The Institute of Technology Management (ITM)

The Institute of Technology Management (ITM)

Historical Background

The Institute of Technology Management (ITM) is a premier training institute of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. The Institute is existing since 1962, as Defence Institute of Work Study and then as ITM from 1994. The institute is located in the salubrious and picturesque surroundings of Himalayan Ranges in Mussoorie (Uttranchal).

ITM offers training in specific subjects in the areas of Technology Management, Project Management and R&D Management etc. for DRDO Scientists. These courses are also open to others in Government, Public and Private Sector Undertakings. Keeping pace with our changing technological maturity, the institute charter has been expanded and it is now contemplated as follows :
-To impart training in Management with specific emphasis on Management of Technology to all personnel of DRDO, the three Services, other Defence Ministry personnels, officers from undertakings and public and private enterprises.
-To identify, take up and encourage research work in Technology Management with specific emphasis on : New Product Development; MOT; Project Management; Quality Assurance and Reliability; Administrative Management; Material Management; Financial Management; Computer Application in Management; Contract Management; Behavioural Science and Stress Management.
-To provide management consultancy to Government and Non Government developments for creating and maintaining necessary management database for the same.

The institute constantly update and upgrade management education programs. There is regular interaction with important professional institute such as ASCI, IIMs and IITs on various management programmes and faculty exchange/development.

We, at ITM endeavor to tailor our programmes to ensure that our participants show visible improvements in their performance after successful completion of their education at this institute. We urge our user organizations and passing out students to keep providing us with feedback to help us to attain our goal of excellence in Technology Management Education.

A significant academic 'Milestone' has been achieved by ITM by earning recognition as a "Centre for Doctoral Research" leading to award of D.Phil degree by HNB Garhwal University with effect from 26 Jan 2004. This has opened up as an avenue for DRDO fraternity to pursue Doctoral Research in Management without interrupting their day-to-day research activities at their respective labs.

The Institute of Technology Management (ITM)


The Training Year 2004-05 has been an immensely satisfying year in which we at ITM endeavoured to provide inputs to participants that have a direct bearing on their work areas. Our courses have been well received, as indicated by the feedback from participants and by the overwhelming response from DRDO Labs..

There was no dearth of challenges and opportunities during the past year and ITM team delivered the desired results through dedication and untiring efforts. The high point of the year was the successful conduct of Fourth Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management (GLOGIFT-2005) co-hosted by ITM in association with Global Institute of Flexible Management, New Delhi, from 26 to 29 Dec 2004.