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. Finance for Non-Finance Executives March 05-09, 2018
2. HRD Interventions for Improving Organizational Performance March 21-23, 2018
3. Ensuring Transparency & Sustainability in Procurement April 11-13, 2018
4. Digital Communications and Marketing Strategies April 09-11, 2018
5. Communication Excellence Through Neuro Linguistic Programing (NLP) For Improved Productivity. April 16-18, 2018
6. Project Management April 23-27, 2018
7. Social Media Marketing and Content Management April 23-25, 2018
8. Making Procurement Transparent & Efficient: Global Best Practices April 25-27, 2018
9. Workplace Investigation and Documentation April 25-27, 2018
10. Managerial Perspective: Towards Building Smarter Organisations May 17-19, 2018
11. Finance For Non-Finance Executives June 11-15, 2018
12. Managerial Effectiveness June 27-29, 2018
13. Social Media Marketing and Content Management July 16-18, 2018
14. Client Communication in Business Analytics July 18-20, 2018
15. Gender Sensitivity in Organizational Communication August 01-03, 2018
16. Building High Performance Team August 29-31, 2018
17. Digital Communications and Marketing Strategies September 06-08, 2018
18. Six Sigma for Quality Improvement September 17-19, 2018
19. Finance For Non-Finance Executives September 17-21, 2018
20. The Art of Persuasive Communication September 19-21, 2018
21. Building Customer Connect Through Communication Strategies September 24-26, 2018
22. Train The Trainer October 22-24, 2018
23. Competency Building for Leadership Roles November 19-23, 2018
24. Discovering Self for Managerial Excellence December 05-07, 2018
25. Developing Communication Competencies December 10-14, 2018
26. Finance For Non-Finance Executives December 17-21,2018
27. Developing Leadership Competencies January 09-11, 2019
28. Negotiation Strategies: A Win-Win Approach January 16-18, 2019
29. Developing Women Leadership: A Communication Perspective January 28-30, 2019
30. Effective Communication for Managers and Leaders February 12-14, 2019
31. Managerial Effectiveness February 20-22, 2019
32. Finance For Non-Finance Executives March 11-15, 2019