Following are the purposes of development programmes for various managerial personnel:
1. Top Management
- To widen the perception of every manager about his position, role and responsibilities within the organisation and outside it.
- To enhance the thought process and the ability to analyse in order to pinpoint the problems and make the best decisions which are for the organisation’s good.
- To recognise technical, institutional and economic influences in order to tackle business-related issues.
- To determine various problems generally faced by the organisation and foresee future problems so that precautionary actions can be taken.
- To gain knowledge about problems related to human relationships.
2. Middle Line Management
- To be absolutely clear about managerial duties and activities.
- To develop problem-analysing abilities and corresponding competencies to take the required action.
- To acquaint managers with the effects of business laws, financial accounting and business statistics on managerial functioning.
- To impart knowledge of all aspects of managerial problems and be acquainted with and be aware of the importance of interdepartmental relations.
- To understand the role of motivation and interpersonal relationships in performing management functions efficiently.
- To inculcate a sense of responsibility among managers to play leadership roles effectively.
3. Middle Functional Executive and Specialists
- To enhance the knowledge of business operations and functions in particular areas like marketing, finance, production, and human resource.
- To increase the level of expertise in management techniques like operations research, quality control, work-study, etc.
- To stimulate out-of-the-box thinking so as to establish improved methods and procedures.
- To understand various organisational functions.
- To comprehend problems related to human relations.
- To develop problem-solving ability in one’s functional domain.