The 12th Batch of Post Graduate Programme for Management Executives (PGPMX) started at IIM Indore Mumbai campus on November 02, 2019. The inauguration took place in the presence of Mr. Ratish Jha, Business Head—Transformers, Raychem RPG Private Limited as the Chief Guest. Professor Rohit Kapoor, Chair, PGPMX & Faculty, IIM Indore, along with the PGPMX Office members were also present. A total of 26 working executives registered for the programme who looked excited and ready for the take-off, from diverse profiles of different domain and industry.
The inauguration ceremony commenced with lightening of lamp followed by a melodious Saraswati Vandana and an address by Professor Kapoor who provided participants with the details of the programme. He also shared his thoughts about depth of the course and learning expertise that a participant will gain from this rigorous programme.
Mr. Ratish Jha, who is also an alumni of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), in his address mentioned the importance of continuous improvement in oneself and reinventing to keep up with the pace of change in today’s world.
He emphasised on the importance of having management perspective in dynamic world and need for continuous learning. ‘In today’s world of uncertainty, one should also learn to unlearn for excellence in life’, he said.
He further shared his own experience of transforming his career from Human Resource Head to Business Head of the company.
Professor Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore joined the inauguration by video conferencing from Indore, who welcomed the new batch and shared the vision and mission of IIM Indore. He also urged everyone to take a pledge to keep the environment green and clean and emphasized on a no plastic policy that the Institute practices. He also mentioned the importance of making a start and being perseverant to achieve success that one desires.
The inauguration ceremony concluded with group photo and information about the Library by Mr. Appasaheb Naikal, Librarian, who guided the new batch on library resources and how to use them effectively.