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 CourseHigher Diploma in Cooperative Management (HDCM)
2.Duration 26 Weeks
3.Intake Capacity30 Participants
4.Objective1.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 TitleUnitsNo. of Sessions
1.Environment for Cooperative & Rural Development and Agriculture1.545
2.Cooperative Law and Administration2.060
3.Cooperative Credit & Banking1.030
4.Non-Credit Cooperatives1.030
5.Accounts and Audit1.545
6.MIS & Computer Application – I1.030
Second Semester
7.Cost Accounting and Financial Management1.545
8.Marketing Management1.030
9.Allied Laws1.030
10.Organizational Behaviour& Communication1.030
11.Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations1.030
12.Project Management1.030
13.MIS & Computer Application – II1.030
6.Interpersonal 26 Weeks
 First Semester

(Class room training)

 Observation Study Tour02
 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 Test20 Marks
(ii)Project/Assignments20 Marks
(iii)Term End Examination60 Marks
Total100 Marks
  (a)13 subjects will have 13 x 1001300 Marks
  (b)Evaluation of Observation Study50 Marks
  (c)Project/Placement Study Report and Viva-Voce

(Report 100 Marks Viva 50 Marks)

150 Marks
  Grand Total1500 Marks
11.Categorization 70% and aboveDistinction
  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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