IIM Calcutta offers management programmes for executives

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 22, 2016 20:36 IST
IIM Calcutta’s management development programmes are offered in both formats -open enrolment as well as customised formats. (Hindustan Times)

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) is offering a range of management development programmes (MDPs) to for managers, business leaders, and entrepreneurs, to help them hone their skills. These MDPs span three days to three weeks and are conducted on-campus and at corporate offices. IIM Calcutta holds triple international accreditations by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS ( the three major international accreditation bodies for Business Schools).

Elaborating on these programmes, Professor Uttam Kumar Sarkar, dean, New Initiatives and External Relations, IIM Calcutta, says, “The programmes are aimed at giving the right mentoring to professionals. To survive the challenging business world of today, managers and executives need to continuously hone their skills and upgrade their business acumen, to stay abreast of industry trends and leverage on the emerging opportunities.”

IIM Calcutta’s MDPs are based on key business fundamentals like managerial effectiveness, team building, leadership ,strategic cost management, and marketing skills and project management to emerging topics like business analytics, oil economy and business in the BRICS nations . The pedagogy involves a variety of teaching methods: case studies, simulations, closed group analyses, and applied learning projects; interspersed with lecture sessions on theory and practice.

The sessions are essentially interactive, and participants are encouraged to question assumptions, identify opportunities, solve complex problems, develop operational performance, boost productivity, and in the process, build sustainable competitive advantage.

These MDPs are offered in both formats, open enrolment as well as customised formats tailor-made to address specific mandates from individual organisations. For more information, click here.

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