Professional Certificate Programme on Tea Tasting and Marketing (PCP-TTM) Admission 2011 at Indian Institute of Plantation Management in Bangalore
Introduction : Institute, proposes to launch¬† a¬† Professional Certificate Programme on Tea Tasting and Marketing (PCP-TTM) under the sponsorship of Tea Board of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India, for tea industry personnel and public in general, in the global academia. This program combines the discipline of professional tea tasting and tea marketing. The PCP-TTM has been crafted out of an industry¬† ‚Äď academia interface, with greater focus on practical inputs to address the emerging needs of tea industry. The program will cover the modern principles of tea business management, market information & techniques and practices of tea tasting skill to prepare a dynamic group of world class professional tea tasters with managerial capabilities. PCP-TTM offers excellent career opportunities, nationally and globally,¬† in¬† reputed tea companies, brokerages, tea buyers and blenders, Beverage Industry as well as on the tea gardens. Program is¬† developed and¬† designed by¬† the¬† distinguished IIPM faculty, experts from Tea Board of India and Indian Tea industry.
Course Highlights : The programme will be offered by IIPM in collaboration with Tea Board of India, Ministry of Commerce & Government of India and tea sector. The program is recognized by Tea Board of India, and Tea Industry, for the professional practice of tea tasting and tea making. The field and factory visits are essential part of the program. The program will ensure the participants to upgrade their skill in tea tasting and marketing¬† such that their career gets propelled in right direction.
Course Structure : The course structure is¬† flexible to cater¬† to¬† the needs of¬† the participants. The program is¬† classified into¬† three streams based on the background of the program participants. The classification of the program participants are¬† Freshers to tea industry, Experience in tea manufacturing, and Experience in tea tasting. In all the streams, the technical, functional and marketing aspects of tea tasting, are blended differently in order to fill the skill gaps of the participants.
Eligibility : Graduate in any discipline, recognized by UGC/ AIUs. Proficiency in written and oral communication in English is essential. Sponsored candidates by planters, plantation associations, Brokerages, tea manufacturers, tea buyers, Beverage sector and blenders will be given special consideration in eligibility norms.
Course Duration : 45 days intensive program, starting from 3rd week of April 2011.
Program Highlights : The learning methodologies of the program include tasting different profile of tea which produced within the country and from major tea producing countries. The participants will get hands on experience in tea tasting from the state of art tea tasting lab¬† at the institute and expert tasters from national & international tea tasting units. The institute will also facilitate the participants to sharpen their skills on palate memory and tea business management in real time tea business centers.¬† The participants will be imparted with market information on tea, opportunities, consumption preferences, etc to develop a sense of market driven tea tasting.
Certification : On successful completion of the program with eligible credits, the participants will be awarded Certificate
Programme on Tea Tasting and Marketing.
Course Fee : The tuition fee for the program is Rs.¬† 60,000/- to be paid on confirmation of the admission to the programme. This does not include mess charges, hostel rent & electricity charges, computer charges, expenses on books & reading material, field / industry visits and other personal expenses.
Application Form : For Online Application Form Click http://www.iipmb.edu.in/images/pdf/application%20form.pdf
Application Procedure : For Prospectus, Application Form contact the Admissions Office, alongwith a crossed Demand Draft for Rs.600/- (Rs.350/- for SC/ST/PH candidates with relevant certificates) drawn in favour of ‚ÄúIndian Institute of Plantation Management‚ÄĚ, payable at Bangalore. Application form can also be downloaded from Institute‚Äôs website and filled-in application along with fee may be sent to:
Indian Institute of Plantation Management,
Jnana Bharathi Campus,
Bangalore – 560 056, India.
Email : admissions(AT)iipmb.edu.in / admission_iipm(AT)vsnl.net
Contact Numbers : +91-80-23217806 / 23211716 / Fax: +91-80-23212775
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