Management Development Institute, Gurgaon – The formal narrative
A school for Change Masters and Thought Leaders was established in 1973 with assistance from the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI). Situated in the heart of Gurgaon (now Gurugram!), an industrial town witnessing immense growth, it has a sprawling lush green campus spread over 37 acres with all the modern amenities necessary to impart quality management education in today’s dynamic business environment.
Management Development Institute, popularly known as MDI, launched its first National Management Programme in 1988 as a full-time, residential programme sponsored by the Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The flagship course of MDI, Post Graduate Programme in Management, was started as a full time residential course in 1994. MDI, the first Indian Business School and Second in Asia to be accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), United Kingdom is consistently ranked among the Top 5 Business schools in India and is ranked 1st when it comes to international linkages.
What we really are…
Well, MDI is a place where people, not just students, come with dreams. Be it the 25 year old IT employee who felt woefully stuck at his mundane job, or the Jha ji, the crowd-favorite night-owl who makes the most delicious paranthas in the vicinity, MDI is a place for everyone.
The red buildings here resonate with activity round the clock. The various club and committee meetings, presentation rehearsals or case study competition prep sessions, the system makes sure that the place is never dull.
We, the MDI fraternity, are immensely proud that we belong here. The hallowed walls of this institute have given birth to some of the most influential magnates of the recent times. And we intend to keep on doing the same.
So dive into the blog to know more about this 37-acre management powerhouse, and what entails it to keep the MDI spirit alive, making it one of the best B-Schools of this great nation…
Pictures Courtesy : Abhishek Narayan PGPM 2011-13, Varun Sanghi PGPM 2011-13, Nishant Jeyanth PGPM 2014-16