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ABBS Center for Research and Development (ACRD)
Introduction:

In order to meet the challenges of emerging scenario in the twenty first century and to optimally exploit the new opportunities, the country needs vigorous result - oriented inter- disciplinary efforts, of a nature and scale. The efforts at the highest intellectual level have to be directed towards research, leading to strategies for growth with social justice and progress and understanding of scientific processes, consultancy of an interdisciplinary in nature on specific problems requiring a time bound solutions and development of a new breed of managers, technocrats and development professionals equipped with appropriate knowledge and skills and ability to acquire new knowledge/skills, a vision of things as they could be, and the confidence to face the unknown.

Anticipating the potential unleashed by the globalization and the future demand for personnel, the ABBS Center for Research and Development (ACRD), Bangalore was established. The Centre envisages an educational mission of inter-disciplinary nature by networking the knowledge, efforts and expertise available in the fields of various management disciplines for providing the best technical advice to business executives, policy-makers, planners and researchers.

The Mission:
  • To provide excellent management education and training with focus on human values
  • To carry out relevant, high quality research at doctorate levels which suits to society, markets and industry
  • To promote publication and dissemination of knowledge, skills and learning.
The Vision:

To help management interns , scholars and teachers in achieving higher education in management through a holistic approach of education , training , strategic planning, teaching and research with human and ethical values .

Aim:
  • To provide multidisciplinary courses in business management and technology
  • To impart knowledge, skills and education to students in a wide range of management disciplines such as marketing, finance, human resources, business, operations, economics etc.
Objectives:
  • To undertake PhD. programme in management studies and its related disciplines through collaborating, accreditation and affiliation with institutions of higher education
  • To provide advisory and consultancy services on various issues relating to development, business management
  • To undertake research studies on economic development, management, social and political environment
  • To undertake training of personnel and staff of business, corporate and other agencies dealing with business management, operation and strategic planning
  • To organize seminars, workshops, symposia, conference, study tours etc. on various facets of business and management
  • To conduct marketing research, inter disciplinary research, baseline and end line surveys, studies and development research and also to collaborate with other agencies, institutions and organizations in such a manner as may be necessary for the promotion of the objectives of the Centre
  • To organize Executive and Faculty Development Programmes on various facets of business, management, marketing research and methodology, quantitative techniques finance, human resource planning, personnel, strategic management etc.
  • To prepare, print and publish papers, periodicals and books in furtherance of the objectives of the Centre.
  • To offer research related diploma courses in the field of management
Future Plans:
  • Write project proposals in various disciplines of management and development
  • Liaison with reputed research institutes of Bangalore for joint student supervision, internships, and project fellowships
  • Arrange guest lectures by inspiring researchers for motivating students and faculties of the institute
  • Provide faculty training and development programmes for improving the quality of research
  • In the long run set up different research labs for different sub disciplines of management

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Library & Information Resource Centre
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ABBS Resource Centre has a built-up area of 12916 Sq. ft. Aesthetically designed and well maintained, it has a comprehensive collection of books related to Management Sciences, Pure Sciences and other allied subjects to meet the present and future needs of its students and faculty.

The library's mission is to provide comprehensive resources and services in support of the teaching, learning and the research needs of the college community. It has a total collection of 14054 documents (Books, Journals, Projects and Back Volumes of Journals etc.), 110 print journals, 12 newspapers, 1020 e-books and access to more than 12000 e-journals through online databases etc. The library has been equipped to inspire the students and the staff towards pursuit of knowledge.

Library Working Hours

9.00 AM to 7.00 PM on all working days and library extends its working hours during exams.

Digital Library

Digital Library has been created using "Dspace" (Digital Library Software) to collect, preserve and distribute the digital resources amongst the students and staff. This is an important tool to facilitate scholarly communication and preserve the institutions' knowledge. The Digital Library contains:ABBS Newsletter, AMBER e-Journal, faculty publications, theses and dissertations, e-books, e-journals, projects, question papers, syllabus, free e-journal packages etc.with respect to scholarly communication. The following link shows the ABBS Digital Library present on campus

Digital Library Link: http://192.168.1.36/jspui/

Some of the major services rendered by the library are:
  • Circulation Service
  • OPAC - Online Public Access Catalogue
  • Reference Service
  • Photocopy Service
  • Inter Library Loan Service
  • CAS (Current Awareness Service)
  • SDI (Selective Dissemination Information) Service
  • SC/ST Book Bank facility
  • Digital Library
  • Online Database search facility
  • Audio Visual Room facility
  • Wi-Fi Facility in the Library
Library Resources
Books 13323
Journals/Magazines 89
Project reports 960
Back Volumes 427
Newspapers 12
E-Resources
CD/DVD's 450
e-Books 1103
e-journals 15000
AV Resources 120
Online Database & Online Journals

PROQUEST : http://search.proquest.com

J-GATE PLUS : http://jgateplus.com

DOAJ : https://doaj.org

IAS (Indian Academy of Science) : http://www.ias.ac.in/Journals/Overview

NISCAIR JOURNALS : http://www.niscair.res.in

NPTEL Lecture Notes/Videos : http://nptel.ac.in

National Digital Library : https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in

DELNET : http://164.100.247.30

Laboratories
Management Lab
Warren Buffet Investment Lab
Objectives:
  • Financial Software like financial analysts modeling financial analysis to understand the movement of stock faculty creates a platform with each student.  This platform will make student to understand the complete investment process, understanding of financial statement through software. It is a platform, which mirrors live markets feeds with a delay
  • Platform is similar to the award winning ICICI platform and has almost live market trades. Top 100 stocks on NSE and BSE available for trading and investing
  • Creating portfolio and tracking through regular report generation Research project are done by each students on price movement analysis, EMH, CAPM, etc. by taking the real stock in consideration with help of Lead faculty of college.
  • Cash, Margin and F&O (Nifty Futures and Nifty Options) functionalities possible
  • Logic of buying/selling is captured and option of Feedback by Faculty on trades
Computer Lab

Equipped with more than 100 desktops with Core i3 processors, the entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled with LAN/WAN. The 30 Mbps leased line provides instant Internet access. Additionally, all MBA and PGDM students are given complimentary laptops.

Language Lab

A Language lab is set up to train and groom students for the corporate world. Our trainers fine-tune the speaking skills required for students to face interviews. Different levels of mock interviews are part of the training process as well. The language lab also gives special assistance to international students with vocational training. Talking in English is the status quo before entering the work field, so effective speaking and writing starts here.

Science Labs

All the laboratories are fully equipped with latest equipment not just to impart practical training but also to facilitate research.

Our various science labs are:

Department Of Genetics

Gregor Mendel's lab

Department of Biotechnology

Watson & Crick lab

Department of Chemistry

Marie-Curie lab

Department of Bio-Chemistry

Hargobind Khorana lab

Department of Microbiology

Louis Pasteur lab

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