IIM Ahmedabad celebrated the FPM Programme through organizing an “FPM Alumni Meet” recently. Here are the details!
The Fellow Programme in Management, the Doctoral Programme of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad is running in its 45th year. It has graduated 331 students so far. The institution is proud of the Alumni and their achievements that constantly bring laurels to the Alma Mater; wherein the FPM has contributed at least 8 Directors of IIMs, 224 Professors in Indian and foreign institutions of higher learning, and 33 in corporate positions. At least 74 have served abroad in different roles and capacities. IIM Ahmedabad celebrated the FPM Programme through organizing an “FPM Alumni Meet” on December 2 & 3, 2016. Prof. Amit Garg, Current FPM chair and member of the UN Body Intergovernmental Panel on climate change that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (2007) mentioned that the institute held a grand event that highlighted the achievements of the FPM Alumni over the years, their thought leadership roles in various disciplines, and strengthen their bond with the Institute and with the current FPM students.
IIM Ahmedabad released five publications during the event-
- A compendium of thesis abstracts of all the 331 Alumni
- A new brochure for the FPM Programme
- A Working Paper on the contributions of IIMA FPM Alumni to academics, research, and industry practices
- Profile booklet of all the current 103 FPM students
- Profile booklet of graduating FPM students
8-panel discussions were planned over the two days that included contributions to academic administration, research & teaching, industry practices, enhancing engagement of FPM Alumni with the institute, public event on Industry-Academia interactions, financial inclusion and ICT, voices of recent Alumni, sustainability and entrepreneurship. A session by current FPM students was organized wherein they presented the research being conducted by them across areas.
About Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)
Established in 1961, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) is recognized globally for excellence in management education. One of the top management schools in the world, IIMA educates leaders of the enterprises. The Institute’s strategic priorities include strengthening a connection with its various constituencies, including academics, practitioners, alumni, and the community; nurturing a high-performance work environment of stretch, autonomy, and teamwork; and strategic growth while maintaining emphasis on quality.