Jamshedpur, 26th July: XLRI Jamshedpur on Tuesday launched three masters level programs in online mode in line with the new education policy framework.
The courses were Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM), Graduate Diploma in Finance (PGDF) and Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM).
Each program will start with a one-week immersion program at the XLRI campus, Jamshedpur, followed by another week of campus tour during the second year.
The event was attended by Fr. Paul Fernandes, director of XLRI.
The virtual inauguration ceremony also saw the active participation of the 110 students from the first batch of XOL programs – PGDBM with 60 students, PGDHRM with 26 students and PGDF with 22 students respectively. The program began with a prayer song by XLRI staff members, followed by a short prayer and virtual candle lighting by Fr. Donald D’Silva, Dean-Administration and Finance.
Prof. Paul welcomed the students and said, “Congratulations on taking the next step and joining the XLRI learning programs. With advanced technology and accessibility to online platforms, we can reach out, connect and share ideas with our community. »
“Together we can help each other grow in good spirit and we will support you at every step of your journey at XLRI. We will help you grow as a global thinker, contributor, changemaker and responsible leader. We look forward to a value-based transformation and a great learning experience,” he added.
Over 8,000 applications were received for the XLRI e-learning programs, out of which 3,000 applications were shortlisted and only 110 students secured their place in the program.
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