The ninth batch of IIM Indore’s Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPMX) was inaugurated on February 24, 2018 at the Institute’s Mumbai Campus. The inaugural ceremony took place in the presence of Professor Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore; Professor Kajari Mukherjee, Chair, PGPMX and Mr. P.S. Jayakumar, MD & CEO, Bank of Baroda as the Chief Guest. Professor Mukherjee welcomed the students and the Chief Guest and also briefed them about the programme and teaching pedagogies.
Professor Krishnan then addressed the students and highlighted the objectives and vision of the programme. He also dwelt on the challenges students are likely to face while pursuing the programme, especially managing their professional, educational and family time.
Mr. P.S. Jayakumar then addressed the gathering. He started with a conversation about the challenges and future prospects for the Indian banking system. He also shared his college experiences and spoke about fond recollection of his favourite college professor, Father McGrath, who talked of the importance of growing together in a group as he said – ‘Don’t show off knowledge; elevate the conversation.’
A total of 27 students registered for the programme.