Inauguration of SPJIMR PGEMP Batch 85 took place virtually on Jan 12, in the presence of incoming students, SPJIMR Faculty, staff and the chief guest, Mr. Vipul Srivastava, India Learning and Leadership Development Leader, Cummins. Mr. Srivastava encouraged the incoming students to build and sustain a network, an approach he found useful in his corporate success. Dean Dr. Varun Nagraj in his address encouraged the participants to continuously assess their responses in a VUCA world. He said, “Through PGEMP you should not only learn the basics but also have the ability to think & challenge the world around you and understand the dynamic nature of it so you can act upon it better.” Associate Dean Dr. Preeta George shared the three I’s – a concept she coined over the years and believed to be relevant to executive management- Introspection, Innovation & Implementation. Dr. Anshul Verma, Chairperson of PGEMP briefed the participants on the course and its structure. PGEMP Batch 85 comprises of working executives in sectors such as Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing, Petroleum, Defence, & IT Consulting.