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Master of Business Administration with specialisation in Development Management (Rural & Urban Development Management) / Agribusiness Management in Paralakhemundi campus

Master of Business Administration with specialisation in Development Management (Rural & Urban Development Management) / Agribusiness Management in Paralakhemundi campus

  • Program Code

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

About the Programme

Master of Business Administration in Agriculture is a postgraduate Agriculture Management course. In MBA (Agriculture) student learns the production and distribution process for foods and fibers, as well as related business principles. MBA in Agribusiness Management providing comprehensive coverage incorporating the foundation, functional and elective courses relevant to management. Master of Business Administration in Agriculture is often referred to as specializing in either agricultural economics or agribusiness. MBA Agribusiness Management course Paralakhemundi is of two years duration and its career orienting in nature.

The MBA in Rural and Urban Development will be jointly offered by Centurion University and the Centre for Outreach and Strategic Alliances (COSA).

Centurion University’s DNA has been “Shaping lives and empowering communities” and has focused on ‘hands-on’, ‘experience based’, ‘practice oriented’ learning that makes a difference through appropriate and relevant innovation and action research. While promoting Nano, Mini and Micro Enterprises, the University works toward learning experiences that are ‘quantifiable’, ‘sustainable’, ‘scalable’ and ‘replicable’.

Centurion University is redefining the learning platform through:

  • Skill integrated, domain linked, teaching and learning
  • Industry and community partnership
  • Creating and co-creating enterprises
  • An eco-system approach which includes community, enterprise, industry and educational institutes

The University has five campuses and a number of social entrepreneurial outreach wings that, along with collaborating institutions and networks, creates its ecosystem.

Centre for Outreach and Strategic Alliances (COSA) is an autonomous social science research organisation. With multi-disciplinary research as its core activity, COSA formulates ideas, undertakes empirical studies, creates and disseminates knowledge through training and publication in vernacular and English languages. COSA focuses on strengthening the Institute's research capabilities; proactively promote basic research and conduct impact assessment studies. COSA works with various development organizations and Governments to identify areas/ issues for focused research. COSA provides a platform for students to conduct their field work and internship, thus helping the university to implement the experiential learning. A social incubation centre is being established by COSA for social start-ups, which are supported by agencies like SIDBI, Yunus Foundation etc for providing mentoring to start a Social enterprise which creates substantial social impact. The social policy wing at COSA works for identifying gaps in government policies and works with various stakeholders for social policy change. COSA will also be working with various corporates in designing and implementing corporate social responsibility projects.

Objectives of the CUTM COSA MBA Rural and Urban Development Programme:

The participants completing the MBA in Rural and Urban Development Programme: from CUTM COSA will be empowered with multiple set of knowledge and skills which will help them in developing and implementing the rural & urban development projects. The programme intends to provide them with the necessary social and development management perspective with core emphasis on ethics, values, and the rights of the most vulnerable. The major objective of the programme is:

To create a cadre of competent and sensitive development management experts and planners who can contribute and provide alternatives to the existing set of knowledge and practices in the management of rural & urban development initiatives for social transformation.

In order to contribute to the above Goal, the Programme aims at,

  1. Inculcating the knowledge and sensitizing students about- the structure, systems and growing complexities of rural and urban societies; factors influencing rural realities; interface between various sectors and interaction between the state, market and society in the production of resources leading to development,
  2. Creating a blend of cutting-edge knowledge among the participants, about modern management sciences and skills, critical thinking and practices needed for rational, equitable and effective planning for utilization and management of human and other valuable scarce resources, from micro (grassroots) to macro levels,
  3. Teaching and training students in application of rational, appropriate knowledge and technology; Building their capability to critically analyze, plan in an integrated and holistic manner with a human development perspective.
Course Fee
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
Syllabus
SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE THEORY PRACTICE PROJECT CREDIT
Micro Economics CUTM1184 3 0 1 4
Economic Environment of Business CUTM1186 3 0 1 4
Indian Society and Culture CUTM1187 1 0 1 2
Accounting for Managers CUTM1199 3 0 1 4
Corporate Finance CUTM1204 3 0 1 4
Rural Marketing CUMM2360 2 1 1 4
SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE THEORY PRACTICE PROJECT CREDIT
Digita Development Communication CUTM1240 1 1 2 4
Data Analysis using Excel and Python CUTM1241 0 2 2 4
Development Project Management Planning Tools and Techniques-I CUTM1242 1 1 2 4
Natural Resource Management CUTM1243 1 0 1 2
Development Theory and Practice CUTM1244 2 0 2 4
Development Project Management Planning Tools and Techniques-II CUTM1245 0 2 2 4
Social Research Methods CUTM1246 2 1 1 4
Agricultural Marketing CUTM1247 2 0 2 4
SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE THEORY PRACTICE PROJECT CREDIT
Mini Bharat Darshan CUTM1248 0 0 6 6
SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE THEORY PRACTICE PROJECT CREDIT
Gender, Human Rights and Ethics CUTM1014 1.5 0 1.5 3
Climate Change, Sustainability and Organisation CUTM1015 1.5 0 1.5 3
Development/ Agribusiness Internship CUTM1249 0 0 8 8
SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE THEORY PRACTICE PROJECT CREDIT
Domain Data Science and Machine Learning MLCU2000 2 9 15 26
Data Analysis and Visualisation Using Python CUML2000 0 1 3 4
Machine Learning using Python CUML2001 1 2 1 4
ML for Predictive Analysis CUML2002 1 2 1 4
ML for Image Analytics CUML2003 0 4 2 6
ML for Hyperspectral imaging CUML2004 0 4 2 6
Internship CUML2005 0 0 4 4
Project CUML2006 0 0 4 4
Domain Gaming and Immersive Learning (AR & VR) ARCU2060 5 5 10 20
Introduction to Gaming & Simulation CUAR2060 1 1 0 2
Game Assets & Game Objects CUAR2061 1 1 1 3
Building Game Environment CUAR2062 1 1 1 3
Game Animation, Scripting & UI CUAR2063 1 1 1 3
Binary Deployment and Cross-Platform Controls CUAR2064 1 1 1 3
Project CUAR2065 0 0 6 6
Domain GO-TO-MARKET GMCU2140 4 10 8 22
Design Thinking and Managing Innovation Through GATE Process CUGM2140 1 2 0 3
PLM Tools on Dassault Platform CUGM2141 2 6 0 8
Process Management ( Using Enovia ) CUGM2142 1 2 0 3
Product Development CUGM2143 0 0 8 8
Domain Data Analytics- Visualisation DACU2200 0 14 6 20
Story Telling Using Visualisation CUDA2200 0 2 0 2
and Data Requirements CUDA2201 0 4 0 4
Python Libraries: Pandas CUDA2202 0 3 0 3
Visualisation With Matplotlib, CUDA2203 0 2 2 4
Plotly and Seaborn CUDA2204 0 3 0 3
Interactive Data Visualisation with Bokeh CUDA2205 0 0 4 4
Domain Business Analytics BACU2210 0 12 6 18
Tableau CUBA2210 0 4 0 4
Business analytics through Excel CUBA2211 0 4 0 4
Google analytics CUBA2212 0 4 0 4
Project CUBA2213 0 0 6 6
Domain Food Processing FPCU2310 3 15 11 29
Processing Technology of Cereals and Millets CUFP2310 1 2 0 3
Processing Technology of Legumes and Oilseeds CUFP2311 1 2 0 3
Processing Technology of Fruits, Vegetables, Spices and Condiments CUFP2312 1 2 0 3
Product Development and Packaging Technologies CUFP2313 0 3 0 3
Food Standards and Regulations and HACCP Systems CUFP2314 0 3 0 3
Sensory Evaluation and Nutritional Labelling of Foods CUFP2315 0 3 0 3
AELP Project CUFP2316 0 0 11 11
Domain Agri Business Management ABCU2320 2 0 21 23
Agri Food Markets and Value Chain Analysis CUAB2320 1 0 2 3
Agri Input Marketing CUAB2321 1 0 2 3
Rural Haat and Market Analysis CUAB2322 0 0 2 2
Community Owned and Managed Agri Businesses CUAB2323 0 0 2 2
Agri Warehouse Management CUAB2324 0 0 2 2
Sales and Distribution of Agrifood Products CUAB2325 0 0 11 11
Domain Commodity and Food Storage FSCU2330 3 15 11 29
Storage Entomology CUFS2330 1 2 0 3
Seed Pathology CUFS2331 1 2 0 3
Post-harvest Biochemistry and Physiology of Crops CUFS2332 1 2 0 3
Recent Trends inPost-harvest Technology CUFS2333 0 3 0 3
Pest Management Techniques in Storage CUFS2334 0 3 0 3
Post-harvest Storage of Fruits and Vegetables CUFS2335 0 3 0 3
AELP Project CUFS2336 0 0 11 11
SUBJECT NAME SUBJECT CODE THEORY PRACTICE PROJECT CREDIT
Apparel Production & Marketing CUTM3029 0 3 1 4
Line Stitching Supervising CUTM3030 0 3 1 4
Apparel Production CUTM3031 0 3 1 4
Light Motor Vehicle Driving CUTM3032 0 3 1 4
Fork Lift Operation CUTM3033 0 3 1 4
Heavy Vehicle Technology CUTM3034 0 3 1 4
Two Wheeler Service Technology CUTM3035 0 3 1 4
Four Wheeler Service Technology CUTM3036 0 3 1 4
E-Vehicle Assembly and Service Technology CUTM3037 0 3 1 4
Robotics CUTM3038 0 3 1 4
CNC Machinist CUTM3039 0 3 1 4
CNC Programming (CAM) CUTM3040 0 3 1 4
Design Supervising Wooden and Modular Furniture CUTM3041 0 3 1 4
Introduction to Composite Manufacturing CUTM3042 0 3 1 4
3D Modelling and Printing CUTM3043 0 3 1 4
Pottery CUTM3044 0 3 1 4
Precast Concrete Manufacturing CUTM3045 0 3 1 4
Fabrication CUTM3046 0 3 1 4
Hi-Tech Surveying CUTM3047 0 3 1 4
Internet of Things CUTM3048 0 3 1 4
Mechatronics System Design CUTM3049 0 3 1 4
Plant/Drug Research using Biovia CUTM3050 0 3 1 4
Introduction to Nanotechnology CUTM3051 0 3 1 4
Drone Piloting CUTM3052 0 3 1 4
Camera Operation CUTM3053 0 3 1 4
Editor CUTM3054 0 3 1 4
Desktop Publishing CUTM3055 0 3 1 4
Introduction to Blender and Unity tools CUTM3056 0 3 1 4
Refraction Technology CUTM3057 0 3 1 4
Emergency Medical Technicnology CUTM3058 0 3 1 4
Medical Lab Technology CUTM3059 0 3 1 4
Operating Theatre Technology CUTM3060 0 3 1 4
Radiology Technology CUTM3061 0 3 1 4
Phlebotomy Technology CUTM3062 0 3 1 4
First Aid Service CUTM3063 0 3 1 4
General Duty Assistance Service CUTM3064 0 3 1 4
X- ray Technology CUTM3065 0 3 1 4
Wantrepreneur to Entrepreneur CUTM3066 0 3 1 4
Retail Sales CUTM3067 0 3 1 4
Basketball CUTM3068 0 3 1 4
Gym Fitness CUTM3069 0 3 1 4
Swimming CUTM3070 0 3 1 4
Beauty Therapy CUTM3071 0 3 1 4
Yoga & Meditation CUTM3072 0 3 1 4
Solar PV Installation CUTM3073 0 3 1 4
Solar Lighting Technology CUTM3074 0 3 1 4
Gardening CUTM3075 0 3 1 4
Microgrid Design and Implementation CUTM3076 0 3 1 4
Solar Driven Equipment Assembly CUTM3077 0 3 1 4
Solar Thermal Engineering CUTM3078 0 3 1 4
Introduction to Quantum Computing CUTM3079 0 3 1 4
Introcution to Highperformace Computing CUTM3080 0 3 1 4
Organic Farming CUTM3081 0 3 1 4
Mushroom Farming CUTM3082 0 3 1 4
Hydrophonics Technology CUTM3083 0 3 1 4
Poultry Farming CUTM3084 0 3 1 4
Dairy Farming CUTM3085 0 3 1 4
Vermicomposting Farming CUTM3086 0 3 1 4
Transformer Manufacturing, Repairing and Maintenance CUTM3087 0 3 1 4
CCTV Installtion CUTM3088 0 3 1 4
Electrical Installation CUTM3089 0 3 1 4
Repair and Maintainance of Home Applianaces CUTM3090 0 3 1 4
Refrigeration and air conditioning CUTM3091 0 3 1 4
Super critical Co2 plant operation CUTM3092 0 3 1 4
Seed production - Paddy CUTM3093 0 3 1 4
Paddy Processing and marketing CUTM3094 0 3 1 4
Business Plan Preparation CUTM3095 0 3 1 4
Dairy Plant operation CUTM3096 0 3 1 4
Fruit processing with dryers CUTM3097 0 3 1 4
Composite fabrication practice CUTM3098 0 3 1 4
Powder coating practice CUTM3099 0 3 1 4
Farm appliances operation( tractor, harvester and transplanter) CUTM3100 0 3 1 4
Sewage Treatment plant operation CUTM3101 0 3 1 4
Solid Waste management CUTM3102 0 3 1 4
Bio fertilisers preparation CUTM3103 0 3 1 4
PCB designing & fabrication CUTM3104 0 3 1 4
Introduction to Block Chain Technology CUTM3105 0 3 1 4
Introduction to Nutraceuticals CUTM3106 0 3 1 4
Introduction to NLP CUTM3107 0 3 1 4
Introduction to Computational Biology CUTM3108 0 3 1 4
Product Life Cycle Management through Gate process CUTM3109 0 3 1 4
New material development with Biovia CUTM3110 0 3 1 4
Spectral image processing using Python CUTM3111 0 3 1 4
Satellite data processing CUTM3112 0 3 1 4
Working with Graphene and carbon fibre CUTM3113 0 3 1 4
Adobe Tools and Illustrations CUTM3114 0 3 1 4
Digital Painting CUTM3115 0 3 1 4
Advanced GIS CUTM1260 1 2 1 4
Eligibility Criteria
  • Graduation in any discipline (+Entrance exam)
  • Centurion University Entrance Exam (CUEE) Score
Career path you can choose after the course
  •  Agribusiness Office Assistant
  • Agribusiness Marketing Coordinator
  •  Farm Manager
  • Farm Auditor
  • Agribusiness Food Manager
  • Agricultural Analyst
  • Market Analyst
  • Crop Producer
  • Quality Controller

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