Management Development Institute was established in 1973 by IFCI and funded by German Development Bank KFW, along with agencies like UNDP and European commission with the objective of imparting management expertise to practicing managers.
Over the last 30 years, association with organizations like UNDP, J.L.Kellog Graduate School of Management, UNIDO, World Bank, ILO and the German Foundation has facilitated MDIs mission of endless contributions to the corporate world. MDI has collaborations with Queensland University of Technology, Australia for exchange of faculty and students, with LOreal, Paris, for student internships and faculty visits and with International Advertising Association, New York, for student internships. The Institute has similar alliances with McGill University, Canada and International Relations of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, France.
Post Graduate Programme in Management
The Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) at MDI,is a two year full time residential course, is a natural extension and consolidation of the institute's twenty six years of excellence in post-experience management education, research and Consultancy. This programme attempts to prepare global leaders who create, manage and lead effective change across diverse organizations.
The objectives of the course are:To understand the social, economic, political, technological and ecological environment of modern society and their characteristic values.
To help students become effective leaders, who can achieve results which have the potential to transform organizations.
To inculcate values of integrity, justice, fairness and facilitate lateral thinking.
To develop a global mindset so that the future managers can address the challenges of global competition.
On successful completion of the programme requirements, a student is awarded a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM), which has the approval of the All India Council for Technical Education, Government of India, and is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to an MBA degree of an Indian University. The PGPM has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation of AICTE and awarded "A" Grade.
PedagogyTeaching methods at the MDI include - lectures, case studies, seminars, group discussions, business games, role plays, simulation exercises, structured and unstructured group work and field visits. The emphasis is on involving the students in learning and helping them to relate concepts and theories to business requirements. Consistent with advances in teaching technology, the programme integrates the use of computers in learning the basic principles in different functional areas of management. It also enables students to acquire skills in identifying and dealing with complex problems in management. The students also undertake several field-based projects so that they can get better insights into the business workplace reality. The curriculum is revised on an ongoing basis through discussions with practicing managers from the industry to reflect current business needs.
EligibilityAn applicant must hold a Bachelors Degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The Bachelors Degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.
Entrance TestApplicants are required to appear for the COMMON ADMISSION TEST (CAT) conducted by IIMs,
National Management Programme (NMP)
The National Management Programme (NMP) was launched in 1988 with the support of the Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India. The NMP is designed for young managers in government and industry. It focuses on enterprise management with the objective of creating, a nucleus of like-minded individuals in the top echelons of the Government, Public and Private Sectors. By bringing together the best among officers and executives in the country, the Programme provides its participants with an opportunity for closer interaction and greater understanding of the three sectors as well as personal and professional growth.
Eligibility1. An applicant should have A minimum of 3-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities / AICTE as eligible for Post-Graduate Studies in Management. Minimum 5 years of post qualification executive work experience.
2. An Applicant to the National Management Programme should be either: A Class I officer belonging to any Central or State Services), or A Class I officer in a Public Sector inclusive of Banks, Financial Institutions or a Private Sector Undertaking carrying adequate management responsibilities, orA self-sponsored candidate.
3.Foreign / NRI Applicants Foreign/NRI applicants can be considered for admission on the basis of their GMAT scores (taken not earlier than January, 2005). If the applicants are short listed on the basis of their GMAT score, they may have to take another written test and attend an interview at their own cost at Gurgaon (India). NRI Applicants who are residing in India during the period of admission process i.e. July-December, 2005 will have to appear for the CAT and will not be considered on the basis of GMAT score.
Entrance TestApplicants are required to appear for the COMMON ADMISSION TEST (CAT) conducted by IIMs.
Executive Management Programme
The programme is targeted towards the working executives and entrepreneurs who have not had an opportunity to learn the latest managerial tools and techniques through formal management education. Apart from filling up this gap, it will equip managers for assuming higher responsibilities in performing their tasks more efficiently and effectively in the context of changed domestic and international business environment.
An applicant should have: A minimum of 3-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities / AICTE as eligible for Post-Graduate Studies in Management. A minimum of 3 years of post qualification executive work experience.
Entrance Test: The candidates will have to appear for a written test at MDI Campus, Gurgaon.
Interview: Short listed candidates will be called for an interview at MDI Campus, Gurgaon (Dates to be announced separately).
Fellow Program In Management
The objective of the Fellow Programme is to provide high quality management education to bright young men and women aspiring to build performing organizations. The programme offers opportunities for developing professional competence and leadership skills through its carefully designed curriculum.
EligibilityMDI is looking for candidates with a consistently good academic record, professional accomplishments and a strong urge to contribute to the movement of knowledge creation and dissemination in the field of management. A candidate should have a Master's degree or equivalent diploma in business management, with a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying examination. Candidates with master's qualifications in a functional management area, such as finance (MFC), business economics (MBE), and human resource management (HRM) may also be considered eligible for specialization in that area, if they satisfy other requirements.
ScreeningA candidate who wish to be considered for the FPM are invited to submit a detailed application in the prescribed form, available from the Institute, clearly spelling out the motivation for joining the program and the area of research interest. The Admission Committee will then screen the applications with a view to ensuring a reasonable fit between the programme and individual research interests.
Selection ProcedureThe selection of candidates would be through an entrance test. The test will be on multi-functional areas of management so as to ensure appropriate knowledge of management theory and practice. The short listed candidates will be called for the entrance test and interview process MDI Campus, Gurgaon.
Executive Fellow Program In Management
MDI's Fellow program in Management (FPM) is a doctoral program which has the objective of providing education to develop outstanding scholars for careers in teaching and research at leading business schools and universities. The FPM is a residential program of about four years duration and, therefore, is not accessible to those potential management scholars who are already employed in an executive position and are not able to meet FPM's residential requirement. The Executive Fellow program in Management (EFPM) is also a doctoral program which is largely non-residential and has been designed to cater for the scholarly needs of working business executives. The objective of the EFPM is to develop outstanding scholars for careers not only in management teaching and research but also in management practice, consulting and development.
EligibilityMDI is looking for candidates with a consistently good academic record, professional accomplishments and a strong urge to contribute to the movement of knowledge creation and dissemination in the field of management. A candidate should have a Master's degree or equivalent diploma in business management, with a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying examination. Candidates with masters qualifications in a functional management area, such as finance (MFC), business economics (MBE), human resource management (HRM), may also be considered eligible for specialization in that area, if they satisfy other requirements.
In addition to the academic qualification, a minimum of 10 years of managerial/executive work experience is required. Aspiring candidates are required to outline the nature of their experience and the management competencies acquired there from. Minimum age limit for this program is 35 years
ScreeningCandidates who wish to be considered for the Executive Fellow Program are invited to submit a detailed application in the prescribed form, available from the Institute, clearly spelling out the motivation for joining the program and the area of research interest. The Admission Committee will then screen the applications with a view to ensuring a reasonable fit between the program and individual research interests.
DurationThe program shall be completed within 5 years after registration, which may be extended by another one year subject to merit of the case and favourable review of work progress by the EFPM Committee.
Selection procedureThe selection of candidates to this program would be through an entrance test. The test will be on multi-functional areas of management so as to ensure appropriate knowledge of management theory and practice. The short listed candidates will be called for the entrance test and interview process at MDI Campus, Gurgaon.
Post Graduate Programme - Human Resource Management
To succeed in the globally competitive and dynamic scenario, business organizations need to develop entirely new modes of functioning, processes and styles. HR professionals will have a critical role to play in this process of corporate transformation and renewal. Based on the needs expressed by the corporate sector (in our study on Management Education conducted jointly with IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Lucknow), a unique full-time PGP-HR Programme (two year) has been developed by MDI, in collaboration with National HRD Network. This course has been launched from July 2004, at MDI, Gurgaon.
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