"Role of Management education entities is knowledge creation rather than merely knowledge dissemination and Executive education programs can certainly become the fulcrum of this progression by involving executives in the learning process" was the conclusion of the Round table discussion on 'Executive education: Future Dynamics' at Asia Pacific Institute of Management (AIM), Delhi. This discussion was organized on the occasion of inauguration of exclusive MDP Centre of Asia Pacific Institute of Management- TAKSHILA. Mr. A. K. Shrivastava, Chairman, AIM; Dr. D. K. Batra, Director, AIM; Mr. R.P. Singh, CMD, Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd; Mr. T.K. Bose, GM, Indian Overseas Bank; Mr. A. Chidambaram, AGM (HR), NTPC Limited along with other more than 150 CEOs, GMs, VPs and company heads were present on this occasion.
Mr. A. K. Shrivastava, Chairman, AIM said "In the era of globalisation and ever-increasing need for the firms to be competitive, AIM has developed innovative MDPs, which could be customised according to the requirement of the corporates. We also offer Consultancy services to the corporates in response to the competitive pressure faced by them in the era of expanding growth in the business world. Takshila, the MDP Centre of Excellence, is incubated at a time that synchronises with the dynamics of the changing time that is witnessing a huge economic transformation globally in one hand; creating new opportunities on the other."
Dr. D. K. Batra, Director, AIM said, "I proudly announce the inauguration of Takshila-the MDP centre of excellence of AIM. The Asia Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi acts as a bridge to fill the gap between the Industry needs and the supply of intellectual inputs."
Takshila is the exclusive MDP centre of Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi with state-of-the-art infrastructure and the latest training gadgets.
Among the points discussed during the round table were: creating integrated global management courses, increasing the global content of courses- both functional and discipline-based, organizing immersion programs, offering global field studies and projects and establishing global research centers.
Speakers were of the opinion that in the context of the rising demand for management graduates, there is need for quality and excellence in management education. Although India produces a large number of management graduates, scholarly debate on curriculum, pedagogy, and innovation is negligible.
Notes to Editor
Asia-Pacific Institute of Management is a premier Business School ranked in A+ category in Delhi region. Established in 1996, a frontrunner in the field of management education and offers four post-graduate level programs, PGDM with specialization in Finance, Marketing, International Business and Human Resources, two-year full time programs approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).