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Goa Institute of Management (GIM) one of the premier B-schools of India recently inaugurated the three year part time PGDM – PT (Executive ­­­­­­­­MBA) programme for the new academic year 2013 – 2016.

Going by Goa Institute of Management’s records, a number of working professionals including corporate employees, entrepreneurs and officials from the public sector in Goa head back to the classroom each year. The new batch of the PGDM – PT (Executive ­­­­­­­­MBA) programme with 52 students onboard include public sector officials, entrepreneurs and employees from companies such as Syngenta, Sesa Goa, P&G, and Vendanta among others.

On the occasion of the inaugural of the new academic year, alumni Atmaram Deshpande, Principal, Police Training School, was felicitated for his achievements.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Sunil Rai, Director, GIM said “GIM is committed to the task of providing the industry and society with excellent manpower developed in Goa itself. This year we have designed our PGDM-PT curriculum in a way in which it lays greater emphasis on entrepreneurship, SMEs and family owned businesses. Our objective at GIM is not only to offer a degree, but to also help students to be able to make a positive change in their work place. The three year part–time executive MBA programme open to professionals with work experience and working individuals from various spheres aims to do just that. GIM is one of the best B – schools of the country and we offer the very best to our students”.

Every year GIM sees a number of senior professionals from the public as well as private sector join up for the course. Past students of the PGDM-PT programme include Dr. V.N. Jindal, Dean, Goa Medical College; Swapnil Naik, Director Information and Publicity; Nikhil Desai, Director Tourism; Atmaram Deshpande, Principal, Police Training School; Ronnie Martins of Mum’s Kitchen, Ivan Dias, Proprietor Hotel Solmar,   among others.

Top notch faculty members including Harvard and Cornell affiliated faculty, IIM fellows and industry leaders are an active part of this EMBA course. The PGDM-PT course is conducted at the Ribandar campus of GIM over the weekends which makes it convenient for working professionals to attend.

The inaugural ceremony was attended by past students of the Executive MBA programme as well as special guests which included, K Gopinath, Deputy General Manager, United Spirit Limited, Goa and Dr. Radhika Naik, Principal, Dempo College and Chairperson for Ponda Municipal Council.