Excellence, innovation and responsible leadership have always remained basic tenets guiding all the processes at IMT Hyderabad. In line with the vision of nurturing socially responsible leaders, the mission of IMT Hyderabad is
IMT Hyderabad aims to continuously leverage opportunities in creating awareness and sense of responsibility among the students so that the future leaders are prepared to make meaningful contributions to the society.
The Centre for Sustainability and CSR at IMT Hyderabad provides a collaborative eco-system for researchers, practitioners, students, inter-governmental organizations, governments organizations, non-government organizations, social incubators, and other stakeholders, to create a sustainable future.
Continuing the works of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to save the planet and improve the quality of life for its population, in 2015 the United Nations (UN) and its member states committed to achieve 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 (https://sdgs.un.org/goals). UN also realizes the importance of partnership among educational institutions, local communities, governments, and corporate organizations to achieve the ambitious SDGs by 2030 (https://sdgs.un.org/topics/multi-stakeholder-partnerships-and-voluntary-commitments)
IMT Hyderabad held an inauguration ceremony to launch the Centre for Sustainability and CSR on 7th August 2021. The session began with an inaugural address by Prof. (Dr.) Tulika Sharma, Chairperson - Centre for Sustainability & CSR. The event presided under Shri Ashok K Pavadia, Founder & Director, Council for Research on Policy & Governance and Lead Expert & Mentor, Centre for Sustainability and CSR, Shri Shoury Reddy, Advisor, Centre for Sustainability & CSR and Executive Director, BVIC, Shri Atul Sobti, Director General, SCOPE, and Shri Dr. S.K. Joshi, Advisor, Centre for Sustainability & CSR and Former Chief Secretary, Govt. of Telangana. They discussed their views on sustainability and how CSR aims to achieve and maintain social well-being, environmental and ecological preservation.
The event also witnessed a brief address by Prof. (Dr.) Sriharsha Reddy, Director Designate, IMT Hyderabad, shared his vision of the center contributing to nurturing socially responsible leaders. The event concluded with Prof. (Dr) Rambalak Yadav proposing a vote of thanks to all the dignitaries for their valuable time and suggestions in the domain of sustainability.
As digital technologies are becoming more simple and affordable, consumers expect highly customized products & services and with explosion of data on internet, consumers expect a highly personalized information and communication from organizations. Many current digital practices have not yielded the desired organizational performance metrics. This is precisely where Digital Marketing Centre comes in right bled of latest theoretical knowledge and practical experience. The role of Digital Marketing – Centre of Excellence is to optimize the potential opportunities of digital media and technology with increased efficiency and effectiveness to enable organizations meet their omni-channel marketing goals.
The Centre for Leadership is focused on a broad range of activities in the area of learning, teaching, developing and researching leadership. More specifically, It focuses on innovative technologies that help engage students in pre-class, in-class, and post-class settings through exercises, assignments, simulations, and self-learning opportunities. It also offer leadership courses as part of course curriculum for IMT students and blended (online + offline) learning opportunities for working professionals.
Diversity management is the “recognition and valorization of individual differences”. The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and and recognize individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. It is the exploration of these differences in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment. Moreover, it is about understanding each other and moving beyond simple tolerance to embracing and celebrating the rich dimensions of diversity in each individual.