IIM Kozhikode Executive Post Graduate Certificate in Operations Management

Course Starts: December 2020


Admission: Closed

Delivery type

Classroom in your city

Course Duration

12 Months

Deadline to apply

13th September 2020

Course fee

₹ 2,50,000 + Applicable Taxes

Class timings

Fridays – 7:00 PM to 09:45 PM
Sundays – 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM

Course Overview

Operations management is a critical function of any organisation and mastering it is the key to an organisation’s performance. Maintaining the smooth flow of operations, optimising resources, and enhancing efficiencies will ensure that productivity rises and consequently, the profitability of the organisation increases.

Programme Overview

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

Programme Highlights

Rigorous course curriculum by renowned IIM Kozhikode faculty with proven pedagogy

Course duration of one year of instruction plus one in-campus session

Convenient schedule for working professionals

Experienced and diverse Participant Group: Senior executives and business owners from diverse functions across industries allowing rich peer-learning and networking opportunities.

Certificate from IIM Kozhikode upon course completion and fulfilling the academic requirements

IIM Kozhikode Alumni Status

Programme Structure

The duration of the course is one year split into four quarters. It covers fundamental, competency-related and integrative courses, structured to be delivered over a year, through a combination of Live Interactive lectures and In-campus Module.


The 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 Management. Faculty from IIMK and distinguished visiting faculty from reputed academic institutions and industry handle these courses.

Quarter I

  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Operations Research
  • Operations Management
Quarter II

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Lean Six Sigma
Quarter III

  • Project Management
  • Design Thinking for Innovation and Product Development
  • Simulation and System Dynamics
Quarter IV

  • Operations Strategy
  • Service Operations Management
  • Predictive Analytics

Every programme follows a tried, tested and proven pedagogy that is a blend of lectures, case studies, lecture-discussions, behavioural and computer-based simulations, projects, assignments, class presentations, quizzes, et al.

Programme Delivery

The Interactive Learning component forms the core of the specialisation programmes. Instructors from IIM Kozhikode facilitate learning through two-way audio/video synchronous telecommunication mode from the studio at IIM Kozhikode Campus. Participants can access lectures from any of the 70 state-of-the-art TSW Learning Centres across 43 cities countrywide. The technology enables the instructor to use slide presentations, video, audio, whiteboards, etc., to effectively communicate ideas and interact with participants.

In-Campus component

The In-campus Module is held at the very beginning of the programme and is mandatory to attend. The six-day module provides participants with an orientation towards case-based learning, foundation to analytical thinking and orients them to the learning culture of IIM Kozhikode, apart from discussions on contemporary issues in management practice and trends in the industry and business.
IIMK reserves the right to conduct in-Campus modules via online medium if the situation warrants.

EPGCOM Class Schedule
  • Friday – 7:00 PM – 9:45 PM. and
  • Sunday – 09.00 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • 3 Years of managerial/entrepreneurial/professional work experience after graduation as on the deadline of submitting the application online.


Certification & Alumni Status

Multiple mechanisms are involved for evaluation. Mix of evaluation elements would vary from course to course and as decided by the course faculty. Each course would have an end term examination apart from Quizzes, Projects, Assignments, Class participation etc.

The examinations would be conducted at the TPL classroom centers. All necessary resources & conduct of the examinations shall be done by TPL.

On successful completion of course, participants will get a Certificate from IIM Kozhikode. Completion of the course also entitles participants with IIM Kozhikode Alumni Status.

Date and Fees

Programme Fees & Schedule
Application Fee INR 2,000/-* + Applicable Taxes
Course Fees INR 2,50,000/-* + Applicable Taxes
Alumni Fee INR 10,000/-* + Applicable Taxes

Amount + Applicable taxes*
*GST 18% & Kerala Flood Cess 1% applicable

Payment Schedule
Nov, 2020 Feb, 2021 June, 2021 Oct, 2021
INR 62,500/-* INR 72,500/-*^ INR 62,500/-* INR 62,500/-*

* GST 18% & Kerala Flood Cess 1% applicable
^INR 10,000 Alumni membership fee included in II installment

Admission Schedule
Registration Start Date Monday, June 15th, 2020
Last Date to Apply Online Sunday, September 13th, 2020
Date of Interview October 5th to 22nd, 2020
Result Announcement Monday, November 2nd, 2020
Last Date For Offer Acceptance & Part Payment Sunday, November 15th, 2020
Date of First Instalment Payment Monday, November 30th
In-campus module December 2020*

* Dates of the in-campus module will be communicated while announcing the selection results.