Goa Institute of Management (GIM) to host His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
Panaji, Goa, August, 2018: Goa Institute of Management (GIM), one of the premier B-schools, is celebrating 25 glorious years of imparting knowledge to the country’s future corporate leaders. To kick off the year-long celebrations the management institute will be hosting His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama to the institute on the occasion of GIM Day. His Holiness will deliver the key note address on the topic – Today’s Relevance of India’s Ancient Knowledge.
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is also be conducting a six month intense programme for the faculty and members on the Board of Governors of GIM which will commence this month. The programme is being conducted by The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi, Director of the Ethics initiative and Javier Prieto, COO at The Centre at GIM’s expansive campus in Sanquelim, Goa.
The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT focuses on the development of interdisciplinary research and programs in varied fields of knowledge, from science and technology to education and international relations. The programs emphasize responsibility and examine meaningfulness and moral purpose between individuals, organizations, and societies. The Center was founded to honor the vision of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and his call for a holistic education that includes the development of human and global ethics.
In its 25th year of operation GIM has forayed into newer areas. After careful study of the prevailing market for analytics education in the country consistent to GIM’s mission to nurture leaders for sustainable business, the B-school has decided to respond to the emerging paradigm of Big Data by incorporating it into its course structure and has introduced the Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics (PGDM-BDA) programme from this academic year 2018-19. The two-year full time residential course in Big Data Analytics is the only one of its kind in the country. Additionally, the institute has set up an incubation cell as part of the Atal Incubation Centre. The Centre will host Idealab 2018 - a startup event featuring over 300 startups – later this year in October. The institute has also initiated a joint choral performance along the Oxford University Choir which is scheduled to take place in December 2018.
Over the years Goa Institute of Management has earned the enviable reputation of being one of the finest management schools in the country. B-school ranking surveys have shown a rising trend in ranking for GIM with the prestigious B-school consistently ranked among the top ten private B-Schools in India. GIM’s strength is its diversity, be it in its academic, ethnic or social diversity. The institute presently boasts of outstanding students, excellent infrastructure and the best talent that make up its core faculty. GIM today offers a rich bouquet of programs that meet the challenging business needs of our nation.
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