South India’s prominent Management School, Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA),had recently organized an outbound training program for the first year students of its flagship MBA program. The training session was organized in the month of June 2017 at Pegasus Institute for Excellence in Pondicherry. The training program as organized with an aim to offer a foundation for students to build leadership qualities and inherit managerial skills.
The outbound training program comprised of various high energy sessions spread across three days. With 120 students participating in a series of activities, the training session helped nurture skill sets in areas of teamwork, communication, leadership, time management, problem solving, decision making, motivation, change and personal development. The students coming from diverse geographical backgrounds helped each other in embracing different cultures through these activities as a part of the training program.
The outbound training program also offered students an opportunity to work closely with their peers in the form of training activities, analytically solving problems, Leadership and team building activities. At the end of the training sessions, students were groomed with a strong sense of achievement orientation and exposure to real life team situations.
Commenting on the out-bound training program, Fr. P.Christie SJ, Director – LIBA, said “The out-bound training program organized by LIBA annually has been curated with the need to emphasize on understating management concepts outside the classroom environment. This training program will equip and prepare the students to face the challenges in the corporate world”.
About Loyola Institute of Business Administration : Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) is a premier B-school, established in 1979 within the premises of Loyola College. LIBA is managed by Jesuits well known for their outstanding contribution to higher education. LIBA stands for excellence and ethics which are the hallmarks of Jesuit business education and all its programs and activities embody these two elements.LIBA earnestly strives to inculcate in the students the values of excellence, justice, honesty and service to the society. LIBA focuses on the ‘holistic formation’ of students in all quotients, viz., intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual. The Institution works with an undeterred zeal to offer its students the best of the education, blending classroom and experiential learning.
LIBA offers primarily a two-year full-time PGDM course, approved by AICTE and recognized by AIU. It also offers other programs: Part-time PGDM (AICTE approved), Ph.D. (affiliated to University of Madras) and one-year executive diploma programmes. Management Development Centre offers various customized programmes (short-term and long-term) with a focus on skill development.