SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY
DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION
WE ARE INDIA'S MOST PREFERRED DISTANCE EDUCATION UNIVERSITY
Sikkim Manipal University – Distance Education (SMU-DE) , a unique public-private initiative between the Government of Sikkim and Manipal Education, Ranked #1 in the student perception survey conducted by CAREERS360, a magazine for young professionals in collaboration with Yahoo.
Management is the art and science of coordinating resources and utilising them to the best advantage in achieving set objectives. Management, in this sense, is an inevitable component of all human activities, irrespective of profit objective and is not confined to profit oriented industries and businesses, as popularly perceived and understood.
Information Technology has been the greatest agent for change of this century and promises to play this role even more dramatically in the coming decades. IT is changing every aspect of human life-
- Trade Manufacturing Services Culture
- National defence
- Global security
The EduNxtTM platform is an easy to use delivery system. It enables a collaborative and interactive environment for learning and includes small group mentoring, virtual classrooms, simulation, self-study content, recorded presentations and shared browsing. EduNxtTM functions on the principle of 3As + 4Cs. The 3 As of Affordability, Accessibility and Appropriateness are the guideline to scaling up EduNxtTM across distributed learning. The 4Cs of Content, Collaboration, Communication and Computing are the basis of developing EduNxtTM into a means of disseminating education among the not-so-privileged or the infrastructure – challenged.