IIM Kozhikode – Master of Business Administration (ePGP is now MBA for Working Professionals)

“MBA for Working Professionals from Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, (IIM Kozhikode)”

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Course Overview

EPGP IS NOW MBA FOR WORKING PROFESSIONALS

Learning is a lifelong endeavour; continuous learning expands an individual’s perspective and contributes to her/his decision making. Growing up the corporate ladder would bring along with newer challenges and the Executive Programmes offered by IIMK empower them to take on these challenges with increased confidence.
IIMK pioneered the executive education through Interactive Learning (IL) for working executives in the Asia Pacific region way back in 2001. The two year MBA (“Master of Business Administration”) program for working professionals offered on the Interactive Platform was conceived to enable the working executives equip themselves with the necessary skills and knowledge. 

The MBA (“Master of Business Administration”) programme for working professionals (earlier known as 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 executives seeking skills and strategies to take their organizations to the next level. The programme with 740 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 programme’s first year delivers core courses in General Management. During the second year, the programme offers a host of Elective Courses offered by various Academic Areas. In addition to the elective courses, compulsory courses such as Leadership and Corporate Accountability, International Business, Capstone Simulation & Business Plan Project are also offered in the second year. The participants can attend the classes from one of the 53 centres across 37 cities in India.

IN-CAMPUS MODULES – The programme comprises of three in-Campus modules (held at IIMK, Campus), one at the start of the first year, one at the beginning of the second year and the third at end of the second year.

On successful completion of the programme, participants would be awarded the title “Master of Business Administration”.

Key Benefits

  • The most rigorous and quality Executive Management Programme for working professionals in the country with 740 contact hours.
  • Specially designed for working executives who can attend classes from centres facilitated by Times Professional Learning near their location of work/stay through Interactive Learning (IL).
  • Become part of the journey of one of the top 10 Business Management Schools in India and the pioneers of interactive learning in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Become part of the IIMK alumni network of 6000+ working professionals who were benefited from similar programmes of IIMK.
  • Experienced and diverse Participant Group: Senior executives and business owners from diverse functions across industries allowing rich peer-learning and networking opportunities.
  • Three in campus modules of one week each in the beautiful and advanced IIMK Campus in Kozhikode, Kerala.
  • Global recognition from AMBA.
  • Business Incubator and Entrepreneurship Centre support through IIMK LIVE.
  • Provision for taking a break. Participant is allowed to take a temporary break from the programme and to re-join, subject to the rules relating to course break.

Benefits of AMBA

Association of MBAs (AMBA) offers a free two-year membership to participants, which gives them access to build a network with international MBA students from B-schools accredited by AMBA

  • Exclusive online Community of students and graduates from over 230 AMBA-accredited schools

  • Opportunity to promote yourself and your achievements through the AMBA network

  • Network of employers dedicated to MBA recruitment

  • Global MBA-level jobs database

  • Exclusive Career Development Centre

  • Face-to-face and online events and webinars

  • Latest industry news and thought leadership articles

  • Access to prestigious, exclusively negotiated benefits with hand-picked partners

  • Access to AMBITION Magazine-A Global digital leadership publication including interviews and articles on leading and cutting edge content.

  • Career Development Centre -Created the interactive knowledge academy offering support to administrators 24/7.

  • Networking -Member networking events ('AMBA Socials').

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. Minimum of 40% aggregate in graduation for SC/ST & PWD to be retained.


Experience Minimum

3 years of minimum work experience is required to apply


Experience Maximum

NA

Selection Process

  • Applicants with valid CAT score minimum 75 percentile or GMAT score minimum 650 Score will be directly considered for the interview. Score obtained should not be older than 1 year from the date of EMAT. Alternatively they can sit in EMAT.
  • Shortlisted candidates (on the basis of score obtained in CAT/GMAT/EAT) will be invited for personal interview at the IIM Kozhikode campus or in other cities as decided by the Institute.

Certification

Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, will be awarded by IIM Kozhikode to the students on successful completion of the programme.

Alumni Status/ Placement

On successfull completion IIM Kozhikode will award Alumni status to students. Also AMBA membership for global networking.

Course Content

Module 1 – Core courses (First Year)

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 campus at Kozhikode and the remaining 350 hours approximately are covered on the interactive learning platform.

Module 2 – Elective Courses (Second Year)

The second year is divided into three quarters. Participants are allowed to select elective courses of different academic areas.

  • Economics
  • Finance, Accounting & Control
  • Humanities & Liberal Arts in Management
  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behavior and Human Resources
  • Quantitative Methods and Operations Management
  • Strategic Management

The Second year of the curriculum contributes to Elective Courses offered by various academic areas. Participants should choose elective courses accounting to 32 credits in total.

Module 3 – (Second Year)

Compulsory Courses and Integrative Capstone Course.
During the second year, the 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.

In campus time

First: Beginning of the Programme

Second: Beginning of the Second Year

Third: At the end of the Second Year

The three modules of six-day each in campus provides participants an orientation towards case based learning, analytical thinking and orients them to the learning culture of IIM Kozhikode apart from discussions on contemporary issues in management practice and trends in the industry and business

The Compulsory courses are conducted during the second and third in-campus module.

Campus Component

On-campus sessions will be thrice during course of 6 days each.

How it Work

 

The duration of the programme is two academic years split into seven quarters. The structure of the programme 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 programme is structured around the concept of credits. Each credit represents 10 hours of contact sessions, such that, a full course of 3 credits requires 30 hours of classroom instruction and interaction. Participants should note that each hour of instruction would normally require a minimum of another three hours of preparation.

FIRST YEAR – 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 350 hours are covered on the interactive learning platform.

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. Participants should choose elective courses accounting to 28 credits in total (all three quarters put together) with a minimum of 8 credits in each quarter 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 after the beginning of the second year and one at the end of the second year each of one week duration.

SECOND YEAR - COMPULSORY ADVANCED COURSES – (MODULE-3)
During the second year, the 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 award of the programme title. These compulsory courses are evaluated based on the 13 point letter grading system. The grades obtained by the participant in the aforesaid courses will be considered for final CGPA calculation and award of the programme title.

IN-CAMPUS MODULES
All the In-Campus modules are mandatory. First in-campus module is conducted at the beginning of the first year, second in-campus module conducted after the beginning of the second year and the third in-campus module conducted at the end of the second year. The three in-campus modules provides the participants an orientation towards case-based learning, foundation to analytical thinking and orient them to the learning culture of IIMK apart from the discussions on contemporary issues in management practice and trends in the industry and business.
Participants who could not attend the first in-campus are not permitted to enroll in the programme. Participants are expected to do their own arrangement for travel and stay during the in-campus module. Accommodation within the campus is facilitated, subject to availability of rooms during the in-campus modules on direct payment to the guest house.

Application fees

INR 2,000/- 

Total Fees

Programme fee - INR 12,00,000/- 

Alumni fee - INR 10,000/- 

Student Welface fund - INR 2,000/-

No. of INSTALLMENTS

Total amount to be paid in 7 installments

Instalment Structure

Instalment No.

Installment Amount

Due date of

the payment

First Instalment

2,00,000

November-2019

Second Instalment

2,00,000

February-2020

Third Instalment

2,00,000

May-2020

Fourth Instalment

2,00,000

August-2020

Fifth Instalment

2,00,000

February-2021

Sixth Instalment

1,00,000

June-2021

Seventh Instalment

1,00,000

October-2021

Total

12,00,000

Technological Partner

TSW Times

Timelines

Online Application Start Date

May 15, 2019

Last Date to Apply Online

August 4, 2019

Date of EMAT & Interview

24 & 25 August 2019

Declaration of Result

September 4, 2019

Last Date for Offer Acceptance & Part payment of Rs.1,00,000/- towards confirmation of admission

October 20, 2019

Due Date of First Installment Payment

November 19, 2019

Dates of First In-Campus

25-30 November 2019

Review

In the year 2001, IIM- Kozhikode founded a new model of management education for working executives — the ‘Executive Management Education programme’.IIM-Kozhikode was the first in the Asia-Pacific region to bring management education to working professionals through an Interactive Learning mode. EPGP offers a variety of programmes for working professionals to meet their career objectives. The courses are conducted through an Interactive Learning platform, where participants attend the class from designated classroom centres located at the major cities in India, and the In-Campus programmes that are conducted at the IIM- Kozhikode campus. IIM Kozhikode was the first IIM who took the initiative to launch a 2 year PGP program on Virtual Platform. The "e" in ePGP represents its an Executive program delivered on virtual platform. It was a risk to laucnh the PRIME program of IIM Kozhikode on Virtual Platform. But IIM Kozhikode has taken into consideration the same level of rigour, content, efforts for this program. 

If you are looking for a PROPER MBA program and that too without leaving job and city but withour compromising in the quality and rigour, ePGP is the best choice. One of the Best Programs ever being delivered on Virtual Platform.  This Program is delivered through Interactive Online Sessions in the Authorized Study Centres across India. It is proper 2 year eMBA program and IIM Kozhikode ensured the rigor and delivery is not compromised even if we compare it to regular ePGP. This was the first ever ePGP offered on IOL platform and IIM Kozhikode is leading from front and now couple of other IIM's started offering ePGP on this mode. Already more than 10 batches are launched and IIM Kozhikode is having huge Alumni base. The best part about program is the structure and balance they have maintatined for professionals. Another major thing is, that you do your online research you will find many success stories and feedback/ testimonials of IIM Kozhikode ePGP Alumnis'.

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Course Duration

24 Months

Start - November 2019

Weekend and Combined Sessions Option Available.