Prestige Institute Of Management & Research, Gwalior: Reinventing & Leading Management Education With Innovative & Student Centric Approach

By Dr. Swarup K Mohanty, Director | 2022-08-04 09:31:45
Dr. Swarup K Mohanty,Director MAC Corporate Recruiters Survey 2022 report found that as many as 87 percent of corporate recruiters trust the ability of business schools to produce job-ready students who can have a positive impact on their business operations. A frontrunner in offering research-centric and job-oriented education to the learners in India is Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Gwalior. Established in 1997, this pioneering educational institution aspires to be an eminent institution of repute to foster the relentless pursuit of excellence through socially responsible, transformative education, research, and training.

And in order to realize their vision, the institute operates with a mission to provide value-based quality education through constant innovation. Aside from that, this NAAC ‘A’ accredited educational institution takes pride in its brand name, legacy, and huge network of alumni with strong industry connections. Prestige Institute of Management and Research acknowledges that the commoditization of education is the biggest concern for the growth of management education in the country. It prioritizes the development of confident and innovative Business, IT & Law professionals by imparting professional education of the highest quality that can equip their students with the required management and soft skills needed to thrive in the corporate realm.

Shift From B School To More Of An I-School, Breaking Conventional Norms
Prestige Institute of Management and Research is relentless in its pursuit to achieve excellence in terms of teaching, research, dissemination of knowledge & accreditations, second to none, backed by state-of-the-art infrastructure and resources. And today, by working diligently on the six key success factors that include People, Process, Research, Placement, Academics, and Building Excellent Networking, Prestige Institute of Management
and Research, is shifting lanes from the Business School model to the Innovative School Model.

Dr. Swarup K Mohanty who holds the office of Director at Prestige Institute of Management and Research adds more about the institute’s shift from a B-school to I-school, “To beat the idiosyncratic behavior of industries, we have created a consortium of industry tie-ups, in terms of course design, survey, and knowledge sharing under the broad canopy of industry-academia value creation”. At present, the institute has tie-ups with companies and International institutes like Wipro, Collabera, Motilal Oswal, Shriram life insurance, Precision Industrial Systems, Digital Heights, Gurukul Education, AIBPMIndonesia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Debre Tabor University - Ethiopia , and many more.

Dr. Swarup believes that in this fast-changing economic condition, the need of the hour is to offer global education that would nurture leaders and entrepreneurs with a human touch. Aside from Dr. Swarup, helping the institute to strengthen its bond with the industry with its team of highly experienced faculty members. They bring their vast experience into the classroom, providing greater depth to the learning process and their research papers are published in many internationally renowned journals. Besides “we have introduced split classes where part of the curriculum class will be delivered by the in-house faculty, and a part by the corporate experts in a 50: 50 or 40 :60 split to have the practical immersion of the course”, aired Prof. Swarup K Mohanty.

b>Top-Notch Education Destination For Both Students And Recruiters
As the business world is becoming more uncertain day-by-day, Prestige Institute of Management and Research believes that there is a great need to foster values that would bring a sync between ‘I-School’ and ‘B-School’. Thus, there is a need to focus more on the culture of learning and reflection, achievement orientation, creativity, Interdependence, and respect for diversity.

Apart from the wisdom of Tylorian B-school perspectives, B-school should also emphasize how to switch to the Innovators method (School Approach) and lead through
experimenting, set the grand challenge, build broad deep expertise, and remove the barriers during uncertain times.

Adding more about how they create a skilled workforce and instill the culture of consistent improvement in their students, Dr. Swarup says, “We strive for constant innovation, continuous training, and regular fine-tuning of our curriculum. The wide network of industry connections we have built over the years helps us to regularly update our teaching pedagogies, and stay ahead of the rest. Owing to this, our students don’t wait for the problem in order to solve it, instead, they are able to forecast the problems and deal with them accordingly. And through our constant endeavors, we aspire to be change-bringers in the Indian higher education realm”.

"We strive for constant Innovation, continuous training, and Regular fine-tuning of our curriculum. The wide network of industry Connections we have built over the Years helps us to regularly update our Teaching pedagogies, and stay ahead of The rest"

This pursuit to offer consistent class-leading education has helped Prestige Institute of Management and Research to become a favorite destination for recruiters such as Adecco, Tommy Hilfiger, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, TCS, Infosys, S&P Global, Befree, Berger Paints, Accenture, DTDC, Xiaomi International, lenskart, Capgemini, Alembic Pharma, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Markets and Markets, Just Dial, Allied Analytics, Firstcry, Spicejet, Yes Bank, Bajaj Finserv, BYJU’S, Vedantu, Unschool, CREDR, Hike Education, Jaro Education, and Reliance Retail to name a few. Evolving with the changing times, Prestige Institute of Management and Research aspires to continue their journey as a trail-blazer in the Indian higher education realm and become synonymous with top-notch management education.

Dr. Swarup K Mohanty, Director
This pioneering educator & administrator is an expert in transformational leadership, and change management among many others. He has authored a book titled- “Tata Steel Becoming World Class”, which has received critical acclaim.