New Delhi – Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida, has received Gold Award for its PGDM (Sustainable Development Practices) Programme. This programme was judged best among all entries in respect of the theme, “Effective Engagement between Industry and Institute”, during 4th Indian Management Conclave organized by MBAUniverse.com from 2-3 August 2013 at New Delhi. The award was given by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Government of India.
The Indian Management Conclave 2013 was organized for the fourth time by MBAUniverse to identify best practices/ ideas/ initiatives that are making positive impact in different B-schools for enhancing value of MBA education. The award ceremony was attended by over 250 MBA Educators including Directors from B-schools across India, China, USA, Singapore and Canada. Dr. Tharoor was the Guest of Honour and Valedictory Keynote Speaker at the event.
BIMTECH was adjudged winner among several other finalists by an eminent jury including Dr. Devi Singh, Director, IIM Lucknow; Fr. E. Abraham S.J., Director, XLRI, Jamshedpur; Dr. Pritam Singh, DG, IMI & Former Director IIM Lucknow; Dr. Rajan Saxena, Vice Chancellor, NMIMS University, Mumbai; Dr. Debashis Chatterjee, Director, IIM Kozhikode; and Dr. Sesha Iyer, Director, S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai.
Dr. Shashi Tharoor said in his valedictory keynote address, “Indian management education has contributed significantly to the Indian and global industry over the last sixty years. Today’s B-schools need to prepare managers and leaders with sensitivity for larger national goals.” He further stated that he hoped the case studies by winning schools will help B-schools instill the spirit of inquiry and excellence to produce MBAs who are better equipped to address the challenges facing business and industry.
The IMC Awards instituted by MBAUniverse.com had received more than 50 nominations from B-schools and University MBA departments across India such as IIM-Kashipur, T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal, Goa Institute of Management, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, ITM-Navi Mumbai, etc. The Awards were keenly contested by all participating institutions under four central themes and top two entries in each category were awarded Gold and Silver Awards:
- Theme 1: Effective Demand Management: Developing Successful Engagement Programs and Finding Niches
- Theme 2: Improving Core Product: Revisiting the Program Architecture
- Theme 3: Improving Core Product: Innovations in Curriculum Delivery
- Theme 4: Effective Industry-Institute Engagement