IIM Shillong, also known as the Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, has become the first among India’s centrally funded technical institutions and universities to successfully implemented an IT education project.
The project, student system and alumni development solution for higher education’ project, includes the deployment of Peoplesoft Campus Solutions, Human Capital Management, Fin\ancials and Supply Chain Management applications from Oracle.
The implementation of the project has automated all its backend processes, besides improving time management, data accounting and the efficient management of human resources and staff and student feedback.
It has resulted in freeing up more time and resources, and provide better information for management and faculty to enhance their core mission of delivering education programmes to the Institute’s post graduate students.
The project would enable complete calendar view of a teacher’s classes, one-click email to one, a select group of, or all students in a class, track midterm and final grades for each student, write notes that can be displayed on a student’s transcript, automate leave planning and related compensation for the entire workforce and so on.
“In today’s fast-changing and highly competitive environment, we are determined to provide quality education to our students,” said Prof Ashoke Dutta, director of IIM Shillong.
“IIM Shillong has taken a big step towards implementing a comprehensive IT solution with the help of Oracle and Citagus. We have sought to reduce manual processes as much as possible, and provide access to real-time information for students and the college management and faculty. This will enable us to focus completely on education programmes for our students and excel in quality and accessibility,” Dutta added.
IIM Shillong will now be able to more effectively manage relationships with alumni and other donors.