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Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Operations Management (EPGCOM)

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.

Program Objectives

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 Interactive Learning 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.


The 13 modules 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
  • Operations Research
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Six Sigma
  • Service Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Product Innovation and Development
  • Simulation and System Dynamics
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Lean Systems
  • Operations Strategy

Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • 3 Years of managerial/entrepreneurial/professional experience after graduation as on date of applying online for the programme.

Class Schedule:

  • Friday 06:45 PM – 09:45 PM; Sunday 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Important Dates

Activity Key Dates
Registration Start Date Monday, August 5th, 2019
Last Date to Apply Online Sunday, October 27, 2019
Last Date To Receive The Hard Copy of the Application at IIMK Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
Date Of Interview 4th – 30th November 2019
Result Announcement On or before Friday, December 6th, 2019
Last Date For Offer Acceptance & Part Payment Sunday, December 15th, 2019
Date Of First Installment Payment Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
In-Campus Module January 13th-18th 2020

Programme Fee Structure

Processing Fee 2000 + Applicable taxes^
Course Fee 2,50,000 + Applicable taxes^
Alumni Fee 10,000 + Applicable taxes^

^GST 18% & Kerala Flood Cess 1% applicableble

Payment Schedule

8th Jan, 2020 Feb, 2020 Jun, 2020 Oct, 2020
INR 62,500/- INR 72,500/-* INR 62,500/- INR 62,500/-

* INR 10,000 alumni membership fee included in II installment

Application Fee

Rs. 2,000 + Taxes

Alumni Fee

Rs. 10,000 + Taxes

Total Programme Fees

Rs. 2,50,000 + Tax

IIM Kozhikode: Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Operations Management

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