Jamshedpur : XLRI- Xavier School of Management, one of India’s premier B-School, is all set to hold the 13th Graduation Ceremony for students of Executive Diploma Programmes on 11th April, 2015. The event is to hold at the Tata Auditorium, XLRI campus, Jamshedpur.
The event is to be graced by Ajay Kaul, Chief Executive Officer, Jubilant Food Works Ltd., Fr. E Abraham S.J., Director of XLRI, Dr. Pranabesh Ray, Dean – Academics at XLRI, Dr. Ashis K. Pani, Associate Dean, VIL Programmes at XLRI and other dignitaries. Ajay Kaul will deliver the Graduation Address at the event.
On this significant day, 493 students of XLRI’s Virtual Interactive Learning Programmes including – 108 students of Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (Batch 23); 147 students of Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management (Batch 24); 113 students of Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (Batch 15) and 125 students of Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management (Batch 16) will receive their graduating certificates and medals.
Dr. A K Pani, Associate Dean, XLRI VIL Programmes remarked, “The Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL) earlier known as Satellite programmes provide working professionals with the opportunity of formal learning and help gain upgraded knowledge on the recent trends in Management at a convenient time schedule from various locations of choice without disrupting their professional work-schedule. Presently around 615 students are pursuing the PGCBM and PGCHRM programmes through various study centers across India. Apart from the technical collaboration with Hughes Communication India Ltd (HCIL), from this year the institute is also offering the Postgraduate Certificate Programmes (PGCBM 27 & PGCHRM 19) through its new technical partner, “UCS” which focuses on and specializes in providing unified conferencing and collaboration services. Since the inception of such Programmes, we have seen around 5,026 students graduating from the various VIL Programmes. Presently there are 128 (Hughes- 88 and UCS-40) study centers across the country.
This year 2 new batches for Business Management – “PGCBM-28” and Human Resource Management – “PGCHRM- 20” will be introduced in the month of July through the HCIL platform.
Besides, 16 students of Agribusiness Management Programme, 36 students of Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management (EDHRM- India), 8 students of Executive Diploma in Human Resource Management (EDHRM- Dubai) and 62 students of Post Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship Management Programme will also receive their graduating certificates and medals.
Fr. E Abraham S.J., Director of XLRI commented, “XLRI with its singular vision of Magis, i.e., pursuit of excellence, focuses on three areas- academic excellence, personal values and social concern. In the era, where time is a major constraint and up gradation being the need for working professionals, XLRI has been providing various programmes for the working executives.
Besides the VIL programmes, XLRI also conducts several Management Development Programs (MDPs) for Corporates and their executives. We have offered few successful eMDP Programmes (Global eMDP Programme for Nigeria, GMP for Apollo Hospitals etc.) in the past. Recently, we have launched an eMDP Programme on HRD in collaboration with Education Lanes of Tech Mahindra. Simultaneously, we are exploring few other Programmes in collaboration with NIIT Imperia, TalentEdge, ICFL etc. as technical partners. With these multiple programmes we aim to serve diverse sections of professionals across many industry sectors.”