VISION –“Developing social and human capital for nation building” 

Master in Development Management (MDM)

V-LEAD’s unique Post Graduate program “Master in Development Management”, recognized by University of Mysore addresses the need for trained management professionals for the Development Sector. Thus, V-LEAD is striving to acquire and disseminate “Knowledge to Serve” with its innovative, interventional and pragmatic models for development.

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Creating development managers at V-LEAD

A look at the Master’s in Development Management (MDM) course offered by V-LEAD and how it is impacting lives.

Born in Sunga, a village in Bagalkot district of Karnataka, Mallamma Budihal saw the rough side of rural life and poverty during her upbringing. Her determination to take up a course in social work to make a meaningful contribution to the lives of poor people in rural areas brought her to the portals of Vivekananda Institute of Leadership Development (V-LEAD) in Mysuru, which offers Master’s in Development Management (MDM), a two-year, four-semester programme.

V-LEAD Collaboration with Cornell University

CIPA is expanding its off-campus study options to include a new development management program in India.  Beginning this fall, Fellows can live, study, and work in Mysore, India for one semester while earning credit toward their MPA.
In late November of 2013, CIPA signed an agreement with the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), which offers a Master of Development Management (MDM) program accredited by the University of Mysore at the Vivekananda Institute of Leadership Development (VLEAD) in Mysore City, India.  CIPA has had a longstanding relationship with SVYM, an organization founded by Cornell Rhodes Professor Dr. Ramaswami Balasubramaniam.  SVYM’s project portfolio includes work in the areas of education, health, poverty alleviation, and training, research, advisory, consulting services. Read More Read more 

Training at V-LEAD

Training at V-LEAD aims at fulfilling the capacity building needs that ensure competence among development partners, NGOs, Corporate and Government. It also focuses on strengthening and sustaining network of partners in development in various sectors through innovative & customized training programs and successful development models in training.

State Training and Resource Center (STRC)

State Training and Resource Centre (STRC) has been setup in all states to develop a sustainable system for the capacity building of TI Staff. V-LEAD STRC is a partner institution with NACO & KSAPS to provide institutional platform for both Technical support and Management of the initiatives for prevention and control of AIDS in Karnataka.

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