CDM: 163 officers complete higher defence management course

Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar felicitated the graduating officers from foreign countries for successful completion of 44 weeks of curriculum.

CDM: 163 officers complete higher defence management course College of Defence Management (Source: Official Website)
Press Trust of India | Mar 25, 2023 - 11:16 a.m. IST
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HYDERABAD: As many as 163 Tri-Services officers, including 14 officers from friendly foreign countries successfully completed the higher defence management course at College of Defence Management (CDM) here on Friday. Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar presided over the valedictory ceremony of the HDMC and felicitated the graduating officers for successful completion of 44 weeks of curriculum.

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Admiral Hari Kumar in his valedictory address to the participants, noted that the prevailing complex security environment necessitates the use of transformational initiatives "through divergent thinking to achieve ‘Rashtra Nirmaan’ aligned with the National Vision 2047", a defence release said. He alluded to the challenges in their future appointments and exhorted them to use qualitative insights backed by quantitative rationale to take informed decisions to bridge the execution gaps in multi-domain operations. He encouraged the participants on development of strategic thought, application of disruptive technologies and integrate seamlessly amongst the three Services for effective execution of operations, the release said.

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Participant officers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Ghana, Kenya, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka were awarded a degree in Master of Management Studies (MMS) from Osmania University, Hyderabad and a Certificate of Advance Course in Management by All India Management Association (AIMA), it added.

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