IIM Calcutta - Women Leadership Program (WLP)

“Transitioning into Leadership - a program for Women Executives from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM Calcutta)”

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Course Overview

Transitioning into Leadership: A Programme for Women Executives by IIM Calcutta, intends to sensitize participants to the transformation of women in organizations from managerial roles to leadership positions, and subsequently attempts to equip the participants with both theoretical and applied skills that would guide them to navigate their paths through the complex processes of managerial renovations. In the process, they would engage with a variety of executive dimensions that require leadership vision, self-exploration and understanding, skills, applications and articulations. How do women in the corporate become effective leaders is the broad question this program intends to respond to at various levels of managerial, administrative and political crossroads This programme intends to answer the broad question of ‘How women should grow as effective leaders in the corporate world’?

There is a need to highlight the fact that only 5% women reach senior leadership positions in organisations. Women executives go through a different career path than men due to the career breaks. There is also a separate set of challenges which women face in the workplace especially at the crucial point when they are about to take the leap to senior leadership positions.

Key Benefits

  • Alumni status from IIM Calcutta
  • Certificate by IIM Calcutta on successful completion of the program
  • 6 days of in-campus sessions at IIM Calcutta
  • Live Virtual Interactive and Learning Centre in your city
  • Blend of lectures,real life case studies, quizzes and assignments
  • Convenient Schedule for working professionals
  • Empowering women to grow into a better leader.
  • Giving a legal perspective to working women in India.
  • Building participant’s leadership potential.
  • Building participant’s effective communicati on skill as a leader.

Mode of Delivery

This Program is delivered through Interactive Onsite Learning platform where LIVE and highly interactive Sessions are conducted in the Authorized Study Centres established across India.

Eligibility

Education

Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline with min. 50% marks [aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognized by UGC/AICTE


Experience Minimum

Working Women Professionals with a minimum of 5 years work experience can apply


Experience Maximum

NA

Selection Process

Profiles will be assesed by IIM Calcutta on the basis of Academics, work experience, Statement of Purpose and personal Interviews (to be conducted in the nearest study centre).

Certification

"Executive Certificate Transitioning into Leadership for Women Excutives" will be awarded by IIM Calcutta to students on successful completion of the programme.

Alumni Status/ Placement

On successfull completion IIM Calcutta will award Alumni status to students.

Course Content

Module 1 : Women in management: An introduction to specific issues women face as they navigate their careers in organizations

Module 2 : Building one’s leadership potential

Module 3 : Strategic leadership

Module 4 : Bird’s eye view of organizational functions

Module 5 : Managing in a digital age

Module 6 : Leadership communication

Module 7 : Legal and human resource perspectives

Module 8 : Working women in emerging markets

Module 8 : Leading and managing teams

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Campus Component

On-campus sessions will be conducted twice during course for total of 6 days

How it Work

  • Highly Interactive Virtual LIVE sessiona
  • Theory & Practical Inputs
  • Case study approach.
  • Assignments, E-Learning, & Business Simulation

Application fees

INR 2,500/- plus GST as applicable

Total Fees

INR 2,40,000/- plus GST as applicable is the total program fees.

Campus visit fees: 36,000/- plus GST as applicable to be paid at the time of campus visit.

No. of INSTALLMENTS

Total amount to be paid in 4 installments

Instalment Structure

Installment Amount (INR)
I 68,500/- + GST
II 70,000/- + GST
III 70,000/- + GST
IV 60,000/- + GST

 

 

 

 

 

Technological Partner

TSW Times

Timelines

Application Closure Date 5th November 2019
Completed Documents to IIMC Frequency Weekly
Interview eligibility intimation by IIMC – frequency Within 4 days of receipt of docs in IIMC
Interview dates Round 1- 14th September 2019
Round 2- 5th October 2019
Round 3 -19th October 2019
Round 4 – TBD
List of Selected Candidates Date One week after interview
Date of 1st Installment 10th November 2019
Technical Orientation Date TBD
Academic Orientation Date 14th November 2019
Date for 1st platform Class 14th November 2019
1st Campus Visit Dates TBD
Programme End Date Dec 2020

Review

First of its kind, specially designed program in Leadership and Management for working Women Executives. First and second batch of the program was quite a success and many profiles got benefitted. We generally get queries about this program even before launch of Batch. Working Women with at least of 10 years work experience can apply for this program. We got positive feedback from students and ALumnis of this program. A very unique and special program for Senior Women Managers. IIM Calcutta has launched this well researched and Certainly a good to go program for women professionals.

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Course Duration

11 Months

Start - November 2019

Thursday 6:45pm to 9:45pm