Executive Diploma Award Ceremony
The Executive Diploma Award Ceremony of Eighteenth Batch (EDP 2017-18) was held on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Institute of Management, Nirma University. Mr. Nagendra Sastry, Vice President – Decision Analytics at EXL Services was the chief guest on the occasion. The Dignitaries who attended the award ceremony function were Dr. M Mallikarjun, Director, Institute of Management, Nirma University and Dr. Chetan Jhaveri, Chairperson of 2017-18 batch of Executive Diploma Programme in Management. In his address to the EDP participants, the chief guest, Mr. Nagendra Sastry emphasised upon the importance of the ‘Predictive Analytics’ in Decision Making Process as predictive analytics is increasingly being welcomed in many industries and from his rich and varied experience shared how to use the ‘Data Analytics Tools’ to add more insight and clarity into business decisions.
This year, the ‘Executive Diploma’ was awarded to 41 participants out of which 28 participants were felicitated with the specialization in Operations Management and 13 participants with specialization in Marketing Management.
The Institute of Management had started the Executive Diploma Programmes (EDP) in year 1999 to fulfil the needs of the working executives, managers and entrepreneurs. The Programme focuses on updating the participants on latest developments in the areas of management and preparing them to take higher responsibilities in their organizations. The Executive Diploma Programmes are offered with specializations in area of Finance, Marketing, International Business and Operations Management.