Leading 'Business & Management Chronicle' magazine declares FDDI as one of the best institution for academic quality, learning environment, innovation, research and other activities, including its interaction with the corporate world.â POSITION SECURED IN THE SURVEY
Online PR News – 10-October-2013 – Noida/U.P. – Adding another feather in its cap, the Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) through consistent efforts made in the last 4 to 5 years has achieved the top position in the âAll India Best B- School Survey- 2013â conducted by the leading 'Business & Management Chronicle' magazine in its September 2013 issue.
âThis recognition coming from the leading 'Business & Management Chronicle' magazine has been another addition to the laurels of FDDI which is an outcome of the academic quality, learning environment, innovation, research and other activities, including its interaction with the corporate world.â POSITION SECURED IN THE SURVEY: - Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI
Business & Management Chronicle launched in the year 1996, having more than 4,10,000 readers with a circulation base of more than 82,000 is a monthly magazine for MBA aspirants & emerging managers.
The ranking was done on the basis of quantitative as well as qualitative factors and parameters relate to infrastructure curriculum, curriculum faculty, pedagogy, industry interface, alumni, research, fee structure, hostel facility and the campus placements which included domestic as well as international as per the data provided by the institutes & validated by the B&M chronicle survey team. A physical survey was also done by the B&M chronicle survey team to verify the given information & data by the concerned institutes.
Elated with this development, Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI said, âThis recognition coming from the leading 'Busines & Management Chronicle' magazine has been another addition to the laurels of FDDI, which is an outcome of the academic quality, learning environment, innovation, research and other activities, including its interaction with the corporate world.â FDDI campuses located at Noida, Fursatganj, Chennai, Kolkata, Chhindwara, Rohtak, Jodhpur and Guna gives ardent importance to skill and competency development of faculty and staff which continues to be one of the major priorities of the Institute apart from other human resource management activities and processes.
POSITION SECURED IN THE SURVEY:
â˘ FDDI is rated as A+++ and shared the position With Top institutes like IITs, IIFT&IIMs.
â˘ FDDI is rated first among Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Academics.
â˘ FDDI is rated first among Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Intellectual Capital.
â˘ FDDI is amongst the Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Infrastructure.
â˘ FDDI is rated as Top College offering Sector-Specific Courses (Footwear, Fashion Design & Retail).
â˘ FDDI is amongst the Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Placements.
â˘ FDDI is amongst the Top 10 Colleges in Terms of Industry Interaction.
â˘ FDDI is rated on top amongst the 10 B â Schools in Delhi & NCR.
The various professional programmes offered infrastruct at FDDI campuses through its School of Footwear Design & Production Management (SFDPM), School of Retail Management (SRM), School of Leather Goods and Accessories Design (SLGAD), School of Fashion Design (SFD) and School of Business Management (SBM) have been designed keeping in mind the conceptual grounding as well as the practical knowhow requirements of the industry which allows the proper infusion of theoretical rigour as well as the application part of it.
The FDDI campuses are spread over a sprawling area of more than 10 acres with lush green lawns, fully Wi-Fi campuses, modern lecture theatres, state-of-the-art air conditioned labs, world-class auditorium, air-conditioned library etc where separate modern hostel accommodation for boys and girls are also available with separate dining hall and common rooms.
âOur focused approach is yielding results which further motivates us to raise the bar to unprecedented standards in distributing the most gifted wealth of education and look forward to take the Institute from strength to strength in the years to come, âadded Mr. Lakhara.
At FDDI, the curriculum is updated under the guidance of professionals from relevant industry/academia. The syllabi followed are based on the needs of the industry. Further, the institute's strong alliance with leading international institutions such as LDT, Nagold Germany, ARS Sutoria-Italy, University of Pirmasens and PFI-Germany etc. ensures international level of training in the campus.
The Institute has taken various measures to facilitate Indian industry to attain international level of competence and to expand its market and is leaving no stone unturned as far as the development and promotion of the footwear, leather products industry and the retail sector is concerned.
The ranking will immensely help the students who are in the decisive phase of choosing the right B-School in the form of FDDI and to understand the benefit of pursuing a professional programme at this globally acclaimed Institute which has a distinct presence not only in higher education, but, also in the spheres of Industrial Consultancy, Research and Development and Training of Active Industry Professionals.
Steadily growing from strength to strength, the FDDI has indeed come a long way, be it in terms of the increase in number of programmes, establishment of new campuses, handling of various projects, skills and utilities, recognition from the industry or its role in nation building.
Reputed National and Multinational companies like Future Group, Tata International, Bata, Landmark Dubai, Max Lifestyle, Puma, Hi Design, Da Milano, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Woodland, Li & Fung, Wilhelm Textiles India, Clarks, Zara etc. visit FDDI for campus interviews every year.
So far FDDI has been able to achieve a 100% job placement record. All students secure job offers before they complete their programme at FDDI. FDDI alumni include VP's and CEO's of some of the renowned companies. The global firms have offered roles to the candidates in their India offices as well as in international locations such as USA, UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Egypt, China, Singapore, UK, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Kenya etc.
About the FDDI
FDDI is the premier fashion and management institute of the country, established under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India for the development and growth of the Retail, Fashion Footwear Leather Goods and Fashion Accessory Industry. The Institute imparts âQuality Educationâ by conducting various Long Term (PG & UG) and Short Term programmes in the area of Retail Management, Fashion Merchandising, Leather Goods & Accessories Design, Footwear Design, Technology & Management, Marketing, and Creative Designing & CAD/CAM. FDDI is the only Institution in the country in its core area having prestigious certifications such as ISO 9001, ISO 14000 and ISO 17025 and accreditations/tie-ups from the leading international organizations like PFI-Germany, SATRA- UK and top management and Fashion Design institutes such as LDT NaGold, Germany, and ARSutoria, Italy.