IIM Kozhikode:Executive Development Progarmme in Project Management



In today’s business era, the potential to undertake and execute projects sets a benchmark in the market. Attaining profitability or taking the business to the next level, whichever seems to be your top priority, you need to face several challenges in the journey ahead. In the entire process, allocation of budget and resources should be focused on to achieve success.

The complex and dynamic nature of all sized businesses demand in-depth knowledge of project. The vast range of skills and in-depth knowledge must be possessed by the project management professionals. These skills and experience will in turn enable them to execute the project efficiently. This interactive programme employs a holistic approach to evaluate and manage projects in IT, operations and other business verticals.

This programme prepares you to initiate, execute and monitor a project efficiently. It is equipped with advanced tools and techniques, to impart the real-time learning atmosphere to the learners. This course will benefit all the aspirants looking forward to redefine their project management role.

IIM Kozhikode is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) with the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Why Project Management Institute?

Project Management Institute is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, programme and portfolio management profession, delivering value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world.
In the last few years alone, PMI Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s) have trained an estimated 3 million students worldwide, in 82 countries, across all major industries and government agencies

The PMI certificate enables you to achieve a global status as a Project Manager. Their membership enhances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession. Today PMI is affiliated with universities bringing you closer to the globally recognized credential.

Credit PDUs

The programme gives you the benefit to claim category A PDUs (50 – Professional Development Units) after successfully completing it. These credits also meet one of the criteria (minimum 35 hours attending sessions) for writing the PMP or CAPM exam.

Who Can Attend

  • Graduates in any discipline
  • Working professionals with minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in project management
  • Middle and senior level executives responsible for managing change and new initiatives
  • Professionals who work on projects in various streams and aspire for senior roles in project execution
  • Professionals who are interested in acquiring PMP and CAPM certification

Key Learning Outcomes

  • 1 Understanding the principles, processes, different tools and techniques of project management.
  • 2 Real-time work experience during the program. Participants would be introduced to real-life cases drawn from Indian and international companies across multiple domains.
  • 3 Learn how to leverage the acquired knowledge in real world environment.
  • 4 Participation in this programme covers 35 hours of project management sessions which is mandatory to apply for PMI or CAPM exam

Student’s Speak

  • Muhammed Haseef PK, Team Lead – Customer Engagement, Adobe

    I was determined to get a PMP certification and post through online research I zeroed on TSW. Reason being, the PMP certification backed by IIMK and the Times group. The main reason what got me hooked to this is – the course curriculum and the credits from project Management Institution (PMI). I am glad I signed up for this certification as it has helped me hone my skills and I have been able to translate the learnings in my daily job.

Programme Modules

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Projects in R&D Environments
  • Project Life Cycle Management
  • Project selection & Formulation
  • Project Financial Appraisal
  • Market Appraisal
  • Project Organization, Team
  • Enhancing Project Leadership
  • Project Time & Cost Estimation
  • Developing Project Plans
  • Working with MS Project
  • Scheduling Project Resources
  • Project Risk Management
  • Critical chain Project Management
  • Project progress & Performance Management
  • Negotiation & Conflict Management
  • Project Stake Holder Management
  • Project Control Systems
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Adaptive Project Management
  • Agile Project Management
  • Software Project Management
  • International Project Management
  • Project Audit & Closure

Course Delivery

Duration – 4 months

Saturday: 6:45 PM to 9:45 PM, Sunday: 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM

Pedagogy – The teaching approach will be highly interactive taking advantage of the technological benefits. The pedagogy followed for the programme will be a judicious blend of lectures, case studies and participants experience sharing.

Programme Delivery – Programme sessions will be delivered by IIMK faculties on Times Learning platform using direct to participant device (D2D) facility.

Important Dates


Application Start Date 22nd October 2018
Application closure date 15th January 2019
Registration fees 17th January 2019
Programme start date 19th January 2019

Programme Fee

Total Fees:
Registration Fees INR 10,000 + GST 18% * (17th January 2019)
First Instalment INR 30000 + GST 18% * (10th February 2019)
Second Instalment INR 30000 + GST 18% * (10th March 2019)

*All Fees are payable directly to IIMK .Taxes will be additional as applicable

Course Fee Schedule:

Total Fee to be paid prior to the commencement of the course. – INR 70,000*

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