HOD’s Desk

It gives me immense pleasure to lead the PG department of Development Management. Our department is unique, like a prism reflecting the manifold shades of learning and co-curricular activities related to Social and Development Concerns.The Department has recorded consistent improvement in its academic, research and placement performance. It offers a range of innovatively designed programs whose curricula are constantly updated to meet the changing requirements and face the challenges of the Development field. The greatest asset of the department is its highly motivated and learned faculty. Our students have been well accepted in their job profiles and have consistently exceeded expectations of the society and the corporate world.It is also expected that our students will continue to pass on the skills which they have developed during their stay at this department to whole of the world for a better society to emerge.

Dr. Sarah Karunakaran

Head of the Department,
P.G. Department of Development Management.

Courses Offered

INTRODUCTION

Development management is a practice profession. Today managing projects and programmes and leading development organization is becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. Organizations are realizing that a widening range of knowledge and skill are necessary to achieve results and enhance their impact. This creates a demand for development professional equipped with modern management practices. The two year M.A. in Development Management course, is developing and grooming young development professionals who seek career in the development sector.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE

The objectives of the course are:

  • To provide a value-added, market-driven, employment-oriented and indigenously relevant course in the Development sector.
  • To give necessary inputs and training in setting up the goals and objectives of development activities, establishment of organizations, thorough understanding of organizational management, devising strategies and operational pathways.
  • To plan and monitor Projects/Programmes, Financial, Marketing, Human Resources, Networking and other organizational policies.
  • To help an individual to understand the subject and the field of activity in detail from a realistic point of view and prepare them for a career in development management.

SCOPE OF THE COURSE

Both in India and abroad, there is a wide scope for managing projects which will create long lasting impact on the lives of the marginalized by adopting sustainable development models conceived by development agencies, international organizations and the Government. By undergoing this course one can work in various sectors like Rural, Urban & Tribal Development, Health Care, Women’s Emancipation, Child Rights and Child Abuse Prevention, Youth Development, Disaster Management, Human Rights, Refugee Rehabilitation, Community Reconstruction, and so on.

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Dr. Sarah Karunakaran, MA(SW),M.Phil, Ph.D

Head of the Department,
P.G. Department of Development Management,

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