Centres for Excellence
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Teaching is an art which needs continuous improvement over how it is been deliveredto be relevant and effective. Continuous update of new instructional methodologies is also needed in the ever changing, technology driven world, but higher education teachers in India have less access to resources that help them in improving their teaching methods.This situation propelled PSGIM to initiate a Research Centre that can work continuously on nurturing and refreshing faculty at all different stages through its teaching and learning resources. The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) was established with an aim to becominge a leading centre in teaching and learning research by effectively serving the above need.
Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship
The center’s vision is to lead the global advancement of entrepreneurship education and family business practices through the development of academic, research, and outreach initiatives that inspire thinking and cultivate leadership in family business and entrepreneurial organizations and society.PSG has been in the forefront in introducing innovative courses and programs (Creativity and Lateral Thinking, Business Plan Course, Cross Functional Electives to name a few) in tune with the changing needs of industry and the economy. We believe that the time is right for our initiative in the domain of Family Business due to their domination in the economic landscapes of most nations. PSG seeks to provide an interface for academicians, researchers and practitioners through its ‘Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship’ to learn from each other, embrace best practices and engage expertise. The center’s vision is to lead the global advancement of entrepreneurship education and family business practices through the development of academic, research, and outreach initiatives that inspire thinking and cultivate leadership in family business and entrepreneurial organizations and society.
Center for Sustainable Development(CSD)
The Center for Sustainable Development is a pioneering initiative dedicated to the cause of environmental sustainability in the context of small and medium enterprises. CSD seeks to achieve reduced resource consumption and waste generation using technological and process innovations and inspired leadership. It will continuously review and study industry practices and initiatives to identify sustainable practices that can be adapted to different industries. The Centre will also help enterprises install mechanisms through which they can monitor progress with respect to energy efficiency, waste management, recycling efforts and other related activities so that businesses can be both environmentally sustainable and financially successful.Eminent people like Dr. R. Chidambaram, Principal Scientific Advisor, Govt. of India, Dr. P.S. Goyal, DRDO Chair, Dr. R. K. Sinha, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, Mr. Madhukar Vinayak Kotwal, Whole-time Director and President (Heavy Engineering), Larsen and Toubro, Dr. K. Jayakumar, IAS, Joint Secretary, DSIR, and Dr. Prabhat Kumar, CMD, BHAVINI have visited PSGIM and have contributed significantly to the formalization of the center’s objectives and future plan of activities.
Center for Women's Studies
The centre was initiated with Research, Training and Teaching as its focus areas. Its objectives are:To understand the different facets of gender issues and to create awareness and sensitization among the students and local community To offer capacity building training and outreach programs To disseminate knowledge to students by offering women’s studies programs
International Center for Finance
The center works closely with the industry to broaden areas of common interest with the academia by organizing short term programs, conferences and workshops in the areas of finance and investments.