PGDM Board of Studies 1st Annual Meet
“Where Academic Excellence meets Industry Expectations”
During the first BOS (Board of Studies) meeting of D Y Patil PGDM Institute, Akurdi, held on 3rd August 2023, several esteemed industry experts gathered to contribute their insights to enhance the curriculum and make it more industry and entrepreneurship-oriented. The meeting aimed to bridge the gap between academic learning and practical application, preparing students to excel in real-world business scenarios.
The industry experts shared their experiences and expertise, suggesting updates to the existing courses, introducing new subjects, and emphasizing practical projects and case studies to develop students’ problem-solving and decision-making skills. They also stressed the importance of incorporating emerging industry trends and technologies into the curriculum to keep the students updated with the latest developments.
Furthermore, the meeting focused on encouraging an entrepreneurial mindset among students, fostering innovation, and promoting start-up culture within the institute. The experts proposed incorporating entrepreneurship-related modules, mentorship programs, and networking opportunities to help students explore and pursue their entrepreneurial ambitions.
Overall, the first BOS meeting laid the foundation for a curriculum that aligns with industry demands, equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and mindset required to thrive in the competitive business landscape and contribute effectively to the growth of various sectors.
Some of the notable BOS members who contributed were:
- Mr. Khurram M. H. Kasimi- Project Manager – Finacle Training, IDBI Intech Ltd.
- Dr. Amit Andre, CEO, DataTech Labs
- Mr. Milind Mutalik – Free Lance – HR & Business Consultant
- Ms. SukirtiBahirat – Chief Operating Officer, Data Tech Labs Inc.
Their collective expertise and guidance ensured that the PGDM curriculum at D Y Patil Institute would be aligned with the dynamic needs of the industry and equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in the world of entrepreneurship.