IIM Calcutta | Executive Program in Growth Strategies for Business Leaders

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality." - Warren G.Benis

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 3,44,000 + GST
  • Work Experience10 - 30 Years
  • Duration6 months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

About IIM Calcutta
In India, IIM Calcutta was ranked #3 among management schools by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018 and #34 overall. It was also ranked #2 by Business Today's 'India's best B-schools 2017'and by Outlook India's 'Top 100 Management Schools' of 2017.
IIM Calcutta is the first and only triple accredited management school from India (and one amongst 86 such business schools globally) to have accreditation from Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association of MBAs (AMBA). It is also the only Indian business school that is a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS).

Programme Overview
Executive Programme in Growth Strategies for Business Leaders (EPGSBL), is a six-month programme offered by Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), which is designed with a strategy eye, and a 'general management' focus. It will deal explicitly with issues of power, control and governance, including designing of such systems as to enable the realization of desired control. Managing and designing the internal systems and environment of the organisation as well as designing inter-organisational cooperation and coordination arrangements will be major focus areas of the programme. Managing growth is not just about financial performance, but extends far beyond into managing identities, aspirations, expectations of various stakeholders around an organisation.

Programme Highlights
● Opportunity to be a part of IIM Calcutta, ranked 3rd best B-School in India
IIM Calcutta certification upon successful completion of the programme
● IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni status
3-day on-campus learning experience at IIM Calcutta
Peer learning and networking opportunities through rich student profile
● Comprehensive curriculum designed by domain experts at IIM Calcutta
● Specifically designed for experienced business leaders
● Enhances managerial and leadership capabilities of participants
● Live lectures via Interactive Learning (IL) platform
● Easy access to learning from your location of work/stay

Programme Objectives
● Developing a strategic perspective on aspiring for and executing organisational growth
● Understanding strategic dimensions of growth – especially appreciating differences between conflicts, contests and cooperation underlying growth processes
● Learning to design organisations that are resilient to complexities induced by growth processes
● Appreciating various forms of inter-organisational cooperation underlying rapid growth processes
● Appreciating the softer dimensions of growth – managing identities and aspirations

Who Should Attend
Senior and middle level managers and profit centre heads would find the programme particularly useful. Working professionals wishing to participate in the programme need to have a minimum experience of 10 years. Managers with longer and broader experience would benefit more from the programme.

Desired Candidate Profile

● Working executives who are graduates (10+2+3 or equivalent)/post graduates in any discipline with minimum 50% marks, with an experience profile of at least 10 years after graduation are eligible.
● Eligible candidates will be selected on the basis of assessment of educational and professional background and motivation based on the application form submitted. Some of the applicants may be asked to appear for a Skype-based interview. Senior applicants with experience would be preferred.
● Membership to the programme is also conditional on achieving a critical mass required for group formation (a working group shall comprise of four participants) for a Times TSW centre to go live.

Course Modules

Module 1: What Kind of Growth do you seek in your organisation?
Module 2: How should you innovate for this growth?
Module 3: How would you leverage the cooperation of other organisations to engineer ecosystem wide growth?
Module 4: How would you build bases of support for your growth strategy?