As the dynamics of commerce shift in the Indian as well as global scenario shift, some of the top management colleges in India are coming up with new and interesting management courses to help businesses and their leaders adapt to the changes. Being renowned as the top establishments for management education not only in India but also the world, the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have a range of courses on offer for working professionals. While these part-time courses at IIMs are aimed at helping working professionals to climb up the corporate ladder, many leaders of businesses and non-business entities find usually look for a more short-term option.
Management Development Programmes (MDPs) come in as a solution. One such Management Development Programme is offered by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur. The MDP course being offered by IIM Sambalpur offers guidance to educational institutes, socially conscious organizations and businesses. The course helps these entities survive the transformations of the industry.
In the year 2020, IIM-S has conducted two such Management Development Programmes.
The first was a 3-day MDP for 'Achieving Leadership Excellence'. The sessions were taken by some of the brightest managerial educators in India, including Prof. V Anand Ram (Retd.), from IIM Bangalore, and Prof. Arti Sengupta and Prof. M.P. Jaiswal from IIM Sambalpur. Held at Jharsuguda, the Executive Development Programme was meant for the Senior Management Teams of Vedanta Aluminium Ltd and included sessions on topics such as Leadership and Management, Leading and Managing Change, Managing Interpersonal Dynamics, Transactional and Transformational Leadership etc.
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The second such course offered by IIM Sambalpur was an MDP on Enhancing Academic Leadership Skills was offered in collaboration with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The course was targetted at the Principals and the Vice Principals of CBSE schools in Orissa. The participants in this programme gained insights into the development of education based on competency and value. The programme also taught the use of different management tools and practices relevant to institutions.
About IIM Sambalpur
One of the newly-developed IIMs in India, IIM Sambalpur is a top B-School in India that is proving to a dynamic and promising addition to the management education sector. Apart from MDP, the IIM also offers a Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) as well as a PhD course.
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