Noida, UP India (PressExposure) February 17, 2011 -- Technology will now support the selection of students to the B-schools of the IMT Group of Institutions, which are located at Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Dubai. IMT Group is aiming towards a more holistic admission process, which is transparent and which also captures the human side of MBA applicants.
IMT Group announced on 16 February 2011, its collaboration 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 has plans to apply this technology for the PGDM admissions process for the upcoming academic season.
Dr. Bibek Banerjee, Director of IMT Ghaziabad and Academic Mentor of Group IMT announced the collaboration. Dr. Banerjee is a strong proponent of using technology and believes that the role of B-schools has changed.
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."
He further said, "B-schools today are at the center of multiple networks and must leverage those to fullest for knowledge creation and dissemination."
Mr. Salil Pande, Founder and CEO, VMock, Inc. said, "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".
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