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 2017-18

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 22nd programme was conducted during 21st August to 17th September, 2017 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 29 participants.

Three programmes on Finance for Non-Finance Executives were organized during Dec 18-22, 2017, & March 05-09, 2018 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. 33 participants attended in all the three programmes from various public sector and private sector organizations in India.

Four programmes were held during July 28-30, 2017 & February 7-9, 2018. 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. 38 participants in all programmes from Indian public and private sector organizations attended the programmes.

One programme was organized during January 17-19, 2018 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.27 participants attended the programme from various organizations.

The programme was organized during October 11-13, 2017 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. 7 participants attended the programme.

The programme was organized during November 01-03, 2017 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. 28 participants attended the programme.

The programme was designed and organized during December 04-06, 2017 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. 16 participants attended the programme.

The programme was organized during December 11-15, 2017 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. 20 participants attended the programme.

The programme was organized during February 20-22, 2018 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. 41 participants attended the programme

The programme was organized during September 20-22, 2017 for the executives at all levels in Public, Private Sector Organizations and Government organizations and NGOs. The Objective of the Programme was to Overview to the Future of Marketing, Foundation of Social Media Marketing, Understanding four zones of Social Media, Increasing the ROI of Social Media Marketing, To make one self-market ready to influence selling,Usage of effective communication skills to augment marketability. 50 participants attended the programme

Sl. No. Name of Program(s) Date Download Brochure
1. Finance For Non-Finance Executives Sept 17-21, 2018
2. The Art of Persuasive Communication Sept 19-21, 2018
3. Building Customer Connect Through Communication Strategies Sept 24-26, 2018
4. Operational and Organizational Excellence Sept 24-26, 2018
5. Conflict Management and Negotiation Skills Sept 26-28, 2018
6. Making Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) a Driving Force for Creating Social Impact Sept 26-28, 2018
7. Essential AI for Senior Leaders Sept 27 - 29, 2018
8. Lean Management and Process Improvement Oct 08-10, 2018
9. Strategy for High Performance Oct 10-12, 2018
10. Business Process Change & IT Applications Oct 10-12, 2018
11. Managing Self for Leading Others Oct 15-17, 2018
12. Supply Chain Management Oct 15-17, 2018
13. Train The Trainer Oct 22-24, 2018
14. Introduction To SPSS and Statistical Reasoning Oct 22-24, 2018
15. Understanding and Leading Self and Others Oct 24-26, 2018
16. A Spreadsheet and Statistical Software Approach for Business Analysis and Optimization Oct 29-31, 2018
17. Managerial Perspective: Towards Building Smarter Organisations Oct 30-Nov 01, 2018
18. Strategies for Online Businesses Nov 07-09,2018
19. Creating Value for Organization Through Strategic Alliances Nov 12-14, 2018
20. Strategic Sourcing Nov 12-14, 2018
21. Agile Project Management Nov 14-16, 2018
22. Competency Building for Leadership Roles Nov 19-23, 2018
23. The Art of Successful Leadership and Management Nov 26-28, 2018
24. EQ & SQ for Managing Stress and Professional Excellence Nov 26-28, 2018
25. Problem Solving and Decision Making Nov 26-28, 2018
26. Project Management Nov 26-30, 2018
27. Innovation for High Performance Nov 28-30, 2018
28. Balanced Scorecard: Measure that Matters Dec 03-05, 2018
29. Discovering Self for Managerial Excellence Dec 05-07, 2018
30. E-Governance & Government Process Change Dec 05-07, 2018
31. Strategic Financial Analysis to Make Value-Creating Decisions Dec 10-12, 2018
32. Developing Communication Competencies Dec 10-14, 2018
33. Design of Experiments With MINITAB Dec 17-19, 2018
34. Design Thinking and Innovation for Growth Dec 17-19, 2018
35. Finance For Non-Finance Executives Dec 17-21,2018
36. Managing Competence at Work for High Performance Dec 19-21,2018
37. Developing Leadership Competencies Jan 09-11, 2019
38. Managerial Perspective: Towards Building Smarter Organisations Jan 09-11, 2019
39. Developing People at Workplace: Catalyst for Change Jan 16-18, 2019
40. Negotiation Strategies: A Win-Win Approach Jan 16-18, 2019
41. Communication Strategies for Effective Employee Engagement Jan 21-23, 2019
42. Total Quality Management (TQM) Jan 21-23, 2019
43. Developing Women Leadership: A Communication Perspective Jan 28-30, 2019
44. Problem Solving and Decision Making Jan 28-30, 2019
45. Warehouse and Inventory Management Feb 04-06, 2019
46. Strategies for Online Businesses Feb 06-08, 2019
47. Supply Chain Management Feb 11-13, 2019
48. Effective Communication for Managers and Leaders Feb 12-14, 2019
49. Corporate Governance Excellence for Global Leaders Feb 18-22, 2019
50. Managerial Effectiveness Feb 20-22, 2019
51. Working Capital Management Feb 20-22, 2019
52. Blockchain Technology: Foundation, Principles and Business Applications Feb 25-27, 2019
53. Story Telling and Theater Techniques for Effective Communication March 04-06, 2019
54. Finance For Non-Finance Executives March 11-15, 2019