IIM Ahmedabad Development Programme 2020
Business and Management

Development Programme in General Management Module at IIM Ahmedabad [Jul 6- Aug 29]: Register by May 1

Applications are invited for the General Management Module of the 42nd Faculty Development Programme (FDP) at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India (IIMA). The programme will be conducted from July 06 to August 29, 2020.
The Faculty Development Programme (FDP) of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India (IIMA) aims at the professional development of faculty members of institutions of management education. It is a residential programme that provides rigorous training in general management principles, pedagogical techniques (including case method), cutting-edge research methods and advanced topics in specialized areas. The first FDP was offered in 1979.
Over the years, the FDP has developed a strong reputation for excellence in the professional development of management educators. The 42nd FDP has been organized in two modules: Module 1 on Pedagogy and Research (May 13, 2020 to July 01, 2020), and Module 2 on General Management (July 06, 2020 to August 29, 2020). Admissions for module 1 are now complete and we are happy to invite applications for module 2 on General Management.

Who can attend?

The FDP is designed for management teachers and researchers working in management schools, universities, colleges and professional institutes. Individuals teaching in staff training colleges, training centers of industrial organizations, and staff training institutes of central and state governments which teach management and allied subjects are also welcome to apply.
It is especially suited for management educators seeking to strengthen their understanding of core general  management as well as gain exposure to advanced topics, learn and experiment with effective pedagogical techniques, and gain familiarity with essential aspects of carrying out research studies.


This will consist of introductory courses in general management followed by a special topics submodule. The introductory courses cover basic aspects of management discipline and related functionalareas through 8 courses, viz. Strategy, Organizational Behaviour, Economics, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Operations and Spreadsheets for Decision-Making.
Participants will be required to complete at least 6 out of the 8 introductory courses. In addition, candidates will choose any one of the three sub-modules that cover advanced special topics in different areas of management introducing contemporary practices and research areas. The three sub-modules are:

  • Special Topics in Marketing
  • Special Topics in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources
  • Special Topics in General Management (including mix of courses from different areas relating to general management, such as strategy, analytics, public development, economics, etc.).
  • Interested one can apply via this page.
  • Last date for Submission of Application: 1 May 2020
  • Last Date for Payment of Fees: 22 May 2020
  • Programme fee: INR 1,30,980 (1,11,000 +18% GST)

Phone: 91-79–7152 4961
WhatsApp: 9909038704
Email: fdpoffice[at]iima.ac.in

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