Management Development Institute (MDI) is an institution of excellence in management education. MDI sets itself apart through a strong industry interface, student driven activities and a global perspective fostered by strong and best international linkages across the globe. The tremendous intellectual pool of our faculty combined with continuous hands on experience provides the students of MDI, a sturdy platform to launch them higher in the management horizon.
MDI, an institution for excellence in management education, quality research, executive development and value added consulting, has consistently maintained its premier position among the top five B-schools in the country. Its strong intellectual capital of over 76 nationally and internationally acclaimed full time faculty members is acknowledged to be amongst the best in India.
MDI is a school for:
Thought Leaders and Change Masters
Academic Excellence and Continuous Innovation
Our Mission is to create, both at individual and organizational levels, cutting edge management capability through:
Best Global Practices
Action- centric Research
Value- adding Consulting
|Course Name:||PGPM/ PGP-HRM||PGPM-IM|
|Duration:||2 years||2 years|
|Fees:||INR 15,96,500||INR 19,99,500|
|Approved by:||AICTE approved|
|Mode of Learning:||Regular||Regular|
|Course Category:||Post Graduation||Post Graduation|
MDI Library is fully automated and has a collection of over 60,000 books predominantly related to management and allied subjects. The Library holds a rich collection of printed as well as electronic resources which include books, journals, databases, audio-visual materials, CDs/DVDs, e-journals, reports, case studies, conference proceedings, training manuals, etc. The Library with its modern collection of knowledge resources and innovative information services fills an essential role for the academic community in their intellectual pursuits. MDI Library is a hybrid library with the state-of-the-art technological applications. The entire Library collection including the CD-ROM databases and the online databases are made available through Institute’s network. Users can access the online databases and also find out the real-time availability of library materials from their own computer terminals. The Library offers a range of information services set to the highest professional standards.
The Library aims:
to be a world-class knowledge resource centre in the area of management sciences
to provide appropriate knowledge resources to meet the information needs of the academic community of the Institute
to provide proactive and innovative information services to the academic community andto support the Institute in becoming a top ranked world-class business school
MDI has a state of art computing facility consisting of 656 PC nodes / laptop includes 10 IBM Pentium based servers, connected on a high speed Gigabit Ethernet Fiber Optic/UTP based network in a distributed Windows XP and Linux environment. Computer Labs: MDI has 2 nos. Computer Labs equipped with the 130 numbers state of the art computing facilities along with 3 Network LaserJet printers, scanners. 3 nos. projector systems are installed in these computer labs which are being used by students and executives and also conducting the classes for the student & executives.
Class rooms: All the class rooms are equipped with Projection Systems and Computer System with Internet connectivity.
Facilities for MDI members: Desktop/ Laptop, printer is being provided to the entire MDI member with internet/Intranet connectivity. All the MDI members have access to online software package being used for students Grading, Feedback & administrative applications i.e. Leave management system, accounts, admissions & placement.
DATA Center: MDI data center has a 10 IBM Pentium based servers, connected on a high speed Gigabit Ethernet Fiber Optic/UTP based network in a distributed Windows XP, windows 7, windows 8 and Linux environment as per details given below:
Firewall: The Campus Network is protected using Cyberoam MTU CR 500i - Appliance based Firewall. Email virus protection is provided through Trend Micro Inter Scan Messaging Suite. The MDI implements a very strict security policy to ensure the highest levels of network health and safety.
E-mail system: The e-mail system, which is the most widely, used service on the MDI campus, offers a very user-friendly web based e-mail system allows users to access mails, both from inside the campus and outside.
Internet Connectivity: MDI has 55 Mbps dedicated Internet leased line offers high speed and uninterrupted Internet connectivity from anywhere on the campus, through the campus LAN.
Wi-Fi Facility: To provide flexibility & convenient access to network facilities Wi-Fi Network facilities has been provided at the various locations in campus i.e. Graduate Program Academic Block, Auditorium, Graduate Program Hostel Mess, Boards Room & Conference Room, Takshashila & Lakshay Buildings etc.
Video Conferencing Facility: MDI has an Internet / ISDN based Video Conferencing Facility setup in the Auditorium. The video conferencing facility comprising of Polycom 4 way multiparty 7,800 Presenter and Visual Concert. This facility is used for holding global seminars inviting eminent speakers, placement interviews, and virtual student seminars in various programs especially for International Management students.
Hostel Rooms Facilities: All the Executives hostel are provided Computer System in their room with Internet connectivity. Laser jet printers also being provided in the Executive hostels common room. Network & Internet connectivity is being provided in the students hostels.
Digital Signage’s: Digital Signage’s are installed at various locations which displays the information about MDI activities i.e. corporate movie of MDI, latest information about MDI events etc.
State of Art Classrooms
The campus hosts, air-conditioned lecture halls, syndicate rooms, faculty and administrative blocks, a state-of-the-art computer centre, and one of the best management libraries of the country. The Campus also has residential accommodation for academic and administrative staff.
PGP Classes are hosted in buildings Gurukula, Nalanda and Lakshya (3rd Floor). PGP in Energy Management, PGP in Public Policy and Management classes are held in the Parthenon and Nalanda Buildings. Classrooms in Scholars Building, Auditorium Block and Lakshya are designed for Executive training programmes and host the incompany training and management development programmes for executives.
First Internationally Accredited Indian B-School
MDI has the distinction of being the first internationally accredited Indian B-School. It was accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), U.K. in 2006. The Post Graduate Programme in Management, Post Graduate Programme in HR, The National Management Programme and the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management are all AMBA accredited. In addition to this, the college also received accreditation from South Asian Quality Systems (SAQS) in 2005.
Rigorous Selection Procedure
Students at MDI are handpicked from the pool of the brightest minds that the country has to offer. Strict criteria and a stringent admission process ensure that only the best enter the hallowed portals of this venerable institute.
Accomplished & Erudite Faculty
MDI boasts of a community of around 80 full time faculty of national and international acclaim, one of the strongest assets of MDI, that bring the right mix of research and industry experience to education. The faculty is a healthy blend of academicians, policy makers, administrators and managers to deliver the knowledge, skills and realities of the corporate world. Various industry leaders and practitioners who participate in various capacities further enrich the offerings at MDI.
MDI has a history of cultivating change agents who go on to shine in the industry. The institution takes pride in its alumni who have consistently excelled in leadership positions across various organizations in India and abroad. They are people with immense vision; change agents who constantly seek to evolve the dynamics of the ever changing environment around them. Many of our distinguished alumni have chosen the entrepreneurial route, carving out a niche in their careers.
International Exchange Program
The international student exchange program, one of the best in the country, offers a unique opportunity to students to immerse themselves in a new academic and social culture. Each year, 2 out of every 3 students get an opportunity to spend a term abroad, helping them to develop a truly international perspective. At the same time international students from across the world visit our campus, which provides an invigorating learning environment to the students at MDI.
MDI takes lead in hosting conferences which provide a forum for scholars from different fields and backgrounds to share their views and perspectives on the latest industry norms. The conferences attract a host of highly distinguished academicians and corporate organizations.
MDI played host to the following conferences in the previous calendar year:
International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and Management
International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure in Emerging Markets
International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization
International Conference on Financial Innovations and Change for Survival and Growth
Institute Industry Partnership
Training executives and fast track working professionals on the MDI campus, gives the institute the much needed academic –industry interaction. According to the AIMA survey of B-schools, MDI is the largest school for continuing education in the country. Number of companies trusting MDI for the continuous development of their executives and employees (usually through the MDP program) has been growing steadily. This gives the necessary boost to the industry-institute partnership.
The Placement Process at MDI aims to match the requirements of the Corporate World with the aspirations of the students thereby facilitating the achievement of synergy between the two. The various Placements Activities undertaken at MDI are described below.
Summer Internship Programmes
As a compulsory part of curriculum, PGPM and PGP-HR students are required to undergo Summer Internship with an organization for a period of 6-8 weeks. The selection process for Summer Placements starts after the first term for the first year students. The period of Summer Internship is normally from the beginning of April to the mid of June.
Apart from the summer internship by the students enrolled in the PGPM and PGP-HRM courses, 30 students have enrolled for the Post Graduate Program in International Management (PGP-IM). These students do their internship abroad for a duration that can vary from anywhere between 4 – 12 months. In the past, PGP-IM students have interned with companies such as Bombardier, Sanofi-Aventis, Credit Agricole, BNP Paribas, Henkel Germany, Schwarzkopf, L'Oreal, British American Tobacco, Cartagena Capital, Dassault Systems, Allianz, Schneider Electric, NOAH Advisors, GE Healthcare, Orange, GIE AXA, etc. Several of these companies tend to absorb the interns as full-time recruits post the completion of the students’ academic curriculum.
This process is usually conducted in the month of February, although recruitment through Pre-Placements Offers (PPO) and lateral process for students with prior work experience can happen till at least a fortnight before the Final Placements.
For each of these processes, the following procedure is adopted:
Stage 1: Members from companies interact with students on campus through Business Thought Leadership Sessions, Guest Lectures, Live Projects, and other Corporate Forums
Stage 2: Student profiles and other relevant details are shared with companies
Stage 3: The companies conduct Pre-PlacementsTalks to give in-depth information about them including the roles and profiles being offered
Stage 4: Applications are invited and resumes of interested applicants are shared with the companies
Stage 5: Based on factors such as profiles and locations offered, and student’s perceptions and areas of interest, companies are ranked and called on campus
Stage 6: Companies conduct their selection process which typically comprises CV based short listing, group discussions, and interviews
Stage 7: Final results are announced by the companies
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Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon is one of the top management schools in the country. As an institute of excellence we aim to provide high-quality management education, action-centric research and value-added consulting.
MDI has the distinction of being the first internationally accredited Indian B-School. We have constantly endeavored to grow and develop our network around the globe. As a result, the Institute has collaborative partnerships with leading management schools in several regions of the world. The international relations at MDI encompass a gamut of interest which includes joint research, executive education, faculty and student exchange and other collaborative initiatives.
Our vision is to create future leaders who manage and create powerful organizations in the emerging corporate landscape. The curricula of all over long term programmes are industry oriented based on best global practices. Academic rigour is reflected in the course design and delivery of these programmes. Various pedagogic tools help our students develop not only a holistic business perspective but an ability to seize opportunities in a competitive business environment. At the same time they remain committed towards the betterment of the society.
Our management development programmes are exclusively industry focused so as to equip the executives with latest management techniques in the ever-dynamic context of domestic and international business environment.
We have nationally and internationally acclaimed faculty members who bring forth right mix of industry-academic experience. They are actively involved in their pursuit of creating and disseminating knowledge through teaching, research and training. In their endeavour to develop innovative business strategies they offer consulting services in inter-disciplinary areas to leading organizations.
Thus at MDI, we are committed towards creating a vibrant community of value creators for our country.
Acting Director, MDI