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American National College

American National College was incorporated in July 1986. The school held its first class on September 2, 1986 and has grown from 1 campus to 3 campuses in the United States today. American National College comprised originally of 3 separate schools which were Iverson Institute, Royal Beauty Careers, and Circle J. Beauty school. In 2013 all these schools bring under one name, American National College.

In its 25+ years of history, American National College has undergone many changes to keep with the dynamics of education. AMNC originally started as an Information technology education provider and added new programs in 2003 as medical and cosmetology were coming into demand. As of 2014 American National College now offers many different programs of study ranging from Associate Degrees (Business Administration, Healthcare, Computer Science), English as a second Language (ESL, TOEFL preparation), Cosmetology, Business (Paralegal, Business Office Specialist, Administrative Assistant, Computer Network Technician), and Medical (Surgical Technician, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Records Coder).

In 2013 American National College received approval from the Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to issue I-20s for M-1 and F-1 student visas. Its dedication to students coupled with highly trained staff, makes ANC one of the top schools for Associate Degrees, Beauty, English as a second language (ESL), Medical School (Medical Assistant, Surgical Technologist) in the south. Accreditation


American National College American National College is listed in the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs. Each of the postsecondary educational institutions and programs contained within the database is accredited by an accrediting agency or state approval agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a reliable authority as to the quality of postsecondary education within the meaning of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accrediting agencies, which are private educational associations of regional or national scope, develop evaluation criteria and conduct peer evaluations to assess whether or not those criteria are met. Institutions and/or programs that request an agency's evaluation and that meet an agency's criteria are then "accredited" by that agency.

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American National College American National College is an accredited member of CHEA. As an accredited degree-granting member of the COEI, II is also an institutional member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CHEA is a non-profit organization serving the national advocate for self-regulation through accreditation. American National College's accredited stature ensures that students receive a world-class education and a degree that is recognized by leading organizations for excellence and achievement. Such institutional classification ensures that student achievements and credentials retain the strong level of "validity" that employers demand. Accredited degrees also guarantee that any credits students earn as part of your accredited degree program will enjoy maximum transferability among most other, credible academic institutions, although such decisions remain at the discretion of the admitting college or university and its correlative programs.

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U.S. Government

American National College American National College is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant students. All international students and exchange visitors must possess a SEVIS I-20 issued by an approved school. SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) is an automated process to collect, maintain, and manage information about international students and exchange visitors during their stay in the United States. American National College is approved by the Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to issue I-20s for M-1 and F-1 student visas. As such, all curriculum, faculty, administrators, academic standards and administrative procedures and policies are frequently reviewed to ensure that the school maintains consistent standards of Excellence. SEVIS is operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) under the federal Department of Homeland Security. AMNC's SEVIS School Code is ATL214F52173000.

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Bharathiar University

The Bharathiar University was established at Coimbatore by the Government of Tamilnadu in February, 1982 under the provision of the Bharathiar University Act, 1981 (Act 1 of 1982). The Postgraduate Centre of the University of Madras, which was functioning in Coimbatore before 1982 formed the core of the Bharathiar University. In May, 1985 the University received the recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi for the purpose of grants. The Bharathiar University is Re-Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade.

The University named after the great national poet Subramania Bharathi is enshrined with the motto “Educate to Elevate”. In the University, every effort is harnessed to realize his dream of making educational institutions as temple of learning. It is the aim of the University to participate in the task of inculcating necessary Knowledge, Skills and Creative Attitudes and values among the youth of the country to contribute more effectively towards establishing an equitable social and economic and secular ideal of our nation.

Participatory program is an indigenous concept developed by Bharathiar University wherein colleges and institutions with facilities and faculties to offer various programs as regular, weekend programs to help achieve higher grass enrollment ratio and higher literacy rate but without compromising on the standard of education imparted. IIKM® Business School has sign up with prestigious Bharathiar University for the participatory courses in Chennai & Calicut.

Alagappa University

Alagappa University is located at Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu is accessible from Madurai and Tiruchirappalli Airports within two hours. The 440 acre green and lush campus houses all the academic activities. This University has emerged from the galaxy of institutions initially founded by the great philanthropist and educationist Dr. RM. Alagappa Chettiar.

Alagappa University was brought into existence by a Special Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu in May 1985 with the objective of fostering research, development and dissemination of knowledge in various branches of learning. Alagappa University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. The University has 39 Departments, 9 Centres and 2 Constituent Colleges on its campus. 40 Affiliated Colleges located in the districts of Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram are part of the University. Of which one Autonomous College and one Alagappa University Model College of Arts and Science are located in Kilakkarai and Paramakudi respectively.

The University offers education through Regular, Week-end, Distance and Collaborative modes. Through all modes of education, the University caters to the needs of the student community of around 1.14 lakhs.

The concept of Collaborative Programmes was emerged into existence in Alagappa University during the year 2001-02. This unique, a socially relevant Collaborative Programmes was generated by introducing need based skill oriented specialized courses through the institutions having adequate physical and academic resources. IIKM® has sign up with prestigious Alagappa University for the Collaborative Programmes.

The American Library

IIKM has tie up with the The American Library - Chennai
American Library offers

• Virtual Catalog - borrowing privileges in all four libraries in person or by post
• Access to eLibraryUSA - virtual at your fingertips
• Computers with internet access and Microsoft Office
• Personalized reference services - in person/ by phone / fax/ email
• Multimedia Facilities
• Photocopy and printing services
• Library orientation and database training

Diploma of Leadership Management (Australia)

GLOBAL INDUSTRY SKILLS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY (GISDA) is a Registered Training Organisation listed with Commonwealth Register of Institutions, providing Internationally recognized and Australian Government Accredited Vocational Education and Training Programs pursuant to the Australian Quality Training Framework 2007 (‘AQTF’) Essential Standards for Registered Training Organisations. National Recognition by Law - certificates issued by GISDA are recognized throughout Australia and Trade Assessing Body, TRA.

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The IMA, USA is the leading professional organization devoted exclusively to management accounting and financial management. As set forth in its mission and vision statements, its goals are to help members develop both personally and professionally, by means of education, certification, and association with other business professionals.

As a respected leader within the global financial community, the IMA influences the concepts and ethical practices in management accounting and financial management. Its ethical standards provide guidance to practitioners for maintaining the highest levels of ethical conduct.


To reflect the globalization of business and the importance of sound management accounting practices in all parts of the world, IMA® and the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI), a statutory body enacted under an Act of Parliament of India, have entered into a joint partnership agreement. At the cornerstone of the partnership is a mutual recognition of each organization’s respective certifications, allowing automatic award of IMA’s Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) certification for ICWAI’s Cost and Works Accountant (CWA) certificate holders. With 42,000 qualified professionals, ICWAI is the regulating authority of the cost and management accounting profession in India. The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA. The MoU will enable recognition of the professional qualification of the respective institutes. Both the institutes will develop the profession of management accountancy for the benefit of their members and students.

According to the MoU, a member of ICWAI can get enrolled as a member of IMA USA and vice-versa. However, an IMA member enrolling as a member of ICWAI will not be allowed to hold a certificate of practice to undertake any statutory work in India.

Consultancy Development Centre

Consultancy Development Centre (CDC) is an Autonomous Institution of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) of Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, working towards promoting and strengthening Consultancy skills and capabilities including export of Consultancy Services. CDC is also the nodal agency in the Asia Pacific region for the Technical Consultancy Development Programme for Asia and the Pacific (TCDPAP), a programme promoted by the United Nation Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

Consultant is an important functionary in development of products and projects, aiding in providing optimum solutions to achieve bottom-line requirements of client organisations. The Consultants, besides having domain expertise in their area of operation, must be equipped with the knowledge of different dimensions of the job of a Management Consultant and the desirable skills to do that job with requisite perfection.

Realizing this need, Consultancy Development Centre, an Autonomous Institution of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, is offering the “Certificate Programme in Management Consulting” though IIKM Business School.

Certificate Programme in Management Consulting

Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft Dynamics is a line of integrated, adaptable business management solutions that automate and streamline financial, customer relationship, and supply chain processes in a way that helps you drive business success. Microsoft Dynamics is a line of integrated, adaptable business management solutions that enable people to make important business decisions with greater confidence. Microsoft Dynamics works like and with familiar Microsoft software—easing adoption and reducing the risks inherent with implementing a new solution. These solutions automate and streamline financial, customer relationship, and supply chain processes in a way that can help you drive business success. Microsoft Dynamics comprises several unique software products to meet almost any business need


The All India Management Association (AIMA) was created as an apex body of professional management with active support of the Government of India and Industry in 1957. AIMA is a group- a body to pool management thoughts in the country, a forum to develop a national managerial ethos, an orgnisation to facilitate the furtherance of the management profession in the country. Salient features of the programmes:

• All India Reputation of AIMA as the apex body of Management Profession in India with 3,000 companies and 30,000 professional members.

• Unique blend of Quality & Flexibility as PGDM is offered through flexi-learning mode also.

• DEC, Govt. of India recognition

• Industry interfaced, strong curriculum because of corporate links of AIMA.

• Modular structure and a certificate after each module.

• Industry experienced faculty brings real-world professional experience to the classroom.

• Case Mode for experiential learning.

• Excellent material, which includes books, guides, CDs, assignments etc.

• 44 Centers in more than 30 cities all over India. Many top B-Schools in the centre network.

• 26 Exam Centers in India and 13 abroad.

• Placement services from AIMA-CME and Centers

• AIMA's membership to students

• Almost 40000 strong PGDM Alumni Network

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT (PGDM) Approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India Recognized by Distance Education Council, Govt of India. Specializations offered: Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Operations, International Business. PGCM (POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN MANAGEMENT) (HRD / International Business / Marketing / Finance / Retail Management / Pharmaceutical Marketing)

The PGCM programme aims at providing the required knowledge, attitude and skill base to enable students to excel in their career and place them on fast track career path.


National Stock Exchange - National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) Scheme offered @ IIKM. We are glad to inform you that the Govt. of India (GOI), on August 16, 2013, has announced a scheme of monetary award for candidates undergoing an approved skill development training and certification. The scheme is being implemented through the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The Government is providing the monetary reward for encouraging youth to upgrade their skills.

The National Stock Exchange being a leader in the financial sector is keen to implement the scheme across the country. IIKM has tie up with NSE for offering the BFSI (Banking Financial Services and Insurance).

There are six job roles identified by the NSDC under Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), for which training and certification under the GOI announced scheme can be provided. These are the courses:-

• Equity Dealer
• Banking Correspondent & Business Facilitator
• Mutual Fund Agent
• Life Insurance Agent.
• SME Officer
• Loan Approval Officer

A monetary reimbursement of Rs. 10,000/- would be provided to candidates undergoing training and successfully completing an assessment.

In this regard we suggest that the students can also benefit from scheme offered by NSDC.