The XLRI School of Business Management has collaborated with the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, USA). The idea behind the joint venture is to introduce an innovative programme on Positive Organization Development and Change (MPOD) in India. The MPOD programme will commence from November 2013.
According to a statement issued by XLRI, director, Fr. E Abraham, they are extremely pleased with their association with Weatherhead School of Management, and initiation of this new program at XLRI. Besides, The newly launched programme has been designed specifically for mid-level executives with a passion for leading change initiatives. The main objective of introducing such a programme is to enhance the leadership and change management skills, building sustainable institutions, and shaping vibrant communities.
As per sources, the MPOD progarme will be conducted in six one-week modules spread over 15 months. XLRI Business School will be offering four modules of the programme and rest of the two modules would be held one after the other over a fortnight at Weatherhead's campus in Cleveland, US.A After, the successful completion of all six modules of the programme, candidates will be awarded Case Western’s Master of Science degree in Positive Organization Development & Change. In addition, they will also receive two post-graduate certificates in Appreciative Inquiry for Business and Societal Benefit, and Developing Leadership through Emotional Intelligence jointly awarded by the partner schools.
Candidates interested in applying for admission into the MPOD program are requested to visit
http://weatherhead.case.edu/degrees/mpod-india/admission to complete an online application form. The last date for applying is June 30, 2013. The fee structure for the programme will amount to slightly above $35000 (or its equivalent in Rupees).