The course is open with company sponsorship but has found favor with companies who have supported their employees to apply for the course.
Welcoming the batch for their first 1-week on-campus module, coinciding with the course inauguration, Prof Janat Shah, Director IIM Udaipur said, “Through research, we have sought to create knowledge and managerial talent. We have been recognizedas one of the best research institutes in the country and our goal is to be in the UT Dallas rankings by 2030 where currently no Indian Institute is listed. We are also focused on transformational education and our initiative in providing online and conveniently delivered high quality executive education would help professionals not only stay abreast but also enrich their careers. We have made digital a cornerstone in all our programs very early and this is finding distinguishing relevance to the pressing need of the industry.”
Speaking on this occasion, Arun Krishnan, Director of Human Resources at Diageo said, “I am glad to address the professionalswho have taken this opportunity to reskill themselves. I suggest you always be focused on experience over the outcome, be humble, curious, inquisitive, and not be scared, overwhelmed, or overconfident about anything. Think through the purpose with right toolset, skillset, and mindset. We should be focused on agility including Learning agility, People agility, change agility, result agility, and self-aware agility. I wish you all the very best and enjoy this continuous journey of learning”
The course also aims to help participants identify their own unique identities, purpose, vision, and objectives.Upon successfully meeting all requirements of the program, including those concerning the examinations, participants will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration for Working Executives by IIM Udaipur. They will also be accorded Alumni Status.
About IIM Udaipur:
IIM Udaipur is well on its way to becoming a globally recognized B-School. It has broken new ground by focusing on world-class research and transforming students into tomorrow's managers and leaders. The Institute arrived on the global education stage by securing accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in merely eight years of its establishment. With this accreditation, IIM Udaipur is counted in the same league of global institutes such as Harvard Business School, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and the MIT Sloan School. IIMU has been listed on the Financial Times (FT) Global MIM Ranking 2020 as well as the QS Global MIM Ranking 2020, only the 4th IIM, along with IIMs Ahmedabad, Calcutta, and Bangalore, to be in the FT Global MIM Ranking and only the 7th IIM in the QS 2021 Global MIM Rankings. In both Rankings, IIM Udaipur is the youngest B-School in the world! IIMU is also currently ranked 4th in India, after ISB, IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Bangalore, for research in management according to the methodology used by UT Dallas, which tracks publications in the leading global journals.