One Week Faculty Development Programme “Transcending Newer Horizons in Management Teaching” at NCM

One Week Faculty Development Programme
 “Transcending Newer Horizons in Management Teaching”
organized by
Narmada College of Management
(28th August to 1st September 2017)

The one week Faculty Development Programme on “Transcending Newer Horizons in Management Teaching” organized by Narmada College of Management from 28th August to 1st September 2017 was a great success with 22 management teachers participating from various B-Schools across Gujarat. The B-Schools that were represented and their respective faculty numbers are as follows :
Name of the Institute                                               No. of Faculty Members/Exe

1.      S R LuthraInstitute of Management, Surat                                   03
2.      MandviEducation Society,Inst of Business Mgmt, Mandvi      01
3.      NaranLalaSchool of Industrial Management,Navsari   02
4.      BhagwanMahavir     College of Management                              01
5.        P PSavani University, Kosamba                                                  01
6.      Parul University, Vadodara                                                           03
7.      ShriRajjuShroffInst of Chemical Tech.      Valia                           01
8.      ShriJairam Patel Institute of Business Mgmt, G’nagar   01
9.      C K Shah VijapurwalaInstitute of Mgmt., Vadodara                 01
10.    GTU Research Scholar                                                                   01
11.    Narmada College of Management, Bharuch                             08
12.    ONGC PetroAdditions Ltd, Dahej                                              02
13.    ABC Bearings Ltd. Bharuch                                                         05
TOTAL :                                30
To begin with, Ms Rashmi Ghamawala, Assistant Professor and co-ordinator of the FDP, introduced the College to the Inaugurator and Speaker of the day as well as to the participants. Dr Deepak K Trivedi, Director (Education ) of the Narmada College campus welcomed all the dignitaries, Directors of Institutes and faculty members as well as the Industry delegates present in the programme. Dr A K Singh, Principal, Narmada College of Science and Commerce, Bharuch, wished all participants a happy learning while he appreciated such an initiative taken by Narmada College Management

Dr. T.V. Rao, Chairman, T V Rao Learning Systems, inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp followed by a prayer by MsBhumikaPatil, student of MBA-II of NCM. After the introduction of Dr. Rao by the Director of NCM, Dr. TruptiAlmoula, the session started with the address of Dr. T .V. Rao.

Dr. T. V. Rao is currently Chairman of TVRLS, Ahmedabad. Before setting up TVRLS, he was a Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad for over 20 years beginning 1973 and subsequently an Adjunct Professor until 2014. He also worked as the L&T Chair, Professor of HRD at XLRI, Jamshedpur during 1983-85.

With over 40 years of extensive work in the field of HRD, he was nicknamed as one of the "Fathers of HRD in India". Some of the positions held by Dr. Rao and contributions include:
·         Founder and First President of the National HRD Network
·         Founder and the First Honorary Director of the Academy of HRD, India.
·         President of the Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science (ISABS).
·    Worked with David McClelland of Harvard University (the initiator of the competency movement) and had joint research projects with him in seventies.
·     Visiting Faculty at the Indian Business School, Hyderabad and an HRD Advisor to the Reserve Bank of India.
·         Assisted the Administrative Reforms Commission in reviewing the personnel management practices for civil services, and also served as member of the HRM Review Committee of Nationalised Banks set up by the Ministry of Finance in 2009-2010.
·         Established the first dedicated department of Human Resources Development at L&T along with Dr. UdaiPareek in mid-seventies much before HRD was known.
·         Authored and co-authored around 60 books on various contemporary and HRD themes relating to Leadership, Managerial effectiveness, Education, Health and Population management, Behavioural Sciences and HRD.

·         First to start a Leadership Development methodology in India in the mid-eighties using what was later termed in the USA as '360 Degree Feedback'. The first Assessment Development Centre in India was also run by him in Gujarat.

·         HRD Audit methodology was the first of its kind across the world. This was later converted by him to the HRD Scorecard 2500 points.

Won several awards for his outstanding contributions to the field of HRD including the title of "Ravi Matthai National Fellow" awarded by the Association of Indian Management Schools.

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