Sambalpur: Indian Institute of Management, Sambalpur (IIMS), one of the new generation IIMs of the country has on offer, a Management Development Programme (MDP) to provide guidance to businesses, social and educational institutes and their leaders to keep afloat during this transforming state and assist in value creation.

Speaking on the program, IIMS director Mahadeo Jaiswal, said, “The world around us is constantly changing. In order to survive, one must keep up with these changes to combat any challenge that it throws. This is even more pertinent in case of businesses or running any organisation. At IIM-S, we have always believed in the democratisation of businesses and strive to offer assistance to them. Such development programmes hold much economic and social relevance for both business and non-business entities. We are hopeful that our programme will be able to provide support to organisations in the emerging world scenario.”

Within the first two months of the new year, IIM-S has already conducted two such development programmes. The first being, an Executive Development Programme for the senior management teams of Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. The three-day programme for “Achieving Leadership Excellence” held at Jharsuguda was graced by Jaiswal, Director, IIM Sambalpur, CN Singh, CEO, Vedanta Ltd. CN Singh, CPO Aluninium & Power Dilip Ranjan Sahoo, and director (Metal) GG Pal. The programme was conducted by IIM Bangalore retired professor V Anand Ram, IIMS programme director Atri Sengupta.

The second such programme was conducted in collaboration with the CBSE board. It was a three-day training and mentoring programme for principals and vice principals. Around nineteen principals and vice principals of CBSE Schools from across India (Haryana, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, MP, Hyderabad etc) attended the programme. The Programme was graced by IMMS director Jaiswal and former vice chancellor of Berhampur University, A P Padhi, . The Programme included teaching-learning of competency- and value-based education, different management tools and practices applicable to academic institutions, leadership models, and technology essential for governing academic institutions. Adjunct professor of IIM Trichy A.K Rath, Prof. Rahul Kumar and Prof. Merlin Nandy enriched the participants with their valuable sessions

IIM-S is now going to launch two other programmes – Executive MBA and Executive PhD for working executives soon.