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

Business Communication (BC), Economics (ECO), Finance (FIN), Human Resource Management (HRM), Information Management (IM), Marketing Management (MM), Human Behaviour and Organization Development (HBOD), Operations Management (OM), Public Policy Management (PPM), Strategic Management (SM).

Sl. No. Area Name of Program(s) Date Download Brochure
1. SM 2005 Innovation for High Performance Feb 17-19, 2020
2. BC Effective Communication for Managers and Leaders Feb 17-19, 2020
3. OB Managerial Effectiveness Feb 19-21, 2020
4. HRM/OB Young Leadership Program for Managers Feb 19-21, 2020
5. SM 2008 Strategy & Innovation for Educational Leaders Feb 24-26, 2020
6. OB/BC Mastering Difficult Negotiation Mar 09-11, 2020
7. FIN Finance For Non-Finance Executives Mar 16-20, 2020
8. OB Discovering Self for Managerial Excellence Mar 18-20, 2020
9. BC/MM Story Telling and Theater Techniques for Effective Communication Mar 16-18, 2020