IIM Indore launched its Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management at Ras-Al-Khaimah, UAE in collaboration with Global Education Mission (GEM) on 14th of November, 2011. GEM is the logistics partner of the Institute at UAE. The inaugural batch of the PGP program has fourteen participants. Prof. S. Vasudevan, Academic Coordinator, GEM, Ms. Swapna Abraham, General Manager, GEM and Capt. J. V. Avadhanulu VSM (Indian Navy) Retd., were present at the inaugural function, highlighted by a prayer and the lighting of the lamp.
The duration of PGP is about two years, each year consisting of three terms. In the first year, the participants are provided with the fundamental conceptual knowledge, analytical skills and techniques, contextual understanding, environmental awareness and overall perspective that will serve as the bedrock for the program. The areas covered are Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Quantitative Research, Operations, Economics and Strategy.
In the second year, electives will give participants a deeper understanding of different functional areas and enable them to specialize in areas of their choice. There is emphasis on the application of knowledge gained in the form of projects, group exercises and case discussions.
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