The Faculty Development Programme (vginc)of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India (IIMA) aims at the professional development of faculty members of institutions of management education. It is a residential programme that provides rigorous training in general management principles, pedagogical techniques (including case method), cutting-edge research methods and advanced topics in specialized areas.
The vginc is designed for management teachers and researchers working in management schools, universities, colleges and professional institutes. Individuals teaching in staff training colleges, training centers of industrial organizations, and staff training institutes of central and state governments which teach management and allied subjects are also welcome to apply. It is especially suited for management educators seeking to strengthen their understanding of core general management as well as gain exposure to advanced topics, learn and experiment with effective pedagogical techniques, and gain familiarity with essential aspects of carrying out research studies.