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Executive PG Certificate in Operations Management

About Programme

The Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Operations Management (EPGCOM) is conceived with the idea of providing specialized learning in the specific business function. This programme is delivered through interactive learning mechanism, the programme offers a range of foundation, advanced and interactive courses in the specific functional area of working executives aiming to build specialized competency in Operations Management

The objective of the Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Operations Management (EPGCOM) is to impart the key skills that are required to make decisions regarding Operations Strategy, Projects, Supply Chain, Technology, BPR and Quality Management. The program would cover advanced concepts in classical areas and contemporary practices and emerging models applicable across manufacturing and service sectors.
Participants of the EPGCOM, on successful completion of the one year long programme, will be awarded the title ‘ Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Operations Management’ by Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode.

Programme Structure

The duration of the EPGCOM is one academic year split into four quarters. An academic year normally begins in December/January. Spread over one year, it covers fundamental, competency related and integrative courses, structured to be delivered in about 225 hours. Around 189 hours of learning is through Interactive Learning (IL) platform and around 36 hours of classroom learning through In-campus Module.

In-Campus Component

The in-campus module is held at the very beginning of the Programme & is mandatory to attend. The six day module 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. Participants have to make own arrangements for their travel and stay.

Interactive Learning (IL) Component

The IL component forms the core of specialization programmes. Instructors from IIMK, facilitate learning through two-way audio/video synchronous telecommunication mode from the Studio based at IIMK Campus. Classes are scheduled on two days a week for three hours each in the year. However IIMK retains the right to change/modify or introduce a different schedule if any arising exigencies so require.

This Programme is offered through the technology platform of Times Professional Learning. The technology allows the Instructor to use power point presentations, video, audio, white boards and translators to effectively communicate ideas and interact with the participants.Participants can attend the classes from designated class room centers available in major cities in India.

Curriculum

The 13 courses offered are meant to impart management knowledge and skills to the participants covering the latest concepts and techniques in the specific functional area of operations. Faculty from IIMK and distinguished visiting faculty from reputed academic institutions and industry handle these courses.

Quantitative Techniques & Forecasting
Supply Chain Management
Operations Management
Operations Research
Project Management
Service Operations Management
Advanced Operations Research
Six Sigma
Business Process Re-engineering & Enterprise Resource Planning
Simulation and Systems Dynamic
Operations Strategy
Product Innovation and Development
Lean Systems

Eligibility

  • 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 start date of the programme.

Programme Fees

Programme Fees- Rs. 2,20,000 + Taxes as applicable

Programme Launch Date 1st August 2017
Last Date to Apply Online 15th October 2017
Last Date to Receive Hard Copy of Application at Campus 22nd October 2017
Date of Interview 26th Oct to 12th Nov 2017
Result Announcement 30th November 2017
Date of First Installment Payment 31st December 2017
Date of First In-Campus 15th-20th January 2018