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Open Management Development Programmes (MDPs)

MDI has been a leader in providing working executives with learning opportunities through its wide range of Open MDPs. The Open MDPs are programmes offered to Executives of different companies, both public and private. The programmes are carefully designed on topical themes to create value for participants from diverse backgrounds.

An Overview of the Important Programmes Conducted In 2016-17

Some of the important programmes held during the year are given in the following paragraphs, which would reveal the diversity and the depth of the various programmes.

The Advanced Management Programme [AMP] was launched in 1996 for the corporate leaders and top level executives holding board or just-below the board level positions. The Programme aimed at broadening their understanding of not only the national but also the global business scenario and to make them more responsive to competitive management strategies and transformational leadership.

The 21st programme was conducted during 22nd August to 18th September, 2016 in association with the ESCP-Europe Business School, Paris (France), ESCP Europe Business School, Torino (Italy), SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milano (Italy), Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna (Austria). The first two weeks schedule provided an opportunity to the participants for academic reflection, introspection and learning at the MDI Campus, followed by two-week Overseas Learning Programme. The programme was conducted with 31 participants.

Three programmes on Finance for Non-Finance Executives were organized during 11-15 April, 2016, 13 - 17 June, 2016 & the last one held during 19 -23 September, 2016 for the middle level managers to give an exposure to finance and also enhance the profile of the operating managers. The programme aimed to meet the requirements of operating managers in different functional areas to be well versed with the introductory nuances of finance. 31 participants attended in all the three programmes from various public sector and private sector organizations in India.

Four programmes were held during July 11-13, 2016, August 4-6 & 8-10, 2016 & February 6-8, 2017. The programmes aimed to provide an opportunity to the participants to know about multiple perspectives of emotional intelligence and its role in personal and managerial effectiveness and effective stress management and to orient the participants with personal and social competencies of emotional intelligence through experiential learning sessions. The participants had also got opportunity to map emotional intelligence competencies and develop an action plan and role of emotional intelligence in reducing toxicity and enhancing organizational productivity and effectiveness. 76 participants in all programmes from Indian public and private sector organizations attended the programmes.

One programme was organized during January 16-18, 2017 for senior and middle level executives in sales, marketing, HR and other functional areas for general management. The objective of the programme were to help participants to equip with strategies, tactics and techniques of planning, conducting, analyzing business negotiations and develop a holistic approach to negotiations.18 participants attended the programme from various organizations.

The programme was organized during November 2-4, 2016 for junior and middle level executives in various functional areas of management and for leaders in different kinds of organizations like Police, PSUs, NGOs etc. The objective of the programme were to impart conflict management and negotiation skills to the participants so that they become more functional in their roles in general and in business negotiations in particular. 12 participants attended the programme.

The programme was organized during November 21-23, 2016 for Managers and Executives at all the levels in Private Sector Companies, Public Sector Units, Central and State Government and Multi National Companies etc. The Objective of the Programme were Personality Rehabilitation, comprehend the art of micro and macro managing, Understanding spiritual intelligence, Understanding of subjective management which leads to proper/ improper operational management, to make the individual/manager understand holistically to gain the greatest comprehensions within the limitations of individual’s /manager’s own psychological prowess and to inculcate the passion to love one’s work. 10 participants attended the programme.

The programme was designed and organized during December 15-17, 2016 for the senior and middle-level line managers, functional executives, HR managers, and department and section heads from Private, Public and Multi National Companies (MNCs) that are concerned about developing and implementing effective people policies. The Objective of the Programme were to understand the Changing business complexities in the era of globalization, transformational change dynamics, Strategic people issues for promoting exponential performance, Organization Design considerations for enhancing organizational excellence, Managing collective emotions for organizational turnaround, Promoting psychological contract through employee engagement culture and Continuing transformational paradigm through learning organization. 12 participants attended the programme.

The programme was organized during December 12-16, 2016 for the executives at all levels in organizations such as government, public and private sectors, MNCs and NGOs etc. The Objective of the Programme were to facilitate managers to identify managerial competencies, Developing competencies of a higher order as it will add to their effectiveness and thereby contribute more towards their organizations. 12 participants attended the programme.

The programme was organized during February 13-15, 2017 for the executives at all levels in Public, Private Sector Organizations and Government organizations and NGOs. The Objective of the Programme was to help managers and leaders acquire communication skills for building and enhancing competencies that would help them attain a competitive advantage. 12 participants attended the programme.

Sl. No. Name of Program(s) Date Download Brochure
1. Problem Solving and Decision Making September 11-13, 2017
2. Discoverig Self for Managerial Excellence September 11-13, 2017
3. The Art of Persuasive Communication September 18-20, 2017
4. Six Sigma for Quality Improvement September 18-20, 2017
5. Finance for Non-Finance Executives September 18-22, 2017
6. Digital Communication and Marketing Management September 20-22, 2017
7. Operational and Organizational Excellence September 25-29, 2017
8. HRD for Line Managers October 4-6, 2017
9. Thinking Strategically about Auctions October 05-07, 2017
10. Lean Management and Process Improvement October 9-11, 2017
11. Business Process Change & IT Applications October 10-12, 2017
12. Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills October 11-13, 2017
13. Supply Chain Management October 16-18, 2017
14. Train the Trainer October 23-25, 2017
15. Introduction to SPSS and Statistical Reasoning October 23-25, 2017
16. Ensuring Transparency & Sustainability in Procurement October 25- 27, 2017
17. A Spreadsheet and Statistical Software Approach for Business Analysis and Optimization October 30-November 01, 2017
18. The Art of Successful Leadership and Management November 1-3, 2017
19. Competency Building for Leadership Roles November 06-10, 2017
20. Strategic Purchasing & Vendor Management November 6-8, 2017
21. EQ & SQ for Professional Excellence & Managing Stress November 08-10, 2017
22. Strategies for Platform Mediated Networks November 08-10, 2017
23. Problem Solving and Decision Making November 13-15, 2017
24. Insights into Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances November 15-17, 2017
25. Marketing for Government Organizations in Digital Era November 15-17, 2017
26. Developing a culture of creativity and Innovation in Organisations November 22-24, 2017
27. Project Management November 27-December 1, 2017
28. Transforming Organization Through Pro-active People Management Strategies December 4-6, 2017
29. Benchmarking Performance for Competitive Intelligence December 4-6, 2017
30. Managing Image and Corporate Reputation December 6-8, 2017
31. Competencies for Business and Sustainability Management December 6-8, 2017
32. Managing Self and Others for Higher Performance December 11-13, 2017
33. Design of Experiments with MINITAB December 11-13, 2017
34. Developing Communication Competencies December 11-15, 2017
35. Operations Strategy for Lean and Sustainable Systems December 18-20, 2017
36. Finance for Non-Finance Executives December 18-22, 2017
37. Managerial Perspective – Towards Building Smarter Organizations January 09-11, 2018
38. Negotiation Strategies: A Win-Win Approach January 17-19, 2018
39. Communication Strategies for Effective Employee Engagement January 22-24, 2018
40. Warehouse and Inventory Management February 5-7, 2018
41. Strategies for Platform Mediated Networks February 07-09, 2018
42. Effective Communication for Managers & Leaders February 20-22, 2018
43. Managerial Perspective: FDI and the Indian Economy February 22-24, 2018
44. Finance for Non-Finance Executives March 05-09, 2018