IIM Kozhikode executive PG programme gets largest batch of 127 students in 2022-24 session

IIM Kozhikode: 127 working executives joined Executive Post Graduate Programme including 20% female candidates, 4 international students.

IIM Kozhikode executive PG programme gets largest batch of 127 students in 2022-24 session IIM Kozhikode (Source: Official Facebook Account)
Vagisha Kaushik | Apr 23, 2022 - 6:42 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kozhikode witnessed 38% jump in enrollments for its executive post graduate programme in management (EPGP) with 127 students joining the programme making it the largest batch. The induction ceremony for the 9th batch of the programme for the year 2022-24 for working executives was held virtually here today.

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127 participants included students from several global and Indian corporations with an average work experience of 9 years with around 20% female candidates. The cohort also has 4 international participants this time, as per an official statement from the institute.

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Ram Padmanabha, Vice President, Product Management, Publicis Sapient, was the Chief Guest for the e-induction programme. Professor Debashis Chatterjee, director of IIM Kozhikode presided over the ceremony with the deans, faculty, staff and students in attendance.

Speaking on the occasion, Padmanabha, himself an IIMK alumni of the flagship PGP Programme (2004 batch), encouraged the students to inculcate and embrace an “ABC” mantra for this learning journey – Authenticity, Bravery and Creativity. He encouraged them to think beyond boundaries without limiting their ambition and humbly assimilate and practice the skills, learnings while rightfully earning their MBA degree.

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Director Chatterjee expressed his happiness over the rapid strides IIMK Kochi Campus has gained and added “IIM Kozhikode experience in delivering executive education has come a long way since its inception a decade ago and has now gained worldwide recognition. It is now on its path to become a global hub for gaining management experience and to deliver a vibrant campus with classrooms truly global in nature.”

Professor S Venkataraman, Chairperson (EPGP Kochi Campus) informed that the programme will be operating at full capacity for both the Evening and Weekend cohorts. IIMK Kochi Campus has also restructured the programme delivery, with the weekend batch to be conducted fully in physical mode, whereas the weekday batch will be run in online or hybrid mode.

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