The inauguration ceremony of the sixteenth batch of Certificate Course in Business Management for Defence Officers (CCBMDO) consisting fifty-nine participants was held on Monday, September 09, 2019 at Indian Institute of Management Indore. Prof. Ranjeet Nambudiri, Dean (Programmes) and Prof. Sanjay Choudhari, Coordinator, CCBMDO Programme, inaugurated the programme.
Prof. Choudhari briefed the participants about the programme. Prof. Nambudiri explained the participants how they become relevant by knowing, doing and being. Col. Saurabh Kalgaonkar, an alumnus of IIM Indore, gave a talk on ‘How to Get Best out of IIM’. Mr. Jigar Kantharia, Officer of the programme briefed the participants about IIM Indore and conducted the inaugural ceremony.
IIM Indore has already completed fifteen batches of CCBMDO course and successfully trained about 659 Defence Officers. The aim of this 24-week course is to provide management training to retiring/retired/released defence officers in order to re-orient themselves towards their new professional life in civil society. This course is one of the initiatives taken by Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) by holding its commitment in providing meaningful training to retiring and retired service officers, to enable them in finding suitable and appropriate employment. The inauguration ceremony concluded with vote of thanks and national anthem.