LEAD (Learn | Enhance | Aspire | Deliver) is an innovative programme that leverages IIM Calcutta’s distinctive strength in blending theory and practice to offer business leaders an opportunity to contemporize their managerial capabilities and to sharpen their leadership acumen. It is aimed at senior executives who aspire to head dynamic, industry-shaping enterprises.

LEAD is designed for experienced senior executives in industry-leading enterprises as well as for proprietors of growing businesses seeking to renew their business knowledge and managerial capabilities, and sharpen their leadership acumen.

Who Can Attend

  • Executives with minimum 15 years of experience in a position Not more than two levels below the CEO of the enterprise (An applicant is required to mention the levels above this)
  • Proprietor/Director of large corporations (with turnover Not less than Rs 500 crore)

Key Benefits

  • Learning through cutting-edge management theory practice.
  • Personal development through reflection and feedback.
  • Meaningful conversations and networking opportunities with successful professionals across a variety of industries.

Program USP

  • Learning through a balance of cutting-edge management theories
  • Certificate of completion by IIM Calcutta
  • Networking opportunities with professionals across various industries
  • IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni Status
  • Personal development through reflection and feedback
  • Face to Face sessions with senior faculty by IIM Calcutta

Programme Currliculum:

  • Mastering Finance: Innovation and financial structure of corporations
  • Leveraging Marketing: Market segmentation and product positioning
  • Building Operational Excellence: Managing value chains and product innovation
  • Developing Human Resources: Understanding organizational culture
  • Design Thinking: Blending design thinking and analytical thinking
  • Talent for Negotiation: Identifying effective bargaining styles
  • Management of Self: Managing differences in organizational contexts
  • Being a Strategist: Modes of strategic thinking, Identifying privileged positioning
  • Attaining Customer-Centricity: Principles of customer relationship management
  • Renewing through Innovation: Innovation and competitive advantage, Imbibing a startup mindset
  • Competing in the Digital Age: The digital revolution and its implications for the organization of work
  • Building a Global Organization: Assessing country risk, engaging with cultural
  • Practicing Leadership: Understanding leadership styles
  • Managing Change: Understanding organizational inertia
  • Unleashing Growth: Strategic decisions of acquisition and strategic alliances
  • The CEO Looks Back: Talks by and interaction with current and past CEOs

Course Delivery

Duration of the Programme:  1 year

Program Delivery: The sessions will be delivered through face-to-face sessions at IIM Calcutta campus.

Program Schedule: Frequency 5 days per Quarter | 5 x 2 & 6 x 2 Days per quarter spread through 4 visits

Important Dates:

Application Closure Date 20 June, 2018
List of Selected Candidates Date Rolling every month
Date of 1st Installment Rolling, on Selection (last date 20th June 2018)
Induction Date 11 July 2018
Date for 1st Class As above (11 July in IIMC)
Programme End Date July 2019

Programme Fee

All Fees are payable by Corporate/ Student directly to TSW
Application Fee (taxes extra) Rs. 2500/-
Programme Fee (Taxes extra) Rs. 6,00,000/-
Books/Study Material Fee 0
Total Fee Rs. 6,02,500/- plus applicable tax

Course Fee Installment Schedule

Installment I II III
Date Rolling, on Selection (5 July 2018) 15th Nov 2018 15th Feb 2019
Amount INR *INR 2,00,000/- *INR 2,00,000/- *INR 2,00,000/-
 *Taxes as applicable

Course Duration

1 Year

Application Fee

Rs.2500 + GST

Program Fee

Rs. 6,00,000/- plus applicable tax