Executive Post Graduate Programme (EPGP) from IIM Kozhikode

Institute: IIM Kozhikode | Category: Executive MBA | Mode of Study: Virtual Learning Center | Service Provider: Times TSW

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Course Overview

Executive Postgraduate Programme (EPGP) in Management is a two-year post graduate diploma programme offered on Interactive Learning (IL) platform.

Course Duration

2 Year

Course Objectives

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 course with over 738 classroom instruction hours provides the participants with skills for leadership in the knowledge economy through an innovative curriculum. During the first year, the programme curriculum focuses on equipping the participants.

  • with an inside look at each main functional area, its purpose and role

  • with the ability to understand the economic and regulatory trends

  • learn various analytical tools and techniques that can give deeper insights in to business

  • with the ability to take a big picture approach quintessential for senior managers

Certification Type

Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management

Alumni Status

Yes

Class Schedule

  • Weekdays: 06.45 pm - 09.45 pm
  • Saturdays: 06.45 pm - 9.45 pm OR 03:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Sundays: 09.00 am - 12.00 pm OR 03.30 pm - 06.30 pm

How you are taught? (Teaching Methodology)

The duration of the EPGP is two academic years split into four terms/seven quarters. Each academic year normally begins in November/December. The structure of the EPGP-Two Year is divided into 3 modules, viz.,

Module 1:Foundation and Functional Core Courses.

Module 2:Electives.

Module 3:Compulsory Courses.

Each course in the EPGP is structured around the concept of credits. Each credit represents 9 hours of contact sessions, such that, a full course of 3 credits requires 27 hours of classroom instruction and interaction. Participants should note that each hour of instruction will normally require at least another three hours of preparation on their own.

Instructors choose from multiple pedagogical tools including lecture-discussions, case study method, behavioral and computer-based simulations, projects, class presentations, and various forms of technology-based learning such as multi-media case analysis, video conferencing, and e-learning, to facilitate effective learning in their courses.

First Year

Foundation and Functional 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 378 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 approximately 348 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 like Marketing, Strategy, Operations, Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology. Participants should choose elective courses accounting to 32 credits in total (all three quarters put together) from a bouquet of courses from all subject areas to cover up 288 hours of instructions. In addition to three Quarters of learning, there are two in-campus modules; one at the beginning of the second year and one at the end of the second year each of which is of one week duration.

Compulsory Courses- Module 3

During the second year, 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 Diploma.

In-Campus Module

The three In-Campus modules are mandatory and are held one at the very beginning of the first year, second at the very beginning of the second year and third at the end of the second year. The three modules of six-day each provides participants an orientation towards case based learning, foundation to analytical thinking and orients them to the learning culture of IIMK apart from discussions on contemporary issues in management practice and trends in the industry and business. The programme starts with the in campus module at IIMK campus giving the participant a brief orientation of the programme & a platform to interact with the well experienced faculties.

Eligibility Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree* or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate mark or equivalent CGPA.
  • 3 Years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience^ after successful completion of graduation as on EMAT date.

Selection Method

Entrance Exam: EMAT; Followed by Personal Interview

Course Content

TERM 1

Quarter Course Code Course Title Duration (Hours) Credit
I EPGP-101 Quantitative Techniques (QT) 18 2
I EPGP-102 Managerial Economics (ME) 18 2
I EPGP-103 Organizational Behaviour-I (OB1) 18 2
I EPGP-104 Managerial Communications (MC) 18 2
I EPGP-105 Financial Accounting 18 2
II EPGP-201 Operations Management (OM) 18 2
II EPGP-202 Business Law (BL) 18 2
II EPGP-203 Economic Environment (EE) 18 2
II EPGP-204 Corporate Information Management (CIM) 18 2
II EPGP-205 Financial Management-I (FM1) 18 2

TERM 2

Quarter Course Code Course Title Duration (Hours) Credit
III EPGP-301 Marketing Management (MM) 27 3
III EPGP-302 Operations Research (OR) 18 2
III EPGP-303 Organizational Behaviour-II (OB2) 18 2
III EPGP-304 Corporate Strategy (CS) 18 2
III EPGP-305 Financial Management-II (FM2) 18 2
IV EPGP-401 Marketing Research (MR) 27 3
IV EPGP-402 Quality Management (QM) 18 2
IV EPGP-403 Cost and Management Accounting (CMA) 18 2
IV EPGP-404 Environmental Management (EM) 9 1
IV EPGP-405 Human Resources Management (HRM) 18 2
IV EPGP-406 eBusiness (EB) 9 1
Total 378 42

*Tentative. Subject to change.

Electives

The Second year of the curriculum contributes to Elective Courses offered by various academic areas like Marketing, Strategy, Operations, Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology. Participants should choose elective courses accounting to 32 credits in total (all three quarters put together) from a bouquet of courses from all subject areas to cover up 288 hours of instructions. An elective course offered will not be run if the enrollment is below the stipulated number. Likewise some courses may also have an upper limit for the number of participants that could be admitted to the course.

The specific list of electives to be offered will be announced before the completion of the first year of the programme.

Tentative List of Electives

Finance
Advanced Management Accounting
Management of Financial Institutions
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Fixed Income Securities
Financial Derivatives
Advanced Corporate Finance
Financial Statement Analysis
Strategic Financial Management
Risk Management
Human Resources
Organizational Development and Change
Performance& Talent Management
Negotiation and Conflict Management
Labour Law and Industrial Relations
Effective Hiring Compensation and Reward Management
Creativity and Innovation
Leading self and organization
Strategic HRM & International HRM
Information Technology
Software project management
Business Intelligence
Information Security and Privacy
IT Risk Management
Enterprise Resource Computing
Technology Enabled Governance and Entrepreneurship
Green and Sustainable computing
Cloud Computing for Businesst
Management of IT products and Services
Marketing
Consumer Behaviour
Business to Business Marketing
Retail Marketing
Marketing Communications Management
Sales & Distribution Management
Service Marketing
Internet Marketing
Customer Relationship Marketing
Product & Brand Management
Strategic Marketing
Operations
Project Management
Service Operations Management
Advanced Operations Research
Six Sigma
Business Process Re-engineering & ERP
Simulation and System Dynamics
Operations Strategy
Product Innovation and Development
Lean Systems
Strategy
Strategy Implementation
International Business II
Management of Technology and Innovation
Corporate Governance
Entrepreneurship & New Ventures
Strategy Analytics
Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances
Managing Change and Transformation
Models & Frameworks of Strategic Analysis

Eligibility Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree* or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate mark or equivalent CGPA.
3 Years of managerial/ entrepreneurial/ professional experience^ after successful completion of graduation as on EMAT date.

Selection Method

Entrance Exam: EMAT; Followed by Personal Interview

Selection Process

Eligibility of the participants to apply for the programme is ascertained based on the information provided in the application form & supporting documents submitted. All eligible candidates required to undergo the selection process, which consists of an entrance test EMAT followed by personal interview.

All eligible candidates are required to produce the original academic & experience records for verification on the date of EMAT & Personal Interview. Normally EMAT & Interview will happen on the same day and candidates will be called for EMAT/Interview. Candidates who do not attend the EMAT/Interview as per schedule communicated will not be considered for further selection process.

The institute reserves the right to decide a cut-off mark based on the total number of candidates, average marks scored or any other factors as may be relevant.

Candidates who are found eligible to apply & successfully gone through the selection process will be provisionally shortlisted for the programme & offer letter will be issued. Admission to the programme is subject to acceptance of offer letter and payment of fee applicable.

EMAT-Executive Management Aptitude Test

EMAT would assess the basic logical, numerical and verbal ability of candidates, necessary for successful completion of the programme. The objective of the screening test is to filter the entry of candidates to the EPGP programme offered by IIMK in order to ensure the required standards by assessing the capabilities of the applicants in an objective manner. The test will be designed and evaluated by IIMK.

The contents of the test will be questions on testing logical reasoning in addition to questions for testing numerical, data interpretation and verbal skills of the candidates. The test will be of one-hour duration consisting 40 questions. The three separate sections are those which test (i) Quantitative Ability (ii) Data Interpretation & Logical reasoning and (iii) Verbal ability.

The institute reserves the right to decide a cut-off mark based on the total number of candidates, average marks scored or any other factors as may be relevant.

EMAT- EXAMINATION CENTER##

Bangalore Chennai Delhi Hyderabad
Kolkata Mumbai Pune Kozhikode- IIMK Campus

##Venue address will be informed to shortlisted candidates through call letter.IIM Kozhikode reserves the right to add/delete the centre based on the availability of candidates.

Applicants with valid CAT score** (Min 75 percentile) or GMAT score** (Min 650 Score) will be directly considered for the interview.

**Score obtained should not be older than 1 year from the date of EMAT.

ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

(a) EMAT/CAT/GMAT score is considered only as a preliminary screening process for selection of applicants. Those applicants who satisfy the minimum cut off as per the following table for EMAT or a minimum of 75 percentile in CAT or a minimum score of 650 in GMAT will be considered eligible for the next stage of selection process .The CAT and GMAT scores should not be older than 1 year as on date of EMAT.

Category EMAT Cut off
General 25% (10 out of Maximum 40 marks)
OBC (NC) 20% (8 out of Maximum 40 marks)
SC 20% (8 out of Maximum 40 marks)
ST 18% (7 out of Maximum 40 marks)
PwD 18% (7 out of Maximum 40 marks)

(b) The selection will be based on the interview marks of the applicants satisfying the EMAT/CAT/GMAT requirements .The mark of the interview process will be standardized to offset the panel differences. Accordingly the minimum cut off for interview will be on the standardized marks.

Category Interview Cut off
General 25% (15 out of Maximum 60 marks)
OBC (NC) 20% (12 out of Maximum 60 marks)
SC 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)
ST 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)
PwD 15% (9 out of Maximum 60 marks)

(c) Admission will be based on a merit list prepared with applicants fulfilling the above criteria (a) & (b) .Securing only minimum score in (b) above does not entail admission.

Validity of EMAT Score:

EMAT score obtained by the candidate will be valid for this academic year/batch only .If a candidate has successfully qualified in the EMAT and could not join the programme due to any reasons may have to appear for EMAT once again, if he/she is applying for the same programme in future.

Fees Details

Application Fees: INR 2360

Installment Schedule

Installment 1 (by ): INR 1,20,000/-

Important Dates

Application Last Date: August 13, 2018

Entrance Date(s): 8th, 9th September 2018

Interview Date(s): 8th, 9th September 2018 (Same Day as Entrance Exam)

Selection Date: September 24, 2018

Last Date for Registration: October 24, 2018

Course Commences From: November 26, 2018

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