IIM Ahmedabad - Senior Management Program (SMP)

“Senior Management Program from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (SMP from IIMA)”

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Course Overview

IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) has been consistently ranked as the premier management school in the country by several national agencies. IIMA programmes are also ranked highly in several international rankings. In 2008, IIMA became the first management school in the country to be awarded EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development).

At IIMA, innovation lies at the base of every programme and the aim is to cater the best, to the best, from the best.

The IIMA’s Senior Management Programme equips bright individuals with General Management perspectives and thinking skills. It delivers a high value through a blend of intensive and on Campus learning and immersive HD Virtual Classroom interactions. The programme covers functional areas of management, its source disciplines and builds on the experience of the participants, helping them understand the underlying concepts, paradigms and theories of management. The programme builds on the experience of participants who could not find time due to their personal and career commitments early on, to have undergone a top notch programme in management, but who have been learning and adding to their skills and competencies while working. It helps understand how the various management functions contribute to effective leadership, decision making, strategy, and organization of the business. Taking high quality experience as given the programme creates an environment in which participants learn from each other as well.

Key Benefits

  • Academically rigorous. It inculcates reflection and self-study of concepts through intense collective 360-degree learning
  • Opportunity to network and learn from the fellow participants who are achievers with their rich experience and diversified backgrounds
  • 3 visits to IIMA campus of 4 days each, to constitute 12 days of in campus learning
  • Certification from a premier institution.
  • Learning from some of the best faculty. IIMA pedagogy of bringing problem situations to the classroom through cases.
  • Successful candidates will be Awarded with IIMA Alumni Status

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.



Graduation or Diploma holders (10+2+3) from a recognized University.

Experience Minimum

10 years of minimum work experience is required to apply

Experience Maximum


Selection Process

Profiles will be assesed by IIM Ahmedabad on the basis of Academics, work experience and Statement of Purpose.


Executive Certificate in Senior Management will be awarded by IIM Ahmedabad to students on successful completion of the programme.

Alumni Status/ Placement

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

Course Content

  • Marketing
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial markets
  • Operations & operational strategies
  • Organizational behavior
  • Leading organizational change
  • Human resource management
  • Negotiation & interpersonal communication
  • Law, politics & society
  • Global & Indian economic environment
  • Mass communication & media interface
  • Information systems & digitization
  • Business & organizational strategies

Campus Component

On-campus sessions will be thrice during course of 4 days each.

How it Work

The pedagogy consists of a judicious blend of lectures, discussions and real life cases delivered in a highly interactive way that builds on the multi-disciplinary and multi-domain experience of participants. The case study methodology of IIMA makes it an enriching experience for the participants as they ‘learn-unlearn-relearn’.

Program Faculty

  • Prof. Abraham Koshy
  • Prof. Anurag Agarwal
  • Prof. Biju Varkkey
  • Prof. Chetan Soman (Co-chair)
  • Prof. J R Varma
  • Prof. Pradyumana Khokle (Co-chair)
  • Prof. Sanjay Verma
  • Prof. Sebastian Morris (Co-chair)
  • Prof. Shailesh Gandhi
  • Prof. Vaibhavi Kulkarni

Application fees

INR 2000 plus GST as applicable

Total Fees

INR 6,40,000 plus GST as applicable


Total amount to be paid in 4 installments

Instalment Structure

1st Installment - INR 1,90,000 plus GST

2nd Installment - INR 1,50,000 plus GST

3rd Installment - INR 1,50,000 plus GST

4th Installment - INR 1,50,000 plus GST

Technological Partner

VC Now


Applications closes 24 Jan 2020
First In-campus modules Feb 23 to Feb 26, 2020
Online Session Commences Feb 18, 2020


On the basis of Alumni experience, we are happy to share that it's best in the industry when we think of Senior Management Program. IIM Ahmedbaad's Admission and Certification comes with lots of efforts and hard work, Institute ensured Candidates takes the same taste as residential in this Interactive Onsite Learning Program. 12 days campus component in one year with every week sessions gives the perfect blend of practical and theoratical approach in the program. You can expect paradigm shift in though process during and after this "Senior Management Program" of IIM Ahmedabad.

Applications can be submitted Online. Application Link can be shared with candidates post profile confirmation by the concerned team.

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Course Duration

12 Months

Start - June 2019

Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM