IIM Calcutta | Advanced Programme in Strategic Management for Corporate Leaders

Translate Strategy into Value Driven Decisions

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 3,53,000 + GST (To be Paid in installments)
  • Work Experience7 - 30 Years
  • Duration6 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

About IIM Calcutta
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry. Over the past four decades, IIM Calcutta has blossomed into one of Asia's finest Business Schools. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities. Today, IIM Calcutta attracts the best talent in India - a melting pot of academia, industry and research. The best and brightest young men and women pursue its academic programs. The main thrust of training is to imbibe a sense of strategic outlook to management problems in the students. The emphasis, therefore, is on management as an integrated process and requires the students to develop a global view of economic, technological, cultural and political environment of the business.
IIMC has a very strong alumni base, which makes it unique among the top management institutes of the world. IIMC alumni are occupying leadership positions as corporate managers, academicians and successful entrepreneurs, worldwide. The alumni maintain a close relation with the institute, helping each other in their growth.

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● Alumni base of over 3000 executives
● Over 800 executive enrollments year on year and growing

Why Strategic Management?
Strategy is a mode of thinking that leverages the power of individuals, institutions, firms and markets in a cohesive manner to improve the effectiveness of an organization. Hence, we can call it the exercise of power. It is a skill and a craft. Strategy is thus fundamentally about governance. Power can of course be sought for its own sake and therefore crafty strategists in its pursuit may deform and transform business and societal spaces and existing institutions, even while setting 'new rules of the game'. These require institutional work to be carried out that can embrace the 'social' and 'political' even as it retains the core concern with the economic calculus of a firm's strategizing.
This course therefore presumes that strategic action, of competition or cooperation, always is embedded in societal, institutional and regulatory contexts. Rather than looking at these as constraints, it helps if one can appreciate how wins can be crafted and power effectively leveraged working within and through these broader institutions, to the benefit of both firm and society.

Course Schedule

Regular sessions will be conducted every Monday from 6.30 PM to 9.30 PM.

Desired Candidate Profile

● Graduates (10+2+3)/post graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in either graduation or post graduation.
● Working professionals/Self employed with an experience profile of 3 years or more post graduation
● Selections will be based on evaluation of application and SOP.

Course Modules

● Strategic Thinking: Appreciation of conflicts, contests and cooperation
● Role of Institutions, laws, contracts and frameworks for engaging with multi-stakeholders interests
● Firm strategy, sustainability and resource conflicts
● Increasing returns and business development with non-linear profits
● Understanding competition and cooperation: Products and platform
● Modularization and outsourcing
● Varieties of capitalism, institutional legacies and global competition
● Organizing inside the firm
● Managing under institutional transitions
● Merger and Acquisitions, including a brief exposure to valuation