Executive Programme in Business Strategy

Formulate New Age Strategies for Business Success
Work Experience

Programme Overview

Businesses operate on clear and constructive strategies. Every individual needs to understand the details of these strategies to reach common goals in the easiest possible manner.

However, misalignment and mismanagement are common complaints within organisations. These often occur when defining strategies or making resource-allocation decisions because of the lack of an aligned perspective and a coherent plan.

The Indian Institute of Management, Indore’s Executive Programme in Business Strategy provides practical knowledge of strategic management. This industry-relevant programme would help you develop innovative strategies for sustainable business solutions through real-world case studies and practical simulations. You will build the skills to drive growth through strategic analysis and insights.

Who is this Programme for?

This programme is ideal for every professional who aims to move into decision-making roles. It is best suited for:

  • Mid-career and senior-level executives who aspire to move into strategic and leadership roles

  • Business and function heads looking to augment and refresh their existing knowledge

  • Strategy consultants working in collaboration with clients to build and execute successful strategic initiatives

  • Entrepreneurs and small business owners looking to leverage structured knowledge in strategic management for growth and scale

Programme Director

IIMI-BS Faculty Image - Prof. Prashant Salwan
Prof. Prashant Salwan

Professor, Strategic Management

Prof. Prashant Salwan is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and a British Chevening Scholar and a Fulbright Scholar.

With approximately 23 years of experience, Prof...

Note: - Programme Director might change due to unavoidable circumstances, and revised details will be provided closer to the programme start date.

Programme Highlights

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Build expertise

20 weeks of intensive, practical learning

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Competitive advantage

Get a certificate from IIM Indore

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Balanced learning

A combination of theoretical learning and practical training

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Learn from the best

Renowned IIM Indore faculty

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Highly interactive pedagogy

Recorded lectures supported by assignments and quizzes for holistic learning

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and interpret strategy in the context of the goals

  • Recognise the current capabilities and limitations of the organisation and develop approaches to build or acquire critical capabilities for overall strategy

  • Explain the portfolio of offerings and how various aspects need to be considered for corporate-level strategy formulation

  • Deploy and track strategy progress across the organisation

  • Get started with strategy formulation, beginning with a comprehensive analysis of the factors that influence strategy creation

  • Discuss a comprehensive approach to specialised strategies related to each business function and their relations with other functions

  • Describe the importance of International Strategy and be able to assess the applicability of the four types of international strategy in their context

Programme Modules

IIM Indore Executive Education Alumni Status

On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible to apply for the Executive Education Alumni status offered by IIM Indore. A separate application will be necessary to register.

Current alumni membership plans are as follows:

  • 2-year membership – INR 1,000/- + applicable taxes,

  • Lifetime membership – INR 10,000/- + applicable taxes,

Benefits available to Executive Education Alumni:

  • Communication of brochures and newsletters from IIM Indore.

  • Access to the IIM Indore Campus Library (onsite access only).

  • Official email ID of the institute.

  • ID Card


  • Eligibility for the Executive Education Alumni status is not guaranteed on the successful completion of the programme, application submission, and payment fee. IIM Indore reserves the right to confer executive education alumni status on a case-by-case basis.

  • IIM Indore reserves the right to modify the above conditions at its discretion at any time without notice.

  • Only the courts at Indore will have the territorial jurisdiction to try any disputes arising with respect of the Executive Alumni membership being granted.

What does Emeritus offer?

Emeritus Career Services

  • Career Management Modules on:

    • Building an Impressive Resume & Cover Letter

    • Building an Impressive LinkedIn Profile

    • Navigating Job Search

    • Interview Preparation

  • Past participants of Emeritus work at Microsoft, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HDFC, AirBnB, TCS, Ola, Flipkart, JSW, Wipro, Honeywell, JP Morgan, Reliance Jio, Mahindra, Gartner, Accenture, Cognizant, amongst others

The Learning Experience

What is it like to learn with the learning collaborator, Emeritus?

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the program delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the program in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course. A dedicated program support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

Please note:

  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled into select Emeritus programmes.

  • IIM Indore or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. IIM Indore is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.

Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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