Executive PGP in Management For Working Professionals

 

Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) in Management is a two years master's degree programme in management offered on Interactive Learning (IL) platform. The objective of the programme is to impart management education to working professionals seeking skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level. The programme with 750 instruction hours provides the participants with skills for leadership in the knowledge economy through an innovative curriculum. During the first year of the programme, the curriculum focuses on equipping the participants with,

 

  • an inside look at each main functional area, its purpose, and role.

  • the ability to understand the economic and regulatory trends.

  • various analytical tools and techniques that can give deeper insights into the business.

  • the ability to take a big picture approach quintessential for senior managers.

 

The participants of this programme form an interesting mix of working professionals from varied backgrounds like IT, Human Resources, Marketing, Banking, Financial Services and Manufacturing. The level of interaction witnessed during the past programmes offered on this platform has been quite exceptional and encouraging, thereby indicating the effectiveness of this technology to enhance peer-to-peer learning. This has enabled them to advance in their careers by way of promotions and better jobs in areas of their interest.

Fees:

Programme Fee: Rs.14,00,000/-
Alumni Fee: Rs.10,000/-
Contribution to Student Welfare Fund : Rs. 2,000/-

 

Programme fee is payable in seven installments.

 

The duration of the  Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) in Management is two academic years split into seven quarters. Each academic year normally begins in November/December. The structure of the Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) in Management programme for working executives is divided into 3 modules, viz.,

Module 1 : Foundation and Functional Core Courses.

Module 2 : Electives.

Module 3 : Compulsory Advanced Courses.

Each course in the MBA Programme is structured around the concept of credits. Each credit represents 10 hours of contact sessions. Participants should note that each hour of instruction will normally require at least another three hours of preparation.

Instructors choose from multiple pedagogical tools including lecture-discussions, case study method, behavioral and computer-based simulations, projects, class presentations, and various forms of technology-based learning such as multi-media case analysis, video conferencing, and e-learning, to facilitate effective learning in their courses.

First Year

Foundation and Functional Core Courses- Module 1

The first year of the programme is divided into two terms and each term is further divided into two quarters. The first year contributes to compulsory core courses covered in 380 hours of instruction of which, approximately 30 hours are based on an In-Campus module, of duration one week conducted in the premises of IIMK and the remaining approximately 350 hours are covered on the interactive learning platform.

Core Courses -First Year*

TERM 1

Quarter Course Code Course Title Duration (Hours) Credit
I EPGP-101 Quantitative Techniques (QT) 20 2
I EPGP-102 Managerial Economics (ME) 15 1.5
I EPGP-103 Organizational Behaviour-I (OB1) 15 1.5
I EPGP-104 Managerial Communications (MC) 20 2
I EPGP-105 Financial Accounting 20 2
II EPGP-201 Operations Research (OR) 20 2
II EPGP-202 Business Law (BL) 10 1
II EPGP-203 Economic Environment (EE) 20 2
II EPGP-204 Information Systems (IS) 15 1.5
II EPGP-205 Financial Management-I (FM1) 20 2
II EPGP-206 Organizational Behaviour-II (OB2) 15 1.5

TERM 2

Quarter Course Code Course Title Duration (Hours) Credit
III EPGP-301 Marketing Management (MM) 30 3
III EPGP-302 Operations Management (OM) 20 2
III EPGP-303 Strategic Management (SM) 20 2
III EPGP-304 Financial Management-II (FM2) 15 1.5
III EPGP-305 Digital Business Models (DBM) 15 1.5
IV EPGP-401 Marketing Research (MR) 20 2
IV EPGP-402 Quality Management (QM) 20 2
IV EPGP-403 Cost and Management Accounting (CMA) 15 1.5
IV EPGP-404 Environmental Governance & Sustainability (EG&S) 15 1.5
IV EPGP-405 Human Resources Management (HRM) 20 2

*Tentative. Subject to change.

 

Second Year

Elective Courses- Module 2

The second year of the programme is divided into three Quarters. The Second year of the curriculum contributes to elective courses offered by various academic areas like Marketing, Strategy, Operations, Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology. Participants should choose elective courses accounting to 28 credits in total (all three quarters put together) from a bouquet of courses from all subject areas to cover up 280 hours of instructions. In addition to three Quarters of learning, there are two in-campus modules; one at the beginning of the second year and one at the end of the second year each of which is of one week duration.

Compulsory Advanced Courses- Module 3

During the second year, programme would be covering the compulsory courses such as Leadership and Corporate Accountability, International Business, Capstone Simulation & Business Plan Project. These courses are delivered during the second and third in-campus module. The successful completion of these modules is essential to be eligible for the Degree.

In-Campus Module

The programme starts with the in campus module at IIMK campus giving the participant a brief orientation of the programme & a platform to interact with the well experienced faculties.

There are three In-Campus modules which are mandatory. The first in-campus module is held at the beginning of the first year, second at the beginning of the second year and third at the end of the second year. The three modules of six-day each provides the participants an orientation towards case based learning, foundation to analytical thinking , orients them to the learning culture of IIMK apart from discussions on contemporary issues in management practice and trends in the industry and business.

Electives

The specific list of electives to be offered will be announced before the completion of the first year of the programme.

Tentative List of Electives

Finance
Advanced Management Accounting
Financial Management II
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions
Financial Derivatives
Management of Financial Institutions
Financial Statement Analysis
Strategic Financial Management
Risk Management

 

Human Resources
Organizational Development and Change
Performance& Talent Management
Negotiation and Conflict Management
Labour Law and Industrial Relations
Compensation and Reward Management
Creativity and Innovation
Leading self and organization
Strategic HRM & International HRM
HR Analytics
IT & ANALYTICS
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Cyber Security and Privacy
Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Management of IT Products and Services
ICT for Sustainable Development
Social Media Analytics
Big Data Analytics
Digital Disruptions through IoT
Enterprise Cloud Computing

 

Marketing
Consumer Behaviour
Managing Business Marketing
Marketing Communications Management
Sales & Distribution Management
Service Marketing
Digital Marketing
Customer Relationship Marketing
Product & Brand Management
Strategic Marketing

 

Operations
Supply Chain Management
Project Management
Service Operations Management
Six Sigma
Enterprise Resource Planning
Simulation and System Dynamics
Operations Strategy
Product Innovation and Development
Lean Systems
Strategy
Strategy Implementation
Management of Technology and Innovation
Corporate Governance
Entrepreneurship & New Ventures
Strategy Analytics
Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances
Managing Change and Transformation
Models & Frameworks of Strategic Analysis
 

ELIGIBILITY

  1. A Bachelor's Degree* or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate mark or equivalent CGPA.

  2. 3 Years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience** after successful completion of graduation as on the deadline of submitting the application online

Work experience before completion of graduation will not be considered for eligibility. An experience certificate issued by the current employer dated after the online application submission date is necessary in the case of candidates who have exactly 3 years work experience while applying for the programme. In the case of candidates with more than 3 years work experience while applying for the programme, latest experience certificate along with other experience certificates justifying the 3 years will be sufficient.

*Bachelor's degree awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 (https://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/Consolidated%20list%20of%20All%20Universities.pdf ) or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in the bachelor's degree would be calculated based on the practice followed by the university/institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case the candidates are awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the university/ institution from where they have obtained the bachelor's degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate's CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

**Work experience before completion of graduation will not be considered for eligibility. An experience certificate issued by the current employer dated after the online application submission date is necessary in the case of candidates who have exactly 3 years work experience while applying for the programme. In the case of candidates with more than 3 years work experience while applying for the programme, latest experience certificate along with other experience certificates justifying the 3 years will be sufficient.
The date of issue of the provisional certificate/ original degree certificate/ convocation date (whichever is earlier) will be considered as the date of graduation to calculate the work experience after the graduation.

IIM Kozhikode follows the Government of India reservation policy for admission to Central Educational Institutions for admission to the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management. Candidates seeking relaxation in the aggregate mark in graduation are required to submit necessary supporting documents along with application form.

The minimum eligibility criteria adopted by IIM Kozhikode for the admissions to theExecutive Post Graduate Programme in Management for working professionals is given below:

 

Category Degree (Min Aggregate Marks)
General 50 %
OBC (NC) 50 %
EWS 50 %
Women 45 %
SC 40 %
ST 40 %
PwD 40 %

 

Admission & Selection Process:

Eligibility of the participants to apply for the programme is ascertained based on the information provided in the application form & supporting documents submitted. All eligible candidates required to undergo the selection process, which consists of an entrance test EMAT followed by personal interview.

The institute reserves the right to decide a cut-off mark based on the total number of candidates, average marks scored or any other factors as may be relevant.

Candidates who are found eligible to apply & successfully gone through the selection process will be provisionally shortlisted for the programme & offer letter will be issued. Admission to the programme is subject to acceptance of offer letter and payment of fee applicable.

The test and interview will be conducted online and the details will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates after the registration closure date.

 

EMAT-Executive Management Aptitude Test

EMAT would assess the basic logical, numerical and verbal ability of candidates, necessary for successful completion of the programme. The objective of the screening test is to filter the entry of candidates to the Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management for working professionals offered by IIMK in order to ensure the required standards by assessing the capabilities of the applicants in an objective manner. The test will be designed and evaluated by IIMK.

The contents of the test will be questions on testing logical reasoning in addition to questions for testing numerical, data interpretation and verbal skills of the candidates. The test will be of one-hour duration consisting 40 questions. The three separate sections are those which test (i) Quantitative Ability (ii) Data Interpretation & Logical reasoning and (iii) Verbal ability.

The institute reserves the right to decide a cut-off mark based on the total number of candidates, average marks scored or any other factors as may be relevant.

 

ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

(a) EMAT score is considered only as a preliminary screening process for selection of applicants. Those applicants who satisfy the minimum cut off as per the following table for EMAT will be considered eligible for the next stage of selection process.

 

Category EMAT Cut off
General 25% (10 out of Maximum 40 marks)
OBC (NC),EWS & & Women 20% (8 out of Maximum 40 marks)
SC 20% (8 out of Maximum 40 marks)
ST 18% (7 out of Maximum 40 marks)
PwD 18% (7 out of Maximum 40 marks)

 

b) The selection will be based on the interview marks of the applicants satisfying the EMAT requirements. The scores of the interview process will be standardized to offset the panel differences. Accordingly, the minimum cut off for an interview will be on the standardized marks.

 

Category Interview Cut off
General 25% (15 out of Maximum 60 marks)
OBC (NC),EWS & & Women 20% (12 out of Maximum 60 marks)
SC 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)
ST 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)
PwD 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)

 

(c) Admission will be based on a merit list prepared with applicants fulfilling the above criteria (a) & (b) .Securing only minimum score in (b) above does not entail admission.

 

Category Interview Cut off
General 25% (15 out of Maximum 60 marks)
OBC (NC),EWS & & Women 20% (12 out of Maximum 60 marks)
SC 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)
ST 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)
PwD 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)

 

Validity of EMAT Score:

EMAT score obtained by the candidate will be valid for this academic year/batch only if a candidate has successfully qualified in the EMAT and could not join the programme due to any reasons may have to appear for EMAT once again, if he/she is applying for the same programme in future.

Candidates may refer the following link for sample questions of EMAT.

 

 

IIMK offers the "Your Program, Your Preference" option, where working executives from across India could choose from the two different sessions of delivery available.

Weekend Session
Saturday 09:00 AM to 02:30 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM to 02:30 PM

 

Combined Session

Thursday 07.00 PM - 09.45 PM
Saturday 07.00 PM - 09.45 PM
Sunday 03.00 PM - 08.30 PM

***Class schedule mentioned is subject to change. IIMK reserves all rights to change the schedule..

The above schedule is applicable for the first year of the programme. Second year schedule would depend upon the elective course opted. Tentative platform session schedule of the elective courses in the second year is given below.

Elective Area Tentative Platform Schedule
Finance Wednesday & Saturday 6.45 PM-9.45 PM
Human Resource Saturday 3.30-6.30 PM & Wednesday 6.45-9.45 PM
Information Technology Tuesday 6.45-9.45 PM & Sunday 3.30 - 6.30 PM
Marketing Monday 6.45-9.45 PM & Sunday 3.30-6.30 PM
Operations Friday 6.45-9.45 PM & Sunday 9.00 -12.00 Noon
Strategy Thursday 6.45-9.45 PM & Sunday 12.15-3.15 PM

 

The complete class schedule for each quarter will be provided to participants before the commencement of each quarter, so as to enable the participants to balance their profession and studies. Based on the final number of candidates enrolled in the programme after the selection process, the institute may decide to run the programme in a single batch or multiple batches. Allocation of batch & schedule will be decided by IIMK

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