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    GCMRM March 2014-17

Organisers (GCMRM February 4 – 6, 2015)

MDI, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

The Management Development Institute (MDl) was established in 1973 with the active support of IFCl following an initial grant received from KFW, West Germany. The Institute soon established itself as one of the earliest centers for continuing education in India.

As an endorsement of its front runner position in the field of Post Graduate Education in Management in India, MDl's PGPM (a two-year full time MBA equivalent program) has been awarded "A" Grade by the National Board of Accreditation of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Various surveys have ranked MDl among the top B-schools of the Country. The MDI is the first Indian B-school with Global accreditation AMBA-Association of MBAs, UK. The education programs comprise of two-year full-time PGPM, PGP-HR, PGP-IM, 15-month Executive PGDBM, three-year Executive Management Program, Doctoral level FPM I EFPM, Post Graduate Program in Energy Management, and PG Diploma in Public Policy and Management. In addition to its academic programs, MDl has been a pioneer as well as a market leader in the area of continuing education in management. MDI offers consulting services in the different functional areas of management. The driving force at MDl is a dedicated team of distinguished faculty who has extensive experience and expertise in diverse fields. Over the years, there has been distinctive shift in emphasis from helping design and implement policies, systems and processes in functional domains to cross-functional domains. The institute is recognized by the industry (public and private). Central and State governments, and NGOs and is known for providing quality services to its stakeholders. It has remained contemporary through its primary focus on research, adapting to change and developing innovative strategies to facilitate the process of change in the dynamic business environment.

As part of its strong research focus, MDl supports the following research initiatives:

. Centre for Supply Chain Management
. Centre for Excellence in Information Management
. Centre for Entrepreneurship
. Centre for Transformational Leadership
. Centre for Corporate Governance
. Centre for Responsible Business
. Centre for Positive Scholarship

MDI maintains high level of academic excellence in management. It has over 80 full-time faculty who have several years of experience having worked at senior positions in the industry. As part of the global initiatives, student and faculty exchanges go on regularly. Joint research projects are also undertaken. Above all, MDl has a well developed state-of-the-art infrastructure, which includes a library with a collection of over 60,000 volumes, and online access to international journals, a computer center with over 500 PCs, air conditioned lecture halls and syndicate rooms, besides a host of other recreational facilities. MDI has active linkages with McGill University, Canada, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, USA, University of Connecticut, USA, Cambridge College, Massachusetts. USA, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Canada, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, USA, Marquette University, Wisconsin. USA, Bentley College, USA, The University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School, Chapel Hill, USA, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, ESCP-EAP, France, EOHEC Business School, France, The Institute d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences- Po), IAEAix-en Provence, France, Total Professors Association (TPA). Paris, Grenoble Ecole de Management, Grenoble, Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Wuppertal. HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Leipzig, International University in Germany, Bruchsal. European Business School - Oestrich-Winkel, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Frankfurt, Vienna University of Eco. & Business Administration, Austria, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark, Solvay Business School, Brussels, The Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp. Belgium, BI Norwegian School of Management, Norway, Unlversua Carlo Cattaneo. (LIUC), Italy, Bocconi University, Milano, Warsaw School of Economics. Poland, Graduate School of Business Economics, Higher School of International Commerce and Finance (WSHiFM), Warsaw, Middlesex University, London, UK, School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, University of the Free State. Bloemfontein, University of Otago, Dunedin, Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, LAHAV Executive Education Centre, Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel, University of Tampere, Finland, Lahore University of Management Sciences (WMS), Pakistan, RSM Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Moscow International Higher Business School "MIRBIS", Moscow, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), School of Management, China. These linkages operate in the domains of exchange of students, faculty and knowledge. Some executive education programs are co-designed and delivered along with our partners. MDI now has developed a new niche market for foreign institutions in conducting international executive development programs at MDI campus and has also pioneer the summer university initiative in India.