Innovative Technology meets B-School Leadership: IMT partners with VMock
02/19/2011

IMT is all set to collaborate with VMock Inc., a Chicago, Illinois based company, which has developed a patent-pending online platform innovation that will help talent short-listing and executive learning and development (ELD) in a unique way.

Online PR News – 19-February-2011 – – IMT, Ghaziabad has for the past 31 years, contributed and enriched the world of management education with several cutting edge initiatives. Consistently ranked amongst the top 10 B-schools in the country, it has proved time and again that it is constant innovation that sets the leaders apart from the followers. True to its promise, IMT is all set to collaborate with VMock Inc., a Chicago, Illinois based company, which has developed a patent-pending online platform innovation that will help talent short-listing and executive learning and development (ELD) in a unique way. IMT & VMock Inc. propose to pioneer this TECHNOLOGY in the forthcoming PGDM admissions process for the upcoming academic season.

Dr. Bibek Banerjee, the Director of IMT Ghaziabad and Academic Mentor of Group IMT is a strong proponent of using technology and believes that the role of B-schools has changed. Previously, a Professor of Marketing and Economics at IIM Ahmedabad; he spearheaded IIMA’s collaboration with Duke Corporate Education, the top global provider of customized corporate education. Dr. Banerjee is of the opinion that B-schools today are at the center of multiple networks and must leverage those to fullest for knowledge creation and dissemination. Today, students can access all the latest information through the Internet. Technology has given them the right tools to pursue excellence& make an impact. His vision is of a global IMT where the “T” of IMT will help establish an end-to-end leadership.The IMT-VMock partnership will redefine “B-school Leadership” by exploiting the untapped potential of technology.

Speaking at the occasion Dr. Banerjee said, “The first phase of the partnership will focus on the much debated admission process at B-schools. IMT-VMock will, for the very first time, create a more holistic admission process that will combine hard score with a soft score. This technology is going to be more transparent, will create better chances for an equal opportunity to applicants by reducing situational biases and will capture the human side of applicants.”

Mr. Salil Pande, Founder and CEO of VMock, Inc. and an IIT Kanpur and University of Chicago alum adds, “The world today is very dynamic and connected - social networking, peer to peer interactions and community engagement have taken center stage. In a global and hyper-competitive environment, it is imperative that individuals and organizations harness these ecosystems for Human Capital Development & Assessment. The VMock platform enables this – it has its roots in a millenary process: improvement via feedback. Nowadays, our fast-paced lives demand efficiency – and leveraging technology, rich media, and social networks, VMock’s patent-pending feedback platform are a paradigm shift when it comes to shaping Human Capital”.