MICM, Bhubaneswar offers long-duration programmes, management development programmes and specialised courses in various management areas as per the need of the Cooperative Movement in the State:

Higher Diploma in Cooperative Management (26 WEEKS DURATION)


1. Title of the Course Higher Diploma in Cooperative Management (HDCM)
2. Duration 26 Weeks
3. Intake Capacity 30 Participants
4. Objective 1. To develop change agents in cooperatives who can:
(a) Motivate the members and the managing committee to participate in the management of coop. enterprises;
(b) Achieve the enterprise goals by meeting the members as well as national goals.
2. To enrich the managers working in cooperatives by:
(a) Improving their conceptual capabilities in understanding the managerial problems of cooperatives;
(b) Upgrading their skills and abilities to use appropriate techniques for managing cooperatives; and
(c) Developing attitude approximate for achieving excellence in cooperative management and Administration.
(d) To Strive for cooperative growth as economic tool
5. Course Contents  
First Semester
S.No. Course Title Units No. of Sessions
1. Environment for Cooperative & Rural Development and Agriculture 1.5 45
2. Cooperative Law and Administration 2.0 60
3. Cooperative Credit & Banking 1.0 30
4. Non-Credit Cooperatives 1.0 30
5. Accounts and Audit 1.5 45
6. MIS & Computer Application – I 1.0 30
Total 8.0 240
Second Semester
7. Cost Accounting and Financial Management 1.5 45
8. Marketing Management 1.0 30
9. Allied Laws 1.0 30
10. Organizational Behaviour& Communication 1.0 30
11. Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations 1.0 30
12. Project Management 1.0 30
13. MIS & Computer Application – II 1.0 30
Total 7.5 225
6. Interpersonal 26 Weeks
  First Semester

(Class room training)

  Observation Study Tour 02
  Second Semester

(including 2 weeks Placement/Project Study)

7. Admission (a) Personnel working in Cooperative department and Cooperative Institutions with minimum qualification of graduation.
(b) Private candidate, fulfilling the minimum required qualifications, can be also be admitted. Selection of Private candidates will be made through open test to be conducted at each ICM.
(c) Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes candidates will be admitted as per the norms fixed in this behalf by the Govt. of India.
(d) Maximum 40 years, relaxable in special cases.
8. Pedagogy   As the focus of the course is on improving decision making skills, experiential method, role plays, in basket exercises, group discussions and presentations are used.


The focus of class sessions is on developing skills and attitudes through active student participation rather than on summarizing the reading materials through lectures.  The participants are expected to study the recommended literature, cases and discuss within small groups outside the class room.

9. Practical Training (a) On completion of the first term the participants will be deputed for observation study inside and outside to a cooperatively well developed state.
(b) During the second term two weeks Placement/Project Study tour will be assigned to participants inside the state.
10. Assessment and Evaluation: (a) Each subject will carry 100 marks consisting of the following heads:
(i) Mid-Term Internal Class Test 20 Marks
(ii) Project/Assignments 20 Marks
(iii) Term End Examination 60 Marks
Total 100 Marks
    (a) 13 subjects will have 13 x 100 1300 Marks
    (b) Evaluation of Observation Study 50 Marks
    (c) Project/Placement Study Report and Viva-Voce

(Report 100 Marks Viva 50 Marks)

150 Marks
    Grand Total 1500 Marks
11. Categorization 70% and above Distinction
    60% but below 70% First Class
    50% but below 60% Second Class
    45% but below 50% Third Class
    Less than 45% Failed


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