IIM Lucknow offers PG programme in sustainable management

The sustainability management course will help students to build responsible leadership capabilities geared to respond to sustainability challenges.

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (Image: IIM Lucknow official)Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (Image: IIM Lucknow official)

Alivia Mukherjee | November 3, 2023 | 07:10 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM Lucknow) is offering a post graduate programme in sustainable management (PGP-SM) that aims to develop management professionals with a comprehensive view on economic, social, and environmental challenges.

In addition to general management courses, the PGP-SM curriculum offers specialised courses in sustainable management principles, sustainability measurement and reporting, systems thinking, lifecycle management, stakeholder management, and public policy.

The programme facilitates future leaders to understand the ever-changing and dynamic nature of these sustainability problems as well as develop integrated, holistic approaches to deal with environmental issues.

Speaking on the importance for a post graduate programme in sustainable management, Archana Shukla, director, IIM Lucknow, stated that this programme aspires to develop managers with evolved awareness and abilities to contribute to a sustainable society.

Speaking on the future job prospects, Ashish Aggarwal, chairman, PGP-SM, IIM Lucknow, said "Top consulting firms like McKinsey, Accenture, E&Y, KPMG, and PWC, along with other major companies, hire our students with an average salary of Rs. 30 lakhs per annum, and we have a 100% placement record."

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SM programme key objectives

  • The programme's key objectives include:
  • To develop an awareness of contemporary difficulties that businesses face in the twenty-first century, with a focus on the environment
  • To develop responsible leadership abilities targeted for responding to sustainability issues.
  • Providing relevant skill sets to combine principles of sustainability and responsible management practises
  • To impart knowledge and skills in key business functional areas
  • Encouraging entrepreneurial talents and developing a global perspective
  • To help participants to become catalysts for change in the field of sustainable management.

The key features of PGP-SM are as follows:

  • Case study methodology: PGP-SM course curriculum emphasises learning through case study discussions, presentations, and role play, resulting in an interactive learning environment inside classes.

  • International immersion programme: In the second year of the programme, students participate in a global environment. Students are exposed to global pioneers from world-class colleges such as Copenhagen, Denmark's Business School, Sweden's Linnaeus University, and the Netherlands' Maastricht University. Excursions to IKEA, VOLVO, Electrolux, are also arranged for the students.

  • Integrated industrial projects: IIM Lucknow has a strong industry network, with its connections to the top national and worldwide companies, the programme offers a unique 9-month integrated live project that gives students hands-on experience and the ability to apply classroom learnings in the field.

  • Batch diversity: PGP-SM has professionals from a variety of fields, including IT, chemicals, construction, power, fashion, medical, and the social sector. The variety of backgrounds reflects the variety of thinking, which fosters the spirit of peer learning.

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