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IIM-Lucknow announces 1-year management programme for working professionals

Applicants should have at least 50% marks in their graduation/ post-graduation (or minimum CGPA of 5 on 10 point scale) or CA/ICWA/CS and a minimum of 3-year full-time post qualification professional experience as on July 17, 2017.

lucknow Updated: Jul 11, 2017 14:22 IST
Rajeev Mullick
A mix of experience sharing, real life case discussions and assignments for professionals.
A mix of experience sharing, real life case discussions and assignments for professionals. (HT File Photo)

IIM-Lucknow has announced the 15th batch for General Management Programme for Executives (GMPE). This one year part-time programme, with four on-campus modules of 9 days each, is specifically designed for working executives to prepare them for an advanced career in management.

GMPE offers a mix of experience sharing, real life case discussions and assignments for professionals to enhance their performance and create greater value in their work.

Applicants should have at least 50% marks in their graduation/ post-graduation (or minimum CGPA of 5 on 10 point scale) or CA/ICWA/CS and a minimum of 3-year full-time post qualification professional experience as on July 17, 2017.

Prof Rajesh K Aithal, chairperson (MDP), IIM-L, said, “The programme will give the candidates an opportunity to immerse themselves in the IIM learning experience with 240 hours of classroom teaching across four on-campus modules of 9 days each. The GMPE is designed keeping the needs of the working executives in mind to help them prepare for their next career move. It will integrate advanced management theory, soft skills and quantitative methods with real world business practices.”

Prof. Omkar Prasad S Vaidya, chairperson (Long term-MDP), IIM-L, said, “This program is designed specifically for the working professionals, who wish to upgrade their education base but usually cannot do so because of their busy schedule and pressing commitments. This program has a blend of modern approaches in management studies. A proper mix of case study, role play, group exercises, analytics using finest software and the conventional lecturing approach. This program will be a most viable step in one’s lustrous career ahead”.

The programme would be delivered by IIM-L faculty. It strongly focuses on conceptual frameworks in business and management skills, communication skills, financial management, accounts, human resource management, qualitative methods & operation management.

In addition to term-end final examinations, the programme would also include the capstone project and other evaluation tests. Successful candidates will be given a program completion certificate from the institute.