MDI Gurgaon Announces its new Director
Prof. Vinod K. Gupta takes over as Officiating Director at MDI Gurgaon

15 October 2010: Management Development Institute (MDI), one of India's premier B-school, has appointed Prof. Vinod K. Gupta as the officiating director of the institute w.e.f 11 Oct 2010. Prof. Gupta's name was chosen by the board members of MDI after accepting Prof. B S Sahay resignation from the position. Prof. Sahay served as director of the institute for 18 months.

Prof V K Gupta is a well known professor of Human Resource and Management (HRM) and has been associated with MDI for the last 20 years.

Prior to joining academia Prof. Gupta had a successful career in the industry. After completing his engineering in Aeronautics he joined DRDO as a scientist and also did his Masters in Engineering while in service. He worked on large projects in the organization and was also involved in Recruitment¸ Training and Planning.

After obtaining his management degree¸ he shifted to Defence Institute of Work Study¸ Mussorie¸ as faculty member and in a short span of time rose to the position of Chief Instructor & Chief Consultant. Prof. Gupta was involved in management training of Defence Services Officers and consultancy assignments in Defence¸ Public Sector and Private sector organisations in the areas of project management¸ manpower planning¸ productivity improvement etc. He was also member of high powered committee on training in Defence. After 23 years of service in defence¸ he resigned to join MDI Gurgaon as a faculty. He has been a visiting fellow to the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management¸ Northwestern University¸ Chicago. For 11 years¸ he was Chairman of In-company Programs at MDI.

About MDI Gurgaon

MDI is one of the top B-Schools in India which is known for academic excellence, high quality research, high end executive education and internationalization. MDI has the distinction of being the first internationally accredited Indian B-School by Association of MBA (AMBA) and by South Asian Quality Standards (SAQS).

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Source: By E-mail (October 15, 2010)

Published on on October 20, 2010


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