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Summer Training

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PURPOSE OF SUMMER TRAINING

Summer training is an integral part of our Post Graduate Programme on Hospital and Health Management (PGDHM). As a part of the curriculum, each student of the first year is required to undergo two months’ Summer training with reputed organizations from April 6 to June 5th, 2009 to: (1) learn through assisting the manager / administrator in daily operational management, and, if possible, (2) help the management study and address some identified issues/ problems associated with some specific operational area /programme.   The main purpose of this training is, therefore, to get exposure to the functioning of the organizations. The summer internship is valued for the exposure it provides.

In the last few years our students were placed in various health care organizations throughout the country and abroad for this type of training.   Most of them came up with reports that stood useful for the organizations. They are assessed on the basis of their training report, presentations and also on the feedback received from the organizations.

During summer training the student is expected to acquaint himself/herself with various departments and functioning of the organization. The training is expected to substantiate classroom teaching with practical exposure in reputed organizations. Please note that the first year students who go for summer training are usually not equipped enough to undertake any independent serious project work although they are fit for assisting you or your colleagues in any on-going activities.

The expected activities from typical summer training include:

        a) The organization assigns the tasks to assist in their daily operational / programme management
        b) The organization identifies one or two key responsible persons to supervise students’ activities, clarify their doubts, and reconfirm understanding. This person will act as a preceptor of the student.
        c) The student is initiated or involved...

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