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IIM Visakhapatnam | Executive Master of Business Administration for Working Professionals

Business management is the strategic helm steering a company to success

Course Snapshot

  • FeeINR 10,80,000 + GST
  • Work Experience3 - 30 Years
  • Duration2 Years
  • Delivery MethodBlended- Online

Course Detail

Program Overview

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) for Working Professionals is a two-year degree granting course designed to help working professionals to broaden their perspectives and upskill themselves with key management skills while continuing to work. The programme offers excellent opportunity for the participants to become strategic thinkers, develop effective decision-making skills and unleash their leadership potential.

The program is rigorous and rich in relevant content that caters to the needs and demands of the ever-evolving business environment. In First year, the participants will get to enhance their knowledge in all functional management domains viz. Marketing, Economics, Finance & Accounting, Organizational behavior, Information Systems, Human Resources, Strategy, Production and Operations, and Entrepreneurship. In second year, participants will get to choose from a wide variety of elective courses based on their domains of interest along with core subjects like Project Management, Business Ethics and Law, and the culminating Capstone Project. Throughout the program, the participants will learn various frameworks, tools and techniques for developing their managerial skills -both analytical and behavioral. As a general management programme, the highlight of the EMBA offered by IIM Visakhapatnam is the application-oriented design of the curriculum with a good blend of fundamental management knowledge with integrative learning across domains.

This program will help participants: -

  • Understand contemporary business administration practices
  • Understand the functions and responsibilities of various management disciplines and apply them in practice
  • Learning Outcomes Learn how to use data for better decision-making
  • Develop analytical abilities to face business challenges
  • Imbibe business ethics, business etiquette, and good communication skills

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced professionals from varied backgrounds like IT, Human Resources, Marketing, Banking, Financial Services, Manufacturing, and other domains aspiring to upgrade their knowledge and skills in management to better their organizational performance.

Program Highlights

  • Contextually designed two-year programme for working professionals
  • Two in-campus immersion modules of five days each
  • IIM Visakhapatnam Alumni status
  • Focus on real business use cases
  • Peer-learning and networking opportunities
  • 740 hours of interactive learning

Course Schedule

Weekend sessions : (Saturday & Sunday, except on public holidays)

Saturday: 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Sunday:09:00 a.m. to 03:30 p.m.

Desired Candidate Profile

  • The programme is open to Indian nationals residing in India only.
  • The candidate must hold a bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA [45% in the case of candidates belonging to NC-OBC and EWS categories, and 40% in the case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Persons with Disability (PwD) categories], awarded by any University or educational institution as incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature in India or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  • The bachelor's degree obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or its equivalent.
  • The applicant must have a minimum of three years of full-time work experience as on the closing date of the respective application window at an officer/executive level or higher, as a professional, or as an entrepreneur.
  • Part time work experience, clerical (non-officer/non-executive) experience and apprenticeship will not be considered as eligible work experience.
  • There is no age limit for application to the programme.
  • Reservation policy as applicable to Central Educational Institutions (CEIs) will be followed for admission to the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) for Working Professionals.

Course Modules

First Year

Term I (12 Credits)

  • Core-1- Business Statistics using Spreadsheet
  • Core-2- Managerial Economics
  • Core-3- Financial Accounting
  • Core-4- Organisational Behaviour
  • Core-5- Managerial Communications
  • Core-6- IT Tools for Managers

Term II (12 Credits)

  • Core-1- Optimisation Techniques for Business
  • Core-2- Human Resource Management
  • Core-3- Marketing Management
  • Core-4- Macro Economics and Policy
  • Core-5- Cost Accounting
  • Core-6- Operations Management

Term III (12 Credits)

  • Core-1- Marketing and Business Research
  • Core-2- Business Analytics
  • Core-3- Financial Management
  • Core-4- Competition and Strategy
  • Core-5- Entrepreneurship
  • Core-6- Management of Information Systems

Second Year

Term IV

  • 1 Core (Project Management) + 5 Electives

Term V

  • 1 Core (Business Ethics and Law) + 5 Electives

Term VI

  • Capstone project (4 credits) + 5 Electives