In today's context, a Degree is not a guarantee for an employment opportunity, and it is a reliable indicator of an individual's competency. On the other hand Graduates must update their knowledge, practical experience, soft skills and attitudes to be competitive in the job market. Thus the industrial training is a vital component which improves competency of a Graduate as a cooperate leader.
Industrial training Programme (ITP) has been designed to provide supervised practical training with- in a specified time-frame. The training can be carried out either in government sector or in the private sector, and it includes the job training and research based training.
The main aim of the ITP is to produce graduates who are ready to face industries. The programme also expects to develop competent Graduates who are able to apply the knowledge acquired at the institute in a practical working environment. By exploring the real working experience, students under- stand expectations and guidelines of the business arena that lead to increase the chance of employment after graduation. This is a continuous effort done by National Institute of Business Management to eliminate the gap between academia and industry. Feedback received from employers who are part of the programme is used to improve the existing curriculum in line with the needs of the industry.
At the end of the industrial training, students will be able:
Job duties of trainees can be decided by the employer based on their competencies in relation to specific fields. During the period of training, students must be supervised by respective employer in order to ensure that they receive relevant guidance. NSBM expects constructive feedback of their progress during the period of industrial training. It is compulsory to complete industrial training in order to complete the Higher Diploma.
50 working days are assigned for industrial training and employer is free to extend the period of employment after completion of industrial training.