IIM Kozhikode to conduct MDP on Leveraging Critical Resources for Strategic Renewal of Organizations
Middle-level / Senior-level managers in organizations of any size, any sector along with entrepreneurs with businesses in any industry, any region and any phase of the business cycle
A Management Development Programme (MDP) on leveraging resources for strategic renewal of organizations will be held at IIM Kozhikode during November 5-9, 2012. The objective of the MDP is to conduct a 5-day rigorous and advanced training programme, coupled with state-of-art lectures delivered by doyens in the field, on various resource leverage practices. The MDP is beneficial to middle-level / senior-level managers in organizations of any size, any sector along with entrepreneurs with businesses in any industry, any region and any phase of the business cycle. The pedagogy of this MDP entails a judicious blend of lectures, case discussions, sharing of experiences, and interactive simulations between the participants and the instructors. As such, this MDP embraces the style of a workshop. IIM Kozhikode has the distinction of coordinating many such MDPs on managerial issues of contemporary relevance towards equipping executives with all possible tools, techniques and frameworks to help them systematically and profitably address pivotal and practical managerial problems.
The MDP will be inaugurated by Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, Director of IIM Kozhikode on November 5, 2012. Around 25 executives from various industries across India are expected to take part in this MDP. The course material will cover the whole gamut of issues like leveraging of a wide variety of critical resources right from financial and human resources to IT, R & D, business models and strategic alliances along with tracking various metrics of progress. The workshop will be offered by a team led by Dr. S.Balasubrahmanyam, Faculty in the area of Strategy at IIMK. The key objective of this programme is to help participants to look at their firms from the lens of resource leverage framework and strategic flexibility in their quest to overcome resource constraints by creative unbundling and rebundling of their resources towards unleashing the hidden potential of their organizations. This approach embraces a judicious blend of inside-out and outside-in perspectives to strategy towards achieving a dynamic fit between organization and environment. Each of them will also undertake assignments to diagnose and craft / redesign a typical portfolio of resources that best suits ones firm in the context of their market, industry and beyond.