Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon was established in 1973. It is one of the best business schools in the country. Its campus is spread over about 37 acres. This college has an affiliation with many international universities such as RSM Erasmus University (Netherlands), Robert H. Smith School of Business (USA), and the Norwegian School of Management (Norway).
MDI, Gurgaon offers many academic programs. Such as
Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM): This is a flagship program of MDI started in 1994. This program offers specialization in any two functional areas, which include finance, information management, marketing, strategy and operations management.
Post Graduate Program in Human Resource Management: This program was started in 2004 in collaboration with the national HRD network. The program offers its students the knowledge to be competitive in a global and uncertain HR world. The three main focus areas of overall development are knowledge, attitude and competency.
Executive Management Program: This is a three-year course, offered twice in a year. It aims at developing managerial capabilities in students. The objective of this course is to impart training in decision-making, leadership, self-development, and teamwork.
National Management Program (NMP): This program was started in 1988 and is a 15-month full time MBA program. This program is offered to managers of all sectors of the economy. This program is also called Executive Post Graduate Program in Management (Executive PGPM).
Fellow Program in Management (FPM): This program was developed for the creation of excellent scholars who can excel in areas of teaching and research. After completion of this program, these scholars work for leading business schools and the management departments of universities. This program starts in the last week of June or first week of July.
School of Energy Management: This program was developed keeping in mind the requirements of energy and power sector. It's a 15-month Executive PGDBM diploma in Energy Management for working executives in power utilities, in collaboration with Ministry of Power, Government of India.
Post Graduate Program in International Management (PGPIM): This program was started in June 2006 in association with European School of Management (ESCP-EAP), France. This is a dual degree program, which include 10 months in Turin, Paris, or London. There are only 30 seats available for this program.
Post Graduate Program in Public Policy and Management: This program aims at providing study of management concepts, tool, and techniques. It's a 21-month program, which is focused on the needs of public policy formation, analysis, and implementation. The students also spend 6 weeks at George Mason University, Washington DC.
MDI, Gurgaon also offers many other programs like Management Development Programs, In-Company Sponsored Programs, and Quality Improvement Programs (QIP). Many cultural fests are also organized like Annual Fests and the Diwali Fair. Students of MDI also started an NGO group Samaritans, which is focused towards supporting society and the community in and around Gurgaon through initiatives, volunteering and action plans.
Another program called Prayas is also undertaken by the students of MDI, in which they run a cooperative store for the students of MDI hostel. The money collected from this store is used for social events and causes.