DMI endeavours to empower grassroots through:
a) Creation of a cadre of Development Management professionals through its Post-graduate Diploma Programmes, Certificate Programmes and Courses, and the Fellow Programme;
b) Enhancement of professional competencies of Development Management Professionals through short-duration Competency Enhancement Programmes (CEPs);
c) Engagement in networked transdisciplinary Action Research, Policy Advocacy and Advisory Services through the following Collaborative Action Research and Education (CARE) centres: Livelihoods and Wellbeing; Collectives and Commons; Leadership and Governance.
d) Orientation of Vision, Values and Leadership Practices towards Good Governance, by working with organisations, institutions and groups at different levels.
DMI offers a unique opportunity for fresh graduates as well as existing development practitioners to blossom as Development Management Professionals committed to empowering grassroots for sustainable livelihoods and development. The programmes and activities of DMI foster values of participation, excellence, integrity, mindful alertness, and innovation through praxis and transform the participants into professionals of high repute with excellent managerial and leadership competencies.
DMI has embarked on establishing Development Management as the field of education by attracting aspiring individuals and praxis-oriented scholars from India and from the rest of the globe. The character of DMI is integrated with the scholastic and spiritual traditions of humanity in nurturing enlightened self-interest and striving to serve the greater common good as the logo of the Institute depicts.
"Management Education for Sustainable Futures"