WeSchool wins prestigious IMC Digital Technology Award 2020 for digital transformation


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S.P. Mandali’s Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool) is the proud recipient of the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IMC) bestowed IMC Digital Technology Awards 2020 in category - large sector of the best project within the end user company - education.  The B-School has won the accolade for its’ project ‘Digital Transformation – focusing on FutureTech - implementing Technology as a Game Changer’. The project includes priming up end user technology for all its’ stakeholders and students.


Taking resonance of future technology, WeSchool was an early mover in the technology space launching Post Graduate Diploma Management in e-business in 2001.  WeSchool has consistently demonstrated its’ pioneering spirit by introducing Emerging Technologies across programs in 2019 and delivered it online in 2020, focusing on developing hands on skills for non-IT students. 


Fine tuning a culture of digital innovation on campus, WeSchool is among the few B-Schools that has institutionalized hackathons.  By hosting and participating in hackathons for over seven years, it has encouraged student participation across non-IT streams too.  In 2020, WeSchool students participated in the Ministry of Education’s Smart India Hackathon, the largest online Hackathon in India; MIT India Initiative, NASA Space App hackathon, and internal hackathon for Global Citizen Leadership project.


Speaking on the latest win, Adv. Shri. S. K. Jain, Chairman – Managing Council, S. P. Mandali & Chairman – College Development Committee, WeSchool, said, “It is an honor to receive the award by IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the efforts by WeSchool in contributing to management education.  The institute endeavors to groom learners in higher education with future technology relevant courses.”


Commenting on the award, Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, WeSchool said, “Technology has played a significant role in bringing about innovation in our academic program delivery.  It has helped us to connect and engage with multiple stakeholders, be it domestic or global partners. We are grateful to the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry for providing us the opportunity for showcasing our efforts in digital transformation space. This award motivates us to serve our students and stakeholders better.

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