Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Management Development Programmes at IIM Calcutta

By 121 News

Chandigarh 21st June:- Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) the first Indian business school crowned with triple international accreditations by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS ( the three major international accreditation bodies for Business Schools),has been offering hi-quality Management Development Programmes(MDPs) for practicing managers, business leaders, and  entrepreneurs, to enable them in developing a strategic vision and superior management expertise. These MDPs are in the nature of short-term Corporate Learning interventions, with programme duration spanning from 3 days to 3 weeks.  They are conducted in-campus, at corporate sites or even in offsite locations. Globally, with organizations becoming flatter and more agile, new opportunities are emerging for talented leaders. To capitalize on these opportunities, practicing managers need cross-functional skills, deeper business understanding and entrepreneurial acumen. These much needed professional competencies are imbued through the various Corporate Learning programmes that IIM-C conducts.

Commenting on this Prof. Uttam Kumar Sarkar, Dean, New Initiatives & External Relations, IIM Calcutta said that it gives us great pleasure to provide right mentoring to the experienced professionals through our Management Development Programmes. He added that to survive the challenging business world of today, managers and executives need to continuously hone their skills and upgrade their business acumen, to stay abreast of industry trends and leverage on the emerging opportunities. With the proven expertise of our faculty members, we aim to encourage a holistic understanding of Business Management principles and application of such knowledge in practice.

IIM Calcutta's acclaimed MDPs range across key business fundamentals like Managerial Effectiveness, Team Building, Leadership ,Strategic Cost Management, Sales & Marketing skills, Project Management, etc. to emerging topics like Business Analytics, Oil Economy, Business in the BRICS nations, to multi-domain General Management programmes, to sectoral constructs like Healthcare Leadership & Management. The pedagogy involves a variety of teaching methods: case studies, simulations, closed group analyses, and applied learning projects; interspersed with lecture sessions on theory and practice.