Established: 1982, Top-scoring parameters: Leadership & Governance, Campus Life, Accreditation & Linkages
Differentiator: Strong association with alumni
The Regional College of Management (RCM), Bhubaneswar was established in 1982 and was conferred the autonomous status in the year 2009. The institute aims to create globally competitive and socially responsive leaders. The institute aspires to provide students with the academic exposure and learning environment to become competent professionals. The institute offers two years full-time MBA, two years full-time PGDM, and three years part time MBA and MCA programs. The institute is affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology.
RCM, Bhubaneswar is a member of several national and international professional organisations and forums, including Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), Utkal Chamber of Commerce & Industry (UCCI), and All India Association of MBAs (AAMBA). The institution enjoys association with several senior executives from some of the most recognised organisations in the Indian industry in its advisory board. Board of Governors, and its academic council. Through these associations, the institute not only ensures that its academic content is updated regularly to align with the industry, but also prepare students to become professionally competent to take on evolving job responsibilities of the industry.
RCM believes in maintaining strong association with the alumni through active engagement driven partly by the institute and partly by the alumni. The alumni page on the institute’s web site is a source of not only joining the alumni association but also for finding information and news about the institute’s alumni. The institute also stays in touch with alumni actively though professional social networks.
The institute also tracks and recognises the achievements of its alumni through social media and the alumni page. The institute’s strong focus on maintaining relationships with its alumni is based on its belief that alumni are the brand ambassadors.
RCM prides on its infrastructure, including campus buildings, library, and educational and recreational facilities. The institute’s lecture halls, laboratories, and recreational facilities are built to create an environment of holistic student development. The institute’s library contains over 40,000 books, and over 2500 online journals. The institute has the e-library technology infrastructure for information reference.
Students at RCM, Bhubaneswar experience several out of class opportunities, for professional and personal growth. A student experience is characterised by high involvement in campus activities and learning initiatives. Besides that, RCM also provides full service career services to its students, such as career counselling, on-campus interview schedules, employment opportunities bulletin, job vacancy postings, and resume assistance.