To survive and thrive in today’s cut-throat business world, it is mandatory to implement quality management programs & bring innovative changes in the management education system with the sole aim of delivering a qualitative edge in productivity, profitability and efficiency, the base of which is qualitative management educational system. As the information transfer technology, worldwide, has been undergoing transformation, pressure is sometimes applied on universities& educational establishment to become more 'businesslike' in their way of doing things. Within the changing paradigm of what constitutes an educational establishments & universities, the position and role of the academic staff have also come under pressure. This paradigm shift has impacted on management education institutions in which there is an increased emphasis on productivity, quality and accountability with regard to the key functions of a Management Institute. One of the consequences of increased 'Managerialism' and 'Corporatization' in higher & management education institutions is an attempt to develop quality management and appraisal systems along with the basic course of action.
Liberalization in economy, flexibility & feasibility in trading, gradual integration of local market into a global environment, the internationalization of knowledge activities and global access to knowledge and information have together added an appreciation of quality requirements and assurance in management education & all allied educational, social and professional activities. To survive and be competitive in global market, goods/services and working excellence should be of high quality, reliable, safe, energy efficient, and environment friendly and cost effective. Ability to produce quality goods and quality services and working excellence requires implementation of quality standards or qualitative system approach based on knowledge management system enhanced by the latest development in the electronic technology & imparting continual e-learning & e-management educational profile.
To a remarkable degree this institute is in the growth path of imparting high quality management education with the understanding that quality failures in management education, in professional & general life can and do result in serious human inconvenience, economic waste and sometimes loss of life because of the poor managerial educational background. The implementation of skill development system in Anand Institute of Management has brought significant change in the employability & preparedness of entrepreneurship.
Dr. (Prof.) Nirmal Sharma.