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“If I die in combat zone Box me up and send me home Pin my medals to my chest Tell my mom I did my best”

Anonymous : Popular lyric during training

Introduction

The indomitable spirit of selflessness, courage and honesty and the motivation from within, of setting examples of highest standards of discipline, professionalism and service to the nation signifies the extraordinary psychological framework of the Officers of the Indian Armed Forces. The rock solid principles of discipline, time management, nationalism and patriotism are ingrained in them as the very culture of their lives. The Indian Armed Forces make every Indian proud. Changing times bring changing needs. After serving the forces, these officers need to re-orient their skills and attitude for second career post-retirement from the forces. The retirement can be either compulsory or by choice.

A combined initiative by Directorate General Resettlement, Ministry of Defence and Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML), a six month General Management Programme (GMP) for the Defence Officers is conducted at the Institute.

Objective

The objective of the programme is to facilitate smooth second career transition of the Defence Officers into the corporate world and familiarize them towards contemporary and emerging global management practices.

Duration

The GMP for Defence Officers at IIML (Lucknow or NOIDA campus) is spread over duration of 24 weeks and comprises five terms. Third term completion follows with a one week break.

Curriculum

Terms Courses Session Details

Term I

  • Management Accounting
  • Behavior in Organizations
  • Managerial Economics
  • Information Technology Concepts
  • Quantitative Techniques I
  • Marketing Management I
  • Legal Aspects in Management

All courses are compulsory

Each course comprises of 0.5 credit

15 hours of classroom time per course

10 sessions of 90 minutes duration for each course

Term II

  • Management Accounting II
  • Designing Work Organizations
  • Operation Management I
  • Financial Management I
  • Quantitative Techniques II
  • Marketing Management II
  • Business Communication

All courses are compulsory

Each course comprises of 0.5 credit

15 hours of classroom time per course

10 sessions of 90 minutes duration for each course

Term III

  • Financial Management II
  • HRM
  • Operation Management II
  • MIS
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methodology**
  • Business Environment

All courses are compulsory

Each course comprises of 0.5 credit

15 hours of classroom time per course

10 sessions of 90 minutes duration for each course

** Includes Research design, Sampling. Data Analysis Hypothesis Testing and familiarity with SPSS

Term IV

Electives based on their interest and specialization*

5 Electives of 0.5 credit each

*The electives for Term IV will be floated based on faculty availability and participant interest.

Term V

Electives based on their interest and specialization*

5 Electives of 0.5 credit each

*The electives for Term V will be floated based on faculty availability and participant interest.

This unique combination of compulsory and elective courses, train them to develop a broad understanding of the subject matter and the issues central and critical to the success of business.

Faculty

Faculty from Indian Institute of Management Lucknow would deliver the program.

Pedagogy

A judicious mix of the following:

  • Case method of learning
  • Lectures
  • Exercises , Assignments
  • Group Projects & Presentations
  • Peer Discussions
  • Role Plays

Evaluation and Certification

The evaluation of academic performance is based on varying combinations of the following components:

  • Assignments, Quizzes, Class participation etc.
  • Project work
  • End-term examination

The Certificate will be awarded to such participants who in the judgment of the faculty have fulfilled all conditions and requirements for the same after the successful completion of all the five terms as per IIM Lucknow evaluation guidelines.

15th General Management Programme (24 weeks) for Defence Officers is scheduled from January 2 to June 16, 2017

Phone: +91-0522 6696282/6288/6285

Email: mdpoffice[at]iiml[dot]ac[dot]in ; mdp[at]iiml[dot]ac[dot]in

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