Curriculum Development at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad: An Appraisal (PPT)
It has been more than sixty years of management education in India. Different types of management institutions have been established in the country to impart management education. Looking at huge growth in management education sector, many management institutions have mushroomed in last one decade. Unfortunately many failed to maintain the desired standards which are required for providing good quality management education. Management Institutionscompletely ignored the stakeholder theory approach in providing management education, in another words they did not address the market expectations from the budding managers. They did not update the curriculum with the passage of the time as per the demand and need. This led to poor quality of management education in the country. As per authors understanding only 5% of the total management institutions in the country have succeeded in providing good quality management education.
Curriculum Development is the burning issues for all management institutions in the country. Present paper will discuss the present scenario of management education in India, issues and challenges mainly in the area of curriculum development, quality management education. Authors have taken Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) as a part of their case study as being Associates they are closely linked with the academic work in various programmes at IIM-A.
Keywords – Curriculum Development, IIM Ahmedabad, Appraisal