The thirteenth batch of Certificate Course in Business Management for Defense Officers (CCBMDO) began at IIM Indore on September 6, 2016. The inauguration took place in the presence of all the 34 participants registered for the course, along with Professor Rishikesha T. Krishnan, Director, IIM Indore. The event began with the lamp lighting ceremony by the Director and Professor Keyur Thaker, Chair, CCBMDO. Professor Krishnan welcomed the participants and emphasized that they can learn better by engaging not only in the class, but also outside the class in order to enhance their skills and knowledge in the management arena.
IIM Indore has already completed twelve batches of CCBMDO course and 515 Defense Officers have graduated till date. The aim of this 24-week course is to provide management training to the retiring/retired/released service defense officers in order to re-orient themselves towards their new professional life in 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.