FIIB Partners with Jain irrigation to Provide Experiential Learning for its Students
“Your future depends on what you do today.” – Mahatma Gandhi
February 27, 2015
True to the words, FIIB Delhi travels on the path of practical learning with the aim to enhance management student engagement and academic success. Experiential learning stimulates original thinking and develops a wide range of thinking strategies and perceptual skills. Learning beyond the classroom is utmost important in today’s competitive world. Organizations are in constant search for skilled talents. Industrial visits are means of minimizing the Industry Academia gap. These visits are important for budding business managers to have a clear picture of the industry practices, current market trends and market competitiveness.
The invitation by Mr. Atul Jain, Group Managing Director – Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., to the company and its manufacturing facility in Jalgaon, Maharashtra is a huge learning opportunity for the MBA graduates. Jain Irrigation, pioneers in micro-irrigation system in India has extended their support to over 350 management students to have a strong understanding of the working units of agricultural manufacturing and procedures. The invite includes visit to their innovative solar plants, food processing units and unique PVC pipe manufacturing facilities at Jalgaon, Maharashtra. The company is designated under various verticals of working in Irrigation Systems, Agricultural Manufacturing, Renewable Energy Products, Protected Cultivation and Processed Foods. The company believes in demonstrating strategy for growth by gaining technology, newer markets & newer products. Also, it has unique comprehensive solutions for the farmers. Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. is world’s number one company in drip irrigation with pipe production. It is also number one producer in tissue culture of banana and pomegranate plants. Sustainable development of stakeholders is one of the key strategies of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. The Group is determined to improve productivity and focus continuously on innovation and up-gradation of its products and people.
FIIB Delhi, has gladly accepted the invite for it continues to endeavour quality education of management students with the perspective of real world learning. Its mission is ‘to advance the practice of management and produce leader-managers of business and social relevance. The college’s strong industry linkages facilitate nurturing of talent in a corporate world scenario. The B-School is strongly committed to developing and enhancing employability skills of MBA graduates and research competencies of the college Faculty. Experiential Learning of students of management via industry visit thus helps in keeping up the commitment level of the college.
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CafeteriaA fully functional cafeteria serves sumptuous meals and beverages all through the day for the students to refresh and revive. Students not only enjoy the meals here but sometimes unwind sitting in the area over a cup of coffee.
ClassroomsThe state of the art classrooms at the Institute enhance the learning experience of students as they are equipped with the latest equipment including projectors, screens, options for video conferencing etc.
Electronic Resource CentreThe campus hosts a state-of-the-art computer lab housing over 180 terminals and 200 laptops. The campus is Wi-Fi enabled. Online Learning and Teaching Software is also provided for flexibility and access to learning material at all times.
Indoor GamesThe recreational centre has arrangements for several indoor sports like pool, table tennis, carom and chess. These may be accessed by students during their breaks and can be used as effective recreational tools to relax.
Knowledge Resource CentreStudents can access a fully computerized and air-conditioned library housing over 15,000 books, 195 periodicals/journals, 750 audio-visual and multimedia. The Library subscribes to major online research and informational databases.
Outdoor GamesThe Campus also has provisions badminton, volleyball and a number of outdoor games and activities
Recreational CentreThe recreational centre of FIIB provides its students space and opportunity to indulge in activities like indoor games and relax. The Centre is outfitted with television, student lockers and various indoor sports like pool table, table tennis, carom and chess.