27 July, 2018
After the successful launch of its Post Graduate Management Program at Jamshedpur, in partnership with Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Tata Motors started the 2nd batch at Pune (EPGDBM), thus strengthening its partnership with the University.
The 2nd batch of Managers from various functions will undergo comprehensive General Management Program covering Operations, Finance, People Management, Supply Chain, Marketing etc. The focus is to sharpen Managerial skills at multiple levels in the organization. The partnership with Symbiosis is helping provide avenues for collaborative research, content development and knowledge exchange between industry and academia.
Aligned with company’s strategic objective, the program aims at developing talent and nurturing Managerial Skills of budding Engineers and other professionals at Tata Motors. The EPGDBM program comprises of 4 semesters over 24 months where the program pedagogy involves concepts learnt in the classroom and applied on a real-time project in diverse functional areas across Tata Motors. Apart from honing their capabilities, this program will also go a long way in addressing the aspirations of these engineers to complete Management education from a top ranked institution.
The launch of Pune batch was graced by Pro Chancellor of Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar, who has played a crucial role in cementing the partnership with Tata Motors, by working out a highly customized design, best suited for the working professionals in the manufacturing.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Gajendra Chandel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Tata Motors, said‘ "Today, business landscape has become very dynamic and there is increasing influence of disruptive technologies and social media shaping our lives. Hence, it is important for us to prepare a future ready work force that is world class, strategic yet adaptive, has razor sharp business sense and innovative to lead the vibrant eco system in the market place. This partnership with Symbiosis International (Deemed University) is a win-win opportunity that will help us push the boundaries of learning for our Managers and help in create a repository of case studies and related teaching capabilities. The combined force of industry and academia working together is a powerful engine for innovation and value creation leading to higher economic growth. We are simultaneously gearing up to roll-out more such collaborative tie-ups with Academia to develop industry-ready resources."
Recognizing the scope to strengthen its talent base, this partnership will provide an opportunity to Tata Motors’ employees to further develop their management skills. It will help the company to build its functional expertise and provide developmental opportunities for its employees.
About Symbiosis International (Deemed University):
Symbiosis is an educational institution established by Dr. S B Mujumdar in 1971 to promote international understanding through quality education. Today, it comprises of 55 institutions, 31 of which are under the ambit of Symbiosis International (Deemed University). These institutions offer programmes in Law, Management, Computer Studies, Health & Biological Sciences, Media Communication & Design, Humanities & Social Sciences and Engineering. Symbiosis has over 36,000 students from all States of India and over 85 countries across the globe. Symbiosis epitomizes the motto of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ – the world is one family. Their Institutes have been consistently ranked amongst the top ten in the country. Recently, Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has been ranked amongst the top 250 Universities in Asia and top 150 in BRICS by QS World University ranking agency.
About Tata Motors:
Tata Motors Limited, a USD 42 billion organisation, is a leading global automobile manufacturer of cars, utility vehicles, buses, trucks and defence vehicles. As India’s largest automobile company and part of the USD 100 billion Tata group, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa, and Indonesia through a strong global network of 76 subsidiary and associate companies, including Jaguar Land Rover in the UK and Tata Daewoo in South Korea. In India, Tata Motors has an industrial joint venture with Fiat. Engaged in engineering and automotive solutions, with a focus on future-readiness and a pipeline of tech-enabled products, Tata Motors is India’s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top in passenger vehicles with 9 million vehicles on Indian roads. The company’s innovation efforts are focused on developing auto technologies that are sustainable as well as suited. With design and R&D centres located in India, the UK, Italy and Korea, Tata Motors strives to pioneer new products that fire the imagination of GenNext customers. Abroad, Tata cars, buses, and trucks are being marketed in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, South America, Australia, CIS, and Russia.