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HindustanTimes Fri,28 Nov 2014
Induction ceremony for first batch of EPGP students at IIMK Kochi campus
HT Education Correspondent, Hindustan Times
New Delhi, April 09, 2013
First Published: 14:47 IST(9/4/2013)
Last Updated: 14:49 IST(9/4/2013)

IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) campus in Kochi held an induction ceremony for its first batch of executive postgraduate programme (EPGP) on April 6.



As many as 117 students, including 18 women, were inducted for the two-year programme for the academic session 2013-2015. Embracing diversity, the institute admitted students with an average age of 30 years. The class portfolio comprises average work experience of 7.5 years with minimum experience of two years. Though the class is dominated by engineers, all other disciplines are also represented in the batch.

The students were briefed on different approaches and pedagogies of teaching and learning. The induction programme can provide useful opportunities for all students to test out their existing strategies, some of which are likely to need refinement through different teaching methodologies based on simulations and case studies. The course is taught with a high level of rigour which will enable the participants to migrate to higher levels of hierarchy with ease.

The Kochi campus is an extension of its main campus in Kozhikode catering to the needs of executives working in the emerging metros of Kochi, Trivandrum, Coimbatore etc. The two-year part time EPGP is the first course to be offered from the Kochi campus with 900 contact hours and has comparable in content to the regular PGP. The programme is designed for graduates with at least two years of experience in supervisory/managerial/administrative and/or technical roles including services, manufacturing, KPO/BPO, government, and any other organised sector.
 
The selection was based on the performance in the Executive Management Aptitude Test, graduation marks, work experience and performance in personal interview. Debashis Chatterjee, director, IIMK said, “Education is getting liberalised and is continuously evolving. Given this fact, IIMK as an institution supports the values of social sensitivity, meritocracy, environmental consciousness and gender diversity.


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