XLRI- Xavier School of Management, a B-School, is going to hold its 61st Annual Convocation on 25th March, 2017.
XLRI Graduation Day Agenda
On graduation day, 606 XLRI students will receive their graduating certificates and medals including
- 358 students of Postgraduate Programmes in Management - BM and HRM
- 117 students of 15-months PGDM (General Management) Programme
- 11 students of Fellow Program in Management (FPM) from Jamshedpur Campus
- 56 students of 2014-2017 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Evening)
- 29 students of 2013 -2016 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Dubai) and
- 17 students of 2014 - 2017 batch of PGDM-BM Programme (Dubai)
- 18 Indian students of the third batch (2015- 17) of the Global MBA Programme by XLRI in partnership with Weatherhead School of Management, USA and School of Economics & Management of Tongji University Shanghai, China
Besides certificate and medal from their home school - XLRI they will also be awarded a joint certification from the 3-schools' consortium on the occasion.
Speaking about this occasion Fr. E Abraham S.J., Director, XLRI said, "Convocation is considered the most significant event in the academic year for every student, faculty, and staff as it is the culmination of all the efforts put in by an individual during their time at the campus. This year is an important milestone for us at XLRI as we celebrate the 61st Convocation of our institution".
Mr. T. V. Narendran, Chairman, Board of Governors at XLRI & MD - Tata Steel India and South East Asia said, "For over six decades XLRI has steadfastly held on to its mission of proffering world-class education across various management-centric programs. XLRI diligently strives to create a value-based and ethics driven teaching and learning environment whilst underscoring the need for all- round development. This emphasis on inculcating certain core- values is what sets XLRI apart from other B-schools in the country."
Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal
This year XLRI would confer the prestigious 'Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Industrial and Social Peace' to Mr. Adi Godrej, Chairman, The Godrej Group. He will also deliver the convocation address to the graduating students at the event.
Father Abraham, Director, XLRI further added, "We are immensely happy to present this year's 'Sir Jehangir Ghandy Medal for Social and Industrial Peace' to Adi Godrej, Chairman of The Godrej Group."
About Awardee Adi Godrej
Adi Godrej has been president of several Indian trade and industrial bodies and educational institutions. He is Chairman of the Board of the Indian School of Business, and past President of the Confederation of Indian Industry. He has been a member of the Dean's Advisory Council of the MIT Sloan School of Management, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, and a member of the Wharton Asian Executive Board. Mr. Godrej is also a patron of the Himalayan Club.
He is the recipient of several awards and recognitions, including the Rajiv Gandhi Award 2002, the American India Foundation (AIF) Leadership in Philanthropy Award 2010, the Entrepreneur of the Year at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2010, the Best Businessman of the Year for the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2010, Chemexcil's Lifetime Achievement Award 2010, the AIMA - JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award 2010, the Bombay Management Association - Management Man of the Year Award 2010-2011, the Qimpro Platinum Standard Award for Business in 2011, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012, the Padma Bhushan 2012, the Asian Awards Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, the All India Management Association - Business Leader of the Year 2015 and the Golden Peacock Lifetime Achievement Award for Ethical Leadership 2016.
XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the 'steel city' of Jamshedpur (www.xlri.ac.in). Over the last six decades, the institute has grown into a top-ranking business management school of international repute with a wide portfolio of management programs and research publications.
Its alumni are spread around the globe and have demonstrated responsible business leadership in their organizations. XLRI continually strives to contribute its mite to the professional growth and management of numerous organizations and institutions across industry sectors. XLRI has been awarded two prestigious International Accreditations, viz., AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and AMBA - Association of MBAs. XLRI has also earned the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) accreditation.