The students of ISME PGDM undertook an industrial visit to the TVS MOTOR COMPANY,HOSUR. TVS HOUSR plant manufactures only TVS scooter, moped, engine components and three-wheelers The group has three more units in India at Mysore, Himachal Pradesh, Hosur. At TVS, the students learnt about the production process & management, marketing & human resource management practices. They understood the technical aspects of manufacturing scooter and moped of variety of designs and quality and the working of all the machines being used for production. Being a batch production system (batches of scooters and moped), the production planning and scheduling activities were found interesting by the students.
They also collected information on the company’s efforts on product innovations, productivity improvement and cost reduction. They gained knowledge about the safety regulations and practices being followed. The students also inquired and solved their queries in discussion with the technical staff and managers. The executives of the company handling marketing explained about the company’s marketing policies and management practices at the factory outlet being operated by the company. The students gained knowledge about the products being exported and their quality specifications. Visiting the Quality Control department, they gained insights into the quality philosophy of the company and learned about the quality parameters being monitored and the machines and techniques being used for quality measurement. One of the HR (Mr. Mukesh Kumar) discussed about the human resource management and the rules & regulations relating to recruitment policy of the company and the students explored the possibility of summer internships.
Compiled & Drafted by Sachin Sivakumar, ISME Literary Club