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UCLA PGP PRO | Post Graduate Program in Management for Professionals

Stretch your thinking and hone your abilities as a manager

Course Snapshot
  • Work Experience7 - 30 Years
  • Duration1 years
  • Delivery MethodBlended- Online
Course Detail

UCLA Rankings
#1 in Open Enrollment Programs in US (FT News 2022)
#1 in Course Design (FT News, 2022)
#1 National Public University (US News, 2021)
#1 Best Valued School (Princeton Review, 2017)

Program Overview
UCLA Post Graduate Program In Management for Professionals (UCLA PGP PRO) is a comprehensive 1-year part-time modular general management program for working professionals from UCLA Anderson School of Management, one of the top global business schools. Its part-time and modular format provides great flexibility and allows you to pursue the program alongside a full-time career.

Arguably the first of its kind, a one-year program in India and South Asia, it is focused on covering General Management principles for managers and executives, looking to grow in their careers by improving management skills and attractiveness to employers.

UCLA Anderson faculty and accomplished Industry leaders combine research-based expertise and real-world experience to deliver frameworks that you can apply immediately to catalyze positive change in your career. The UCLA PGP PRO Program gets you started on your personal leadership journey, with a combination of strategies, skills and acumen that will stretch your thinking, and hone your abilities as a manager, helping you achieve your career aspirations of enhanced success and remarkable career growth

Program Highlights
● World-Class Curriculum with 500+ hours of learning that includes classroom sessions, online modules, live video lectures, workshops, and project work.
● Senior faculty members from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and well known industry experts from India and abroad, conduct the program
● The UCLA PGP PRO program is designed for accomplished and talented professionals and entrepreneurs from diverse functions across industries
● Flexible and Convenient program schedules allows you to complete program requirements along with a demanding career

UCLA Alumni Benefits
● Inclusion in UCLA PGP PRO Alumni Network
● Access to UCLA Anderson Executive Education and UCLA PGP PRO LinkedIn groups
● Access to all UCLA Anderson Executive Education events in your region, that occur globally
● Subscription to Anderson Review (the school's official online publication)

About UCLA
Founded in the 1935, UCLA Anderson School of Management now ranks among the top-tier business schools in the world. An award-winning faculty renowned for research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment in the heart of Southern California.

UCLA Anderson's faculty is comprised of outstanding educators and researchers who share their scholarship and expertise in areas such as finance, marketing, accounting, business economics, decision sciences, operations and technology management, human resources and organizational behavior, information systems, and strategy.

Desired Candidate Profile

● High-quality experience with significant responsibilities and a demonstrated career progression in a corporate or entrepreneurial environment
● A minimum of 7+ years of work experience
● An undergraduate degree with a strong academic track record
● Fluency in written and spoken English
● Experience in leading teams and managing projects/ products/ people, preferred but not required

Course Modules

The UCLA PGP PRO curriculum design ensures that participants are immersed in the functional knowledge of management essentials from a local and global perspective, in manner that exposes them to all aspects of running and managing a world-class business organization. The program structure outlined below is subject to periodic curriculum review and the modules taught are subject to change in content and coverage.

● Introduction to Strategy and Organizations
● Introduction to Operations and Finance
● Introduction to Marketing and Sales
● Introduction to Management and Leadership

Global Leadership
● Essentials of Global Leadership
● Global Communication for Impact
● Going to Market: Global Considerations

Leading in Entrepreneurial Environment
● Leading Entrepreneurial Operations
● Managing People in Entrepreneurial Context

Financial Accounting (Online)
The Financial Accounting module from Harvard Business Publishing is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of financial accounting in a management context. Throughout the module, participants are presented with real-world challenges that require them to interpret the financial data to find answers.

Corporate Finance (Online)
This module from Harvard Business Publishing provides a fundamental understanding of the principles, analytical tools, and knowledge needed to make good investment and financing decisions. The module introduces participants to finance ratios, forecasting methods, capital structure theory, and risk-return analysis.

Managerial Accounting Bootcamp
The Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance module is followed by an in-person two-day module focused on applying the principles learnt on multiple domains. This module explores the application of financial and accounting concepts in the effective management of business as well as managerial decision making.

● Economics
● Globalization & Growth
● Competitive Strategy

● Lean Start up approach
● Opportunity Recognition and Evaluation
● Business Planning and Risk Management
● Innovation & Phases of Business Growth
● Entrepreneurial Finance

● Non-Market Strategy
● Platform Strategy
● New Business Models
● Digital Marketing and Advertising – Tools and Techniques

● Design Thinking
● Digital Transformation
● Leading and Managing Disruption
● Innovation Mindset and Process

● Managing Variability in Operations
● Analyzing and interpreting Data for effective decisions
● Big Data: Science and Analytics
● Customer Analytics

● Marketing and Brand Management
● Corporate and Competitive Strategy
● Corporate Finance, Valuation and M&A
● Operations Management
● Authentic Leadership

● Marketing and Brand Management
● Corporate and Competitive Strategy
● Corporate Finance, Valuation and M&A
● Operations Management
● Authentic Leadership