Ghaziabad: IMT Ghaziabad, India’s premier management school with a distinct focus on grooming Leadership through Innovation, Execution and Social Responsibility, formally welcomed the 36th batch of its PGDM Part Time on campus on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The welcome was marked with a full-fledged 2-day orientation ceremony wherein the participants were introduced to the institute’s philosophy and rigour of the programme.
The orientation programme, on day 1, commenced with an elaborate interaction of the participants with the Programme Chair and Dean-Academics. Programme Chair, Dr Bikramjit Rishi, while giving an overview of the programme said, “The programme architecture has been designed on KSA (Knowledge, Skills and Attitude) framework which will help the participants to apply the knowledge in the real setting. The learning will help the participants of the program to become effective managers so that they can understand and manage the challenges posed by changing business environment”.
Dean-Academics, Dr. Ravikesh Srivastava in his welcome speech highlighted the institutional philosophy and emphasised on the role of punctuality, hard work and humility in the learning. He also said, ““The AICTE approved, and AACSB accredited PGDM PT- the Executive programme is designed to meet higher career aspirations of Experienced Professionals. The programme, in a nutshell, aims to groom experienced executives for a general management role in the functional domain with a global orientation.”
On Day-2, participants had a session with CEO, aaramshop.com, Mr Vijay Singh; Head Organisation Development (OD), Havells India Limited, Mr Ankush Arora; Faculty, IMT Ghaziabad, Prof. Anand Pillai & Dr S.R. Singhvi, among others. With 14% female and 86% male participants, the batch has 38% engineers, 24% commerce graduates, 10% business graduates, 10% arts graduates and 18% from other streams (pharmacy, computer applications and others). A total of 33% of the participants work in the technology sector, 24% in the durable sector and 43% is represented by telecom, power, energy and entrepreneurship. The average age of the batch is 24 years, and the average experience is 5.5 years.