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Post Graduate Executive Program in Management (PGXPM) by Great Lakes, Chennai

Specially designed for Experienced Executives to prepare them for fast track growth to leadership roles.

Course Snapshot
  • Fee8,50,000 + GST (To be paid in installments)
  • Work Experience8 - 30 Years
  • Duration20 Months
  • Delivery MethodClassroom
Course Detail

About Great Lakes
Great Lakes is India's leading business school with campuses in Chennai and Gurgaon. Led by exceptional faculty and steered by an outstanding advisory council, Great Lakes is ranked amongst India's top 10 business schools and is ranked as the best in the country when it comes to learning analytics. A certification from Great Lakes ensures you get the industry credibility and acceptance as you look to build your career.

● Ranked Among top 10 premium business schools in the country
● It has created multiple Centres of Excellence guided by some of the foremost management thinkers
● Its Advisory Council includes eminent dignitaries such as Dr Ratan Tata, Mr Narayan Murtha, and many more
● Faculty Pool consists of eminent faculty from Harvard, Stanford, IIMs, IITs, etc.
● Great Lakes has been recognized by industry and academic fraternity as an institute of pre-eminence in management research and thought capital.

About the Program
The PGXPM allows executives to pursue a world class management program while continuing to work and helps them leverage the classroom learning in their professional roles. This 7 term (with 7.5 days classroom learning in each term) blended, rigorous, fully mentored holistic program takes the work experience of the participants into consideration and focuses on a set of core courses in Finance, Marketing, Operations, Technology and Human Resource Management with a perspective to provide the participants with the abilities to graduate to the General Management and Business Leadership Levels.
Each class has a diverse group of participants from across industries, sectors and levels which enables them to learn from each other and build a close-knit, yet distributed network. Another unique feature is the Leadership Development Program where participants get a chance to interact and learn from eminent thought leaders and industry stalwarts. The PGXPM's architecture also offers a program-long schedule of group and executive coaching, 360-degree assessments and team activities, designed to unleash the leadership potential in the participants and help accelerate their careers.
The two year Post Graduate Executive Program in Management helps EXPERIENCED EXECUTIVES develop general management competencies, and prepares them for fast track growth to leadership roles.

Program Highlights
● Flexible learning with 7 terms spread over 20 months
● Executive coaching support
● Great peer learning from a diverse background of class participants
● Technology driven virtual classrooms with global connectivity
● Experiential learning through simulations
● Distinguised faculty from US, European and Asian B-schools
● Residencies, apprenticeship and live projects at work, aligned to career plan
● Quasi-Consulting for practical problems/cases from participant's place of work
● Dynamic industry driven curriculum tailored to suit the Global Business Environment

ENHANCE your management competencies and equip yourself to lead change by gaining a deeper understanding of the business frameworks and developing a strategic mindset
DEVELOP your leadership skills and gain a competitive edge with executive coaching support, experiential learning, 360-degree assessments and a personal leadership development plan
DISCOVER your leadership style and hone your decision making and negotiation skills
LEARN from distinguished faculty from renowned business schools, with a dynamic curriculum tailored for the current global business environment
EXPERIENCE peer learning from a diverse cohort of professionals from across industries, verticals, educational backgrounds and with over 750+ years of combined work experience
APPLY your learnings to Quasi-Consulting projects on live business problems at your workplace, and through a comprehensive year-long project in an area aligned to your career aspirations
GAIN alumni status and join a network of 9000+ leaders spread across 30 countries
TRANSFORM into a Business Ready General Manager

PGXPM is meant for
● Fast-track functional Managers looking to accelerate their careers, and graduate to the General Management levels
● Next-Gen Family Managed Business Owners
● Senior Services Officers planning for a transition
● The Hi-Pots and identified future Business Leaders in the organization

Course Schedule

● The PGXPM program spans over 20 months and is divided into 7 terms of 3 months each. Each term starts with a 7.5 day residency, during which 4 courses of 15 hours each.
● The program has about 520 in-class contact hours (20% blended and 80% in class) and the
participants are expected to put in equivalent hours of self-study.
● The participants also have to take up a project during the second year of the course.

Desired Candidate Profile

All applicants applying to Great Lakes Institute of Management's PGXPM should have –
● Completed a minimum 10+2+3 years of education with an academic track record of
50% throughout
● Currently working or involved in own business venture
● Should have a minimum work experience of at least 8 years by July 31st, 2020

Course Modules

Business Essential Fundamentals

● Business Economics
● Basic Financial Accounting
● Financial Management
● Managerial Accounting
● Financial Statement Analysis
● Negotiations & Bargaining

Leadership and Strategy for enduring business

● Organization Behavior
● Human Resource Management
● Strategic Management
● Strategy Execution
● Strategic Marketing
● Strategic Profitability Management
● Equity & Commodity Markets
● Valuations, Mergers & Acquistions
● Business Law & Ethics (Module)
● Corporate Governance
● Transformational Leadership and
● Change Management

Value Chain Demand - Supply Functions

● Marketing Management
● Market Research
● Product & Brand Management
● Customer Relationship Management
● Sales & Distribution Management
● Operations Management
● Supply Chain Management
● Project Management
● Strategic Total Quality Management

Succeeding in Global Environments

● International Business Environment
● Doing Business in Far East
● Business Language (International)

Action Learning/ Solving Business Challenges

● Board Room Simulation
● Capstone Business Project
● International Immersion (Optional)

Analytical Core

● Business Statistics
● Excel for Business Management
● Optimisation Model for business decision making
● R & Python