KOCHI: The Kerala Management Association (KMA) is planning to open a management development centre in Kochi. The centre would take care of the training and development needs of professional managers. A committee has been set up by the association to look into the viability of the project.

The association has plans to conduct post-graduate diploma courses in management conducted by All India Management Association, according to president of KMA, P. Ravindranath.

He said the valedictory function of the golden jubilee celebrations of the KMA would be held on Sunday. Governor R.L. Bhatia would be the chief guest.