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ELIGIBILITY Diploma /Graduate minimum (10+2+3)/Post Graduate from Universities recognised by Association of Indian Universities. Minimum two years of work experience after completing Graduation/Post Graduation as on TBD.
STARTS ON TBD Live Online & In-campus Sessions
DURATION 1 Year Live Online Sessions Sunday (Weekly) / Saturday (2nd & 4th Week) Session 1: 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM Session 2: 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM

Programme Overview

65% of the companies say transformation plans are focused on upskilling and reskilling critical talent pools (Mercer's Indian Talent Trends, 2021). It is crucial to constantly upskill, enhance and sharpen the multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral management skills to stay relevant and be agile in delivering effective solutions and add value to the business.

To keep up with the ever-changing business landscape, the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) has designed the Post Graduate Certificate in Business Management. This programme will equip you with the management fundamentals, critical perspectives of modern management practices, and contemporary & future trends to fast-track your managerial career and scale to senior decision-making positions.

As part of the programme, you will also get access to Emeritus Career Services, which empowers you to manage your career proactively.

Emeritus Career Services

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  • Three 90-minute workshops from career management industry experts
  • Job placement assistance from partner companies are published, applied to, and tracked to success via an online platform (offered in partnership with Superset)
  • 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

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.
  • 90%

    of CEOS were found to have general management experience across a 10-year study.

    (India Today, 2021)
  • 65%

    65% of learners upskilled in the past year to strengthen career prospects and felt that lack of critical skills is the biggest career growth obstacle.

    (Business World, 2021)

Who is this Programme for?

This programme is beneficial for:

  • Mid and senior professionals seeking a holistic and cutting edge perspective of business management to transition into higher managerial roles
  • Early-career professionals looking to launch or advance their career in management through enhanced managerial and critical thinking capabilities
  • Professionals across domains looking to apply modern management practices and strategies to drive transformation and business growth

Programme Highlights

Real-world Case Studies & Capstone Project

Taught by IIM Indore Faculty & industry experts

IIM Indore Executive Education Alumni Status (#6 NIRF, 2021)

Peer-to-peer Learning

3 Days Campus Immersion

Receive a Certificate of Completion from IIM Indore

Real-world Case Studies & Capstone Project

Taught by IIM Indore Faculty & industry experts

IIM Indore Executive Education Alumni Status (#6 NIRF, 2021)

Peer-to-peer Learning

3 Days Campus Immersion

Receive a Certificate of Completion from IIM Indore

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the principles of management and various business functions
  • Develop the acumen and ability to manage and collaborate across cross-functional teams
  • Leverage emerging technologies and digital trends for business transformation and sustainability
  • Transition to higher roles in management by enhancing your decision-making capabilities
  • Thrive in the evolving marketplace by leveraging data, developing a mindset for innovation, and by application of strategic and lean principles

IIM Indore Executive Education Alumni Status

On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the prestigious IIM Indore Executive Education Alumni Status (optional). The participants will need to apply separately along with necessary fee to register their names.

Benefits available to Executive Education Alumni Status:

  • Communication of brochures and newsletters from IIM Indore
  • Access to the IIM Indore Campus Library (onsite access only)
  • Official email id of the institute

Note: The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of IIM Indore.

Programme Modules

  • Introduction to Business Environment & Economics
  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Statistics and Introductory Data Analysis
  • Data Visualisation
  • Ethics of Business
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Business Communication
  • Evolution of Sales and Marketing
  • STP and Marketing Mix
  • Market Oriented Approach and Brand Management
  • Consumer Behaviour, B2B and B2C Marketing
  • Digital Marketing: Tools and Techniques
  • Social Media and Influencer Marketing
  • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Introduction to Finance and Time Value of Money
  • Financial Accounting Fundamentals
  • Cost and Managerial Accounting
  • Understanding Capital Structure
  • Perspectives on Individual Dimensions
  • Perspectives on Group and Organisational Dimensions
  • Human Resource Management
  • Performance and Reward Management
  • Negotiation
  • Industrial Relations
  • Introduction to Operations
  • Lean, Six Sigma and Quality Control
  • Inventory Management
  • Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management
  • Organisational Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Design Thinking/ VUCA/ Blue Ocean
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Digital Transformation in Businesses
  • AI / ML/ Block Chain
  • Managing Business Sustainability
  • Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
  • Big Data Analytics

The capstone project provides participants with an opportunity to apply their learnings from the programme to industry-specific challenges. It is a comprehensive project that participants will work in groups from conception to completion. At the end of the project, the participants will turn in their work for consultation with faculty members.

Note: Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Programme Director

Prof. Srinivas Gunta

Area Chair & Faculty Member,

Strategic Management

Prof. Gunta has been a faculty member in the Strategic Management area at the Indian Institute of Management Indore since 2010. He is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (equivalent to PhD), where he was a recipient of the Infosys Fellowship for research in Information Technology for the period 2003-2006. A paper co-authored by him was selected for the Best Paper Proceedings and nominated for the Carolyn Dexter Award at the 2008 Annual Academy of Management Conference. He has also won several best teacher accolades through his career at IIM Indore. He works in the areas of capability building and knowledge management.

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Prof. Sanjay Choudhari

Area Chair & Faculty Member,

Operations Management & Quantitative Method

Prof. Choudhari is an Associate Professor in the Operations Management and Quantitative Techniques area at the Indian Institute of Management Indore. His research areas include manufacturing strategy, application of optimisation and simulation in operations, and supply chain management. He has published his works and cases in the International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Operations and Production Management (IJOPM), Construction Innovation, Business Process Management Journal, Asian Case Research Journal, Asian Journal Management cases, INFORMS Transactions on Education, and Ivey case publication.

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Programme Certificate

Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion from IIM Indore on successfully completing all evaluation components and maintaining a minimum attendance of 75%. Grade sheet will be given to the participants along with the certificate.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IIM Indore.

Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

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In collaboration with Emeritus

Erulearning Solutions Private Limited (a company incorporated in India) is a subsidiary of Eruditus Learning Solutions Pte Ltd (a company incorporated in Singapore), and operates under the brand name of 'Eruditus' and 'Emeritus'.