Marking the successful completion of its first academic year, the BRIDGE School of Management held its first convocation ceremony on Saturday.
Eighty three students were awarded the certificate of Post Graduate Programme in Management after a rigorous course and research work of eleven months.
The students come with an experience of 5-20 years and are working with organisations like PepsiCo India, Whirlpool, HCL Technologies, Sapient Consulting Pvt Ltd, GSK Consumer Healthcare Ltd., JLL and Jubilant Foodworks Ltd.
The BRIDGE School of Management, set up in October 2013, is a joint venture between HT Media Ltd. and Apollo Global Inc (USA).
“India is destined to innovate and BRIDGE School is innovating and this is the need of the hour,” said Onno Ruhl, Country Director for India in World Bank in South Asia Region, who was the Guest of Honour at the ceremony.
Prof Dipak C. Jain, Director (Dean), Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok who is also the Education Advisory Council member of BRIDGE School of Management and Dr Brian Lindquist, Chief Academic Officer, Apollo Education Group were also present.
“In the times to come it will be important for all of us to embrace learning using means that have been offered to us by technology. This has given us a world that is totally connected,” said Rajiv Verma, CEO, HT Media and Director, BRIDGE School.