Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam inaugurated the three-day online Management Development Programme on ‘Working with Change Resistance’ for the Indian Oil Corporation Limited on 25 October 2021, as the Knowledge Partner of the Indian Oil Institute of Petroleum Management (IiPM). Ms. Urvija Bajpai, Executive Director and Head IiPM, delivered the Inaugural address. Ms. Bajpai spoke about the need and purpose of such customised program during pandemic times and the importance of creating awareness for leaders on managing resistance towards a change in the organisation better.

Dr. Chandrasekhar M, Director IIM Visakhapatnam, in his address, reiterated on the Institute’s growing collaborative initiatives with Indian Oil Corporation Limited and IiPM. Prof. M. Anuradha, Executive Education Chair, also welcomed the participants and briefed about the program details. The three-day program will provide training in revamping leadership techniques and exercising influencing skills during change, corporate communication, interpersonal skills, design thinking, conflict resolution and team management. 21 participants (Officers Grades E, F, G) across the country and the faculty of IIMV attended the program.