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IIM Kozhikode | Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (Batch 17)

2-Year MBA for Working Professionals

Course Snapshot

  • FeeINR 15,50,000/-
  • Work Experience3 - 30 Years
  • Duration2 Years
  • Delivery MethodBlended- Online

Course Detail

Programme Overview:

The Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) in Management for Working Professionals is a two-year programme comprising 750 hours of classroom instruction delivered over an Interactive Learning (IL) platform, and includes THREE weeks of in-campus modules.

With a curriculum design that reflects the best of management theory and practice, the objective of the programme is to impart management education with a global outlook. The innovative curriculum and proven pedagogy will enable participants to leverage the knowledge and skills gained to enhance their performance in the real world. The programme will empower working executives and entrepreneurs seeking to stay invested in the knowledge economy and take their organisations to the next level.

Programme Highlights:

  • The most comprehensive and intensive Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management for Working Professionals.
  • Two-year, online, flagship executive education programme of IIM Kozhikode - 17th Batch to commence.
  • Leads to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from IIM Kozhikode.
  • Specifically designed for working executives to access learning from the convenience of their location of stay/work through the Interactive Learning (IL) platform.
  • Unique option to choose from two class timings as per convenience, along with the provision of taking a temporary break from the programme for a maximum period of one year and rejoin to complete the programme.
  • Three in-campus modules of one-week duration. The first in-campus module is conducted at the beginning of the first year; the second module after the beginning of the second year, and the third is conducted at the end of the second year.
  • Rigorous selection process: EMAT (Executive Management Aptitude Test) and Personal Interview.
  • Diverse participant group across functional areas and industries allowing for rich peer-learning and networking opportunities.
  • IIM Kozhikode Alumni status giving access to a network of 12,000+ alumni.
  • Global recognition from AMBA, EQUIS and Business Incubator and Entrepreneurship Centre support through IIMK LIVE.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • A bachelor's degree- or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • In the case of an absence of a duly recognised bachelor's degree, applicant with a minimum 50% aggregate in CA/ICWA/CS can apply for the programme.
  • The degree obtained from a foreign University subject to producing the equivalency certificate from AIU (Association of Indian Universities) or any Government of India approved assessment agency, or an Indian University approved by UGC along with the proof of aggregate percentage of marks obtained in the programme completed.
  • Three years of managerial/entrepreneurial/professional experience after successful completion of graduation as on the deadline of submitting the application online. Work experience before completion of graduation will not be considered for eligibility. An experience certificate issued by the current employer dated after the online application submission date is necessary in the case of applicants who have exactly three years of work experience while applying for the programme. In case of applicants with more than three years of work experience while applying for the programme, latest experience certificate along with other experience certificates justifying the three years will be sufficient. The date of issue of the provisional certificate/original degree certificate/convocation date (whichever is earlier) will be considered as the date of graduation to calculate the work experience after the graduation.

Course Modules

The duration of the EPGP in Management is Two Academic Years, split into Seven Quarters, and further structured across Three Modules:

  • 1st YEAR - MODULE 1 - Core Courses: The first year of the programme is divided into Four Quarters. The first year contributes towards compulsory core courses covered in 380 hours of instruction, of which, approximately 22 hours are based on an in-campus module of one-week duration conducted at the IIM Kozhikode campus, and the remaining is covered via live lectures over the Interactive Learning (IL) platform.
  • 2nd YEAR - MODULE 2 - Elective Courses: The second year of the programme is divided into Three Quarters. The second year of the curriculum contributes towards elective courses offered by various academic areas. Participants should choose elective courses accounting for 28 credits in total (all three Quarters put together) from a bouquet of courses from all subject areas to cover 280 hours of instruction.
  • 2nd YEAR - MODULE 3 - Compulsory Advanced Courses: During the second year, the programme would be covering compulsory advanced courses such as Leadership and Corporate Accountability, International Business, Simulation & Business Plan Project. These courses are delivered during the second and third in-campus modules. The successful completion of these modules is essential to be eligible for the award of the programme degree.