Programme Type


Course Duration

11 Months

Deadline to apply

29th May, 2022

Course fee

₹2,50,000 + GST (Exclusive of Processing Fee & Registration Fee)

Class timings

Saturday – 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM. (with 30 minutes break in between) *Some sessions will be scheduled on Sundays or on public holidays for timely completion of the programme

Programme Overview

Programme Highlights

Programme Content

MODULE 1: Sensing Opportunity
MODULE 2: Crafting Competitive Advantage
MODULE 3: Execution and Realizing Competitive Advantage
Group Project Discussion and Presentation
Learning Outcomes
Programme Delivery
Campus Immersion
Who Should Attend?
Eligibility Criteria
Admission Criteria

Programme Director’s Profile

Prof. Sabyasachi Sinha

Prof. Sabyasachi Sinha

Associate Professor, Strategic Management

Prof. Sabyasachi Sinha is an Associate Professor of Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation, at IIM Lucknow, where he has taught since 2012. Before joining academics, he worked with multinational organizations in different capacities. He did his Fellow (PhD) from IIM–Ahmedabad in Business Policy. He is also an alumnus of IIT-Dhanbad. Apart from fourteen years of experience in research and teaching, he is a consultant to government and business organizations and a start-up evangelist and is associated with multiple start-ups in different roles—board advisor, investor, and mentor.

Assessment and Certification

Evaluation Methodology
Attendance Criteria
Certification & Alumni Status

Date and Fees


IIM Lucknow is well-known for post-graduate diplomas, fellowships, and executive programs in management. With a diverse range of academic activities aimed at the creation, dissemination, and application of management knowledge and practice, the institute moulds its students into value-driven leaders, managers, and global players. IIM Lucknow is also recognised as an "Institution of Excellence" by India's Ministry of Human Resource Development.

IIM Lucknow is one of the most reputed IIM’s that offers several executive education programs that have enabled practising managers to broaden their horizons and managerial skills. The Advanced Programme in Strategy for Leaders (APSL) from IIM Lucknow is considered as a leading programme that enables mid and higher-level managers to emerge as strategic leaders and equips you with the ability to put forth a strategic foresight and in turn, influence your team members to have a similar vision.

Advanced strategic management process focuses on staying competitive and successful in a crowded, globalised, consumer-oriented and cost-conscious business environment. The practice enables you to analyse, redefine and shape the company’s decisions, vision and goals, to be able to sustain in this highly volatile and evolving world. The APSL programme from IIM Lucknow teaches you to link strategy formulation and implementation as well as enables you to acquire in-depth insights into advanced topics in strategy.

Strategic management is an ongoing process of planning, monitoring, analysing, and assessing all the activities necessary to meet the organisation’s goals and objectives. This practice gives a broader perspective to the employees on how they can achieve the organisation’s goals and objectives by minimising the organisation’s weaknesses, identifying the possible strengths and making use of arising opportunities in order to drive success in the competitive market.