IIM Udaipur inaugurates 2022-23 batches of one-year MBA in DEM & GSCM
The DEM and GSCM programs are 1-year full-time residential MBA programs for graduates in any discipline with 3+ years’ experience in any domain.
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Udaipur inaugurated the tenth batch of its One-year MBA in Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program and the third batch of its One Year MBA - Digital Enterprise Management (DEM), for the academic year 2022-23. Professor Janat Shah, Director IIM Udaipur and Professor Rajesh Agrawal, Chairperson One-year MBA Program Committee presided over the ceremony. Kamesh Mullapudi, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting (US-India) and CP Gurnani, CEO & Managing Director, Tech Mahindra graced the event with their presence as the chief guests for the respective inaugurations.
Only IIM to offer a full-time MBA in DEM
IIM Udaipur is the only management institute in India to have a full-time MBA in DEM. It is also the only IIM that offers a full-time one-year MBA in GSCM. The DEM and GSCM programs are 1-year full-time residential MBA programs for graduates in any discipline with 3+ years’ experience in any domain. Professor Janat Shah, Director, IIM Udaipur, commenced his welcome address talking about the delayed commencement of the offline session for the program. The Director said, "Due to COVID, it is for the first time in two years that I am welcoming you all to the offline sessions this year. It's a pleasure to be back in the classroom; face-to-face learning will always be the dominant teaching mode for a premier management institute like us.”
He further added, "IIMU has focused on being a distinct institution, and the Digital Enterprise Management Centre of Excellence as well as the MBA- DEM program (introducing its third batch) is playing a pivotal role in building it. We are focused on being a futuristic academic institution and creating leaders for the future.”
Addressing the incoming batch, Chief Guest at the GSCM Program Inaugural ceremony, Kamesh Mullapudi, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting (US-India), explained clients' perspectives while managing the supply chains in organizations.
Mullapudi said, "The introduction of digital and technology in management studies was the need of the hour and IIM Udaipur has been at the forefront of it. The recent pandemic involving the world, has brought to the fore the complexities in managing and maintaining supply chains. Even the impact of situations in other countries like the Ukraine war and supply chain disruptions have obligated the supply chain professionals to think about the increasingly important role they will play. The importance of analytics and digitization of operations have become critical.”
IIM-U Centre for Digital Enterprise
In the DEM Program Inaugural ceremony, Chief Guest, CP Gurnani, CEO & Managing Director, Tech Mahindra talked about becoming managers and leaders of tomorrow. He added, "As I address you today when you are here to become the future Digital managers & leaders, I want to emphasize that IIMU has taken the lead in innovating the courseware by setting a centre for digital enterprise at the institute. The agility shown by responding to the needs of global supply chain management and digital transformations, the way the institute has integrated industry practitioners into academic learning is phenomenal. Digital and business transformation are two sides of the same coin.”