IIM Shillong initiates Business Management program for Defence Officers

IIM Shillong initiates Business Management program for Defence Officers

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To reduce the knowledge-action gap and manage the altering dynamics of the military and commercial sectors, the Management Certificate program intends to give t
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New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong inaugurated its ongoing Business Management Certificate program for Defence Officers on August 5, 2022. To reduce the knowledge-action gap and manage the altering dynamics of the military and commercial sectors, the 6-month Certificate program intends to give the executives a thorough business management exposure to analytical, strategic, and entrepreneurial thinking.

Through interactive lectures, case studies, sessions with industry experts, management games, simulations, and student participation, the course seeks to emphasize experiential learning to the Indian Defence Forces.

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Explaining the relevance of the program, Prof. DP Goyal, Director of IIM Shillong said, “This program will build on the skills defense officials already possess as a result of their years of excellent service to the nation, allowing them to utilize the classroom activities and interact with peers to further enhance their skills. The program offers an opportunity to update and refresh one’s skills using the newest, quickly developing technologies. It is a specialized curriculum designed to equip defense commanders with the skills, knowledge, and understanding needed for a seamless transfer into the business world.”

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Dr. Goyal stressed to everyone in attendance that they should approach the six-month course like students, without taking into account their respective positions or titles and try to understand and learn from one another. 

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