NAGPUR: “Executive Education programs offer you an opportunity to take a pause from your work life, go back to the classroom, relook at the concepts, understand them better and go back to your professional life more equipped to handle crisis,” said Dr Aruna Sharma (IAS), Practitioner Development Economist, Ex-Secretary, GoI & Member, Board of Governors, IIM Nagpur. She was delivering the keynote address virtually during the inauguration of the four online PG certificate programs conducted by Executive Education on IIM Nagpur campus, on July 14, 2022.
“You need to have a short-term and long-term vision. You have to acquire the skills to be a good leader and such programs give you an opportunity to develop them, Dr Sharma opined.
“Over the past 15 years, the trend to upgrade one’s skills has helped the industry leaders to cope up with various challenges. Such certificate programs help you to analyze one’s overall experience and face the challenges better,” felt Shri Vaibhav Dange, former advisor – NHAI, MORTH and Member, Board of Governors, IIM Nagpur. Shri Dange was virtually present for the inauguration.
Shri Dange further said, “Such certificate programs help you understand the challenges coming in terms of business, finance and development and thus find better solutions to them. Certificate programs in project management can be helpful in developing a new mechanism resulting in a nation’s progress. Better management practices will help save time.” Such programs offer you an excellent opportunity to learn new methods of management from experienced IIM Nagpur faculty, he added.
In his speech, Dr Bhimaraya Metri, Director IIM Nagpur, informed that a total of 250 professionals were participating in these four certificate programs launched by EEP, IIM Nagpur. These 250 participants come from 242 companies with a total experience of 2533 years. IIM Nagpur faculty will provide chamber consultation to the participants helping them clear their doubts and provide insight to them over various issues, he added. “At IIM Nagpur, we get industry experts to address the participants. With completion of these programs, the participants become IIM Nagpur alumni. This certification enables you to stand out as a change master,” Dr Metri observed.
Dr Atul Pathak, Chairperson, Executive Education, gave an overview of the function. He informed that IIM Nagpur’s Executive Education will be conducting four certificate PG programme namely – Senior Management Programme (SMP-002); PG Certificate in Project Management (PMP001); PG Certificate in Strategic Management (CSM-002); PG Certificate in General Management (GMP-002). Shri Baskaran Nagappan, Manager EEP, conducted the proceedings of the function and Ms Sneha Khode proposed the vote of thanks.