managers in the competitive business world.
Centre for Entrepreneurship (CFE): CFE organizes workshops on potential areas of self-employment.
Alumni Participation: The College has a strong alumni network. Every year, alumni meet students and guide them with industry trends. Their opinion and feedback are taken into consideration in all academic activities.
Rural Camps: Students are frequently exposed to community development interventions in selected rural areas. It gives an opportunity for students to witness how the other side lives. Interaction with different stakeholders on rural issues pertaining development, education, education support programmes, life conditions, nutrition and health, women and child issues would give clear picture about rural life and associated challenges and opportunities.
Clubs: There are various clubs which are operating actively in the college. The Clubs include HR Club, Marketing Club, Finance Club, Prakruti Club, Business club and IT Club.
Partnership with NGOs: The College is having MOUs with various NGOs. MoU has been signed with University Women’s Association, Bangalore, Better Tomorrow Movement (BTM), KGF and CRHSE, Yelagiri hills, Tamil Nadu.
Lifestyle Club: ABBS School of Management lifestyle club is a unique association where one’s health is given priority with different lifestyle improvement programs, activities, seminars and demos.
Prakruthi Club: Prakruthi club is a voluntary group of faculty and students who are engaged in tree planting and creating awareness about climate change.
International Immersion Program: International study tours are arranged every year with a view to give new opportunities for learning about the best global practices, global cultures and interacting with industry and academic experts.
Industry/Research Institute Interaction: Industrial visits to research institutes / industries give opportunities for students to learn various concepts by first-hand experience.
Bridge Courses: In the beginning of the academic year college organizes a bridge course for the I semester students on the Fundamentals of their curriculum.
Gandhian Centre: A moral and ethical cell that aims to inculcate the moral and ethical values in the students which is crucial for businesses today.
Students Research Program: One of the key features of ABBS School of Management is that the students are involved in various research projects which develop skills to write quality research papers in UGC recognised journals.
Community Development: The College inculcates civic responsibility among students through extension activities. Different organizations like NSS, Youth Red Cross, Prakruthi Club, Science club, Women’s cell, etc. are platforms for students to take part in them.
ABBS Premier League (APL): In the month of December 2013, the students of ABBS School of Management formed APL in the same format of IPL. The objective of APL is to inculcate team spirit, group dynamics, and spirit of sportsmanship and at the same time help individuals to recognize their talents. Such events facilitate students to strike a physical and mental balance.
Running Extra Miles: It is an open forum to engage students actively even after their regular classes. It is designed in such a way that students engage themselves in conducting management games, group discussions, video presentations, role play, simulation games, and business quiz and so on.
5K Run: Annual 5K run to promote a global cause
Important Days Celebration: The world celebrates some important days in a year to create awareness among global citizens an understanding of its impact in our daily lives. At ABBS School of Management, some of the important days celebrated include National Education Day (11th Nov.), Teachers’ Day (5th Sept), World Hunger Day (31st May) to name a few..