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    XLRI GMP Students shine in USA, Australia & France

    Four Group of Students from XLRIs one year general management program (GMP) travelled to Chicago and New Orleans in USA, Lille in France and Melbourne in Australia as a part of the international immersion program. XLRIs GMP course is for executives with experience of 5 years and above and the current batch of students represents middle to senior management in organizations such as General Motors, Infosys, NTPC, Accenture, Oracle, TCS, SBI, BSNL, Wal-Mart and many more.

    The team Chicago was led by the dean of GMP program Dr. Pranabesh Ray. The tour included discussions with Loyola University on the current financial turmoil. 3 GMP participants were also panelist for India day seminar held atthe university consisting of talks on topics such as MNCs operating in India, effect of US financial crisis & prevalent HR policies. Students visited Chicago Mercantile Exchange and did projects for US Cellular, La Salle investment management; Loyola financial services division & Northwestern memorial hospital.

    Second group of students in USA went to New Orleans where they were hosted by Freeman school of Business. Besides Company projects, students also participated in a strategy simulation game where they created and managed virtual companies that competed against each other for 8 simulated years. Students acting as top management of the company took decisions in various management areas of marketing, operations, finance and HR. The group not only completed the simulations successfully but also made it to the global top 10 rankings amongst worlds foremost B schools and Corporations.

    A group of 33 GMPians visited Melbourne, Australia and were received by RMIT University. Highlights of the program included a live trading session, Interaction with two time parliamentarian Ms Andrea MCcall about similarity of Australian and Indian democratic systems and a talk by AUSTRADE representative. The group of students did some path breaking work for Australian companies such as Manhattan Group, Lawrence Wackett centre for Aerospace, Peter MacCallum CancerCentre and Morris Cohen associates.

    Fourth group of students went to Lille, France and did marketing projects for the worlds best fashion and luxury groups, in addition to visiting Paris and Brussles to interact with local businesses.

    According to the dean the international immersion programme not only helped executive GMP students understand the nuances of new conomic order but also showcase Indian talent to the world.

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    About XLRI

    Xavier Labour Relations Institutes (XLRI) one of the premier management institute in the country was founded in 1949 in the Steel city of Jamshedpur, Bihar. Over the last few decades, XLRI Jamshedpur has contributed its best to the professional growth and management of innumerable institutions that serve the public, especially organized industry, Labour, service agencies engaged in rural development, education, health and other public systems.

    Knowledge and continuous learning is the mainstay amongst the best organizations of today. In order to satisfy this thirst for knowledge and to become a learning organization, XLRI has evolved a one year consolidated programme in general management with the objectives of providing the practicing managers a substantial exposure to theoretical foundations in management as well as to provide them a holistic perspective of business in such a way that they are not only equipped with tools and techniques to perform their task effectively but also to shoulder greater responsibilities in the future as they move up the hierarchy.

    Xavier Labour Relations Institute conducts various full time and part time management programs that are designed for graduate students as well as working executives. Along with their flagship post-graduate management programs, it also offer fellow programmes in management and management programmes for working executives. XLRI is consistently ranked among Top 5 B-Schools in India.

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    Re: XLRI GMP Students shine in USA, Australia & France

    Following are some of the most renowned courses offered by this premier institute.
    • Personnel Management & Industrial Relations (PM & IR)

    • Business Management (BM)

    • General Management Programme (GMP)

    • Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

    • Executive Postgraduate Programme (ExePGP)

    • Executive Fellow Programme in Management

    • Satellite Programmes (PGCBM)

    • Management Development Programmes (MDP)

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