Press Trust of India|Jul 25, 2023
IIM Kozhikode launches 16th batch of Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management
The two-year MBA programme will enable working professionals to acquire holistic managerial competencies to boost career growth and stay industry ready.
NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode and TimesPro announced the 16th batch of the two-year Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) for working professionals.
The Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management is a two-year programme for professionals seeking career advancement where learners will develop to strategise, create business opportunities, comprehend global economic trends, mitigate challenges and more especially in a VUCA world.
The last two batches of the EPGP programme received over 5,000 applications with 1,055 getting enrolment. The 15th batch had over 80 per cent of candidates with 5-15 years of work experience and had participation from the IT, manufacturing, finance, marketing, consulting, aerospace, pharmaceutical sectors and others.
Speaking on the announcement of the programme, Professor Debashis Chatterjee, director, IIM Kozhikode, said, “The EPGP programme, now into its 16th year not only endeavours to create business opportunities but also to develop strategic thinking and leadership competencies. The programme has achieved a hat trick of appearances in one of the most prestigious Global rankings, the QS World University Rankings."
"IIMK has also now emerged to be among the Top 3 in India and the Top 75 among open-enrolment programme providers globally, with a debut in the acclaimed Financial Times Ranking 2023. This is a testimony to the Institute’s consistent and resolute pursuit of a holistic and intense approach to learning. We hope to continue leading the Indian B-Schools to break new ground globally”, he added.
Adding further, Sunil Sood, Chief Business Officer – Executive Education, TimesPro, said, “Learners must build new-age skillsets and cross-functional competencies in an ever-evolving ecosystem to gain a vital understanding of global business practices and policies. The Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management will enable professionals to develop critical abilities and key management concepts to pivot in their careers.”
EPGP comprise 750 hours of classroom instruction delivered over an Interactive Learning (IL) platform and includes three weeks of in-campus modules. Candidates enrolled in the programme will gain insights into subjects such as international business, corporate accountability, operations, human resources and more.
The two-year MBA degree includes lectures, case studies, white papers, lecture discussions, behavioural and computer-based simulations, projects, assignments and more.
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