IIM Udaipur Inaugurates MBA in Digital Business Management and Global Supply Chain Management
IIM Udaipur Launches Two MBA Programs for Batch 2022-23
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Udaipur hosted the inaugural ceremony of the tenth batch of its one-year MBA – Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program and the third batch of its one-year MBA – Digital Enterprise Management (DEM ), for the 2022-23 academic year.
The ceremony was presided over by Prof. Janat Shah, Director of IIM Udaipur and Prof. Rajesh Agrawal, Chairman of the One-Year MBA Program Committee. Mr. Kamesh Mullapudi, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting (US-India) and Mr. CP Gurnani, CEO & Managing Director, Tech Mahindra graced the ceremony as the chief guests for the respective inaugurations.
IIM Udaipur is the only management institute in India to have a full-time MBA in DEM. It is also the only IIM to have a one-year full-time MBA in GSCM. The DEM and GSCM programs are full-time, one-year residential MBA programs for graduates of any discipline with more than 3 years of experience in any field.
In his welcome address, Professor Janat Shah, Director of IIM Udaipur said, “Due to Covid, it is for the first time in two years that I welcome you to the offline sessions this year. It is a pleasure to be back in the classroom; face-to-face learning will always be the dominant mode of teaching for a leading management institute like ours.”
He added, “Our institute has completed ten years of a journey of transformation. From the beginning, we envisioned a world-renowned institute with a high level of integrity, transparency, global recognition, international rankings, consistency and a global commitment to excellence. One of the important pillars of IIMU is its research focus. For an academic institution, knowledge creation is very important and the future will be a research-driven world. As an institute, we want to be at the frontier of academic research. We have created a distinct research identity by consistently ranking number 4, for three years, in the UT Dallas Business School Research Ranking of Indian b-schools. We have an ambitious Vision 2030, where we want to rank in the top 100 at UT Dallas, where there are currently no institutes in our country.
Addressing the incoming lot, the keynote guest at the GSCM Program Inaugural Ceremony, Mr. Kamesh Mullapudi, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting (US-India), explained client perspectives while managing the chains of supply in organizations. He said, “Introducing digital and technology in management studies was the need of the hour and IIM Udaipur has been at the forefront of this. The recent pandemic involving the world has put in highlights the complexity of managing and maintaining supply chains. Even the impact of situations in other countries such as the war in Ukraine and supply chain disruptions have required supply chain professionals to procurement to think about the increasingly important role they will play.The importance of analytics and digitization of operations has become critical.
At the DEM Program Inaugural Ceremony, Keynote Guest, Mr. CP Gurnani, CEO and Managing Director of Tech Mahindra said, “The agility shown in responding to the needs of global sourcing and digital transformations, the way the institute has integrated industry practitioners into academic learning is phenomenal. Digital and business transformation are two sides of the same coin. »