The inaugural ceremony of Certificate Programme in Management for the executives of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) took place on December 2, 2015 at IIM Indore. The programme is a customized programme for the executives of HPCL, which will formally start on December 5, 2015 and will be conducted on alternate weekends over a span of 18 months.
In the inaugural ceremony, Professor Jayasimha K.R., Associate Professor, IIM Indore and the coordinator for the programme delivered the welcome address and introduced the guests for the ceremony namely, Dr. Ashish Sen, DGM, Capacity Building, HPCL and Mr. Pushp Kumar Joshi, Director, HR, HPCL. Professor Jayasimha also provided a broad over view of the programme, curriculum & evaluation and the importance of the executive programme. He mentioned that the programme has five modules namely, Managerial Economics, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Basic Accounting and Finance, Operations Management & Supply Chain Management and Marketing, which includes modules on retailing, Marketing of services etc.
While interacting with the participants, Dr. Sen mentioned that every company has its own life, like living beings. Congratulating the participants for being selected for the course, he noted that the learning ambience and the organizational skills of IIM Indore would help them to develop their skills not only from the career point of view but as a person too.
Mr. Joshi thanked the IIM Indore community for giving an opportunity to the HPCL executives to re-live their college life and excel in their fields.
Professor Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore welcomed all the participants and thanked HPCL for the efforts in making the programme happen. He mentioned that the programme would be a great experience for the executives as this is the right time in their career to learn something more, something new and explore the course.
Mr. Manas Parihar, Officer, MDP proposed the Vote of Thanks. IIM Indore annually trains over 3000 executives from both public & private sector, through various on campus and in-company programs of duration ranging from 3 days to over a year.