IIMK 9th Batch for Executive Post Graduate Programme

KOCHI:
The Indian Institute of Management (Kozhikode), ranked among the top 10 Indian B-schools has, in collaboration with TSW, started enrolling the 9 th batch of students for its Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP). Compared to the last year, the program saw a more than 40 % rise in enrolment this year.
This program, designed especially for working professionals, was lauded at its inaugural ceremonyiimk itself by a number of esteemed guests from the academic field. Ajit Singh – Country HR Leader & Vice President at Encore Capital Group, was the chief guest at the function. He spoke to the students about how the global workplace was changing, and how the life-changing program would give their professional career a massive boost.
“To bring about change in this fast-changing world, it is imperative that one is ready to change oneself; the EPGP program allows one to unlearn and relearn the necessary skills and gain new age business acumen,” Mr. Singh, said, adding: “The technological advancement in teaching, and the ready network that IIMK provides makes for a fabulous combination to help great minds become greater.”
Other Guests of Honour present were – Prof. Manoranjan Dhal, Chairperson, EPGP; Prof. C Raju, Chairperson, Executive, Education & Admissions Committee; Prof. S. S. S. Kumar, Dean of Academics; Prof. Debabrata Chatterjee, Dean of Administration; Prof. Kulbhushan Balooni, Director- In-Charge; and Anish Srikrishna, President, Times Centre for Learning Ltd.
The program offers the participants an opportunity to learn from the best in the industry through workshops and discussions on real-life cases throughout the course in their classroom module.  The participants would also have an opportunity to learn from their peers. The program offers significant exposure to key business concepts and strategies in an intensive format to its participants without having to take leave from their jobs.
The technological advancement brought on board by having TSW as the learning partner will enable the course to reach participants across the country through a virtual interactive module delivered at TCLL centres.
This rigorous two-year program spread over 700 plus hours ensures that its participants learn the fundamentals of core management subjects in the first year. In the second year, “functional specialisation” subjects are offered to sharpen business acumen among the students through live interactive modes of training held in the evenings at Times Learning Centres across India.
Speaking at the event, Anish Srikrishna, President, Times Centre for Learning Ltd. said: “As a technology-provider and learning partner, TSW is tremendously pleased with the demand and respect that the EPGP course has gathered. As a learning centre that believes in excellence, we are very happy to see that the program’s focus has always been on executives getting an experience of the practical as well as the theoretical aspects of management.”
“Moving into a fast evolving, and increasingly competitive world of business, it is imperative that executives receive a helping hand that would propel them forward in their career,” he added.
Both corporate institutions and individuals have now realized that joint effo
rts of IIMK and TCLL will prove instrumental in nurturing the skills of future leaders. The hope of building the leaders of tomorrow has also grown thereby.

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