IMT Ghaziabad brings key changes in its PGDM Executive Program; introduces industry oriented and international standard curriculum

~The remodelling of Executive Program is aimed to increase the overall educational value and promote international incorporation via International Immersion Program~

~ In another initiative, the institute aims to incorporate an excellent PhD program to increase diversity and solve the ongoing faculty issues in B-schools~

Ghaziabad/New Delhi, October 19 2015
:- With an aim to drive innovation, lead change, and solve complex business challenges in the context of current global business scenario, IMT Ghaziabad, India's premiere B-school today announced remodelling of its PGDM-Executive Program at a press conference held at the institute campus. The step has been taken to introduce an extraordinary, high-performing curriculum and create a pull factor for the industry to hire students from the executive program on a large scale. The highlight of the remodelled PGDM Executive Program is an International Immersion Program that would require the students to spend two weeks at various partner institutes in Europe.

IMT's rebranded Executive Program meets the needs of future business leaders and creates valuable learning that drives performance in today's competitive business environment. Speaking about the new initiatives, Dr. V. Panduranga Rao, Group Advisor, IMT said that the initiatives have led to an increase in the overall educational value especially in the context of industry ready candidates that is being discussed all around.

Highlighting the need for remodelling the entire Executive Program, Dr. Sandeep Puri said, "The major reason for this change was the feedback given by industry specialists that students need to be more industry oriented. To address this issue, IMT has brought certain key changes in its PGDM-Executive Program, which includes the introduction of five courses sponsored by the industry itself in place of having just a few industry sessions." This leads to better engagement of the industry with the students and thereby facilitates meaningful alliances.

Talking about the program in detail, Dr. Khurana, Head of Admissions, IMT said, "IMT's PGDM- Executive Program is a 15-month program, which includes three months of industrial training and is specifically meant for students who have at least three years of work experience. With the rebranding of the program, IMT intends to offer unique opportunities and customized curriculum to magnify the impact of its Executive Program and create solutions on how to respond to the unique needs of today's dynamic business culture."

At the end of the session, Deepti Gupta , Placement Incharge PGDM Executive Program, IMT highlighted that

"IMT has placed 99 percent of its PGDM- Executive Program batch in 2015, rising from 94 percent in 2012. The Top 50 of them has received an average package of 15.23 lakhs while the top 100 has grabbed the package of 13.57 lakhs, with the number increasing year on year basis. Currently, the number of companies is 181, which has increased significantly from 141 last year,"

The B-School also announced launch of the PhD program in collaboration with BITS- Pilani.

About IMT:

IMT has been consistency ranked top 10 by various credible ranking agencies like Business Today, Business World, CRISIL, Careers360, CNBC TV 18 etc. and is celebrating its 35 years excellence this year (1980-2015). It has the most extensive and exclusive industry partnerships in the B school arena today. In the words of IMT's President Shri Kamal Nath "The world is shrinking. The corporate world even more so. Economies across the globe are rapidly integrating into a mega world economy. In this era of strategic alliances, joint ventures and unpredictable market conditions cross-cultural capabilities combined with visionary leadership are requisites for worldwide Corporates. Clearly the need of the hour is LEADERS with a global perspective on economic, technological, cultural and political interfaces with business."

IMT offers its students the best-in-class management education and industry knowledge. The Institute transforms its students into global business leaders who are capable of handling big roles within business, social, economic, political, and cultural contexts.

The IMT faculty understands the ever-changing dynamics of business and entrepreneurship and creates a competitive, supportive and energizing environment to transform the students into complete management professionals and future leaders. The faculty team includes some internationally acclaimed scholars who lead executive programs at IMT and are strongly focused on synthesizing partnerships with global institutes.

For More Information:
Astha Kalra
Asst. Manager Marketing & PR, IMT Ghaziabad


Source: By E-mail (October 19, 2015)

Published on on October 24, 2015


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