XLRI- Senior Leadership Program (XSLP) - TimesTSW



The senior management’s role is to keep a team focused and motivated. This would require skills related to effective communication including: strategy, negotiation, abilities to influence team behavior and manage team results. It is crucial for a senior manager to possess a right blend of soft skills and a strategic mindset. This skillset enables him/her to achieve specific performance outcomes in an organization. The PGCSL Program offers critical skills to an individual enabling him to attain success for his organization.

Who Can Attend

  • Senior managers and business leaders looking forward to organizational and personal growth
  • Graduates/Post Graduates with 10 + years of managerial experience and aspiring to be: functional head, business Unit Head and entrepreneur

Key Benefits

Campus Immersion

Campus Immersion will be a great opportunity for you to familiarise with the faculty. It should help develop positive connections. It will also include direct coaching and lay foundation for key aspects of the programme i.e. Training Assessment

Personalized Coaching

Through a personal guidance approach and series of workshops, lectures and assignments – the programme will enable development of a unique leadership style that helps you lead personal and professional transformation. The XLRI faculty will help you build foundational skills to strengthen people management, strategy implementation and expanding on personal strengths.

Live Project

Final Leg of the programme will consist of a Live Project which will have you work on solving an organizational problem from your experience. Here we will use Strategic Thinking to find challenges and opportunities in the workplace and implementing solutions to improve mindsets of employees and sustaining transformation. Continuous evaluation by faculty and series of interactions will ensure support and important takeaway points at each step of the module.

  • Exceptional opportunity for both personal and professional growth
  • Set the direction of your business and develop an overarching corporate strategy
  • Boost your personal leadership skills and accelerate your role in building and leading a high-performing organization.
  • Improve your analytical and decision-making skills in order to resolve disputes
  • Understanding the current industrial scenario and transforming operational capabilities into a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Rigorous program structure with assessments
  • Case studies, Simulations and Role play
  • Alumni membership of XLRI present globally

Programme Modules


This module covers the basics of  function and assess individual strengths to understand your style of leadership and work ethics.

  • Self-assessment
  • Concept of leadership
  • Finance & accounting for the leaders and non finance executives
  • Understanding customers, market operations and supply chain management
  • Effective communication- for internal & external shareholders
  • Strategic marketing & pricing techniques


Introducing strategic thinking with a holistic approach. Driving organisational change through entrepreneurial thinking and building a clear collaborative structure.

  • Visioning and goal setting
  • Organisational strategy
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Stakeholder management and sustainability
  • Building an ethical organisation
  • Corporate strategy, alliances and M&A


Focusing and aligning short term objectives, structure systems and day to day actions with a strategic orientation.

  • Designing organisational structure and controls
  • Leveraging human resources
  • Designing appropriate incentive systems
  • Managing growth and new businesses
  • Managing large projects
  • Building teams & people management


The final module integrates the importance of stakeholder relations with organisation’s culture- and takes your view with having a clear understanding of the complexities and organisational capabilities required to drive change.

  • Conflict resolution
  • Effective negotiations
  • Business turnaround management
  • Risk & opportunity identification through individual projects
  • Instilling high performance culture
  • Designing creativity and innovation

Course Delivery

Duration – 1 year

Pedagogy – A highly interactive teaching approach is followed through MS project software and application exercises. The pedagogy for the programme will be a judicious blend of lectures & case studies. With emphasis on concepts and real world application, instrumented feedback will also be provided.

Program Delivery – Participants will be attending the sessions from the classroom centers of  TSW on a two way video/audio interactive mode. XLRI faculty will deliver the lectures via video conference.

Important Dates

Application Closure date 15th February, 2019
List of selected candidates 20th February, 2019
Programme Start Date  April, 2019
Campus Visit Dates 13th to 17th May, 2019
Programme End Date  April, 2020

Programme Fee

Total Fees:
Application Fee Rs. 2,500
Tuition Fees INR 3,30,000 ( The course fee is inclusive of books, study materials and the Campus Visit fee of Rs. 40,000/-)
First Instalment INR 80,000 (to be paid on or before – 20th March, 2019)
Second Instalment INR 40,000 (to be paid on or before – 15th May, 2019)
Third Instalment INR 70,000 (to be paid on or before – 15th August, 2019)
Fourth Instalment INR 70,000 (to be paid on or before – 15th November, 2019)
Fifth Instalment INR 70,000 (to be paid on or before – 15th February, 2020)

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

Course Duration

1 year

Program Fee

INR 3,30,000 + GST

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