Odisha State Open University starts Media Management Course

Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Open University (OSOU) has launched a specialized program on Media Management, first of its kind in the entire state. The Course will be offered from 2018-19 academic sessions, informed Dr. Srikant Mohapatra, Vice chancellor of OSOU.
Students can take admission in Certificate, Diploma, Advance Diploma and PG diploma programme of the course which covers media economics, revenue generation for media and management techniques etc. The minimum eligibility criteria for the certificate and Diploma programme will be +2 or equivalent and that for PG Diploma is Bachelor degree. The course will be available semester wise and will cater to the needs of those, who are interested in managing different types of media, Dr. Mohapatra said.
Journalism & Mass communication Department of OSOU is now offering Certificate, Diploma and PG Diploma programs, which has a total strength of around 2500. The self-learning materials (SLM) and teaching learning and exams questions are offered both in Odia and English languages.
OSOU has the distinction of preparing self-learning materials in Odia as per the syllabus and its available free of cost for all in E-Gyanagar, the OER repository of OSOU. The University has tied-up with Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Dhenkanal to provide hands on training to its learners.