The seventh edition of Faculty Development Programme (FDP) was inaugurated at IIM Indore on Monday, April 20, 2015.
Professor Ganesh Kumar Nidugala, Dean (Academics) and Officiating Director, inaugurated the Programme in the presence of Colonel K. T. Udupa (Retired), Chief Administrative Officer; Professor Subhasankar Chattopadhyay, Coordinator, FDP, and the 15 participants who have been registered for it.
The objective of the Programme is to develop competence in general management, understand recent advances in management research, and learn to improve pedagogies, effective presentation techniques, and behavioral skills to be an effective management faculty. The duration of the Programme is from April 20 -June 12, 2015.
The inauguration ceremony began with traditional lamp lighting and Saraswati Vandana. Professor Ganesh welcomed the participants and informed them about the Institute and various Programmes offered here. He discussed the Institute’s initiatives in encouraging research by the faculty as well as the research scholars of IIM Indore.
Professor Chattopadhyay also addressed the gathering and acquainted the participants with the course, curriculum and schedule of the Programme. The registration and orientation ceremony were followed by Library and Research Tools orientation programme, conducted by Dr. Akhtar Parvez and IT orientation programme, conducted by Mr. Anil Koushal.