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Certificate Program on "Business Management Program" for Defence Officers

IIM Shillong started a 6 months Certificate Program on “Business Management Program” for Defence Officers under the aegis of Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) from 1st Aug 2022 to 31 Jan 2023.

A 6 months Certificate Program on “Business Management Program”, focusing on General Management competencies, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the Defence officials under the aegis of Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) from 1st Aug 2022 to 31 Jan 2023 at IIM Campus.

The 6 Months program is being attended by 29 participants who have joined from across the country under Army, Navy and Air force. The programme was inaugurated on 5 Aug 22 by Air Marshal D K Patnaik, AVSM,CM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C), Eastern Air Command, in the presence of Prof. D P Goyal, Director IIM Shillong along with Faculty and Staff of IIM Shillong.

IIM Shillong conducts "General Management Program" for IOCL Officials at IiPM campus Gurugram

A General Management Program, focusing on leadership competencies, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the officials from Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) from 4th to 9th July 2022 at IiPM (Indian Oil Institute of Petroleum Management) Campus Gurugram.

The 6 day program has the participation from 29 participants who have joined from across the country. The programme was inaugurated by Mr. Rajiv Ranjan, CGM (L & D), IiPM. Prof Atul Mehta, Prof. Sitanshu Sekhar Das and Prof. Vibhas Amawate, MDP Chair from IIM Shillong also participated in the event.

3-Day long yoga celebrations conclude at IIM Shillong

Along with the rest of the world, IIM Shillong celebrated International Yoga Day on 21st June 2022. Following a decision of the United Nations to observe 21st June as the day dedicated to Yoga in 2015, the institute has been observing the day as a primary event for the institution as it believes that it is a matter of pride to all Indians that this decision came at the behest of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, who proposed this in his speech to the UN General Assembly in September 2014.

IIM Shillong, as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, this year, celebrated International Yoga Day by organizing a three-day event from 21st to 23rd June at its Umsawli Campus. The event included three-day morning Yoga sessions, along with a videography and poster-making competition for students.

Prof. D.P. Goyal, Director IIM Shillong, at the inauguration of the event held on June 21, spoke about the importance of Yoga and its long-term benefits.

“In the modern times, it is crucial for both the mind and the body to be perfectly healthy and active, and yoga is the perfect medium to achieve that goal,” said Prof. D.P. Goyal in his inaugural address.

The morning yoga sessions at the campus were facilitated by Yoga practitioners from the North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy (NEIAH). Approximately more than 300 participants, including students, faculty and staff took part in the event.

IIM Shillong conducts customized residential MDP on General Management Program for Officers from RBI

A residential General Management Program, focusing on leadership competencies, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the officials from RBI from 22 to 25 June 2022 at IIM Umswali campus. The 4-day program has the participation from 21 participants who have joined from across the country. The programme was inaugurated by Prof. D P Goyal, Director, IIM Shillong along with the Faculty and Officers from IIM Shillong.

Drug Free India Initiative at IIM Shillong

IIM Shillong organized an awareness program on the ill effects of drugs on 18th June 2022 at their new campus in Umswali. This program aimed to realize the Govt. of India’s dream of “Drug-Free India,” which is also a part of Anti-Drug Pakhwara. The session was graced by Shri Rajesh Chandra Shukla, Zonal Director, Narcotics Control Bureau, Guwahati, and his team.

The seminar began with Mr. Shukla explaining the fundamental differences between therapeutic drug usage and non-therapeutic drug usage, highlighting how non-therapeutic drug usage was the key cause of concern. The discussion covered the differences in the types of drugs, namely natural, synthetic, and semi-synthetic drugs. The team illuminated the audience on the various sources of commonly found drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, etc. Also, he explained the classification of these drugs based on the side effects caused by them, namely Sedatives, Stimulants, and Hallucinogens.

He shed light on the different detrimental effects these drugs have on the human body, and the team went over pointers to avoid and overcome addiction to these substances. Shri Rajesh Chandra Shukla left the participants with the following quote: “Curiosity starts drug consumption, Adventurism builds it, and Peer pressure sustains it…” and urged them to not indulge in such practices. He, along with the students of IIM Shillong, pledged not to consume unwanted drugs and raise awareness in society.

IIM Shillong conducts IIM Shillong conducts customized residential Management Development Programme (MDP) on General Management Program for Officer from UCO Bank.

A residential General Management Program, focusing on leadership competencies, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the officials from UCO bank from 13 to 18 June 2022 at IIM Umswali campus. The 6 day program has the participation from 25 participants who have joined from across the country. The programme was inaugurated by Prof. D P Goyal, Director, IIM Shillong along with the Faculty and Officers from IIM Shillong.

IIM Shillong conducts "General Management Program" for IOCL Officials at IiPM campus Gurugram

A General Management Program, focusing on leadership competencies, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the officials from Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) from 6 to 11 June 2022 at IiPM (Indian Oil Institute of Petroleum Management) Campus Gurugram. The 6 day program has the participation from 25 participants who have joined from across the country. The programme was inaugurated by Mr. Vippin Kumar Jain, CGM (e-Lrng & Dev), IiPM. Prof Ashutosh Murti, Prof. Atul Mehta and Prof. Vibhas Amawate, MDP Chair from IIM Shillong also participated in the event.

IM Shillong signed an MoU with the Regents of the University of California

IIM Shillong signed an MoU with the Regents of the University of California on behalf of its Riverside Campus, USA on 18th May, 2022.

The MoU shall facilitate the development of various activities like student exchange; scholars exchange; faculty exchange; exchange of administrative personnel, joint research projects, conferences etc.

Immersion Week for PhDWP batches of 2020 and 2021

IIM Shillong formally welcomed the PhDWP batches of 2020 and 2021 to the Immersion Week through an Inaugration Ceremony where the faculty and the participants for the very first time interacted offline in the campus premises. A total of 31 participants from both the batches were a part of the Immersion Week. Both the batches of PhDWP has participants from the industry, academia, government and multiple other sectors with more than 15 years of experience in their respective fields.

“The main objective of the program is to make a difference and find real solutions to real life problems”, said Prof. D.P. Goyal, Director IIM Shillong, in his address, while encouraging the participants to strive towards quality publications with real impact.

In the interaction session between the participants and the faculty members of IIM Shillong the faculty unanimously advised them to continue their research without giving up irrespective of road bumps that may appear on their journey.

Certificate Program on Healthcare Operations & Quality for working professionals

IIM Shillong in association with Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations (CAHO) has formally announced its 12 month Certificate Program on Healthcare Operations & Quality for working professionals.[Report]

GLOGIFT21 International Conference

GLOGIFT21, a three-day international conference, held in IIM Shillong, Umsawli, finally comes to an end. [Report]

Faculty Development Program for faculty members and PhD scholars

Faculty Development Program for faculty members and PhD scholars on 6th April, 2022 [Report]

Management Development Programme on “Customized General Management”

GLOGIFT21, a three-day international conference, held in IIM Shillong, Umsawli, finally comes to an end [Report]

Visit of Honourable Consul General of France to IIM Shillong

Mr Didier Talpain, Honourable Consul General of France in Kolkata visits IIM Shillong [Report]

CeDNER of the IIM Shillong initiates TB awareness programmes “A step towards eradicating TB”

CeDNER of the Indian Institute of Management Shillong initiates TB awareness programmes “A step towards eradicating TB” [Report]

Hindi Workshop

दिनाँक 22 मार्च 2022 को संस्‍थान में अधिकारियों और कर्मचारियों के लिए ‘’राजभाषा अधिनियम 1963 की धारा 3(3) का अनुपालन’’  पर हिंदी कार्यशाला का आयोजन किया गया। कार्यशाला में राजभाषा नीति के अनुपालन  में राजभाषा अधिनियम 1963 के बारे में और राजभाषा अधिनियम 1963 की धारा 3(3) के अंतर्गत जारी कागज़ात पर बल दिया गया। इसके अलावा कार्यशाला में राजभाषा कार्यान्‍वयन में सुविधा के लिए पत्र व्‍यवहार में आने वाले सामान्‍य अंग्रेजी-हिंदी वाक्‍यांश से अवगत कराया गया। कुल मिलाकर कार्यशाला ज्ञानवर्धक रही।

Hindi Workshop on “Compliance of Official Language Act 1963 Section 3(3)” was conducted for the officers and employees of the Institute on 22nd March 2022. The emphasis was laid on Official Language Act 1963 and the documents issued under the Official Language Act 1963 Section 3(3) in compliance of the Official Language Policy. Apart from this, to facilitate the implementation of Official Language (Hindi) the knowledge of common phrases used in official correspondences in both English-Hindi was imparted in the workshop. On the whole the workshop was informative.

MDP on “Financial Management Programme” for Officer Government of Assam

IIM Shillong conducts residential Management Development Programme (MDP) on Financial Management Programme” for Assam Finance Service (AFS) Officer from 21st March to 3rd April, 2022 at IIM Shillong , Umsawli Campus. [Report]

IIM Shillong launch one year PG Certification in Advance General Management Batch II

IIM Shillong launched the second batch of one year Post Graduate Certification in Advance General Management. [Report]

IIM Shillong's Annual Cultural Fest - Nirvana-2022

IIM Shillong’s Annual Cultural Fest – Nirvana-2022 [Report]

Dr. Philip Kotler – Webinar on “The Future of Marketing” organised by Marketing Club, IIM Shillong

It was a day of great pride on the 23rd of February, 2022 for the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong when we were graced by the presence of “The Father of Modern Marketing” – Dr. Philip Kotler for a webinar on “The Future of Marketing”. [Report]

TEDxIIMShillong 2022

The stellar speakers line-up of TEDxIIMShillong 2022, organized on 19th February 2022, included Ms.Chetna Gala Sinha, Dr. Hari Prasad Kovelamudi,Mr. Prakash Singh, Kavita Krishnamurty, Mr. Nihad Panju,Phoebe Dale Nongrum, Ms. Suman Gopalan and Mr. Roshan Farhan as an alumni speaker. [Report]

The Business Leadership Summit 2022

The fourth edition of the coveted flagship event of IIM Shillong – the annual Business Leadership Summit, commenced on February 12, 2022. [Report]

KHLURTHMA 2022: Annual Management Fest

IIM Shillong kicked off Khlurthma 2022 on the 29th of January 2022 with the inauguration ceremony. [Report]

Republic Day Celebration 2022

Republic Day Celebration 2022 [Report]

Aatma Nirbhar Bharat identification of Sector specific opportunities for CPSEs" under Department of Public Enterprise

IIM Shillong conducts “Online Training Programs/Workshop for Executives of central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and State Level Public Enterprise (SLPEs) for FY 2021-22 under RDC Scheme of Department of Public Enterprise”.

A 3 day MDP Program, focusing on series of topics, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the Executives of central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and State Level Public Enterprise (SLPEs) for FY 2021-22 under RDC Scheme of Department of Public Enterprise” starting from 22 – 24 Dec, 2021 . The program has the participation of 27 officers who are joining (virtually) from across the country. The program coordinator Prof. Vibhas Amawate (Chairperson MDP )inaugurated the program along with other faculty and staff of IIMS.

IIM Shillong launched One Year Post Graduate Certification in Advance General Management.

The course is designed to be innovative in order to inculcate innovative managerial skills and relevant global exposure among the participants.

The program was launched by Prof. D P Goyal, Director IIM Shillong while Prof Vibhas Amawate – Chair MDP welcomed 87 participants. Faculties from their respective areas briefed about the course & evaluation criteria.

IIMS entered into an MoU with the ASPIRe (Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms) Government of Assam

The MoU was signed by Prof D P Goyal Director Indian Institute of Management Shillong and Smt. Laya Madduri, IAS, Secretary, Finance Department, Government of Assam and Additional Project Director ASPIRe (Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms) Government of Assam. The Parties agree to jointly work towards training and capacity building of Finance Officials in the domain of Public Finance Management and building managerial capabilities among officials. Prof. Vibhas Amawate, Chair MDP, IIM and Mr. Syed Isfaqur Rahman, Secretary, Finance Department, Government of Assam and other officers from IIM and ASPIRe were also present at the ceremony.

IIM Shillong conducts "General Management Program" for IOCL Officials

A week long MDP on General Management Program, focusing on leadership, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the officers from IOCL ( Indian Oil Corporation Limited) starting from 25th to 30th October, 2021.

The program has the participation of 22 officers who are joining (virtually) from across the country. The program was inaugurate by Mr. Vippin Kumar Jain, Chief General Manager( e-L&D), IiPM in the presence of the program coordinators Prof. Mousumi Bhattacharya and  Prof. Pratap Chandra Mandal, Prof. Vibhas Amawate (Chairperson MDP ) along with other faculty and staff.

Online Training Programs/Workshop for Executives of central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and State Level Public Enterprise (SLPEs) for FY 2021-22 under RDC Scheme of Department of Public Enterprise

A 3day MDP Program, focusing on series of topics, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the Executives of central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and State Level Public Enterprise (SLPEs) for FY 2021-22 under RDC Scheme of Department of Public Enterprise” starting from 20 – 22 Oct, 2021 . The program has the participation of 36 officers who are joining (virtually) from across the country. The program coordinator Prof. Vibhas Amawate (Chairperson MDP )inaugurated the program along with other faculty and staff of IIMS.

Hindi Fortnight concludes at IIM Shillong

The Hindi Fortnight (Hindi Pakhwada) at IIM Shillong which is being regularly held annually, and organized in earnest every year was drawn to a close on 30 September, 2021. Gracing the prize distribution ceremony, Shri Nitin Sharma -Member, Board of Governors expressed satisfaction on the overall spirit of participation shown by students, faculty, officers & staff, while also congratulating the winners of various events during the prize distribution ceremony. Sharing on the scientific semblance and nature of the Hindi language, he urged the working staff of IIM Shillong to grasp the opportunity to learn and take advantage of the power of language which can assist in bettering one’s communication and general bonding skills, while also upholding the essence and importance of one’s mother tongue.

Prof DP Goyal applauded the initiative and encouraged each and every member of the fraternity to appreciate the diversity, beauty and power of language as a tool for nation building. Prof. Goyal also expressed his happiness to note that members of the fraternity could manage to participate enthusiastically in events despite the demanding rigour of work, while also acknowledging the presence of talent amongst the members of the Institute, which he said should be encouraged, nurtured, and showcased.

A range of competitive literary and extracurricular events such as Essay Writing, Extempore Speech, Noting and Drafting, Singing and Antakshri were organized to mark the celebrations.

भाप्रसं शिलाँग में हिंदी पखवाड़ा का समापन् समारोह

भाप्रसं शिलाँग में नियमित रूप से प्रत्येक वर्ष तहेदिल से आयोजित की जाने वाली हिंदी पखवाड़ा 30 सितंबर 2021 को समाप्त होकिया गया। पुरस्कार वितरण समारोह की शोभा बढ़ाते हुए, श्री नितिन शर्मा – सदस्य, शासी मंडल ने पुरस्कार वितरण समारोह के दौरान विभिन्न आयोजनों के विजेताओं को बधाई देते हुए छात्रों, शिक्षकों, अधिकारियों और कर्मचारियों द्वारा दिखाई गई भागीदारी की समग्र भावना पर संतुष्टि व्यक्त किया । हिंदी भाषा की वैज्ञानिक प्रवृत्ति और प्रकृति साझा करते हुए, उन्होंने भाप्रसं शिलाँग के कार्यरत कर्मचारियों से भाषा को सीखने के अवसर का लाभ उठाने और भाषा की शक्ति का लाभ उठाने का आग्रह किया, जो किसी के संचार और सामान्य संबंध कौशल को बेहतर बनाने में सहायता कर सकता है, साथ ही साथ मातृभाषा की प्रकृति और महत्व पर भी विचार व्यक्त किया। प्रो डी.पी गोयल ने इस पहल की सराहना की और संस्थान के प्रत्येक सदस्य को राष्ट्र निर्माण के लिए एक उपकरण के रूप में भाषा की विविधता, सुंदरता और शक्ति की सराहना करने के लिए प्रोत्साहित किया। प्रो. गोयल ने इस बात पर भी प्रसन्नता व्यक्त की कि कार्य के व्यस्तता के बावजूद संस्थान के सभी सदस्य उत्साहपूर्वक कार्यक्रमों में भाग ले पाये, और संस्थान के सदस्यों के बीच प्रतिभा की उपस्थिति को स्वीकार करते हुए, कहा कि इसे जिसे प्रोत्साहित, पोषित और प्रदर्शित किया जाना चाहिए। समारोह को चिह्नित करने के लिए निबंध लेखन, आशु भाषण, टिप्पण व आलेखन, गायन और अंताक्षरी जैसे प्रतिस्पर्धी साहित्यिक और पाठ्येतर कार्यक्रमों की एक श्रृंखला आयोजित की गई थी।

Online Training Programs/Workshop for Executives of central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and State Level Public Enterprise (SLPEs) for FY 2021-22 under RDC Scheme of Department of Public Enterprise

IIM Shillong conducts “Online Training Programs/Workshop for Executives of central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and State Level Public Enterprise (SLPEs) for FY 2021-22 under RDC Scheme of Department of Public Enterprise”.

A week long MDP on General Management Program, focusing on series of topics, is being organised by IIM Shillong for the Executives of central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and State Level Public Enterprise (SLPEs) for FY 2021-22 under RDC Scheme of Department of Public Enterprise” starting from 27th Sept to 1st Oct, 2021. The program has the participation of 47 officers who are joining (virtually) from across the country. The program coordinator Prof. Neelam Rani inaugurated the program along with Prof. Vibhas Amawate (Chairperson MDP ) and other faculty and staff of IIMS.

IIM Shillong conducts "General Management Program" for students from Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM)

A week long MDP (on campus) on General Management Program, focusing on Management is being organized by IIM Shillong for the students from Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management (LBSIM) starting from 16th to 22nd September, 2021.

The program has the participation of 6 Students who have travelled from New Delhi. The program coordinators Prof. Vishakha Bansal and Prof. Vibhas Amawate inaugurated the program in the presence of Prof. Gautam Nagi Associate Professor from LBSIM, faculty members, officers and staff from IIM Shillong.

Fit India Freedom Run 2.0

The pandemic has locked us out our houses and changed the entire landscape of how we interact with others. The entire nation started following social distancing in a ‘new normal’ lifestyle, so as to keep the imperative need of fitness active even while following the social distancing norms we the Sports Committee of IIM Shillong is working continuously to keep the participants Fit and Healthy. As the Sports Committee of IIM Shillong, we seek to ensure that participants keep a check on their health and fitness while pursuing a rigorous and demanding MBA degree. We wish to provide adequate opportunities to participants who are interested in sports and engage participants who have an interest in sports but due to some reasons have not really been able to play regularly.

On campus we conduct Kopda Cricket Cup, Bamboo Premier League (football tournament) and Legacy cup (which involves a mix of indoor and outdoor games) to encourage participants to give it their all, and most importantly have fun while staying fit.

As a part of National Sports Day, we have previously organized a run open to IIM Shillong students. We have also actively taken part in Fit India Freedom Run first edition where the participants have committed hours for improving on their fitness, which motivated many of this year’s participants too, to be part of this prestigious event of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, where Fit India Mission has is a driving force towards Fit India Freedom Run 2.0.

As a part of it on the eve Independence Day, many have showcased their interest by sending their fitness videos. We strongly desire to be the torch bearers to all the Management institutes in India in promoting fitness and not letting the pandemic impact their desire of being fit.

IIM Shillong organized Management Development Programme for Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service Probationers.

IIM Shillong organized a 7 days Management Development Program for the Arunachal Pradesh Civil Services Officers at IIM Shillong Umsawli Campus. The training module has been initiated through an MoU signed between Government of Arunachal Pradesh and IIM Shillong.

The courses were designed on topics like How to meet the Challenges that comes before a Civil servant, the constitution as the rule book of Governance, Understanding the systems thinking approach, importance of Finance as a tool for development, Ways in converting challenges to opportunities, Communication is the key, Understanding Project Management, Self and leadership, Understanding the Strategic Risk management etc.

Dr. D P Goyal Director IIM Shillong in his session spoke on Unleashing the power of technology for better Governance. He mentioned about Digital India Campaign and the technology innovations that can be used in providing service to the citizens.

Dr Sanjay K Panda, Former Secretary Textile Ministry, Government of India spoke on promoting traditional strengths to ensure sustainable development, whereas Dr D Vijay Kumar D, Commissioner and Secretary Tourism Department, Meghalaya addressed the session on Tourism: a sustainable way to ensure development.

Dr Kumar highlighted the key areas including the infrastructure development in the tourism sector that can attract Indian tourists. Understanding on limitless data and how to manage data through Visualization tools were discussed in the session. The influence on Societal development need assessment, monitoring and evaluation has also been discussed in order to meet the diversified cross cultural sections of Arunachal Pradesh having many tribes and societies.”

Altogether 52 Officers are attending the training program

The program was inaugurated by Mr Ranjan Chatterjee -Ex Chief Secretary, Government of Meghalaya, Prof.D.P.Goyal-Director IIM Shillong ,Prof.Vibhas Amawate – MDP Chairman along with the Program Director(s) Prof. Rohit Joshi and Prof Sanjeeb Kakoty from IIM Shillong .

The Seven days training program is being facilitated by in house faculty and Guest Experts/Faculty namely:

  • Shri M.S. Rao, IAS, Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Meghalaya and State Vigilance Commissioner.
  • Dr Ranjan Chatterjee, Retired from the Central Government in October 2012 as Secretary to the Government of India.
  • Dr. Sanjay K. Panda, Retired as Secretary, Textile Ministry, Government of India.
  • Dr. D Vijay Kumar, Commissioner and Secretary, Tourism Department, Government of Meghalaya.
  • Dr. Vijay Page, Retired as Chairman Managing Director of – Konkan Development Corporation, Govt. of Maharastra Undertaking.