562 students graduated during XLRI’s 20th Graduating Ceremony
This year a new program on VIL has been launched called the Postgraduate Certificate in Human Capital Management.
Xavier School of Management celebrated its 20th Graduation Ceremony - Corporate Programs & Virtual Interactive Learning Programs during which a total of 562 students graduated with 2 batches of PGCBM (Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management-37 & 38).
The students comprising 126 students, 2 batches of PGCHRM(Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management- 29 & 30) comprising 234 students, 1 batch of PGCBA(Postgraduate Certificate in Business Analytics - 3) comprising 38 students, 1 batch of PGCF( Postgraduate Certificate in Finance-1) comprising 18 students, 1 batch of PGCSL( Postgraduate Certificate in Senior Leadership-3) comprising 87 students and 1 batch of EDAMP (Executive Diploma in Advanced Management for Senior Managers Program -1) comprising 59 students.
This year for Corporate Programs in PGCHRM (Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management - Accenture 2022) a total of 26 students are graduating whereas EDHRM-19-21 batch it is 42 , EDHRM-21-22 it is 52 respectively.
Fr. Paul Fernandes. S.J., Director, XLRI, congratulated the graduating students and said, “Dear students, hearty congratulations on graduating today. It’s good to see how you have found a new work life and learning balance while leading your organization. I want you to excel, sustain, succeed and we strengthen you as you walk forward.”
He also advised the students - “Be professional and follow the integrity, values and virtues of other professionals. Be authentic, be your true person and be accountable as you navigate through the world . Be universal in your thinking and approach. Be a learner, light and guidance will help you to make right choices in life.”
Chief Guest, Dr N S Rajan, former CEO of IDFC Foundation and Group CHRO & CMO at IDFC Bank addressed the gathering by sharing his memories as a student at XLRI. He graduated in 1983 from XLRI, Jamshedpur. “The special ambience at XLRI can be experienced and not explained. XLRI is a forerunner in embracing virtual learning. Indicating the success of the new training programs that we have created, the Director is taking it to greater heights. The best of me is behind me. The best of you is surely ahead of you.I see in front of me those who will shape the future of the country as you embark on this exciting journey.”
“Be resilient. Show courage and conviction in combating the crisis and make a comeback when things settle down. Knowing your ignorance is the first step to wisdom. Support your team, build their knowledge and go to their core areas. Your character is built on values and it reflects in our conduct and behavior. Values are shaped by parents, family and teachers. Be a role model and an exemplar who can live up to values. Doing things right is different from doing right things. Compromise on tactics if required, but not on values.”, he added.
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