IIM Sambalpur, one of India’s premier management institutes, has officially inaugurated its first MBA batch tailored for working professionals in Delhi. This marks a significant achievement for IIM Sambalpur, offering a platform for working professionals and entrepreneurs to pursue their management education while continuing their business pursuits. The program stands out for its focus on Data Science, Product Management, Innovation, and Startups, in addition to core functional areas.
Dr. Alok Kumar Mishra, Joint Secretary of the Association of Indian Universities, emphasized the significance of the credit system introduced in the National Education Policy, which allows students to participate in institutions across the country and abroad.
Shatanik Goswami, Lead Consultant at Google Cloud Consulting, praised Professor Mahadev Jaiswal, Director of IIM Sambalpur, for the achievement and highlighted the crucial aspects of Product Management, particularly the interconnection of business, interests, and experience within startups.
Professor Rajeev Tandon, former CEO of SC Johnson, discussed “Product Management in the Era of 4.0” and the need for a shift in perspectives on brand and product development.
Deepak Sharma, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of India Accelerator, highlighted innovation-based entrepreneurship, emphasizing the fusion of imaginative thinking with efficient execution.
One of the most inspiring aspects of IIM Sambalpur’s inaugural MBA batch for Working Professionals is Shri G M Gupta, an 80-year-old entrepreneur who passionately shared his enthusiasm for learning. He’s the owner of a startup in the defense sector and believes that the exposure to new technologies, case studies, and unlearning old rules will enable him to manage more effectively.
IIM Sambalpur will host the prestigious “Pan IIM World Management Conference – 2023” from December 21 to 23, 2023, under the theme “Entrepreneurial Innovation and Digital Governance for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth.”
IIM Sambalpur is a premier management institution committed to providing quality education, fostering entrepreneurship, and developing socially responsible leaders. Located in Sambalpur, Odisha, it offers a flagship 2-year MBA program and is renowned for its admissions through CAT. The institute boasts an average package of INR 16.64 LPA, with a maximum package reaching INR 64.61 LPA for the 2023 batch.
This new MBA program aims to equip working professionals with the latest skills and knowledge, promoting innovation and entrepreneurship, and fostering an inclusive and sustainable approach to management and leadership.