Programme Type



9 Months

Deadline to Apply

22nd May, 2022


₹2,64,000 + GST (Excluding Registration Fee)

Class Timings

Sundays – 06:45 p.m. to 09:45 p.m.

Programme Overview

Programme Content

The programme will comprise the following courses:

• Learning from other Entrepreneurs’ Experiences
• Knowing Your Entrepreneurial Self

• Creative Thinking and Opportunity Conceptualisation
• Identifying, Recognising and Screening Opportunities
• Developing a Business Plan
• Crafting a Business Model

• Understanding the Regulatory Framework and Law
• Understanding Intellectual Property
• Mastering Entrepreneurial Finance
• Honing Marketing Skills
• Operations for Entrepreneurs

• Start-up Organisation Design
• Forming and Building a Team
• Finances and Funding

• Understanding Issues in Scaling-up
• Managing Teams through Growth
• Managing Finances

• Managing Change
• Learnings from the Field
• IIMC Innovation Park Workshop

• Capstone Project will be based on individuals or groups of individuals creating a business plan using tools/concepts covered in various modules over the duration of the programme

Programme Highlights

Programme Details

Learning Outcomes
Programme Delivery
Campus Immersion
Who Should Attend?
Admission Criteria

Programme Directors

Prof. Vidyanand Jha

Prof. Vidyanand Jha

Professor, Organisational Behaviour Group, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Teaching at IIM Calcutta since 1997, Prof. Vidyanand teaches Organisation Behaviour; Organisation Theory; Management of Creativity and Innovation; Human Resources Management; Management of Organisational Change; Interpersonal and Group Behaviour; Stress Management, Communication and Presentation Skills, Organisational Development; and Knowledge Management. He has conducted programmes for a large number of organisations like L&T, ABP, PayPal, Cognizant, NTPC, IOC, SAIL, LIC, SBI, etc. He has also conducted many programmes in Bangladesh for Coats Bangladesh, Royal Danish Embassy, Chittagong Skills Development Centre, Akij Group, and Robi Axiata. He designed and offered the first online course from IIM Calcutta called Personal Effectiveness in the New Economy in the early 2000s. He was also the first co-director of the first long-duration programme offered by IIM Calcutta, named Special Management Programme. His current research interests include managing organisational change; managing creativity and innovation; and social entrepreneurship and diversity. A visiting faculty at Management Schools in Bangkok and Santiago, he was also invited by the Sultanate of Oman as a keynote speaker in the SME conference. He has also co-conducted open management development programmes in the United Arab Emirates. Prof. Jha has a PhD in Organisational Behaviour from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and a Post...

Assessment and Certification

Attendance Criteria
Certification & Alumni Status
Sample Certificate

Date & Fee