IIM Calcutta Senior Management Programme

Course Starts: November 2020

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Admission: Open

Delivery type

Classroom to City

Course Duration

1 Year

Deadline to apply

20th September, 2020

Course fee

₹ 6,43,000 + GST

Class timings

Sundays: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Course Overview

To be a part of senior management, functional managers need to embark on a transformative learning journey to inculcate leadership qualities like envisioning the future, taking a macro view of the business landscape, and developing a strategic mindset. The Senior Management Programme (SMP) is IIM Calcutta’s longest-running, flagship management development programme running continuously for the last 16 years, a feat unmatched by any of its peers.

Programme Highlight

  • 17th Batch of SMP – IIM Calcutta’s flagship general management programme for senior managers
  • The oldest Leadership Development Programme in the country for senior managers
  • Specifically designed for working executives to access learning from their location of work/stay through an interactive learning platform
  • Unique and most balanced blend of diverse pedagogical tools amongst peer institutions for similar programmes
  • Three-hour sessions held once a week besides 3 In-Campus modules

Course Detail

Programme Content

The programme covers thirteen modules that expose participants to contemporary macro perspectives as well as functional knowledge to enhance their strategic decision-making capabilities.

Perspectives
This is designed to provide participants an overall background on macro trends (Economic, Political, Technological) shaping the business environment across the country and in the global context.

  • Business, Government & Society
  • Global Political Economy
  • Market Economies and Macroeconomic Policies
  • Digital Transformation

Functional Competencies
This provides participants an overview of various key corporate functions and various advancements in each of these areas.

  • Achieving Operational Excellence
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Quantitative Tools for Decision Making
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Corporate Finance and Financial Markets

Competition, Strategy and Leadership
These modules are aimed at providing an integrative understanding of the functional competencies and applying them in the global and national context in the competitive landscape.

  • Developing a Strategic Marketing Plan
  • Developing Organisational Leadership
  • Developing a Strategic Mindset

On-Campus Sessions
The face-to-face campus sessions may include topics of contemporary relevance like Business Communication as a Competitive Tool; Conflict and Negotiation Skills; Business Analytics and its Applications; Industry 4.0; Being a CEO; Journey as an Entrepreneur; Building Sustainable Value; Public-Private Partnerships etc.

Pedagogy

The programme will ensure intensive immersion through the Interactive Learning (IL) platform as well as a 10-day in-campus module at IIMC, Kolkata. Teaching methodologies include:

  • Online lectures
  • Case studies
  • Role-plays
  • Games & Simulations
  • On-campus face-to-face sessions
Programme Delivery

The programme will ensure an immersive learning experience through a unique blend of diverse pedagogical tools most suitable for each module.

  • Hybrid mode of delivery with 2 in-campus modules and the rest delivered in a synchronous learning mode via a studio infrastructure
  • 2 in-campus modules towards the middle, and at end of the programme, at IIM Calcutta campus
Class Schedule

The synchronous learning classes will be held over three-hour sessions, once a week.

  • Sundays: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
In-campus Schedule

The face-to-face campus sessions may include topics of contemporary relevance like Business Communication as a Competitive Tool; Conflict and Negotiation Skills; Business Analytics and its Applications; Industry 4.0; Being a CEO; Journey as an Entrepreneur; Building Sustainable Value; Public-Private Partnerships etc. Tentative dates of in-campus modules are as under:

1st campus module5 days of classes; TBD
2nd campus module4 days: TBD
3rd campus module5 days: TBD
Eligibility Criteria

Working managers with an experience profile of ten years or more, who are graduates (10+2+3)/postgraduates in any discipline with at least 50% marks.

Programme Directors

Prof. Megha Sharma, Associate Professor of Operations Management, IIM Calcutta
Prof. Krishanu Rakshit, Assistant Professor of Marketing, IIM Calcutta
Prof. Rajesh Bhattacharya, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Management, IIM Calcutta

Assessment & Certification

Candidates will have successfully completed the programme if they have received ‘Poor’ grades in not more than two courses. Successful candidates will receive a Certificate of Completion from IIM Calcutta.
Those with requisite participation but unable to complete successfully, will receive a Certificate of Participation.
Giving feedback is an integral part of the completion requirements of the programme.
It will be mandatory for participants to attend all campus visits for the successful completion of the programme.

Dates & Fees

Programme Fee Structure
DomesticInternational
Registration FeeRs. 14,000/-Rs. 16,500
Processing FeeINR 20,000 (Processing fee contains INR 14,000 towards registration fee & INR 6,000 towards the total course fees. Processing fee of INR 20,000 is refundable in case the participant’s profile is rejected by IIM Calcutta)INR 20,000 (Processing fee contains INR 16,500 towards registration fee & INR 3,500 towards the total course fees. Processing fee of INR 20,000 is refundable in case the participant’s profile is rejected by IIM Calcutta)
Programme FeeRs. 5,63,000 /-Rs. 7,04,000
Books/Study Material FeeIncluded in the feesIncluded in the fees
Campus Visit charges for on campus stay*Rs. 80,000 /-Rs. 80,000
Total Fee (excluding registration fee and including on-campus stay)Rs. 6,43,000/-Rs. 7,84,000

* Please note the intake for the programme is 150. IIMC can accommodate only 100 participants for the stay in campus and it will be allocated on first cum first serve basis, remaining 50 participants have to stay outside of the campus and they will have to make their own arrangements.

* Off-Campus Stay
Candidates will have the option of making their own stay arrangements during the campus modules
They will be required to opt for this option at the time of registering for the programme. No change will be allowed later.
The campus visit fee for participants staying off campus during the campus modules will be INR 5000/- per day plus GST. Total Amount to be paid: Rs. 50,000+GST

Collection of Fee:
GST Additional of 18%

Fees is collected in name of BCCL(TPL)

Payment Schedule

Installment Schedule for Programme Fees for Domestic Participants

Installment1IIIIIIVV
DateAt the time of RegistrationWithin one week of offer rollout date10th January 202110th March 202110th May 202110th Aug 2021
Amount INRRs. 6000Rs. 54,000Rs. 1,25,000/-Rs. 1,30,000Rs.
1,35,000
Rs. 1,13,000/-

Installment Schedule for Programme Fees for International Participants

Installment1IIIIIIVV
DateAt the time of RegistrationWithin one week of offer rollout date10th January 202110th March 202110th May 202110th Aug 2021
Amount INRRs. 3500Rs. 76,500Rs. 1,60,000Rs. 1,60,000Rs. 1,50,000Rs. 1,50,000

Instalment Schedule for Campus Fee

InstallmentCampus Visit 1Campus Visit 2
DateTo be collected 45 days prior to campus scheduled date
Amount to be paid in case of opting in-campus stayINR 40,000 + GSTINR 40,000 + GST
Amount to be paid in case off-campus stayINR 25,000 + GSTINR 25,000 + GST
Important Dates
Application Closure Date20th September 2020
Date of 1st Installment Within one week of offer rollout date
Academic Orientation & Dates for online class start 8th November 2020
Programme End DateNovember, 2021