Nurturing Continuous Learning
MDI, Gurgaon The institute’s digital and learning infrastructure are among the best
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Located in the corporate hub of India, Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon is the first B-school of India to get an international accreditation by the Association of MBA. The institute also holds a South Asian Quality Assurance System accreditation by the Association’s International Accreditation Advisory Board. The accreditations vouch for the international quality of education imparted at the institute. The institute has been a trendsetter in the field of management education, consulting, high-quality research and executive development. The residential nature of programmes offered at MDI provide opportunities to work in teams and continuous learning on campus having access to digital databases and library, mentor, global connect and availability of learning infrastructure round the clock.
MDI Gurgaon enhanced its capabilities in digital infrastructure by implementing ERP in HR and Finance and upgraded the network infrastructure. The institute introduced RFID integration at the library and installed software to enable learning simulations, games, etc. A Bloomberg Finance Lab was set up with 8 Bloomberg Terminals which supports advanced applied research in financial markets and equips finance students and managers with the mathematical and conceptual theories.
A pool of 65-plus nationally and internationally experienced full-time faculty members brings the right mix of research and industry experience to education and consultancy offered by the institute. The entire academic community is research active and carries out research work of consistently higher standards that can contribute to the national goal of innovation, socio-economic development and environmental sustainability.
The institute collaborated with the Haryana Institute of Public Administration for imparting and enhancing professional knowledge and skills in the field of Public Policy Administration. MDI also proposed for additional 60 seats in Post Graduate Programme in Management to mark 25 years of the two-year full-time flagship programme. To keep up with the demand, the institute got AICTE approval for additional 60 seats for PGP-IM. The programme has started from academic session 2019. The institute has taken steps to revive the Energy Management Programme with Indian Oil Corporation, with a capacity of 60 seats.
The PGP-IM twinning (dual degree) programme has helped bridge the gap between demand and availability of quality international management courses in the country. This year, MDI initiated the launch of short-term certification courses of three- and six-months’ duration each through online and offline modes.
To foster entrepreneurial fervour among students, MDI Gurgaon has helped connect over 20 early-stage startups and entrepreneurs with more than 10 investors. From the digitisation of physical records, successful implementation of ERP in HR and Finance and upgradation of network infrastructure, MDI has enhanced its capabilities in Digital Infrastructure. An institute is known by the laurels of its alumni and the impact they make in the world around them. Over the years, MDI has developed a strong and influential network of professionals around the globe; many of them are in the position of transforming and leading companies, creating and building industries, creating and driving startups and entrepreneurial ventures and serving the nation.